It’s that time of year again! Holidays means taking time with friends, family and loved ones to enjoy a well-deserved break at the end of the year. It’s a time for sharing happiness and celebrating together with food, decorations and fun. But there’s no reason that all that celebrating has to come at the cost […]Read more "The Clean Up Australia Eco Friendly Christmas Guide"
Following our post on Tuesday about some of the misconceptions surrounding bottled water, we noticed the same question kept popping up in the comments. Here at Clean Up, we’re all about practical solutions to everyday environmental issues so wanted to take the time to address your questions and concerns! Below is a quick breakdown of one of our most frequently asked questions: Contaminants and Fluoride.Read more "Bottled Water – We tackle the FAQ: Contaminants and Fluoride"
Live up North? The Great Northern Clean Up was started as a way of creating a Clean Up event that would allow people in warmer states to avoid the heat of summer and still get involved in their community. It runs every year between approximately August-September but you can schedule a Clean Up whenever suits […]Read more "The Great Northern Clean Up"
Written by Ian Kiernan for Open Forum, 04/07/12 As politicians debate the formation of a national container deposit scheme, container manufacturers are as determined to stop it as environmental groups are to support it. Ian Kiernan says it is time we had in place new behaviours that benefit the environment. State and Federal ministers are […]Read more "Message in a discarded bottle"
I am deeply disturbed by the low standard of intelligent political debate about pricing pollution. To see politicians arguing over petty definitions of inclusions and exclusions while using scare mongering to halt rational discussion is just plain embarrassing – for them and for us as a nation. Why are we still arguing about whether we […]Read more "Progressing the debate"
June 8 marks World Oceans Day – a day that’s of special significance to me as both a sailor and an environmentalist. When I sailed solo around the world in 1986/87, I looked forward to visiting the fabled Sargasso Sea at the heart of the Bermuda Triangle. Instead of a ‘golden rain forest of the […]Read more "World Oceans Day"
Imagine this scenario. You’re planning to go out sailing with a group of friends, but the day before you leave you hear a warning that there might be a severe storm warning, the worst in 20 years. Would you risk it? Obviously, you wouldn’t. This is because even though you’re not certain something might go […]Read more "Rushing is a risk at Barangaroo"