Stephanie Alexander - Eco Hero

Wednesday, 21 July 2010

G celebrates the Australians paving green paths, inspiring others and achieving big things in sustainability.

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Can Consumption Become Sustainable?

24 January

While most people say they are concerned about sustainability issues and want to live sustainable lifestyles, there is still a gap between good intentions and taking action. Sydney Festival is joining forces with Unilever to present a lively and thought-provoking panel discussion with international and national panellists to debate the topic Can Consumption Become Sustainable?, asking if adopting sustainable practices can improve lifestyles in cities and our greater world. The discussion will be chaired by broadcaster, author and comedian Adam Spencer.

Where: City Recital Hall Angel Place, Sydney, NSW.
When: 6:30pm, Tuesday 24 January, 2012.
Cost: Admission is free, but bookings are essential.
Click here for more information.

What's on your plate?

Friday, 18 November 2011

Food is an essential and everyday part of our lives, but how often do we stop and consider where exactly it came from, and for meat eaters particularly; what do we know about its origins?


The end of shopping

Friday, 10 June 2011

The global economy is operating at about 150 per cent of capacity. Does it mean the end of shopping and consumerism? Are we witnessing end of the economic order and the beginning of a new one? Will business models have to change?

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How I chose to drink greener beer

Sunday, 20 February 2011

Did you know that beer is the world’s most widely consumed and oldest alcoholic beverage? I guess I’m not alone in enjoying a frosty cold beer after a long day! It's got an eco-impact though, so here's what I did about it.

Food Inc Trailer - Showing now at cinemas across Australia

Friday, 21 May 2010

"In Food, Inc., filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the veil on America's food industry, exposing the highly mechanized underbelly that has been hidden from the American consumer with the consent of the government's regulatory agencies, USDA and FDA.

Heirloom tomatoes

What is SOLE food?

Tuesday, 27 April 2010

Food isn't an optional activity, but it's responsible for a lot of our eco-footprint. Find out a little trick to keep your impact down when making food choices.

Preserving the surplus

Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Normally when we talk about bulk-buying things, we're thinking about food and goods that won't perish. But what if you spot a great deal on fresh fruit or vegies?

Girl eating peas

6 reasons to eat local food

Monday, 8 February 2010

I've come up with 6 excellent reasons to eat local food - environment, health, and community just to name a few. Can you come up with more?

Christmas tree decorations

9 G Challenge tips for a greener Christmas

Sunday, 6 December 2009

Christmas can be one of the most hectic, expensive and stressful times of the year. Luckily, one of the benefits of going green is that it can make special events both easier and more interesting for you!

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