Archive for May, 2009
Posted in Case Study, Sustainable Living, tagged APACE, appropriate technology, community, fremantle, gardening, native plants, natives nursery, nursery, Perth, sustainable, Sustainable Design, Sustainable Living, up, Up Your Jumper!, WA on May 27, 2009| Leave a Comment »
Hello hello, good to have you back around the traps again. Half way to double figures, #5 is where we’re sitting. In #5 I visited the Apace Natives Nursery. Apace is “is a self-supporting, community-based organization promoting appropriate technology and environmentally sustainable development”, on the banks of the Swan River in North Fremantle, Perth.
I spoke to Aryan, who gave me a bit of background on what sort of projects the centre has been involved in, in the past, and the directions it is now taking.
Get into it and hear how smoking helps germination, in plants anyhow.
Posted in Case Study, tagged Australia, CleanLife, community, consumerism, consumption, deep green, eco consumption, environmental footprint, green consumption, Industrial Design, modern eco living, Perth, Renewable Energy, RMIT, Sustainable Design, Sustainable Living, WA on May 20, 2009| Leave a Comment »
In #4, I spoke to Gina from CleanLife, “an Eco-Ganic Consultancy aimed at helping individuals lighten their environmental footprint and chemical load.”
Based in Perth, but with subscribers nationwide, and even a few from overseas, CleanLife offers advice and direction on how to live a more eco friendly lifestyle, and has a directory of eco-product alternatives from food and drink, to clothes to cleaning to skin care products.
I spoke to Gina about how CleanLife came about, the thinking behind it, and the wider scope of ‘green’ consumption.
Rapid transition to renewable energy, stronger carbon pollution reduction targets, and green jobs for our generation
Posted in Notes from the Road, Renewable Energy, Sustainable Design, Sustainable Living, tagged Australia, carbon pollution reduction target, carbon reduction, energy, future, green jobs, petition, powershift, renewables, up, Up Your Jumper! on May 19, 2009| Leave a Comment »
Powershift have a petition going at the moment calling for a,
If you rekon that this the way to go, get on board and put your name down right here.