The 3 R's

March 17, 2014
Located within the bustling Addison Road Community Centre, Marrickville, lies Australia’s largest creative reuse centre… Not-for-profit community co-operative, Reverse Garbage, was established in 1974 by a group of educators determined to help the environment by […]

Backyard Bandits

March 3, 2014
“Come quickly!” My wife called out from our tiny front garden in Petersham. Expecting the worst I bolted down the hall. “Blue bandits! Look!” she says. But what she really meant to say was “Blue […]

Why aren’t we there yet?

February 4, 2014
In the face of so much scientific evidence of global warming, it’s a puzzle as to why the basic arguments continue. Is the climate really changing? Can we prevent it? Does it matter? We debate […]

Sustainability: Embrace de-gifting

December 16, 2013
The time for giving and receiving is nearly upon us. If you’re one of the many Australians who feels the urge to buy random gifts rather than arrive empty handed over the festive season, you […]

Community commutes

December 2, 2013
Have you ever dreamed of taking your neighbour’s car out for a spin? Well Will Davies, founder of Car Next Door, wants to make that a reality. But don’t worry, it’s for a good cause… […]

Tips for eco-parenting

November 18, 2013
Sustainable parenting: put simply, it’s about making mindful choices that suit your situation, reduce your impact on the environment and help your family lead a much healthier lifestyle. Think that sounds difficult and expensive? It’s […]

The nuclear power debate

November 4, 2013
It has been clear for many years now that global warming is a real and current threat; and while there have been some incredible advances in renewable energy sources, are they happening fast enough? It […]

Norton Festa gets solar powered

October 21, 2013
A display of hundreds of Italian cars, motorbikes and scooters as well as the launch of a solar powered car known as eVe will be featured as part of Norton Street Italian Festa’s ‘Auto Festa.’ […]

Green shoots n' shopping guide

October 6, 2013
Sydney’s Inner West may at times be grid-locked and a little grey but the good news is you don’t have to travel to the greener burroughs to do your eco-shopping. Green shoots are poking through […]
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