Green challenges

Green challenges

Thinking global and acting local, Julie Grundy takes on any challenge we throw at her.

New challenge: wearing eco-friendly clothes!

Friday, 7 January 2011

Our challenge this month is to wear something eco-friendly every day. Let's look at what we've already got that fits the standard - you'll be suprised at what you've already got.

Christmas dinner table

How to make the most of your Christmas meals

Sunday, 12 December 2010

My favourite Christmas parties are the ones with lots of eating and drinking! But if we over-cater, it has an environmental impact. Here's some tips to make sure you don't waste money on food that won't get used.

Out tray full of paper

Have you tried a Friday File Fling?

Friday, 3 December 2010

Here's a way you can declutter your office and help get useful paper back into circulation. Why not give it a go before you take your end-of-year holidays?

People and computers

Your skills are in demand

Friday, 26 November 2010

You might not think your work skills are very exciting, but I guarantee there's an eco-group who needs your expertise. What you have to offer might be just what they need.

Ian Kiernan

How to volunteer when you're very busy

Friday, 19 November 2010

Between working, taking care of family and catching up with friends, it’s hard to find time to volunteer, even when you know there’s good causes out there. But that won't stop you if you join in on a one-day event instead...

Woman teaching a class

4 ways to share your sustainability knowledge

Friday, 19 November 2010

Our G readers know so much about taking care of the earth - why not volunteer to share that information with people who want to learn how?

Loggerhead sea turtle

Volunteer to go on holiday

Monday, 15 November 2010

Hands up who wants to go on holiday? Me too! Let's find out how we can help the earth while on a relaxing getaway.

What can one person do to make a difference?

Monday, 15 November 2010

So many environmental problems need a global solution - how can one person help? Volunteering is one way to think global while acting locally.

3 people chatting

5 benefits you'll get from volunteering

Saturday, 6 November 2010

Australians wouldn’t be volunteering 701 million hours of their time every year if they weren’t enjoying it - let's see why they keep coming back for new projects.

Me planting a tree

New challenge: volunteering!

Saturday, 6 November 2010

Be part of a success story: we're looking for opportunities to help our environment and contribute to the eco-friendly community. Let us know if you've got a suggestion for how we can volunteer for the planet.

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