Clever Living Seminar 3: How to Achieve Energy Freedom

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Richard Keech: My Journey to Energy Freedom – #9: Solar PV This video is an 8-minute excerpt of Richard Keech’s 90-minute presentation at Geelong Library on 8 May 2018, which was about how it is possible to make a comfortable home that costs nothing to run and achieves a zero carbon footprint. By combining simple energy efficiency measures with quality … Read More

Council urged to demonstrate effective environmental leadership

Mik AidtNews, Submissions

Geelong Sustainability’s submission to Geelong Council’s budget is a call for more effective environmental leadership in the municipality. While it’s exciting to see the City of Greater Geelong giving special emphasis to sustainability and the One Planet Living framework in its new Council Plan 2018–22, an examination of Council’s 2018-19 Draft Budget makes it apparent that these important leadership aspirations … Read More

Recycling crisis: An insider’s insights

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Keynote speaker at the Geelong Sustainability’s Green Drinks event on 28 March 2018 was Ken Dickens, managing director of Corio Waste Management. Ken Dickens had decided to tell us like it really is: The truth about what happens with the material we put in our recycling bins. It was a very interesting presentation, without good news in the short term. … Read More

Clever Living Seminar 2: Eco Building Materials

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On 27 March 2018, Elizabeth Wheeler and Raphael Siket gave advice on the analysis and selection of eco materials for your home that are cost effective and will enhance your health and wellbeing. Listen to their presentations below. Around 120 people had come to Geelong Library to listen to Geelong Sustainability’s Clever Living Seminar about eco building materials. Sustainable building … Read More

Better bike connections in Geelong

Mik AidtNews, Submissions

The Council survey results are in …and what amazing results! 565 people completed the survey, and over 70 per cent of them supported the Southern Cycling Corridor between Belmont and the CBD, while over 80 per cent of respondents were supportive of the Western Cycling Corridor between Geelong West and the CBD. → It’s worth looking at the details: Survey … Read More