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We're back with a new challenge! Leave your car at home and try an alternative

Tuesday, 24 March 2009

We're back with a new challenge! This time it's ditching the car once a week. It's a great way to explore your alternatives - train, bus, bike, your own feet.

green jobs

Green jobs: real or over-hyped?

Friday, 20 March 2009

The debate about the Rudd Government's emissions trading scheme has focused on potential job losses. Claims are coming in from both sides.

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Think green and be a winner

Tuesday, 10 March 2009

The Eco-Minds program is all about charging your passion for the environment and drumming up interest in sustainability...plus the opportunity to get your hands on an awesome prize! But be quick, time is running out!

nuclear power plant

Is nuclear the answer to climate change?

Thursday, 5 March 2009

The nuclear debate is back on the agenda. Former treasurer Peter Costello says the green movement needs to embrace it and the ABARE says there is a strong business case for it. But opponents say it is too dangerous, too expensive and insufficient.

bike path

Will Rudd's green package deliver?

Friday, 20 February 2009

The Rudd Government's economic stimulus package seems to be good news for the environment, with more funding for insulation, bike paths, solar hot water systems and improvements to the Murray-Darling Basin. But will it deliver? The Government's track record so far has not been impressive.

Stairway in a forest

Keep challenging yourself!

Monday, 19 January 2009

If we want other people to change, first we have to show them how it's done. I hope you'll all continue leading by example and challenging yourself this year.

vegies

Give it away!

Monday, 22 December 2008

Many people recognise the social benefits of donating food, but aren't aware of the environmental benefits. A study shows that for every kilo of food recovered and given to the needy, there's a saving of 1.5 kg of greenhouse gases, and 56 litres of water.

G Magazine

The environment helps you meet people

Monday, 22 December 2008

The organisers of green initiatives have repeatedly made the comment that many people come for the social aspect as much as for the planet-saving.

left overs

Freeze! to reduce waste

Friday, 19 December 2008

If I'm not going to eat leftovers in time, I might as well have thrown them in the bin right away! So I've been learning which things keep well in the freezer.

planting tomatoes

10 beginner gardener mistakes to avoid

Thursday, 18 December 2008

If you're thinking about your first vegie patch, or a pot of lettuce on your balcony, don't make these mistakes:

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