Good Fire – Share the trailer to all your platforms to grow our collective understanding
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Good Fire – Share the trailer to all your platforms to grow our collective understanding

Trailer for Good Fire Sequesters Carbon Two passionate local carbon drawdown champions, fire ecologist Dr Andy Baker and Bundjalung cultural fire practitioner Oliver Costello, encourage us to befriend fire and use it as a regenerative force rather than allow it to be an uncontrolled destructive one.  They share their knowledge of the multiple benefits of…

CO2 Drawdown Episode 2: Good Fire
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CO2 Drawdown Episode 2: Good Fire

Zero Emissions Byron’s ‘C02 Drawdown Stories’ is a quest to find and share Byron Shire’s most effective carbon sequestration projects and the dedicated, determined champions who are driving them.  Episode 2: Good Fire Sequesters Carbon Two passionate local carbon drawdown champions, fire ecologist Dr Andy Baker and Bundjalung cultural fire practitioner Oliver Costello, encourage us…

Award Winning Mullum Care’s Library of Stuff
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Award Winning Mullum Care’s Library of Stuff

Among Byron Shire Council’s Australia Day Awards, the Library of Stuff was awarded ‘Community Initiative of the Year’. (Pictured above: Sasha Mainsbridge at left, with Library of Stuff co-founder, Celine Massa, with their Community Initiative Award.) As Council describes it: “The Library of Stuff is a community operation that shares infrequently needed items with its members who are…

Byron Shire Council Achieves 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY target
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Byron Shire Council Achieves 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY target

Since 1 January, Byron Shire Council is sourcing 60% of its total electricity needs from one wind farm in the NSW Southern Tablelands (pictured above).  The remaining 40% is being sourced from certified GreenPower projects.  This means Council has now achieved its 100% renewable energy target five years ahead of its 2027 goal. “Achieving 100 percent of our…

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