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Green Drinks Brisbane: principles and practices

These are my personal extensions to the official 'Green Drinks code'. This is how I run my networking event Green Drinks Brisbane.

Green Drinks Brisbane

Green Drinks Brisbane: now in its second year

What are my lessons learned after 12 months as organiser of the Green Drinks Brisbane networking event? What was it like starting the event?

Smoky exhuast pipe

Green tips #4: report a smoky vehicle

I thought I'd share a handy link that seems to be unknown by most members of the community. Queensland Transport allows people to report vehicles that are producing excessive amounts of smoke into the air.

Worm farm in backyard

Green tips #3: start a worm farm

Worm farms are an easy, environmentally friendly way to dispose of kitchen scraps and generate free fertiliser. Read how I got started.

Cartoon view of logged forest next to intact forest, with cockatoo bird watching

Part of Nature

Discusses the motivations behind recombinantrecords.net environmental cartoon Part of Nature.

Cartoon of lamington drive at a coal power plant

Power plant lamington drive

Don't believe the crocodile tears of the coal industry crying poor. When was the last time you saw a coal plant having a lamington drive?

Mick Jones and Joe Strummer onstage with The Clash

The Clash

An interesting anecdote from about The Clash from 1978, taken from Pat Gilbert's excellent book "Passion Is a Fashion".

Solar panel array

Green tips #2: subscribe to GreenPower

GreenPower is an Australian opt-in scheme that allows customers to source their electricity from accredited renewable sources.

“A Climate for Change” book review

Di Worrall's "A Climate for Change" may help readers embarking on personal projects of change, but as a whole falls short in its execution.