• May 8, 2015

    Who wants a wasteland on our doorstep?

    Ok, so you're planning a move or just de-cluttering, upgrading your couch or updating the TV with the latest and greatest. Before you chuck anything in the bin (or on the sidewalk, for that matter), check out these easy ways to dispose of, reuse and recycle your ...

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  • May 8, 2015

    Wild at heart in the Eastern Suburbs

    Nothing quite beats hanging in nature to escape the busy and noisy mess of city life. Even while there may not be lush forests or rolling fields in our Sydney eastern suburbs, the little bit of wilderness we do have goes a long way to help locals unwind ...

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  • April 15, 2015

    International Permaculture Day — Sunday 3 May 2015

    It’s a time to get your hands dirty and your minds inspired this coming International Permaculture Day at Randwick Community Centre's Sustainability Hub.

    A family-friendly afternoon, you won’t get bored with making clay seedling pots, learning soil craft, attending an aquaponic gardening workshop or joining ...

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  • April 9, 2015

    Saving big bucks is easy in your strata block

    There’s a lot to love about apartment living - you don’t have to worry about mowing the lawn and if you’re lucky, you have access to a pool and garden.  Better yet, you may even have a beaut view. 

    The downside for owners can be the ...

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  • Jan. 21, 2015

    2014 Sustainable Schools Awards

    Wow! There are some amazing things happening at Eastern Suburbs schools and early learning centers! Judging the awards was very hard this year with some really cool projects in the running. From bug hotels to energy ninjas to fancy homes for frogs, the creativity and engagement was really ...

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  • Jan. 8, 2015

    Top Ten Ways to Create a Sustainable Home

    Check out some great tips to make every room in your house more sustainable.  

     

    Source: http://www.energyaustralia.com.au/8-ways-to-create-a-sustainable-home

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  • Dec. 23, 2014

    Will you pick up today?

    There's nothing like summer holidays to bring on some loving, but picking up is not always easy. And we often miss the mark when it comes to picking up (litter, that is) in the great outdoors. 

    Perhaps not the most romantic one-liner, but a staggering 95% of ...

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  • Dec. 23, 2014

    Sustainability School Exchange

    Chifley Public School students were excited to be involved in the 2014 sustainability school exchange hosted and funded by Randwick City Council and Temora Council. Children experienced firsthand the extensive environmental improvements completed at Temora West Public School and took part in learning activities that included water testing ...

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  • Nov. 7, 2014

    Getting rid of your second fridge responsibly

    Old fridges are the biggest energy users in the home, consuming up to three times the energy of new fridges! That means they could be costing you heaps in energy bills.

    Do you have a second fridge or freezer you want to get rid of but don’t ...

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  • Nov. 7, 2014

    Top three tips to stay cool for less

    Summer is almost here; the days are getting hotter and it's tempting to work the air-con systems at full blast. Yet you may sweat more over higher electricity bills, if you're not careful.

    Here are three helpful hints to keep the heat at bay without the ...

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