Hemp as Food, Paper, and Cloth

March 3, 2017

The Environmental and Economic Potential of Hemp Hemp seeds are a complete protein and an excellent source of essential fatty acids. It is also one of the easiest vegetable oils for humans to digest. However, […]

Bees Bees Bees

February 17, 2017

Australia’s native stingless bee in the paradise of the urban garden. Bees are tiny, yet they play an enormous ecological role in the environment. They are, of course, pollinators of flowering plants, unwittingly transporting pollen […]

What’s On – 300

February 17, 2017

International Women’s Day Twilight Supper We have come a long way when it comes to women’s rights but we still have far to go. International Women’s Day acknowledges both these facts; it is many things […]

The Compost Solution

November 4, 2016

Saving your scraps from landfill The average Australian household bin is half filled with compostable material. That means 50 per cent of household rubbish thrown into landfill is made up of organic food scraps, coffee […]

Round up, round up

October 28, 2016

Lucia Moon explains why chemicals are risky business. The annual Canada Bay Chemical CleanOut event is coming up on November 5. The service provides a way for inner west household members to dispose of their […]

Local news – 291

September 23, 2016

Petersham RSL Present Club Grants Recipients of Petersham RSL’s Club Grants have been presented with their cheques at a presentation evening hosted at the club, with the number of grants awarded totalling over $100, 000. […]

Rant: Wind us or against us?

September 23, 2016

As Federal Parliament resumes, let’s have a look at the prospects for a cleaner energy system. Will Australia harness the global investment boom and create the jobs of the future? And will our politicians help, […]

Local News – 290

September 2, 2016

Protesters Attend Inner West Council Meeting A group of approximately 30 protestors attended this month’s Inner West Council meeting, calling for action by local government and council administrator Richard Pearson to stop the controversial WestConnex […]

Two wheels are better than four

September 2, 2016

Disappointing that the recent Census 2016 did not ask a single transport question. Given that most of us have to travel at least once a day, and our transport infrastructure plays a large part in […]

Rant: Make community service compulsory

September 2, 2016

Young people can positively impact the local environment, its preservation and the area’s sense of place by doing compulsory community service. It can reduce stress, will make young people in Marrickville healthier, and improve their […]

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