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 […]

Local News – 280

April 14, 2016
Nominations Open for Inner West Local Business and Sustainability Awards Nominations are now open for the upcoming Inner West Local Business Awards and the City of Canada Bay Council’s annual Sustainability Awards. The Inner West […]

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 […]

Cooking by candlelight

March 18, 2016
On the weekend, I met up with my friends Nathalie and Reece, who had spent the day running around Sydney filming a campaign to get Malcolm Turnbull to turn off the lights in his house. […]

At home with Tim Silverwood

March 18, 2016
Founder of Take 3, Tim Silverwood is an environmental advocate and keen surfer who encourages waste reduction. How did you become an environmental activist? I studied sustainability at university and always wanted to work in […]

The Inner West’s Hipster Bandicoots

March 18, 2016
Levi Parsons unearths the Inner West’s newest underground subculture. It’s adorable. The Office of Environment and Heritage has partnered with the University of Sydney and Transport for NSW to establish an awareness program for some […]

What’s on – 278

March 18, 2016
Earth Hour Sustainable Fashion Parade Leichhardt Council, Ciao Magazine and the NSW EPA are teaming up for a killer event on Saturday March 19th all about treading lightly and confidently when it comes to stepping […]

Don’t be a drag, be a retro queen!

March 17, 2016
Fashion is synonymous with beauty, glamour and up to the minute style, however that doesn’t exactly tell the full story when it comes to the world of making clothes. Spinning, weaving, dyeing and printing requires […]

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 […]
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