Carbon neutral


Carbon offsets explained

Friday, 30 May 2014

Purchasing credits to offset greenhouse gases can be either a really good idea, or a really bad one. The trick is to separate the greenwash from the real deal.

La Madre bakery

A baker's green conversion

Thursday, 12 December 2013

Artisan baker, Tez Kemp, from La Madre in Geelong talks about the unexpected journey to true sustainability.


7 tips for going solar

Monday, 9 July 2012

We love our sunburnt country, but many homeowners feel they lack the know-how to switch to solar. Here’s our top tips to make it all just that little bit easier.

La Madre Bakery - sourdough cob

Tips for yesterday’s bread

Monday, 26 March 2012

Too often we get a great fresh loaf of bread but just can’t make it through the lot while it’s at its best. If you love food but hate waste, here are four great uses for stale bread.

Cities with People in Mind

‘Cities with People in Mind’: Annual Conference for International Cities, Town Centres & Communities Society

25 - 28 October

The ICTC Society is a not-for-profit, independent organisation encouraging socially and environmentally responsible towns and cities through international best practice and expertise. This year’s annual conference, held in Hobart, includes sessions on ‘Carbon Neutral Cities’, ‘Transport and Urban Communities’ and ‘Housing Affordability’. Field trips, master classes and networking functions are also offered.

Where: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Constitution Dock, Hobart, Tasmania.
When: 25 - 28 October, 2011.
Click here for more information.

Cop15 plenary

Making Copenhagen carbon neutral

Saturday, 12 December 2009

Their environmental record is a fact Danes pride themselves on, and as such, have gone to considerable efforts to make the UN Climate Change Conference carbon neutral. This is no easy task to accomplish, with 15,000 delegates flying in from all over the world.

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