SALE Ambassador Dianne recently toured the Kilmany Resource Recovery Centre and Landfill with Raquel Harris and Jo Rule from the Wellington Shire Council (WSC) Sustainability team. It was a fascinating tour which she would encourage everyone to take. Read on to find out what she discovered.
Since learning how much of a problem plastic pollution is, Tammy from Gippsland Unwrapped has been trying to reduce the amount of disposable plastic in her life. Here are some of her suggestions for you to try.
Many people love the idea of having a simplified living space and making more earth-conscious and sustainable decisions about the way in which they live their life. But making change can be HARD. Here, BAIRNSDALE Ambassador Jo shares some motivation and insight on how to get started.
Many people have now heard of the term ‘zero waste’, and of people who have jars filled with their entire year’s worth of waste. But what exactly is the zero waste movement? Tammy from Gippsland Unwrapped and Ambassador for Warragul takes us through the basics.
Periods. Something that just about all females will have to deal with in their lifetime. We look at The Sustainable Period Project, an educational resources for schools and community groups.
We’re constantly hearing about our planet being in a state of climate emergency. HOW are we supposed to feel optimistic about our future, when all we hear is how sad the state of the world we live in is? Documentary 2040 tackles that problem, and WAW Contributor Marney shares her thoughts after watching it with 3 generations of women in her family.
See a problem and sick of waiting for other people to do something about it? If you’ve come to the realisation that YOU’RE somebody and want to start taking positive steps for your community and your planet, here are 5 ways you can take action from Jodie Willmer of Happy Changemakers .
Homes are becoming over-crowded with furniture, decorator items, clothing, toys and games. They are filled to bursting point with the things we MUST HAVE to live a comfortable/trendy/insert-persuasive-adjective-here life. So what is the answer? How do we beat this battle of ‘stuff’?
The guilt associated with ‘getting rid’ of an item that no longer serves a purpose for us can be really difficult to overcome, especially if you see throwing it away as the only avenue of discarding it.
With the hype surrounding Netflix’ divisive series ‘Tidying Up with Marie Kondo’, it seems that more and more people are turning to decluttering and tidying their homes, and indeed their lives, in an attempt to make great change. So what is all the hype about?
A simple concept. Seemingly easy to implement. Is it the best thing to happen to children’s parties since sliced fairy bread? Perhaps! Here are some of the up-sides to this latest kid’s party trend.