The Sustainable Hour

The Sustainable Hour

For seven years, The Sustainable Hour have broadcasted weekly on the Geelong-based community radio station The Pulse – 94.7, a live internet stream, and podcast. They have focussed in particular on the climate emergency and solutions to combat the situation....
E-bikes

E-bikes

We have been lucky¬† enough to have the opportunity of trialling a Tern GSD e-bike – a sustainable and healthy alternative to the motor car for trips around town. It’s great for school drop off (get right to the gate and avoid those oversized SUV queues in...
Tiny Houses

Tiny Houses

There is a lot of air time dedicated to the topic of tiny houses. In time mainstream television and media will move on once the ratings show signs of a plateau or decline, but we believe the interest in downsizing, re-connecting with nature, and eliminating material...
Embodied Energy

Embodied Energy

Embodied energy is the amount of energy required to produce a particular item or material and make it available for use. Highly processed materials such as stainless steel, glass, and concrete take a lot of energy to produce when all manufacturing processes, mining...
Companion Planting

Companion Planting

Utlising the qualities of one plant to aid nearby plants is a way of creating resilience within a garden design. Deep rooted plants can be planted next to plants with shallow roots without competition for moisture and nutrients, some plants can attract beneficial...
Speed date an expert

Speed date an expert

We’re proud to be a part of Geelong Sustainability’s ‘Speed Date an Expert’ on October 31. It’s a great way to have an inexpensive consultation about a project that you have dreamed of, but thought that it may be out of your reach....