Plastic is actually quite remarkable and is useful for a wide range of things. However our infatuation with and reliance on plastic has gone too far and we need to take a step back. Largely driven by company profits, plastic is now everywhere. It is cheap to make, light to transport and because there is no accountability for its end of life management, its use … Continue reading Plastic – we need to step back
Electricity prices and consumer demand for renewable energy has spurred an increase in rooftop solar around the world. This popularity can be seen in countries that typically have many sun soaked days and high levels of solar energy potential such as Australia through to countries in Europe which have a comparatively lower number of warm sunny days and daylight hours. In Australia over 2 million … Continue reading Rooftop solar – the future of domestic electricity?
After you’ve finished your healthy fruit snack where does your apple core, orange peel or banana peel go? After you’ve cooked dinner, where do your vegetable scraps go? What about those lettuce leaves you never finished or the half-eaten tomato in the bottom of the crisper? And those leftovers in the back of the fridge you forgot about? One of the easiest things we can … Continue reading Choosing the best composting option for you