Green challenges

Green challenges

Thinking global and acting local, Julie Grundy takes on any challenge we throw at her.

Barrington lookout

Sharing your love of the environment

Friday, 13 May 2011

Do you think people will be more inspired to take care of our natural environment if they were looking at photos of Australia's amazing landscapes, flora and fauna? Let's find out...

Another way to reduce food packaging waste

Wednesday, 27 April 2011

I'm still working on reducing my food packaging after our 'nude food' challenge. I've got a new way to avoid plastic bags. Have you got any more suggestions?


It's time for a visit from the Easter... bilby?

Sunday, 17 April 2011

Easter is generally a lot more eco-friendly than Christmas - it’s not all about the conspicuous consumption. But there’s still a way you can do a little bit for the environment this Easter.

Where do you get your eco-friendly info from?

Sunday, 10 April 2011

Who do we trust when it comes to environmental information? A new survey shows that family and friends play a significant role.

Felafel, tabouli, hummus and salad

Eating out when you're a weekday vegetarian

Sunday, 3 April 2011

You don’t have to stay home just because you're a weekday vegetarian. There are plenty of good options when you don't feel like cooking, and you're not sure if your restaurant has ethically-sourced meat.

Why not be a vegetarian all week?

Monday, 28 March 2011

Being vegetarian doesn't have to be an all-or-nothing deal. If you're a vegetarian 5 out of 7 days, that's a 70% improvement on being a full-time omnivore. Graham Hill tells us more about going veg on weekdays only.

A vegetarian stir-fry in a wok

How to replace meat in your diet and stay healthy

Monday, 28 March 2011

Sometimes if you tell people you’re doing a weekday vegetarian challenge, they get a little worried for your health because they think you won’t get enough nutrients. What they don’t know is that you can easily cut back on meat without missing anything essential.

Cows in a field

Why should you become a weekday vegetarian?

Thursday, 24 March 2011

How does not eating meat help the environment? It takes a lot of resources to get your meat from farm to fork - let's look at how that can affect the planet.

Fresh vegetarian pasta

What will you eat while you're a weekday vegetarian?

Friday, 18 March 2011

Now that you're doing the weekday vegetarian challenge, you'll need to adjust your meals a bit. Here's some ideas to get you started - you probably don't have to change things as much as you think!

Pike Place Market

New challenge: being a weekday vegetarian!

Friday, 18 March 2011

This challenge will test you - not eating meat from Monday to Friday. Over the next month we'll be looking at recipes and nutrition, and we'd love to hear from full-time vegetarians about how they got started.

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