Posts Tagged ‘sustainable’

Sustainable Magazines

In my quest to learn more and more about living sustainably I have been doing a lot of reading. Most of this occurs online but often I want to disconnect myself from my laptop and be able to do my reading other places – most recently at the pool after the hot-spell Melbourne just had! Cue: Green Magazines.

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Spotlight on: Sukin

For me, part of wanting to live as sustainably as possible includes not only what I eat but what I put on my skin as well. There are some great natural skincare and cosmetic companies out there, and I thought I would start by profiling a company I have been using for the last year or so, Sukin.

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Sustainable Living Festival

From February 9th – 24th the Sustainable Living Festival is running in and around Melbourne with talks, movies, workshops and exhibitions. The main event is the ‘Big Weekend’ held on the 15-17th of February in and around Federation Square in central Melbourne. There is a market full of stalls selling sustainable products, informing about their work and holding demonstrations as well as a range of talks, interactive workshops and exhibits. There was even a bike valet parking station!

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Homemade Bath Products

As first cab of the rank in my quest to learn new things I decided to do a homemade bath products class run through Laneway Learning and taught by the Green Renters. The class was held outdoors at the People’s Market¬†which has taken up residence not far from my place, resulting in many visits by me to trial their ever-changing food options, browse the craft stalls and sample the drinks. It’s a pretty cool setup on what was an inner city car park.

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