Category: <span>Events</span>

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

10 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...

Eco-Friendly Wedding Tips to Make Your Big Day Sustainable

Eco-Friendly Wedding Tips to Make Your Big Day Sustainable

Weddings are easily one of the most important events in any couple’s life. Joyous occasions like weddings require a lot of planning and often involve high levels of stress. Due to this, even the most environmentally and socially responsible couples often ignore the principles of sustainability while wedding planning, either to save money or simplify...

Fashion Revolution Week Australia: Ethical Fashion Events You Should Attend

Fashion Revolution Week Australia: Ethical Fashion Events You Should Attend

This week marks the sixth year of Fashion Revolution Week and along with commemorating the anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh, this week consumers are called upon to voice for a fairer, safer and more transparent global fashion industry. If you aren’t already aware, you can read about the importance of participating in...

How To Pull Off An Upcycled Wedding (And Make It Look Brand Spanking New)

How To Pull Off An Upcycled Wedding (And Make It Look Brand Spanking New)

Upcycled weddings are the new thing. They’re trending among eco-friendly communities and not so environmentally savvy people alike, whether or not you’re into the DIY look. According to The Green Bride Guide, the average wedding produces around 400lbs of garbage and about 63 tons of carbon emissions. That’s reason enough to try and make your...