Tag Archive for community

So Many Inspiring Bloggers

Today I’m sending you elsewhere for your dose of simple, sustainable goodness. Have you ever looked at my Linky List page? There are now literally dozens of blogs linked up over the eight categories. I love that there are so many blogs in this general niche of sustainable living, and the culture of blogs linking…

Rob Hopkins on the Power of Just Doing Stuff

How local action can change the world

We are living in times of great change. Changes in climate, resources and economy are encouraging people around the world to take the view that the well-being of their local community and its economy lies with them. These are ordinary people, people just like you and me, and they’ve had enough.

Swap Shuffle Share Launched Nationally on Australia Day

Swap Shuffle Share

Swap Shuffle Share is the brainchild of Natasha Kuperman and is all about swapping and sharing local produce. The “backyard food revolution, “, it began in Melbourne, but has now gone national. The Swap Shuffle Share website was launched on Australia Day – January 26, 2012 – and allows people to create a profile, join…

UK’s Greenest Community to be Carbon Negative by 2015

The Welsh village of Llangattock in the Brecon Beacons National Park has been named the UK’s greenest community and won $100,000, in a challenge that encourages neighbourhoods to save and generate as much energy as possible. To win the prize the community team undertook an audit of the energy efficiency of the whole community, explains…