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Video: Tesla's Elon Musk Talks Solar Homes, Boring Company and Electric Trucks

Date: 05-May-17
Author: Marty Middlebrook
Tesla's Elon Musk talks to Chris Anderson at TED about solar homes, his new Boring Company, his plans to build another 2-4 gigawatt battery factories and why humans should colonise Mars.

Australia's First Rescued Food Supermarket is a Win-win for the Planet and Those in Need.

Date: 05-May-17
Author: Elise Catterall
With 1 in 6 Australians experiencing food insecurity, and 4 million tonnes of food waste going to landfill each year, OzHarvest Market has stepped in to fill bellies not bins.

New London Levy to Halve 'Lethal' Pollution

Date: 04-May-17
Author: Carol Warwick
Mayor Sadiq Khan says Londoners will breathe easier under a bold new scheme designed to clean the city's toxic air.

'Creature Compost' - Zoo Reduces Landfill and Generates Income

Date: 04-May-17
Author: Elise Catterall
With 1,200 animals generating 800 kgs of manure a day running a zoo means dealing with poo! Zoos in Australia and around the world are developing strategies turn waste into a resource.

The Awful Truth About Nappies & Recycling

Date: 26-Apr-17
Author: Brad Gray
From the NSW Central Coast to Perth, thousands of used nappies make their way into the recycling system every day which, you have to admit, is a pretty awful thought. But it's even more disgusting when you realise that people hand-sort that recycling. Even if you don't have children read on and pass this message on to friends and family.

Inspiration is in Our Nature

Date: 26-Apr-17
Author: Debbie Agnew
Nature elevates the human spirit. It ignites passion, inspiration, creativity and purpose. And it's the driving force behind why a quarter of a million people participate in National Tree Day each year. There are few places on earth more beautiful and with a more outdoors lifestyle than Australia. Be inspired and become a site coordinator or participant.

Three Behaviour Change Tricks for Home or Work

Date: 26-Apr-17
Author: Ryan Collins
Trying to change people's behaviour can be a challenge whether at work, home or amongst friends. Understanding behaviour change psychology can play a critical role in whether your powers of persuasion will be successful. Take a look at three tips from our new Business Case for Less Waste guide.

Seabin

Date: 20-Apr-17
Author: Laura Chalk
Humble Aussie invention could help to rid oceans of growing plastic problem.

The Project's Bid to Ban the Bag

Date: 20-Apr-17
Author: Alicia Jooste
Plastic bags are one of the biggest sources of pollution on the planet. The good news is, there's an easy solution.

South Australia Leading the Way on Renewable Energy Target

Date: 20-Apr-17
Author: Alicia Jooste
South Australia is light year's ahead of reaching the state's 2025 renewable energy target.

Travel Companies Put Kindness Before Profit in Animal Tourism

Date: 20-Apr-17
Author: Elise Catterall
Most tourists who visit captive animal attractions do so with little or no awareness of the detrimental impact on the animals involved. Now travel companies are taking a stand.

Brock Commons - Mass Wood for the Masses

Date: 18-Apr-17
Author: David Rowlinson
Canada's Brock Commons will soon be the tallest modern timber building in the world. The project's architect Russell Acton (pictured to the right of Jay Weatherill, Premier of South Australia) says the building demonstrates a way for mass wood to be brought to the masses.

 

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