Category: Events

9 Remarkable Women to Honor This International Women’s Day

9 Remarkable Women to Honor This International Women’s Day

From a young age, we women are taught how a ‘proper lady’ should behave. Whenever you go out with your hair in disarray or with nipples blazing through your shirt, clucking tongues are sure to follow. It’s not ‘ladylike’, we’re told. No matter how much our world has evolved, so many of us women still...

Win Double Passes to the Transitions Film Festival 2019

Win Double Passes to the Transitions Film Festival 2019

The 8th annual Transitions Film Festival is on at Cinema Nova in Carlton, and features local and international documentary films to inspire and empower audiences to create a better world. The festival takes place as part of the Sustainable Living Festival Australia and runs until the 8th March. Thanks to our friends at Transitions Film Festival, we’re giving readers a...

Win Double Passes to The Gateway Bug Film Screening (and try edible insect canapés too!)

Win Double Passes to The Gateway Bug Film Screening (and try edible insect canapés too!)

Thanks to our friends at the The Gateway Bug feature documentary, we’re giving readers a chance to win 2 x double passes to attend the Melbourne film screening of this award-winning sustainable food doco on Tuesday February 19 at 7:00pm at Cinema Nova in Carlton. The screening will be accompanied by edible insect canapes (sorry vegetarians and vegans!)...

What It Takes To Put On A Successful Industry Conference About Circular Fashion In Australia

What It Takes To Put On A Successful Industry Conference About Circular Fashion In Australia

A year on from the first successful circular fashion event in Australia, the Australian Circular Fashion Conference (ACFC), we speak to founder Camille Reed on what is expected at this years event held on March 21-22. A textile designer and responsible fashion advisor, Reed has extensive experience in the Australian fashion industry and a strong...

Want a Fashion Industry Without Waste? Support the Australian Circular Fashion Conference…

Want a Fashion Industry Without Waste? Support the Australian Circular Fashion Conference…

Global warming and climate change, waste, environmental pollution, water scarcity, these issues are challenging the current fashion industry model, and rightfully so. With growing numbers of consumers concerned about the social and environmental impacts of their fashion purchases, forward-thinking retail businesses and brands are responding with solutions underpinned by creativity, innovation and technology. Fashion by...

The Ultimate Guide to Greening Your Festival Routine: For Eco Stylish Party Goers and Music Lovers

The Ultimate Guide to Greening Your Festival Routine: For Eco Stylish Party Goers and Music Lovers

With a whole bunch of festivals coming up like Splendour in the Grass, Byron Bay Blues Festival, Groovin The Moo and Coachella (of which I’ll be attending) it made sense to put together an eco-friendly festival guide to help you green your festival routine. Travelling away from home for festivals and events can disrupt our sustainable lifestyle...

Business Sustainability Professionals Share Industry Best Practices at National Conference

Business Sustainability Professionals Share Industry Best Practices at National Conference

Brisbane, Australia: Australian industry professionals from a wide range of sectors and disciplines converged in Brisbane for the 2018 National Sustainability in Business Conference, a two-day event filled with informative talks by thought leaders and experts covering the latest industry trends, policies and best sustainable practices. The sustainability event kicked-off with an opening address from Tony Roberts,...

Sustainable Events: What It Took To Launch Australia’s ‘Mindfully Wed’ Ethical Wedding Expo

Sustainable Events: What It Took To Launch Australia’s ‘Mindfully Wed’ Ethical Wedding Expo

The words ‘ethical’ and ‘wedding’ used to seem like a complete oxymoron. How the heck can a huge party of hundreds of people be ethical or sustainable?! Only until I planned my own eco-style wedding did I understand this is not true. That’s what Less Stuff-More Meaning’s Mindfully Wed event was all about: showing couples that...