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The Plastic Free July Challenge
I'm drowning a little at the moment with a film on the way while I manage fair food forager, so this blog is pretty much being written live. So I'll just say one word... PLASTIC! Actually I can’t only say one. This thing, this substance, it’s a nightmare and I guess its also pretty amazing....Read More >
The Peloton Against Plastic
On June 16, 2018, Jamie Lepre, myself and a bunch of others cycled as plastic-free as we possibly could from Hanoi to Bangkok, capturing interviews with people motivated to stop the proliferation single-use plastics across the orient. Passionate people were invited to join the charge and ride for a...Read More >
Surviving the post election blues
In 2013 Tony Abbot became Australia’s PM and personally that was as low as I thought we would ever go as a country. He won on pure negativity, at the time I thought I well, this will be it, we will never be that silly again. I remember how sad people were at that moment and I myself was worried...Read More >
Why 100% renewable energy is on its way
Like most people I don’t completely understand why the Murdoch press, the Liberal Government and others are so dead against clean air, water and a liveable, thriving planet? I can understand why Adani and Equinor are keen to keep ringing the last drops out of fossil fuels as they stand to make...Read More >
Why Jacinda Ardern is adding to the appeal of New Zealand
I don’t watch the television, rarely listen to the radio, and never buy a newspaper, and with Australia’s federal election coming up my reasons for this are more for self-preservation. You don’t have to be looking too hard to start wondering why it ended up this way, politically? And then I look...Read More >
22 Top Tips for this Plastic Free July10 Jul 2019 | Read More >
This Plastic Free July, the Peloton Against Plastic will round out the month with the official launch of the film July 31 around the world. This article on how to get started on your plastic free journey was popular when it came out so we thought we'd run it again. Have a dabble with a few little...
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...