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Garbage Warrior – Where to source materials and information

                                                       Garbage Warrior – Where to source materials & information Orientation – face the home north (in the southern hemisphere). http://www.yourhome.gov.au/passive-design/orientation Recyclers – metal – http://www.ausmetals.com.au/metal-recycling/scrap-metal-merchant.html http://www.perthmetalrecyclers.com.au/      Tyres – http://www.tyrerecyclerswa.com.au/ http://www.elanem.com/ Brickworks – off cuts  http://www.midlandbrick.com.au/home.asp http://brikmakers.com/   Eco-bricks http://www.ecobricks.org/                …

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No Impact Man-stepping lightly on the planet top ten tips

                                                                                                  1. Skills share. Get to know your neighbours and get to know their skills. Swap the skills you have with neighbours. Teach others the skills you have, eg. Woodworking, metal working, electrical, mechanical, cooking, computer, sewing and gardening. Find ideas here: https://www.skillshare.com/ https://www.youtube.com/user/Skillshare   2. Food. Grow as much of your own food …

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Single Use Plastic Top 10 tips

                                                          Single Use Plastic Top 10 tips 1. Take your own reusable bags to the shops. Bags made from cloth such as hemp and cotton can be washed.  Buy here: https://www.onyalife.com/product/reusable-produce-bag-8pack/ http://www.biome.com.au/302-onya-weigh-bags http://www.envirohouse.org.au/about-our-ecoshop                     2. Recycle your plastic wrappers and bags at Coles. Plastic wrappers and bags can be deposited at Coles stores for …

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Transforming my verge – Part 2

It has been one and a half years since I began transforming my verge by planting natives. I am sad to report that it hasn’t been as successful as I had hoped. Most of the tube stock didn’t survive the first summer – the only ones that did were these Eremophilas: Newly planted tube stock. One …

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Composting Episode 2: Composting Methods

Yes, there is madness to composting methods. Or is there? Find out as Gabby digs deep into earthy topic of composting. PS: She comes up smelling like roses 😉 Vote on the next episode: http://goo.gl/S4GMUE

Sustainable Christmas gift ideas

Blog by Lisa I’d like to share our sustainable gift ideas. They include fun ways to give time and experiences as alternatives to giving ‘stuff’. Do you have ideas to add? Did you use these ideas for your Christmas shopping? I’d love to hear how they were received and if you shared them with friends and family. How did this …

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TTMH at City of Vincent’s “Thank you” Sundowner

As a community group, we were fortunate to be invited to the City of Vincent’s (CoV) “Thank you” Sundowner. Held at the Vincent Administration Building, there were about 120 people from different community groups and council staff. CoV’s CEO Len Kosova gave a brief speech, followed by Mayor John Carey. Mayor Carey acknowledged the role …

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