A tour of John Burgess’s backyard aquaponics setup, where he grows fish and yabbies in tanks, supplying nutrient-rich water to organic fruit and vegetables.
I love discovering new local green businesses. Today for some reason I checked out the public noticeboard in the Kiama View shopping center, and noticed a business card for Eco Manifesto. It didn’t have much information on it, but the name intrigued me so I looked them up when I got home to see what … [Read more…]
Tonight we had the first meeting of the Kiama Sustainability Advisory Committee at the Council Chambers in Kiama. This first meeting was basically for all the committee members to meet each other, to review our Terms Of Reference, to get a brief overview of current sustainability projects in our municipality, and to figure out what … [Read more…]
I attended the Gerringong solar hot water information night on Friday. It was very well-run, and was a great opportunity to talk to lots of different suppliers all in one place. The presentation by Jamberoo FutureCare was excellent. They don’t have any particular axe to grind – they just want to present the facts and … [Read more…]
I’m really looking forward to the solar hot water information night on Friday. I’m hoping to find out whether it is possible to retrofit some kind of solar heating (or at least boosting) to my off-peak electric hot water system. It’s in good condition and it seems wasteful (and expensive!) to get rid of it … [Read more…]