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Your Poo is Saving the Planet… and Building Houses

Maggie Coggan, Saturday, 23rd February 2019 -  Australians may soon be “shitting bricks” after researchers at RMIT University unveiled a sustainable alternative to the classic brick, made from recycled sewage. Currently

A New Standard of Sustainability

Contributor, Thursday, 14th February 2019 -  Melbourne-based outdoors apparel brand, Mister Timbuktu, is tackling the war on waste by recycling plastic bottles into leggings and raincoats that are made for adventure. Recycling

Making Progress on Social Enterprise Legal Models

Alan Greig, Tuesday, 12th February 2019 -  Alan Greig offers a round-up of last year’s progress on social enterprise legal models and gives a run-down of what’s to come in 2019. In ramping the potential of social enterprise

Farming For a Better Future

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 5th November 2018 -  Anika Molesworth is not your ordinary farmer. Founder of Climate Wise Agriculture, and board member of Farmers for Climate Action, she’s on a mission to change the future of farming

The Very Good Bra

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 6th June 2018 -  Stephanie Devine talks to Pro Bono News about the world’s first zero waste lingerie line, in this month’s spotlight on social enterprise. There are around 2 billion women

An Update on the Australian Recycling Crisis

Estelle Stathoulis, Tuesday, 5th June 2018 -  While the urgency to come up with a solution to our current recycling crisis is high, Australia needs to step up instead of side-stepping with band-aid solutions. From the rubber cuppy

No More Disposable Coffee Cups in Scottish Government Buildings

Estelle Stathoulis, Monday, 4th June 2018 -  Staff have been given notice that starting 4 June all hot beverages will be served in reusable mugs, and if they wish to buy a takeaway, they must provide their own ceramic cup. This latest

Building Ethical Supply Chains

Contributor, Tuesday, 8th May 2018 -  Our ever-more interconnected world brings us incredible luxuries and opportunities. But it also obscures the suffering caused by the production of our goods; diffuses and dilutes

Tiny Solutions for Big Problems

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 17th April 2018 -  Tiny homes could hold the key to a broad range of community needs including affordable housing. According to the co-founders of Tiny Non-profit, “a tiny non-profit making tiny

Introducing the Definitive Nonprofit Sector Change Management Masterclass

Contributor, Tuesday, 17th April 2018 -  Can your not for profit achieve its long-term goals in the absence of an effective change management strategy, asks OPTIMUM NFP. Organisational sustainability and change go hand-in-hand.

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An Environmentally Turbo Charged Cup

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 7th March 2018 -  Rubber Cuppy co-founder Jessica Alice talks to Wendy Williams about having an impact on the environment from the first sip, in this month’s spotlight on social enterprise. Every

Hope For The Environment in 2018?

Georgia Gibson, Thursday, 1st March 2018 -  Georgia Gibson takes a look at the most exciting initiatives around the world in 2018. It seems like yesterday that we all watched Al Gore on a cherry picker soar to the CO2 amount that
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