Low Carbon Christmas :  Does your business reduce emissions?
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Low Carbon Christmas : Does your business reduce emissions?

WWF Report Details a Huge rise in demand for sustainable goods during Pandemic New global research conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), commissioned by WWF, shows a staggering 71% rise in popularity of searches for sustainable goods over the past five years, with continuing growth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the full story on…

Spotlight on Bikes – So good for the planet!
Professional Service / Transport / Waste

Spotlight on Bikes – So good for the planet!

by Sasha Mainsbridge ZEB Community Engagement Officer, founder of Mullum Cares Inc and mother of two almost teenage boys.😝 Bikes are an awesome, low carbon transport option and a great way to get exercise into your life – if you’re lucky enough to live somewhere they are useful. Last week I had to get a…

International Repair Day!
Climate Change / News / Waste

International Repair Day!

https://openrepair.org/international-repair-day/ This year the spotlight is clearly on its beneficial impact on emissions. Two things are definitely true :  if you look after what you already have better you will extend the life of your goods and reduce emissions generated to meet your demands.   Secondly, as a society our efforts to find and engage repairers…

Annett Welss – Byron
Energy / Waste / ZEB Story

Annett Welss – Byron

For the last three years, we have been transforming our food and toilet waste into cooking gas and liquid fertiliser concentrate (see Living tiny and green) The whole setup is carbon-neutral because biomaterial which was created through photosynthesis pulls carbon out of the atmosphere, and once burned as energy will go back as CO2. The…

FFPA Winner: Upcycling Slippers owner Karena Williams
FFPA / Waste

FFPA Winner: Upcycling Slippers owner Karena Williams

“My small local business, Upcycled Slippers, has been using upcycled materials since its beginning two years ago. The carbon busting actions have grown!” Karena and her family were thrilled to select a Subpod Grow Bundle from the prize options. “It’s such a fabulous product”, she said. “I love how you can use its packaging for the product. It’s so well made!”