• 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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  • Nov. 7, 2014

    What we can't live without but throw away everyday...

    We cut it, fold it, print it, post it, read it, craft it, pack it and even declare our love on it. Paper - what would we do without you? Even with smart phones and email offering us the real chance of a paperless life of communication, there are ...

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  • Nov. 6, 2014

    Clean out, clean up and declutter

    CLEAN OUT, CLEAN UP AND DECUTTER — it's National Recycling Week and it's the chance to get rid of all that unused stuff cluttering our homes and to trade it for really useful stuff… better than binning it, isn't it?

    So, wash it if you wear ...

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