End Game

August 19, 2016
With upwards of ten billion dollars spent on the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, what impact do these mega structures and everything inside them have when the cameras and crowds have left? In the news there […]

Sustainability Tips

August 5, 2016
Knowing how to do your part for the environment can be overwhelming! We’ve broken it down into some helpful hints so you can make environmentally and ethically responsible shopping and community choices. MAKE FAIR TRADE […]

Hair caring

July 22, 2016
The price of your haircut may go well beyond your out of pocket expense. Although waste and sustainability aren’t things we often think of while getting our hair cut, we probably should. The Australian hairdressing […]

Veg Out

July 7, 2016
Samantha Hayes explains why the Inner West is a great place to go meat-free. One month ago, after 19 years of eating meat daily, I began to think about the sustainability and ethics of what […]

Party Time

June 10, 2016
The environment is the fourth highest factor voters consider when staring at a ballot form. After the economy, health and education, the environment weighs in as significant enough an issue that it could change voting […]

Students take a stand for seabirds

May 26, 2016
Most seabirds have eaten or will eat plastic. This alarming research, from Chris Wilcox of the CSIRO, indicates seabirds are most likely to become extinct. Sharp plastics can puncture organs, some birds ingest bottle tops […]

Message in a bottle

May 13, 2016
Just in time for the election, the people’s Premier Mike Baird announced details of a NSW container deposit scheme (CDS) to tackle litter across the state and improve recycling. Back in February 2015, Baird had […]

Earth Families

April 29, 2016
Super nanny, Kassia Aksenov, shares a few life hacks for reducing your family’s environmental impact. Being sustainable has it challenges, and what is even more challenging is being sustainable after having children. I must confess […]

Personal waste reduction

April 14, 2016
As Australians we are some of the largest waste contributors in the world. It is estimated that each Australian family produces enough waste to fill a three bedroom house – gross! While waiting for better […]

Depression-era Wisdom

March 31, 2016
The survival strategies used by past residents of the Inner West during the Great Depression illustrate that reducing your environmental footprint actually stems from being ruthlessly tight with your dosh. Who knew? Your grandma. Stop […]
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