Instead of using a car for local trips, Gerd & Bavara use their electric scooter
Electric Vehicles / Energy / Transport / ZEB Story

Instead of using a car for local trips, Gerd & Bavara use their electric scooter

Gerd Kuhlmann supplied this story as an entry to our Fight for Planet A campaign in August 2020 Bavara’s car had broken down, we needed a second vehicle and wanted to avoid another petrol car.  New electric cars were still too expensive for a second vehicle. I read an article in my RENEW alternative technology…

Byron Bay Eco Cruises – This Christmas we recommend shopping local services and locally made products
Professional Service / ZEB Story

Byron Bay Eco Cruises – This Christmas we recommend shopping local services and locally made products

We’re not fans of Christmas promotion starting in October but that’s what’s already happening in the shopping world so we thought we’d better divert your attention from buying more ‘stuff’ that often people don’t need to supporting local services, particularly tourism businesses as they continue to be severely impacted by Covid-19 travel restrictions.  It’s always…

Rex Harris, Bangalow Maca Farmer & Change Maker
Land Use / News / RePlant Byron Alliance / ZEB Story

Rex Harris, Bangalow Maca Farmer & Change Maker

Why sunlight and regenerative agricultural practices are the key to this Macadamia Orchard. Watch the video https://youtu.be/MAjhgUmtz4A Read the story here – provided by Rex Since 1998 Piccadilly Park Macadamia Orchard has been the home farm of Rex and Lynette Harris. Together with Sons Carl and  Daniel, farm manager Mark Jones, and agronomist Ray O’Grady,…

Seb Crangle – Ocean Shores
Climate Change / Electric Vehicles / Energy / ZEB Story

Seb Crangle – Ocean Shores

I recently joined the fabulous Library of STUFF Mullumbimby, motivated by being able to share useful equipment without us all needing to own it all separately. Of particular interest to me was the electric lawn mower because I wanted to “mow electric”😁, rather than use my polluting, petrol-powered lawnmower, and to charge the batteries from…

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…