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Don't panic about presents, extend overdrafts and apply for another credit card for Christmas. Why spend money you don't have on things your loved ones don't want or need -- things that usually end up in landfill? Before we start lets just stop. And think about alternative ways to show our love for each other and our planet with these adorable characters Chip and Bean.
Feeling proactive about home-grown produce and chemical-free swimming pools after reading the current Dec 2011/Jan 2012 issue of G? Here’s an inspiring clip of about growing your own fish on algae in an ordinary backyard swimming pool.
In light of the brand new Dec/Jan issue of G with a special feature on 'Where our food comes from', here's an animated journey through our food system, why it's broken, and how we can help to fix it.
Get involved with Oxfam International Youth Partnerships (OIYP) here.
Sometimes it's hard not to get angry or jaded with environmental issues, except when the inspirational Annie Leonard shows how we could start building the future we want right now! Though chatting about the US system, this shows why our economies are NOT broke!
It's National Recycling Week 2011 from November 7 - 13, 2011.
Big Aussie Swap parties will be held in cities and towns across Australia so people can exchange items they may no longer need or want, instead of throwing them away. Melissa Doyle explains the concept of swap parties and the basics of how a swap party operates.
The Netherlands is well known for its excellent and safe cycling infrastructure, having the world's largest number of cyclists. But it wasn't always this way. So, how did the Dutch get this network of bicycle paths?
Over 10,000 sheep across Australia are confined to single pens inside wool factory farms. This investigation footage taken in 2011 at the "Wool Factory" in Victoria shows the extent of their misery.
Help end this cruelty today: http://www.animalsaustralia.org/take_action/call-on-VIC-to-ban-battery-s...
Earlier this year for Keep Australia Beautiful week, a little stunt was performed to remind people of the intrinsic link between our cities storm water drains and our oceans and beautiful waterways.
What people don't know is that any litter dropped on the street, will inevitably end up going down a storm water drain and will eventually reach the ocean.
World champion surfer Layne Beachley teamed up with Electrolux and its global Vac from the Sea initiative to help clean up Australia's iconic beach, Manly, and urge Australians to get serious about plastic recycling and help stop the plastic pollution problem at sea.
The Trash My Ad 2011 Competition, run by Keep Australia Beautiful, encouraged people to create anti-litter TV and radio ads to target their peers. Here's the Secondary School TV Ad Category Winner.
The overall winner in this year's anti-litter creative competition is an animated crab called Kevin, created by Robbie Reid.