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    COMPOSTING CONVERSATIONS & PERFECT PICKLES!

    Yarraville Community Centre incorporates sustainable practices to lessen its carbon footprint contributes to a healthier workplace.

    A loquat by any other name

    Tips for growing loquats in your backyard.

    PUBLIC SHUT OUT OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW REFORM PROCESS

    When the community has a fair say in decisions about the environment, the outcomes are generally better for people and for nature. 

    WHAT IS ‘ACTIVE’ TRANSPORT AND WHY DO WE NEED IT?

    Active transport also builds resilient communities.

    MAKING EVERY DROP OF WATER COUNT

    If you’re unsure watering is needed, check the top 5cm of the soil.

    GARDENING: I GET IT NOW

    He warned me when we bought our house about the size of the garden and the amount of work it would take. I didn’t believe him, of course. I do now.

    HACKS FOR GIFTS AND GIVING THAT DON’T COST THE EARTH

    Here are some suggestions that can lighten the burden on your wallet, your wellbeing and the environment, while keeping the spirit of generosity.

    DO THE WESTERN SUBURBS NEED A HEALTH CAMPAIGN TO HELP COMBAT THE ILL EFFECTS OF AIR POLLUTION?

    Air pollution accounted for 1.3 per cent of Australia's total burden of disease, while high sun exposure accounted for less than 1 per cent.

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