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 […]

Inner west whispers – 282

May 12, 2016
Parramatta Rd, an artwork – Wrapped in plastic – New op-shop • Leichhardt Council has been publicising a call-out for creatives to beautify the Leichhardt-Annandale-Camperdown section of Parramatta Road. It offers a commission of $10,000 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pre-loved passion

March 11, 2016
Alex van Os and Isabella Mamas are local fashion bloggers who have made a name for themselves through their funky re-imaginings of secondhand garments. They give us the low down on how to nail sustainable […]

Reverse Garbage turns 40

February 18, 2016
Thinking sustainably is sometimes at odds with our human disposition. It is in our very nature to grow, create, expand and renew. Unfortunately for us, new isn’t always better. Over 21 million tonnes of rubbish […]

Roses are green

February 5, 2016
Well it’s that time of the year again – Valentine’s Day. A time for everyone to turn to those we love and let them know how special they make us feel. Or, alternatively, it’s a […]

Hero or Villain?

January 28, 2016
Levi Parsons explores the line between advocacy and civil disobedience with a local activist. Standing up for your beliefs and fighting against authority is an inherent Australian characteristic. Our national ballad is the story of […]

Your Say: Renewable Energy

October 29, 2015
Ciao asks, Inner-Westies answer… Would you pay more for your energy bills if you knew it was renewable? Yes. I wish we weren’t in a position where the government was so against renewable energy. It’s […]

Keen to be Green

August 17, 2015
Bobbi Lewin looks through the gathering clouds of climate change to find the sustainable future being sown by dedicated locals. With the current state of urban sprawl, ever increasing pollution of our waterways, and a […]
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