Don’t spend hundreds of dollars on a store-bought tumbling compost bin – you can make one yourself for !
If you live in Australia, did you know that you can now access green retrofits for your house for free? Check out all the sustainable retrofit rebates available here in Australia. Make sure you scroll to the bottom and find your state ones, too. You could get a rainwater tank, a solar hot water system, … [Read more…]
You may have noticed that I’ve just added a new page to the menu bar above these posts, Australian Rebates. I’ve tried to collect all the information I could find on Australian federal rebate programs, as well as all the different rebate schemes for the various states. There are a lot of good opportunities in … [Read more…]
While we were at the Sustainable Illawarra Super Challenge launch last night, Ally (one of the Super Challenge coordinators) and her partner Richard were simultaneously appearing on Triple J’s Hack Half Hour on ABC2. The topic of the show was Waste. You can find the episode here (it’s episode 7, 3 Nov 2008), or download … [Read more…]
This afternoon I attended Kiama Council’s Composting Workshop, held at the Girl Guides’ Hall down in Hindmarsh Park. It was run by Josephine St John, council’s Waste Minimisation Officer. What a great event! I had really thought I wouldn’t learn much from this workshop, but I thought it was a good opportunity to meet some … [Read more…]