Archive for posts tagged with 'environment'

Green Heart Fair

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Green Heart Fair is back to celebrate sustainability

The Green Heart Fair is back with sustainable living ideas, celebrity cooking demos, upcycled artworks, local markets an…

Cash for containers

Brisbane Extra

Queensland gets a cash-for-containers scheme

Queenslanders will soon be able to get a 10-cent refund for each bottle and can they recycle. The government has…

Plastic bags to be banned in Queensland

Brisbane Extra

Plastic bags to be banned in Queensland

The State Government is considering a ban on single-use plastic bags in a bid to reduce pollution and preserve marine…

Does Queensland need a Container Deposit Scheme?

Brisbane Extra

Does Queensland need a Container Deposit Scheme?

Queenslanders want a Container Deposit Scheme, so why don’t we have one yet? Environment Minister Steven Miles has…

Logan Eco Action Festival 2015

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Logan Eco Action Festival 2015

Learn about how you can make a positive difference to the environment at Logan City Council’s free Logan Eco Action…

Clean Up Australia Day

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Clean Up Australia Day

Help clean up your community this Sunday 1 March for the 25th annual Clean Up Australia Day. Make Brisbane a cleaner…

How to build a healthy home

In the Home

How to build a healthy home

There’s more than one way to be healthy and where you live is just as important as what you eat. Here’s…

Five things you can’t miss at Island Vibe Festival

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Five things you can’t miss at Island Vibe Festival

Combine majestic sweeping beaches, unspoilt bushland, an amazing and inspiring island community and a whole bunch of…

View of Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast

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Take a walk on the beach and do your part for climate change

Fancy a walk on the beach this weekend? Care about the environment? We’ve got just the thing for you. The…

Think like a koala and win

Parenting

Think like a koala and win

If your kids love writing and animals, they just might be koalafied to win the ‘Smooch and Rose’ Writing…

Australia rolls out tyre recycling program

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Australia rolls out tyre recycling program

The Tyre Product Stewardship Scheme was launched earlier this month to help combat the harm to the environment caused…

Seven simple ways to reduce household food waste

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Seven simple ways to reduce household food waste

Here’s how to enjoy your food, not throw it away. Each year, Australians spend around $7.8 million on food which i…

Ben & Jerry's campaign

Brisbane Extra

Government wages war against ice-cream

It’s not enough that the Queensland government is targeting bikies and public servants – now they’re…

Logan Eco Action Festival (LEAF)

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Logan Eco Action Festival (LEAF)

LEAF is a free community festival welcoming every one of all ages to attend, and more importantly participate. LEAF is…

Great Barrier Reef coral

Brisbane Extra

Fact or fiction: what is really happening to the Great Barrier Reef?

A new website has been launched by the Queensland Government to provide information about the state of the Great…

The rise of eco tourism

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The rise of eco tourism

Tourists are hearing the call of nature and choosing more eco-friendly holidays, according to a popular travel site…

Turtles to be saved from feral pigs

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Turtles to be saved from feral pigs

A joint State and Federal Government initiative will see up to $7 million invested to reduce the threat posed by feral…

Beauty retailer turns ethical focus on water bottles

Brisbane Extra

Beauty retailer turns ethical focus on water bottles

Cosmetics retailer Lush has banned all staff from using plastic water bottles in an effort to help the environment. Lush…