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Say you have an idea that could trace fabric through its life, create a market for recycling clothing and reducing the 1.3 billion tonnes that is wasted every year. Or you run a wildlife rescue program that could operate on $10,000 a year and save 100’s of birds and animals. Or you are trying to...Read More >
Appreciation and Celebration
At a recent ethical / sustainable festival in Melbourne I found myself having lots of conversations with individuals about reducing their own personal impact. Some are celebrating the achievement to date and others beating themselves up on the things that don’t come easy. Mike Davis and I...Read More >
People do some crazy things don’t they? Lately some pals and I were discussing the wrapping of cans of coca cola in cling wrap, that someone actually thought this was a good idea. Or how the tools create the habit, like why are we so addicted to preserving dog poo, following our best friends and...Read More >
Sustainable Fish, Differently
Walking down Oxford Street, Paddington, Sydney, I must admit that a fish butcher isn’t exactly what I’d expect to see around here. Nonetheless, when I arrive at Josh Niland’s newest venture, Fish Butchery, it looks like it’s exactly where it should be, and it is pumping. Opening the glass door to...Read More >
Do you remember waking up this morning? How it felt in that moment to put your feet on the floor? What your first thought was? What you first heard? It’s unlikely you did. In fact, it’s unlikely you have noticed the texture of the surface you are sitting or standing on right now. Can you feel it?...Read More >
22 Top Tips for this Plastic Free July06 Jul 2017 | Read More >
You still don’t know where to start? Okay, so some things are going to be easier than others when you first start walking this walk. It’s all doable though, and in the coming weeks we will take a deeper look at things to help. Why are we doing this? Only if you've been hiding under a rock on...
6 Ways to Travel Without Buying Water.13 Jul 2017 | Read More >
350 million plastic water bottles are used globally each day ...that's right! ..... THREE HUNDRED AND FIFTY...MILLION! ... A DAY! That's a lot of plastic! And at a decomposition rate of 700 years or so per bottle , that's not good for our planet, to put it mildly. What can you do with it? Well,...
Dianna Cohen - Moving Toward a Plastic-Free World - Pt 106 Jan 2017 | Read More >
On a recent trip to North America, I decided to drop an email to one of my favourite organisations, The Plastic Pollution Coalition (PPC). To my delight there was a quick response . Within days their CEO and inspiring co-founder, Dianna Cohen graciously set up a meeting with me . We met a few...
A Chat with Costa Part I - The Aperture of Life02 Jun 2016 | Read More >
He is arguably the most popular and enthusiastic of all hosts of ABC's Gardening Australia program. You will see him around in a number of aliases, having a good time. Regardless, the one thing that always comes with a Costa Georgiadis appearance is a contagious positivity and your sudden...
Owed to Moose28 Jul 2016 | Read More >
This one is for me, its for my best mate Moose and I! I haven’t seen him yet, I’m in the air, somewhere over NSW, but I know he isn’t there anymore. The big black, laid back, super calm shadow of me, for twelve years is no longer there. For twelve years he has followed me absolutely everywhere. If...