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We often hear the phrase ‘think global, act local’, but what does that actually mean for everyday life? Big concepts like climate change can be overwhelming for many people. After all, this is an issue that will impact the entire planet and we only have one of those that we can all live on!
Everything we do in life has an impact. From how we commute to work, to what we buy at the grocery store. Our lifestyle choices contribute to our carbon footprint. Did you know that Australians have one of the highest personal carbon footprints in the world? The good news is, together we can change that.
We love attending workshops and learning new eco skills and then sharing those skills on, such as at our How to Make a Seed Saving Diary workshop. Here is the How-To for you to make one at home.
For generations, people around the world have known how to identify, harvest and cook the wild food around them. This spanakopita is one of the many ways to feed your family and friends while getting to know some of the most nutritious and resilient plants around.
 The very nature of bringing a lot of people together for a single purpose would suggest that it is not an easy task. But we can make changes to event management that ensure that your event can have less of an environmental impact while still ensuring everybody enjoys themselves.
The mythology of the ancient Greeks helps to describe the changing seasons and the natural world through storytelling that still offers meaning today. Our understanding and acceptance of the environmental and human cycles of life and death are depicted by stories of the goddess Persephone, known as the goddess of the underworld, the dark goddess, and the goddess of death.
The circular economy aims to eliminate waste and pollution, keep products and materials in use and regenerate natural systems. It’s fast becoming apparent that it’s the key to sustaining the health of humans and the environment.

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Good for the Hood Chooses to Reuse • Massimo Corsini Steals the Light • Donna Dinsdale Warms Us with Love • An Explosion of Colour with P’Junk • Marina DeBris Washes Us Away

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