Are you (or your friends or family) throwing away valuable stuff and at the same time increasing greenhouse gas emissions?
This happens every time you put your kitchen leftovers and garden ‘waste’ into the general rubbish bin. (Did you know that over half of Australia’s household garbage is made up of food and garden waste?)
From your home, the contents of your rubbish bin Continue reading
How do you work out what food to buy?
Do you take a guesstimate, or work from a meal plan and recipes, to determine your shopping lists?
And how does that go? Continue reading
I came across a new bin that has been designed to make recycling easier than conventional bins that are used in commercial, institutional and public settings.
The Meridian Envirobin is split 70:30 in favour of recycling. 🙂
It got me thinking about how your bins are set up at home and work.
Do your bins make recycling – and putting the right ‘waste’ in the right bin – easy?
I recently met a family that had just moved from a rural area interstate to my city.
They were prepared for changes of jobs and schools and all that entails.
They were prepared for the change from country to city. Continue reading
As we start to unwind and really enter the end-of-year and Christmas party season, spare a thought for the environmental impact of all those celebrations…particularly the food.
In Australia, we will spend about $10 billion on food over the Christmas period.
And lot of that will go into our mouths (and onto our bodies… Continue reading