Griffith University puts focus on sustainability

Sustainability Week python Griffith Uni

ATHENA ZELANDONII Griffith University is running its annual Sustainability Week events this week, celebrating all things sustainable through a range of workshops, activities and stalls.   The university’s Gold Coast campus is kicking … [Read more...]

Universities back sustainability movement

Waste facilities at the University of the Sunshine Coast

JESSICA MCLAUGHLIN Universities around Queensland are moving towards a more sustainable future, as the younger section of the population increases the pressure to go green. While it has become commonplace to see the state’s universities … [Read more...]

Pottery coffee cups target sustainability

Renton Bishopric with his ceramic coffee cups

GRACE HOLGATE With single use plastic bags out of circulation, it seems like only a matter of time before disposable coffee cups become the next target on the road to environmental sustainability. And with good reason. Each year an … [Read more...]

Green Heart Fair tackles sustainable travel

Jake Whitehead Green Heart Fair

Peta McEachern Brisbane’s Green Heart Fair has branched out this year to tackle the issue of sustainable travel, with a focus on electric and hybrid vehicles. The fair, which is Brisbane’s largest free sustainability festival, showcased a “Move … [Read more...]

Universities and schools put focus on sustainability

UQ sustainability coordinator Suzanne Davis

ISABELLA CHENG Universities and schools around the country are making a big effort to be environmentally responsible and sustainable. One of the universities placing a strong focus on sustainability is the University of Queensland, which is … [Read more...]

Revive Festival puts spotlight on sustainable fashion

East of Grey designer Kim Bailey

PETA McEACHERN  The Revive Pop-up Second-hand Fashion Festival is over for another year, having achieved it goals of creating a pre-loved shopping nirvana for savvy fashionistas and raising awareness of the importance of sustainable … [Read more...]

BeachCare volunteers show sustainability spirit

ASHLEIGH PRICE BeachCare volunteers of all ages were out in force this weekend, making a difference on Gold Coast beaches in the spirit of Sustainability Week.   The event kicked off at 9am on Saturday, at Lacey’s Lane, Palm … [Read more...]

Carindale fair promotes sustainability

EMILY FERNANDEZ Brisbane City Council held their Green Heart Fair, their biggest bi-annual community and sustainability festival at Carindale’s Recreation Reserve on Sunday. The festival promotes innovative green living in a family-friendly … [Read more...]

Carindale fair promotes sustainability

EMILY FERNANDEZ Brisbane City Council held their Green Heart Fair, their biggest bi-annual community and sustainability festival yesterday at Carindale’s Recreation Reserve. The festival is used to promote innovative green living in a … [Read more...]

Brisbane Uni first to tackle coffee cup wastage

MARNIE CRUICKSHANK Griffith University’s Centre for Sustainable Enterprise is taking action to fight local pollution and climate change. Griffith is the first university in Australia to partner on the Simply Cups project, which aims to … [Read more...]