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 […]

Inner West Whispers – 294

October 28, 2016
Doughnut resist – Marineve, a thing of the pastry – Leichhardt is a cabaret • The controversial Doughnut Time, the Brisbane doughnut chain that has taken over the Inner West (as well as our arteries), had […]

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 […]

End Game

August 19, 2016
With upwards of ten billion dollars spent on the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, what impact do these mega structures and everything inside them have when the cameras and crowds have left? In the news there […]

Hair caring

July 22, 2016
The price of your haircut may go well beyond your out of pocket expense. Although waste and sustainability aren’t things we often think of while getting our hair cut, we probably should. The Australian hairdressing […]

Students take a stand for seabirds

May 26, 2016
Most seabirds have eaten or will eat plastic. This alarming research, from Chris Wilcox of the CSIRO, indicates seabirds are most likely to become extinct. Sharp plastics can puncture organs, some birds ingest bottle tops […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]
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