In a semi-rural block, just 20 minutes north-west of the Brisbane CBD sits a striking family home, unusual both in its aesthetics and functional design.
The ACT Container Deposit Scheme is celebrating its success for the fourth year running. Thanks to the tremendous effort of the community, over 181 million containers have been returned through the scheme’s network of return points – that’s more than $18 million in refunds back in the hands of the community.
As both government regulations and voluntary emissions reductions programs are constantly in flux, it would be wise to stay ahead of the curve.
Sustainable Office Solutions was created to limit the amount of perfectly good office furniture going to landfill.
We spend a lot of time indoors so keeping the indoor air comfortable and healthy is central to many people’s concerns. Unfortunately, buildings consume 40 per cent of energy globally mostly to achieve these aims. Passive House can turn this profile around. It’s beauty in simplicity. It is about going back to basics – using…
Nowadays, you just can’t get through even one day without encountering plastic in some form. Grocery bags, coffee cups, even clothing – plastic is everywhere.
But it hasn’t always been this way.
While ecological sustainability in tourism is often written about, it is less often practiced in action with complete commitment.
Hospitality and liquor business Endeavour Group (owner of BWS and Dan Murphy’s) has announced that they are raising the bar on the reuse of the clips used in their beer cans with an expansion of the initiative to South Australia and Western Australia already underway.
I’m someone who loves eating mushrooms. But I would never have thought that you can use fungi as a design material!
The innovative folks at eco lifestyle brand Seed & Sprout collaborated with Swinburne University of Technology in a pop-up store in Byron Bay kitted-out with structures solely made from fungi.