Communities can become the driving force behind the concrete changes that our planet is so badly in need of. A multiplicity of joint initiatives is a good antidote for the feeling of powerlessness and incapacity, including the incapacity that leads
In The Sustainable Hour on 94.7 The Pulse on 19 October 2016 we meet Dave Martin, a sustainable builder who started Small Giants and a concept of ‘sustainable apprenticeship’, we talk with Annie Raser-Rowland about her new book, ‘The Art
“Love what you do,” it says in big letters on the wall in the café at The Farmer’s Place. And this is the starting point for farmer, business man and entrepreneur Robert Pascoe, the owner of the place – and
In the 63th Sustainable Hour we learn that the core of sustainability is just as much about connecting with your local community, having fun and living well as it is about protecting the environment and caring about our carbon pollution.
In the evening on 28 October 2014, Geelong’s Council approved a new Environment Management Strategy. It was a cheerful moment for both the councillors and the local residents who had been following and influencing the process. The paper has been
On 5 February 2013, The Sustainable Hour on 94.7 The Pulse embarked on an ‘Eco-Energy Quest’ together with Surf Coast councillor Eve Fisher who just returned from a study tour which took her to the United States, Canada, Germany and
Rodney Thomas, Manager of City of Greater Geelong’s Environment & Waste Services, was guest in The Sustainable Hour on 94.7 The Pulse on 22 January 2014. He talked about Geelong’s new environment strategy, which has been published in a draft
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Meet the Alternative Technology Association’s Geelong EV Branch. You could describe them as nerds who take pleasure in spending endless hours on solving mechanical and electronic challenges as an expensive hobby. But you could also see these men and women
Where are the really good sustainable ideas for teachers and students? Did you hear about the “sustainanator”-idea from Geelong East Primary School? (If not, listen here or see below on this page). Could that be an idea which other schools