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The top 10 plastic littered items and how we can reduce them
I’ve been collecting litter all over the place for a long time now and in particular on one beach. While there is a movement to ask #isthisyours and to name and shame companies for not offering alternative packaging. I thought I would show in words the reality of what comes in on your beach. Places...Read More >
Hash-tagging our way to a better future
There has been a lot of talk in the last week about the #trashtag movement. If you have not yet heard of it, it’s basically a #hashtag associated with a before and after photograph of an area once covered in litter and then completely cleaned up. Hopefully what is collected is disposed of properly...Read More >
Food for good - ethical eateries in Ubud Bali
This article first appeared on the Altruistic Traveller Ubud has fast become a city for the socially and environmentally conscious. A place for yoga lovers, organic lovers and nature lovers alike, this Balinese town has much to offer for the eco-friendly traveller. My latest ethical eateries...Read More >
When a charity lets down its community
Can a charity grow so big they lose all agility and a view of what they are receiving all their grants and tax concessions for? A well-known charity who owns a very prominent venue in my home town recently announced the closure of the successful café they operated (for the second time). A café...Read More >
Have you ever met an Australian blue bee?
Yes blue bees! Australia is home to an incredible diversity of native bees. It’s estimated our land down under probably has 2,000 different species of native bees, many of which are yet to be scientifically described. Blue Banded bees are one of the most commonly observed native bees in my...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...