Being business smart in Leichhardt

July 26, 2013

Leichhardt Council’s sustainable business program, Leichhardt Business SMART, has been up and running for five months now and local business people are being invited to get involved… The SMART program is FREE and open to […]

Keen Greens

July 12, 2013

World history is changed by small groups of determined people and Climate Change Balmain-Rozelle is a tenacious collective of Inner Westies determined to rapidly decarbonise Australia. It’s hard to remember – but seven years ago, […]

Healthy food is a human right

June 28, 2013

Governments and corporations argue that genetically modified food is necessary to feed the hungry masses but food rights provide a better solution. All over the world we are now hearing the call for clean drinking […]

Sustainable Design

June 18, 2013

Renovating or building a new home? Marrickville Council can tell you how it can be done in an environmentally friendly way… On Wednesday 26th June from 6:30pm to 8pm at Herb Greedy Hall, Marrickville Council […]

Sustainability – 212

June 18, 2013

After recently returning from an International Antarctic Exhibition as part of the 2041 Antarctic Youth Ambassador Program, I have been struck by a profound new connection with the untouched environment of Antarctica, which is one […]

Divesting from dirt fuels

June 3, 2013

Over the past year, American group 350.org has pushed the potentially game-changing strategy of divestment from dirty fuel into the media, local groups, churches, and even governments. 350.org was co-founded by long-time activist Bill McKibben […]

Sustaining Sustainability

May 17, 2013

One of 2012-13’s main buzz words has been sustainability. Sustainable food, sustainable materials, sustainable agriculture/aquaculture, sustainable manufacturing, sustainable building, sustainability programs, you get the picture… What does it all mean? Well, in a nutshell, it’s […]

Fair Trade and Beyond

May 6, 2013

With Fair Trade Fortnight upon us I thought it would be nice to write something positive about a great project that we are supporting at Alfalfa House called Irupana. Many people have a lot of […]

Container Deposit Scheme Sold Out

April 30, 2013

Last month a Northern Territory court sided with Coca Cola Amatil, Schweppes and Lion Nathan (who owns Tooheys, Berri Juice and Dairy Farmers) that a Container Deposit Scheme, which was introduced in January last year […]

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