Food for Thought – Doing it Yourselves

Posted by on Aug 26, 2014 in Sustainability | No Comments

Future events and current thinking   Transition Towns Maroondah is part of a world wide movement. We are all connected. Here is what is going on in the Preston area. As you can see, other groups face the same ideas as we do.  Do you have any ideas? For those who can find the time […]

Use your garden to lower ecological footprint

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Sustainability | 2 Comments
Use your garden to lower ecological footprint

Australia has one of the world’s highest ecological footprint, many times the worldwide footprint.  Should we and can we, do something about this? We are blessed with abundant land and we sing about it all the time…golden soil and wealth for toil…abounds in nature’s gifts (which conjures up the images of nature strips!).  So why […]

The Green Electricity Guide

Posted by on Aug 15, 2014 in Sustainability | No Comments
The Green Electricity Guide

This guide from Greenpeace should be helpful for making decisions regarding energy suppliers.

Liveability Posters

Posted by on Aug 5, 2014 in Sustainability | No Comments
Liveability Posters

Check out these posters – The Liveability Pledge Series “We believe in using power and water efficiently; in loving food but hating waste; in recycling, upcycling, bicycling; and the power of sharing”

A Free Melbourne University Course On Climate Change

Posted by on Aug 5, 2014 in Sustainability | No Comments

A FREE MELBOURNE UNIVERSITY COURSE ON CLIMATE CHANGE – to help understand what climate change is and what we should do about it. NB the course begins on 11th August so make haste! https://www.coursera.org/course/climatechange On Line, this course is designed to help you think about how Climate Change will affect you as an individual, as […]

Monday, 3rd August 2014 on ABC TV’s Australian Story

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014 in Sustainability | No Comments

Worth watching:   Next Monday, 3rd August on ABC TV’s  Australian Story will tell the story of ‘Lock the Gate’ campaign founder, Drew Hutton. I imagine it will be inspirational . For twitchers, #australianstory and #lockthegate. No doubt many of you have seen the yellow triangles of Lock the Gate campaign along the coastal areas. […]