February 4, 2017

Top 10 Things to Consider Before Buying an Electric Vehicle

Together with Chris Jones, Vice President of the Australian Electric Vehicle Association or AEVA, after working on the Ultimate Guide to Buying an Electric Vehicle, we have put together a list of the top 10 things to consider before purchasing an electric vehicle in Australia.

It’s time to give fleece a chance!

Australia and New Zealand are the top wool producers worldwide and really it is time to embrace wool and its amazing qualities as a fabric.

5 Australian Restaurants Embracing Sustainable Food

Even if you choose to only use organic produce and free range meat in your own kitchen, it can be difficult to know what you are getting when you dine out.

Australia’s Methods of Travelling to Work

Australia’s national census has included a question about work travel methods since 1971.

The Rise of Solar Power in Australia

In 2007, just 8,000 rooftop solar PV systems had been installed across Australia. By early 2013, the country had 1 million rooftop systems. But it’s not just a small group of wealthy environmentally-conscious individuals driving the change – research indicates that the rapid uptake of solar PV systems in Australia is thanks to ordinary Australian […]

4 Reasons Why Now Is The Best Time To Go Solar

The Climate Commission’s (now the Climate Council) recent report, The Critical Decade: Australia’s future – solar energy, predicts that solar PV systems will play an integral role in Australia’s energy mix in the coming years. Rising electricity prices and improving solar technology are just two of the reasons why more than 2.5 million Australians have […]

A new way to give nature a hand?

Australia has a great parks and reserve system –about 13% of the continent is protected. But these parks and reserves don’t exist in isolation.

My Green Holiday in Queensland, Australia

If you have yet to hear about the focus on green living and minimising your carbon footprint you must have been living under a rock – in which case you are doing your part for the cause as you do away with the conventional lifestyle. As an avid traveller I am always looking for new […]

Luxury and Eco on Holiday – Getting the Balance Right.

Holidays are precious and let’s face it, we all fancy a bit of luxury to indulge our senses in. But for the eco-conscious traveller, the challenge is to find a destination that achieves the balance between luxury and environmentally friendly. The ‘green’ part really needs to be seamlessly integrated into the experience.

A Fight Worth Having

Those lucky enough to have visited the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef will agree that it is a memorable experience. The clear water, colourful corals, fish, sharks, turtles and dolphins are all examples of why this wondrous place has been listed as one of the seven natural wonders of the world, and is touted […]