Some interesting articles about sustainable living from our members and colleagues.
Read about this special Caring for Country event where we learned about the benefits of a culturally-informed cool burn – a low-intensity fire designed to improve land health, re-establish appropriate fire regimes, and reduce the risk and impact of wildfires. Read more
Find out more about installing cost-effective retrofits, updating appliances, creating an efficient one-room Cool Retreat and simple adaptations to stay cool and survive heatwaves. Read more
New community liaison for the environment with Port Stephens Council Sue Olsson, Vice-President EcoNetwork Port Stephens. Our first meeting of the Environmental Advisory Group (EAG) on Wednesday 30 August, saw … Read more
Join ‘Port Stephens Residents @HOME’ with six weeks of Sustainability at Home workshops. Read more
Have you been watching War on Waste? Renew member, Andrew Rupolo, was at the online launch of the WoW Toolkit by Good for the Hood and he gives us the lowdown. Read more
This month, millions of people around the world are taking steps to refuse single-use plastic. Last year, participants avoided 2.6 million tonnes of waste!
It doesn’t matter what choice you make, switching to reusable cups, avoiding plastic packaging – what’s your step? Read more
The local branch of Renew is looking for opportunities to connect households, businesses, schools and groups in the Hunter’s regional communities with the expert advice and support for us all to work, rest and play in a sustainable and healthy way. Find out how to get involved. Read more
Saving money and energy at home – living sustainably in comfort all year round. Read more
Brian Tehan from Renew Australia and EcoNetwork describes the proposal for a battery energy storage system in Brandy Hill. Read more