December 29, 2016

Untangling the steps to a more sustainable apartment life.

Apartment owners beware – your asset could be under threat! If we don’t improve the sustainability of our city apartment blocks their value will fall.

Travelling Sustainably Up the East Coast

Living green presents its many difficulties that are often solved by simple planning and preparation, but when we hit the road and travel our levels of consumption shoot up as we are engaging in a relatively infrequent activity that doesn’t feature in our daily attempts at sustainability.

Keep Your House Sustainable for the Future

All of us are becoming more aware of the need to encompass sustainable living into the future. Gone are the wasteful days of using electricity as though there was no tomorrow and the utter waste of fuel in all its forms has been nothing less than disgraceful. But we all protest, ‘we didn’t know the […]

Australian Seafood App will help us make better choices

Are you having trouble knowing what fish you can buy? Lucky we know have a free Sustainable Seafood Guide App that we can use!

Permanent staples – don’t bin that food!

Is it your habit to chuck food in the bin as soon as it reaches its labeled ‘use-by’ or ‘best before’ date?

Fireplaces and Open Fires

So you have an open fireplace – you can burn whatever you like, right? Wrong!

Innovation of the Week: Making a Week’s Worth of Rain Last the Whole Year

We think of deserts as dry wastelands incapable of food production.  Surprisingly, there is often enough rainfall to support vegetation.  The problem is that most of this water falls only over the course of one week and pools in aquifers a meter below the surface.  

What Works: Urban Agriculture

The world food crisis is far from over, as David Beckmann, President of Bread for the World, explained during Nourishing the Planet’s State of the World 2011 Symposium on January 19, 2011. Today, more than half of the world’s population lives in cities, where food prices are usually higher than in rural areas.

Sustainable Fish Guide – Say No, Think Twice or Better Choice

This is a crucial time when seafood is front and center for our Christmas lunch! Swordfish, orange roughy and shark are off the menu – and seafood lovers should instead choose plentiful options such as whiting and calamari. This is the reality for Australian consumers if our fish stocks are to survive into the future, […]

The Green Label List

Have you looked at the multitude of logos and labels that come on products and food nowadays? So what do they all mean? My Green Australia have done the leg work and found out all the labels and what they mean to make it easier for you to make choices about what you buy!