Environment

Environment

Interested in protecting the environment & changing the world? Tell us your views and encourage others...

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Fortnightly to weekly bins

18th Jun 2022

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Our local council has proposed to switch our general waste bin from weekly to fortnightly - and our green bin from fortnightly to weekly. If people do t like it they can opt out and revert to the...

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Removing recycled plastic bags

7th Jun 2022

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We are all environmentally conscious about shopping today. Recycle-able plastics is the next to go, given most can decompose. Do you agree to paying $0.20 for a paper bag alternative ? Or, should...

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Living clean and toxic free

16th May 2022

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I’m a person that has made the changes and is committed to living a ‘cleaner & less toxic’ life. So I have irradiated all toxic and poisonous/chemical cleaners, scents, daily living needs and...

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Climate change and our individual effort.

17th Mar 2022

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Climate change has already begun to impact our planet in more ways than we can think. Temperatures continue to rise throughout the planet and we are experiencing changes in precipitation patterns...

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Flooding

3rd Mar 2022

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Do you think recent flooding events in Queensland and Northern New South Wales are the results of climate change?

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Koalas Considered an Endangered Species

13th Feb 2022

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Koalas being native to Victoria, NSW, Qld and the ACT and introduced to SA are now considered an endangered species in NSW, Qld and the ACT as numbers plummet due to climate change, land clearing...

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Australian Environment

1st Dec 2021

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How do you think Australia is doing environmentally wise? Do you think there's, is more we could be doing? Do you think our government could be doing more? What are your opinions on the Australian...

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Deteriorating Climate Concerns

12th Nov 2021

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Hi Folks, Just wanted to ask the community to answer some of these questions, so others can read this post and become more aware of this challenge our planet faces. Are you worried about global...

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Coal Fired Power Stations

11th Nov 2021

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The 2021 Climate Change Summit in Glasgow has seen more than 40 countries agree to phase out coal-fired power to keep 1.5C alive. Canada, Poland, South Korea, Ukraine, Indonesia and Vietnam will...

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Water technologies - what next

26th Oct 2021

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Dear All, let's discuss on what kind of water technologies will capture the water market in coming years. Looking forward for your inputs

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What are your favourite sustainable brands?

9th Oct 2021

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What sustainable brands do you know?

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Recycling

12th Sep 2021

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I recently moved into a gated community of over 100 townhouses that uses industrial waste bins instead of each residence having their own bins. It is very handy as I do not have to remember to out...

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Global Warming

1st Jun 2021

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How do you feel about global warming?

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Earth Day 2021: What are your best sustainability tips?

22nd Apr 2021

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Earth Day 2021: What are your best sustainability tips?

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Space Night

9th Apr 2021

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Should the world have a night where we turn off all lights and we all sit outside for say an hour to watch the stars in the milky way?

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Why don’t McDonald’s use biodegradable coffee cups?

15th Mar 2021

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I don’t understand why multinational companies like McDonaks don’t use entirely biodegradable coffee cups and lids.. Surely it can’t be that difficult?

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Climate Change Actions

7th Feb 2019

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In today's news, the UN reported that last year was the fourth warmest on record. We would like to hear what our Cafestudy members are doing to help slow down climate change. Have you changed your...

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Bottle Recycling

3rd Nov 2018

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Just wondering what others' thoughts are on this. In Brisbane and surrounding areas a new bottle recycling system has just started up a couple of day ago wherein you take your empty bottles to...

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War on waste

3rd Aug 2017

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After the recent TV series “The War on Waste”, we’ve been wondering what the Caféstudy community thinks about it. Have you made an effort to reduce the amount of waste your household produces? What...

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Coal Seam Gas Mining

18th Jul 2015

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I live in the beautiful Northern Rivers region of NSW (near Byron Bay, Lismore, Nimbin). I am very concerned about the effects of CSG mining, not only in my area, but everywhere it occurs. Some...

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The Great Barrier Reef

11th Oct 2014

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The government has given the Great Barrier Reef marine park authority which maintains the reef, the government has taken $3 million dollars from their budget.!!! This has caused many to be sacked...

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Global warming or mother nature?

2nd Nov 2012

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Do you believe this recent storm in the US is directly attributed to global warming or is it simply mother nature at her worst? There are really two definitive schools of thought relating to this...

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Do you have a favourite season?

20th Jun 2012

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Do you love the falling autumn leaves or the blooming flowers in spring? You may possibly follow the summer and winter solstice and the rituals that come with that? Perhaps you live in the Northern...

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Supermarket Packaging and it's impact

26th Jan 2012

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Supermarket packaging of bakery, meat and some fruit and vegetable seems to be excessive. What do you think?

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Solar or Mains Power?

26th Dec 2011

27 Comments

As Mains power increases in cost, why does not the government subsidise the cost of installing Solar upfront instead of after you have paid for it? Many people cannot afford this.( pensioners,...

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Does anyone else NOT believe that we are the cause of Climate Change?

17th Jun 2011

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As a senior citizen, many years ago we were all told that the world was heading for an ice aga because of the pollution in the air. Now, because the scientists have discovered that is not going to...

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Unnecessary car use

17th May 2011

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I'd like to hear people's views on how much unnecessary use of the car we all do each day. How many of us have local shops we can walk to these days - not too many I suspect. The rise of the...

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Save our bees

2nd May 2011

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please think before spraying bees which may have swarmed into your garden or taken up residence in a wall of your house! bees ,both native and honey bees, are the basis of most foods we consume as...

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Nuclear Power

16th Mar 2011

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Has the recent Nuclear Reactor problem in Japan had an impact on your thoughts regarding Australia using it? I personally do not like the idea but would like to know the opinions of others.

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Why is it so hard to recycle?

16th Mar 2011

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I work for a large shopping centre which understandably has a large output of waste. Despite my best efforts to improve recycling or diversion from landfill, i am still only at 19% of total...

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Doomsday

27th Feb 2011

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The Mayans, and Nostradamus prophesized the end of the world in December 2012. I have been surprized that this theory is gaining momentum. Who out there believes in these prophecies? Disasters all...

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RUBBISH

16th Feb 2011

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How often do you walk along the street with rubbish in your hand and can not find a rubbish bin anywhere in site

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Consequences for 'litter bugs'

27th Jan 2011

37 Comments

I find it so annoying when i see people throwing take away packages out there car! It is so disrespectful to our country!

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