Useful Links – Climate Change

While Australia swelters away in record temperatures this summer, the topic of climate change is also heating up. There are ways you can minimise your impact on the changes in the climate of the world, and we share some resources for you today.   Websites: Climate Change – Australian government Some of the information of this site may be outdated, but there is still a wealth of tips and tricks …

Useful Links – Waste Smart

We hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season. Now that the major part of the festivities is over, the chances are there is a lot of waste lying around, waiting to be disposed of. In light of this, Living Smart presents the useful links for being Waste Smart. Living Smart was fortunate enough to receive a Zerowaste Grant in 2012. The grant allowed us to revise┬áthe Waste Section of our …

Useful Links – Community Smart

Making the change in our own lives is just one part of Living Smart. We also help you make changes at a community level, to make a more lasting effect in the wider world.   Here are a few books and websites with tips on making your Community Smart.   Books: Carr, A (2002) Grass Roots and Green Tape, Federation Press, NSW The ecological alarm has sounded, and rural community …

The Hulbert Street Fiesta.

This video is on the Hulbert Street Fiesta from Linda Blagg. It’s great to see from small beginning, such a great group making a difference. Thinking of making a difference in your area? Why not try a Living Smart course? If there’s not one in your area, take a look at how we can help you with getting it running in your area, with either hosting a course or facilitating …

Useful Links – Healthy Homes Healthy You

We have some websites with some great tips on keeping you and your home healthy. Safer Solutions Safer Solutions aims to inspire and encourage the community, industry, managers and policy makers to reduce the use and reliance on synthetic chemical pesticides by adopting Integrated Pest Management (IPM).   Your Home: Design for Lifestyle and the Future Your Home is a suite of consumer and technical guide materials and tools developed …