Posts Tagged ‘Sustainable Design’
Posted in Case Study, Renewable Energy, Sustainable Design, Sustainable Living, tagged Australia, climate change, coal, community, futureworld, green jobs, Industrial Design, Renewable Energy, renewable energy generation, RMIT, solar power, Sustainable Design, Sustainable Living, Up Your Jumper!, warrawong, wind power on July 21, 2010| Leave a Comment »
Posted in Case Study, Sustainable Design, Sustainable Living, tagged behaviour change, community building, consumerism, eco accomodation, fremantle, networks, painted fish, skills exchange, Sustainable Design, Sustainable Living, tradition, Up Your Jumper! on June 2, 2009| 1 Comment »
Ahoi there, how are we all? Episode #6 is where it’s at, Up Your Jumper style. In this episode I speak with Shanie and Tim from the Painted Fish. The Painted Fish is a B&B near the Fremantle beaches, built and designed to encourage and educate people about sustainable living and design. Shanie and Tim, speak a bit about how the Painted Fish has evolved and the other positives that have sprouted within their street.
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.