• Why We Should All Be Excited About Sydney’s Light Rail

    14/01/2015

    Sydney’s light rail plan, which commenced construction last week, may be sparking concerns about traffic congestion and disruption to bus routes among some, but there is good reason for environmentalists (and everyone else!) to celebrate its appearance in our capital city. In a time where climate change, peak oil and traffic problems demand that we […]

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  • Five New Year’s Resolutions to Help You Live Simply – From Little Eco Footprints

    06/01/2015

    Little Eco Footprints is a blog about learning to live better with less, exploring sustainable and self-sufficient lifestyle choices. Tricia at Little Eco Footprints has shared with us her inspiring blog of New Year’s Resolutions to live simply, in five easy steps! Now is the perfect time to consider changing habits. For those of you who haven’t […]

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  • This New Year’s Eve, Inspire a Clean Sydney

    22/12/2014

    Meet the garbos behind the clean-up. On New Year’s Eve our 4-million strong population, plus visitors who’ve come to see our spectacular NYE fireworks, are responsible for creating 58,000kg of rubbish in just one night. NYE ambassador Jack Thompson introduces the cleansing squad – these are the people who keep our city clean, and ensure […]

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  • The Better Bag Guide

    05/11/2014

    Ever wondered about the sustainability of reusable plastic bags vs paper, vs hemp bags? Here’s your indispensable guide to single and multiple use bag types, ranked in order of most to least sustainable.

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  • Plastic Bag-Free Towns in NSW

    23/10/2014

    We all know that taking your reusable shopping bags to the supermarket is a great way to reduce your personal consumption of plastic bags. Going a step further, lightweight plastic bags have been banned in the ACT, Northern Territory, South Australia and Tasmania in the last five years.  However, NSW has some of its own plastic-bag-free […]

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  • The Sustainable Death Movement

    23/10/2014

    Dying to know might be an overstatement, but if you’ve ever thought about leaving legacy of sustainability, you’re probably curious to know about the environmental impacts of the funeral industry growing popularity of natural burials. Whatever comes after this life isn’t a topic that we usually dwell on, but the creativity of the 21st century […]

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