Tag Archives: sustainability

More amazing 3D printing tech including replacement bones

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

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Green nappies/diapers?

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

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Restoring fertility by restoring forested areas.

These lessons could be very well applied throughout the Murray-Darling region.

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Shipping container housing

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

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Is “extreme green” really just old fashioned practicality?

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

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Gardening and solar returns.

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

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Green webs

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

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Europe going Green

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

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Sustainable thinking.

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

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