Category: Letter from the Editor

Australia’s Bushfire Crisis and the Climate Change Discussion

Australia’s Bushfire Crisis and the Climate Change Discussion

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, While I was in Melbourne to see my family and attend a school reunion I learned about the NSW bushfires from our Sydney-based writer Sara Pull who had been travelling back home from a trip and had been delayed due...

Ethical Money: Is Your Money Being Used as a Force for Good?

Ethical Money: Is Your Money Being Used as a Force for Good?

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, Over the last few months we’ve been approached by various organisations about ethical finance and it’s wonderful to see that the sustainability movement is evolving to encompass such an important part of our lives. Tackling money and finances...

“I’m More Sustainable Than You.” How Did the Eco Community Become So Intolerant and Competitive?

“I’m More Sustainable Than You.” How Did the Eco Community Become So Intolerant and Competitive?

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, Lately I’ve been concerned about the lack of empathy and intolerance in the green/eco/left/progressive community. I’ve observed zero wasters nitpick over a zero waste advocate‘s ‘mistakes’. I’ve watched as conscious individuals get torn down by others in the...

Where’s the Ethnic and Racial Diversity in Australia’s Green Community?

Where’s the Ethnic and Racial Diversity in Australia’s Green Community?

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, The other day, after noticing that an event lacked ethnic and racial diversity and representation in its panellist mix as well as in its advertising and marketing, my first thought was, “Here we go again…”.  But I took a deep...

Eco Warrior Princess Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Nini: On Priorities, Making No Apologies and SodaStream

Eco Warrior Princess Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Nini: On Priorities, Making No Apologies and SodaStream

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, My social media behaviour has changed over the years. An early adopter of tech (I was using ICQ and mIRC in the mid-90s and filling chat rooms with my political, feminist and religious discussions ha!) I am easily bored...

Ethical Influencers – Please Stop Creating Content for Each Other!

Ethical Influencers – Please Stop Creating Content for Each Other!

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, While I rarely spend much recreational time these days on Instagram, I was fortunate to stumble across a thought-provoking post written by one of our followers, Brittany @alittlebrittoffun that really resonated with me.  In the Insta post, she writes: “Influencers – Please Stop...

The US Women’s Soccer Team Wins the 2019 World Cup – and Fuels Equal Pay Discussions

The US Women’s Soccer Team Wins the 2019 World Cup – and Fuels Equal Pay Discussions

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, How good was the women’s World Cup grand finals match? Congrats to the US women’s national soccer team on their win and the crowd chanting for equal pay at the end really got me inspired about the future of female sport and gender equality, so...

Will You Be Taking On the Plastic Free July Challenge?

Will You Be Taking On the Plastic Free July Challenge?

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, Plastic Free July is almost here and if you’re considering undertaking the challenge (encourage your family, friends and work colleagues to do it with you!) we’ve prepared a heap of posts on this subject matter to help you complete the plastic-free challenge successfully. Check out these articles...

Celebrating Wins and Setting Strategy to Achieve 2019 Goals

Celebrating Wins and Setting Strategy to Achieve 2019 Goals

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, Anyone else scratching their heads wondering where the year went? I felt like I was nowhere near accomplishing any of the goals I set for myself, but then upon reflection, I realised these emotions were misguided. A LOT has happened in the...