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Every day is Earth day - 11 ideas to get started
The official “Earth day” began in 1970 and is held every year on April 22 where events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Earth Day was created by Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin in the United States, an environmentalist who hoped to provide unity to the...Read More >
Recycling isn’t all bad. A little perspective
Did you see the 60 minutes story on Australia’s recycling industry shipping materials offshore to Malaysia? I didn't though I'm going to comment anyway. This is obviously a sad story, particularly for those of us trying to reduce waste in Australia and globally. However it does not mean you should...Read More >
When community comes together
Following on from last week’s story “Clean the coast – Why you should be doing clean ups” I really wanted to shout out to the communities we have already visited and the spirit / feel of these events. A clean up is a success if one person shows up on the day and you walk around together chatting...Read More >
Clean the coast – Why you should be doing clean ups
This autumn / winter we are teaming with Ash Grunwald and Earth Bottles on the #cleanthecoast tour, travelling the east coast, cleaning beaches while Ash plays the shows. While we are aware that this is just a “drop in the ocean” with regards to cleaning up our oceans and environment of such a...Read More >
I’ll see it when I believe it
In the risk of sounding all woo woo I'm going to say something that might sound a little strange to many. And it would’ve sounded pretty weird to me a year or two ago as well, but my thoughts have changed. The thinking is that we have to start focussing on what we can do and more so believing in...Read More >
22 Top Tips for this Plastic Free July05 Jul 2018 | Read More >
This Plastic Free July, we're on the Peloton Against Plastic, a bike ride from Hanoi to Bangkok meeting people and groups trying to change the situation on plastic pollution in this part of the world. While we travel using as little single-use plastic as possible. This article is very comprehensive...
6 Ways to Travel Without Buying Water.12 Jul 2018 | 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 about 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...