Education

DIY-bow

Upcycled DIY Gift Bow

Friday, 8 August 2014

Use ‘waste’ paper, repurposed plastic, or even fabric offcuts to create a unique bow to adorn your next gift.

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The Truth About Palm Oil

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Become an instant expert on palm oil – identify where it's lurking in your lifestyle, and learn how to find sustainable choices.

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Lip sync

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Speak your ethical words through truly ethical lips with these great lip balms.

Indira Naidoo

5 minutes with... Indira Naidoo

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Spring is getting closer, and it'll bring a whole bunch of new gardening opportunities with it! Indira shares her seasonal tips, and lets us know about the Australian Garden Show Sydney where we can get more tips for our own Edible Balcony or garden.

The Story Of Our Planet Unfolds

31 July – 5 September, 2014
The Story Of Our Planet Unfolds showcases the work of critically acclaimed photographer Michael Hall who since 2007 has been working to document human civilisation’s response to the risks and opportunities of climate change. In partnership with The Climate Institute, who awarded Michael its first Creative Fellowship to assist him on his long-term project, the exhibit highlights the compounding impacts of climate change at home and abroad as well as growing global action to address the challenge. The exhibitions graphically records these impacts and opportunities in the hopes of opening people’s eyes, changing their minds and inspiring action. This exhibit draws on seven years of work, including the two years the project has been supported by the fellowship. The fellowship has allowed Michael to document the impact of bushfires on peoples’ livelihoods in Tasmania, the impact of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, issues of food security in Bangladesh, as well as the increasingly important role renewable energy is playing in China’s development.

Where: Customs House, Sydney, NSW.
When: Monday to Friday 10am – 7pm, Saturday to Sunday 11am – 4pm.
Cost: Free.
Click here for more information.

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Plastic-free's a wrap

Thursday, 31 July 2014

Tips for how to make the Plastic Free July challenge create genuine, long-lasting change.

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Tooth fairy paste

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Treat your teeth to the Grants of Australia toothpastes and you'll be smiling.

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Biggest coal mine approved

Monday, 28 July 2014

A huge new coal mine – the largest in Australia – in Queensland’s Galilee Basin, was approved by the federal government today.

Rose Read, Recycling Manager

MobileMuster gets green tick

Friday, 25 July 2014

This morning, a green tick of approval was given to Australia's longest running, not-for-profit mobile phone recycling program.

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