Category: Events

Earth Hour 2020: #StayTheFHome and Switch Off The Lights For The Planet

Earth Hour 2020: #StayTheFHome and Switch Off The Lights For The Planet

The number of COVID-19 cases is rising exponentially across the world and so too the death toll, prompting public officials to implement lockdown measures across cities and whole nations and encouraging citizens to follow social isolation guidelines such as washing and sanitising hands. staying away from social gatherings and events, avoiding public transport, working remotely...

World Wildlife Day: Environmental Actions That Will Help to Sustain All Life on Earth

World Wildlife Day: Environmental Actions That Will Help to Sustain All Life on Earth

Steve Winter, a National Geographic photographer, once said, “Photography can change the world. We need images that inspire us to care and to act to save our planet.” You know, it really does. Seeing photographs of the planet’s magnificent creatures inspire and energize people into shifting their roles in this planet; from acting like spoilt...

50+ Eco-Friendly and Zero Waste Valentine’s Day Ideas

50+ Eco-Friendly and Zero Waste Valentine’s Day Ideas

For many it’s a day of love and romance, for some it’s just a Hallmark holiday, while others will use this day as an opportunity to remind us all of the day’s dark and brutal origins. However you personally feel, there is no denying that many couples (and a growing number of singles too!) celebrate...

Your Christmas Shopping Could Harm Or Help the Planet. Which Will It Be?

Your Christmas Shopping Could Harm Or Help the Planet. Which Will It Be?

Australian shoppers are set to spend $52.7 billion this Christmas. In the words of the retail industry, we are “stampeding” to empty our wallets, both online and in stores. The shopping frenzy is not good for the planet. It generates a mountain of waste including plastics, and decorations, wrapping paper and party paraphernalia only used...

Sustainable Fashion Fest Philippines: A Night of Clothes Swapping and Meeting Eco Fashion Advocates

Sustainable Fashion Fest Philippines: A Night of Clothes Swapping and Meeting Eco Fashion Advocates

Being surrounded by trendy, shiny things can be intoxicating since it seems in our marrow to crave something new. Cool toys, those must-have shoes or interesting experiences when dangled in front of us, has our pleasure senses on high alert; a behavior we may have learnt as children as our own parents tried to motivate...

9 Sustainable Christmas Gift Ideas For Recipients Who Prefer Experiences Over Things

9 Sustainable Christmas Gift Ideas For Recipients Who Prefer Experiences Over Things

Gift giving and consumption associated with Christmas can often kick start that dreaded eco-anxiety; picturing unwanted gifts, plastic decorations and mountains of food waste and we can understand why. With an increasingly eco-conscious world, there are many ways to enjoy the season and minimise your footprint at the same time. From a Christmas presents perspective,...

Get on the Trail of Australia’s Largest Garage Sale in 2019

Get on the Trail of Australia’s Largest Garage Sale in 2019

Australia’s biggest community and sustainability event, Garage Sale Trail, is now just over a month away and registrations have been pouring in like never before, promising to be a gigantic weekend of waste-reducing, planet saving, treasure hunting fun. Now in its ninth year, the multi award-winning national initiative seeks to educate Australians on the importance...

Airbnb and Ocean Conservancy Seeks Five Volunteers to Join Scientific Research Mission to Antarctica

Airbnb and Ocean Conservancy Seeks Five Volunteers to Join Scientific Research Mission to Antarctica

The Antarctic Sabbatical – a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to journey to the frozen frontier and help scientists better understand humans’ environmental impact. No formal qualifications required, other than an adventurous spirit, passion for the environment and willingness to apply. Airbnb and Ocean Conservancy announced the Antarctic Sabbatical, an unprecedented opportunity for five passionate individuals to travel...