Restaurants turn food waste into compost

Friday, 28 August 2015

Restauranters turn food waste into compost for community gardens and train disadvantaged youth in horticulture.


The joy of living sustainably

Friday, 9 May 2014

Caitlin Howlett reflects on the perks of living a green lifestyle.

sustain fest

Sustain: Your natural and organic lifestyle show

19 & 20 October 2013

After a few years in Sydney, SUSTAIN 2013, the tweaked reinvention of the Organic Expo & Green Show, will be returning to Melbourne. The event promotes all things; certified organic, fair trade & sustainable, green, ethical and allergy conscious.

This year will see Samantha Gowing the Head Chef and Nutritionist at Cabarita Ocean Health Retreat, cooking delicious and healthy recipes on the Demonstration Stage.

Where: Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens, Melbourne, Vic.
When: Saturday 19th October 10am-6pm, & Sunday 20th October 10am-5pm, 2013.
Cost: $20 adults, $15 Concession, $10 Child, 12-16 yrs (under 12 are free), $35 Family (Save $25 - 2 adults & 2 kids 12-16 years).
Click here for more information.

Dubbo Sustainable City Expo

Dubbo Sustainable City Expo

September 28, 2013
Dubbo City Council is hosting an exhibition that showcases sustainable business/ products to the community. There are no fees for exhibitor sites so it will be a unique opportunity to catch new, green, start-up orginisations. Stalls are encouraged to formally present information on the sustainable aspects of their business, so there will be plenty of inspiration for those looking for a new green project.

Where: Victoria Park, Dubbo, NSW.
When: 9am-2pm, Saturday September 28, 2013.
Cost: Free!
Click here for more information.

Bug Away

Bugs away

Friday, 26 April 2013

Keep the bugs away with... Bugs Away!

Safcol Tuna

Caught on a pole & a line

Friday, 26 April 2013

Safcol tuna is affordable, attainable, and much more ethical than most other tinned tuna brands.

Milkwood Permaculture tiny house

The tiny house

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Kirsten Bradley and Nick Ritar from Milkwood Permaculture have created a tiny house with a huge message!

Polyface Masterclass Series

Polyface Masterclass Series

21-23 March 2013

RegenAG®, together with support from South East Burnett Landcare, is excited to host a series of one day masterclasses exploring the secrets of Polyface Farms systems, and how to create a vibrant, diverse, profitable and successful farm. For the first time in QLD Joel will be going into depth on the highly integrated & diverse Polyface enterprise that he runs with his family.

Where: Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre, Gatton Qld
When: Thursday 21st-Saturday 23rd February 2013
Cost: 3 day pass including morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea and all three masterclasses: $540
One masterclass ticket: $220
Click here for more information and to buy tickets.

‘Modern Cloth Nappies’ workshop

‘Modern Cloth Nappies’ workshop

20 February 2013

Are you interested in using reusable nappies instead of land-filling disposable nappies? The Canberra Environment Centre is exploring the world of modern cloth nappies with a workshop on Wednesday 20th February at 10.30am.

The workshop will introduce you to the different types of modern cloth nappies available, the accessories that make using cloth nappies easier, tips for washing and maintaining cloth nappies and the financial savings and environmental benefits that result from leaving disposables behind.

Where: Canberra Environment Centre, Acton, ACT
When: 10:30-11:30am, Wednesday 20 February, 2013
Cost: $15 or $10 for Carbon Challenge participants
Click here for more information.

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