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The Value of a good deed.
Having just completed an application to Screen Australia to partially fund the Peloton Against Plastic the deadline on this blog is a little tight. So I thought I would pose a question rather than state anything this week. Why is it that we so often see work of purpose and impact as voluntary...Read More >
How to make friends and influence people
This week I sat on a panel with the University of Wollongong to discuss the issues facing the environment, what we can do about it and engaging more people. Of course we all know that doing as much as we can in our own lives creates change, reducing our impact, influencing others adds to weight...Read More >
Not coping with the plastic bag ban?
So Coles supermarkets think Australians can’t cope with the bag ban? Actually we would all be pretty surprised with what we can cope with physically and mentally as humans. Being a reusable bag short on a grocery shop is not one of things that would normally break someone. Granted life is not...Read More >
The First Step is, Doing
On Monday night this week the peloton against plastic team were invited along to the ABC’s Q&A program special on the War on Waste. Then on Tuesday night we saw the first episode of that series for 2018. Last night I was asked to help with the waste program at a music festival, waste is certainly...Read More >
Why we will beat plastic pollution
The first ever Peloton Against Plastic is over, and now we move to start creating the documentary and continuing this conversation. The greatest success of the event is due to the countless groups, businesses and individuals we met along the way working to change the situation on single-use...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...