More information coming soon. This is about working together in ways that have a meaningful and greater impact on our community, such as workshops, speaking and the establishment of a new podcast in the area. All areas of working together will be tailored for both of our goals and requirements.

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Sharing stories that strengthen our commitment to nature, community, and a healthier planet.

Microplastics are a Gigaproblem

Plastic doesn’t go away nor biodegrade. It just breaks up into irretrievable microscopic, teeny tiny pieces that pollute our water, [...]

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Blue Wrap Couture

Here is Melinda’s story on her evolution of ideas and design which inspired her submission “Blue Wrap Couture” to the [...]

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Tried and Tested Ways to Hang Your Clothes Well

My best tips about hanging clothes on the outdoor clothesline come from the people I know, who’ve developed excellent methods [...]

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Embracing Slow, Simpler & More Sustainable Living

ReNewy Living supports your journey to embrace living a life more slowly, simpler living and more sustainable living. But what [...]

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I Made this Practical & Affordable Reusable Shopping Bag

The geometric design on this dark blue t-shirt captured my attention on my opshop travels. It was the perfect t-shirt [...]

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Creativity is at the Heart of Sustainable Living

Tapping into our creative streak helps us cope with stress (aka develop resilience), appreciate beauty and approach life with a [...]

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Be Kind to Ourselves with Sustainable Gift Giving at Christmas

Cheap costs and neverending availability of stuff to buy at Christmas feels more like a sales and marketing pitch of [...]

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The Best Homemade Playdough Recipe that Works

  Step into every early childhood service, and you’ll always see a table dedicated to playdough. A staple creative play [...]

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Slow Skin Co. – All Natural Skin Care

Photo Credit: Keira Mason Photography Slow Skin Co. specialises in low tox beauty & skin care and is the forerunner [...]

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Hot Tips for Op Shopping Mindfully

It’s tempting to go to the op shop with the urge to buy everything just because it’s cheap or one-of-a-kind. [...]

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Kindness is a Virtue of The Yoga Place Cafe

Photo Credit:  Andsz Kolosovskis from @akphotoco Alyx-Jane, owner of the plant-based cafe The Yoga Place Cafe, believes the individual little [...]

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DarNET! A Coloured Spectrum of Waste

Waste conjures up a motley mess of blacks, greys, and browns – a disarray of worthless, useless or defective stuff. [...]

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Shop Local. Support Local. Buy Local

Shop Local. Support Local. Buy Local. These simple sentences have had greater prominence in our lingo over the last couple [...]

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Seventy Years of Eco Living Strengthens Why Living Sustainably is Crucial

In this story, Leonie shares how seventy years of eco living strengthens why living sustainably is crucial. Find out her [...]

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Starting a Simplified Co-op with Free Range Eggs

The more I knuckle down into living a more sustainable, low impact life the more I realise how large corporations [...]

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Why I Created these Handmade Unique Christmas Bon Bons

Christmas Day for us is about sharing a baked meal with family and friends. Before we tuck into this delicious [...]

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Go Outside and Enjoy the Fresh Air

Taking time to go outside and enjoy the fresh air is so valuable to our wellbeing and connection to place. [...]

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The Lake Mac Waste to Art Exhibition

Lake Macquarie Sustainable Neighbourhoods are challenging the way we look at waste with the annual Waste to Art exhibition. Waste [...]

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Green Simple Swaps – From Tissues to Hankies

The most common response to swapping facial tissues to hankies is a squeamish looking facial expression combined with “ewww!” The [...]

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Dean and Honey Love Hot Composting

This is a guest post article, written by local permaculture advocates Dean and Honey from Dean and Honey’s Permaculture Events, [...]

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