One year with partially-shaded solar

Last year I posted about our decision to install solar despite heavy shading on our roof during the winter months. It’s now over 12 months since the solar was installed and it’s time to report the results! Overall the system production has slightly exceeded my predictions. The system produced approximately…

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Some suppliers of environmentally-friendly products and packaging

Here are some examples of manufacturers who provide environmentally-friendly packaging and cleaning products. We’re sure you’ll find more. Nature Flex ‘Plastic’ bags made of plant fibre rather than petrochemicals, 100% compostable – available from Clearpack Australia PL, https://www.clearpack.com.au/product-category/packaging/natureflex-bags/ Environmentally-friendly food packaging, available from Vegware  http://www.vegware.com.au/ Greenpack: https://www.greenpack.com.au/ Environmentally-friendly cleaning products available from Envirocare, https://www.envirocareearth.com.au/collections/enviro-clean…

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A bridge to safety

Human development, especially roads and freeways, can isolate wildlife and prevent them from moving from one area to another. This is especially detrimental in times of drought and bushfire. Sutherland Shire Environment Centre would like to invite you to join our campaign to ameliorate the effects of isolation of the…

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Nature and Learning

Trees. In your yard and street. In your suburb and local parks. Trees matter! In this free 25 minute presentation for parents with children in school/pre-school, we look at the importance of getting out into the bush – good for children and adults. We sing the praises of trees, and…

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