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Environmental Sustainability Initiatives: Adeliade

Environmental Sustainability Initiatives: Adeliade

When it comes to environmental sustainability, Adelaide is a small city with some big plans. Aspiring to be the world’s first carbon neutral city, this small town in South Australia is leading the way to environmental change.

Want to Go Green? Try Permaculture!

Want to Go Green? Try Permaculture!

Yes, permaculture it is. The answer to all your environmentally-conscious existential worries. This is one word that sums up all activities you can take up to not only reduce your own ecological footprint, but also to help create sustainable human environments.

Environmental Sustainability Initiatives: Melbourne

Environmental Sustainability Initiatives: Melbourne

Last month we featured some of the fantastic environmental sustainability initiatives taking place around Sydney and this month we’re putting the spotlight on our neighbours (and rivals!) in the city of Melbourne.   From the banks of the beautiful Yarra to its beaches, parks and treelined streets, Melbourne is a beautiful city with many projects taking place to protect its unique urban and natural environment.

5 Secrets to A Successful Community Garden

5 Secrets to A Successful Community Garden

Roughly 374 kilometres south of Sydney, close to Twofold Bay, is the Garden of Eden.   St. George’s Uniting Church set up the native garden in 2006 to enrich the community life in Eden NSW, a coastal town famous for its once legendary pod of killer whales. Today Eden is home not only to a thriving whale watching industry but also to an award-winning community garden where locals grow organic produce, attend permaculture workshops and hold movie nights.

Starting a Community Garden

Starting a Community Garden

A community garden is a shared space that brings community members together to plant, tend and harvest. This can range from fruits, vegetables, flowers to herbs, and even small livestock. Community gardens can be established for a variety of purposes that can range from health, social, environmental, educational to economic benefits.