• Aug. 2, 2017

    Kincoppal-Rose Bay — largest school solar power system in the Eastern Suburbs

    With the help of the 3-Council Solar my School program, Kincoppal–Rose Bay has just gone solar! The school has installed 338 panels to provide locally generated, green energy to power the School’s sports, music and performing arts facilities. At 99.7kW, It’s the largest solar ...

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  • Aug. 2, 2017

    Get free energy savings and solar advice for your home

    With current energy price rises there’s never been a better time to reduce your bills with solar power or LED lighting.

    Not sure how to start?

    You can now get free up-to-date and independent advice for saving energy and renewable energy at home with Our Energy Future ...

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  • Aug. 1, 2017

    Unpacking the confusion around soft plastics recycling

    Story by Nicola Saltman, July 2017

    Walk down a supermarket aisle or peer into the pantry, and it’s pretty clear a plastic-free world is a distant dream. Especially with the plethora of hard-to-avoid soft plastics and packaging. So is there a planet-friendly solution?

    Following on from ABC ...

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  • July 11, 2017

    A month without plastic - can we do it?

    OK, so most of us are into the swing of shopping with reusable bags right? But what about all the other bits of single use plastic that find their way into our lives?

    The Plastic Free July campaign challenges our plastic habits – what can we do without with ...

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  • July 11, 2017

    Makers day for children unleashed creativity in construction

    Story and photos by Russ Grayson, June 2017

    WHAT DO YOU DO with a lot of old cardboard boxes, a mob of children and a box of Make-Do kits? Well, obviously, you fabricate things.

    And that is just what the Eco Heroes Club for 5 to 11 years ...

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  • May 31, 2017

    World Environment Day, just around the corner!!

    With World Environment Day just around the corner, there are many of us thinking about the extra steps we can take to help out our Planet!

    Clean air, rich soil and soul-saving trees and plants

    Celebrated every year on June 5, World Environment Day is about renewing the ...

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  • May 31, 2017

    Eastern suburbs garden reveals botanical surprises

    Story by Russ Grayson, May 2017

    THE GARLIC has started to poke its little green head above the soil and the pomegranate has turned bright yellow as it prepares to shed its leaves for the cold season. It is only hours before the first day of winter here ...

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  • May 31, 2017

    Join in and meet new people!

    Connecting People to Nature’, the theme for World Environment Day 2017, invites us to get outdoors and into nature, to appreciate its beauty and its importance.
    What better way to connect with nature than getting in amongst your local bushland with a dedicated group of bush-caring people. 

    Randwick ...

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  • May 31, 2017

    Energy savings for residents — Our Energy Future

    Randwick residents can now access a new energy saving initiative that will help them reduce energy costs and usage around the home.

    ‘Our Energy Future’ is a new program on offer across a number of metropolitan Councils, including Randwick, which will link residents to up-to-date information on how ...

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  • April 26, 2017

    A global celebration of Permaculture

    Story by Russ Grayson, April 2017

    Celebrating International Permaculture Day 2017

    International Permaculture Day is the day that permaculture acts like the global movement is it. In countries around the world, permaculture organisations and individuals open their properties and projects to show the public that the permaculture design ...

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