December 29, 2016

A Septuagenarian’s “Going Green” Report Card

In analyzing my life at age 71, in relation to what I do and don’t do to help the planet, combat pollution and save the environment, I am going to review and think about my “green” report card.

Don’t let figures befuddle you; you can live a low-carbon life

Recent articles on low carbon homes and life cycle measurement difficulties left carbon groupies concerned about the complexity involved in measuring our emissions.

Saving Money (and maybe the planet!) on 3 Ordinary Household Items

There are so many things to buy nowadays that merely going to the shops can be a task in self restraint. Being frugal and eco usually go hand in hand and there are some big savings to be made in the home by changing a few small items!

Easy ways to green 2012

You want to be greener, but you just can’t afford that hybrid car right now and setting up a compost heap in your studio apartment just isn’t an option. Don’t worry, we get it. Going green in 2012 can be as easy as making small lifestyle changes that will add up to a big difference […]

6 Things Your Money Can Do To Save The Planet

Last we heard, fossil fuel is running out, a nuclear station blew up, more than a billion people go hungry, population growth is unprecedented, more people are living in poverty than ever, there is a mass extinction of species going on, most of us eat foods laced with pesticides, farm animals are mistreated (and injected […]

Green and Frugal Christmas Countdown

So who here is freaking out about Christmas? Let me stress you out a little and ask have you bought all the presents yet, have you decorated a tree, have you done all your cooking?  If the answer is no, then I suggest you take a 5 minute break, breathe deeply and remember it is […]

Mark Tipple Is In The Green Room!

Although he cites other reasons for his stunning photography, Mark Tipple’s work portrays the beauty and power of nature as well as the synergy we humans and mother ocean share. His skillful compositions don’t fail to stir emotions, especially for those of us who grew up surfing, or in my case getting smashed by the […]

Planning a Green Wedding – Roundup

Are you planning your wedding for next summer? Are you busy checking out wedding magazines, shops, websites to frantically find everything? Well here is our helpful round up for you if you are looking for earth friendly and chic alternatives!

Invest Ethically for ‘All Good’ Returns

Investors rarely think about how their investments really affect them other than on a financial basis. Though some might incorporate sustainable investing or avoid tobacco stocks etc. for other and/or personal reasons.

Does green business mean ‘better’ business?

Being ‘green’ has long been in the domain of big businesses, as they prove they are good corporate citizens, but with 92% of Australian businesses falling into the SMB category, that still leaves a large portion of Australian businesses who are yet to ‘clean up’ their act.