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Tag Archives: sustainability
Today’s msm featured a story about some nufty stoner who printed hisself a lego gun. And knuckle dusters. Because plastic is really good for breaking and embedding in your digits. We’ll side step the obvious, that the gun wouldn’t be … Continue reading
Given our level of technology and the public interest in sustainable technology, it would seem like a good time to introduce nappies/diapers that can go into compost or bio-digesting sewage systems. Lots of people opt for old fashioned cloth nappies … Continue reading
These lessons could be very well applied throughout the Murray-Darling region.
I love green design. There’s a whole bunch of great sites around with ideas for sustainable and recycled housing… Since the geodesic post gets so much interest I thought I’d add another about shipping containers. Inhabitat got me started on … Continue reading
At heart I’m a bit of a country girl. Not in the corny old “little bit country, little bit rock and roll” sense, rather just practical and handy. Some of those I most admire are capable, intelligent and constructive people … Continue reading
Well it’s been an interesting day. My “solar return”… I’m now a Grandmother and 44 years old. While I didn’t get around to a couple of things that I’d wanted to do today, like a wool spinning workshop, it did … Continue reading
In recent days I’ve been searching through sites and looking up new ones, researching some good sources for green and sustainability ideas. The good news is there’s *lots* out there! Treehugger has been around for absolutely ages. It has many … Continue reading
Okay, well this was an interesting experiment in sharing articles from Science Daily… It didn’t have quite the anticipated results, hence this little edit. Not only are entire towns in Germany now powered by solar panels on rooftops, the whole … Continue reading
For months now these links and previews have been circulating on facebook. Many of them are valuable enough to warrant broader reading. Many of them have enormous benefit to offer those who are feeling despairing or disillusioned with consumer/cannibal society. … Continue reading