Sustainability groups

Join your local community groups for practical tips, workshops and social events:

Conservation and advocacy:

Waste reduction

Sustainable home solutions

Permaculture and gardening

Bicycle repair workshop

Litter & marine debris reduction

If you would like your group featured, get in touch at sustainability@cairns.qld.gov.au

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👉Eco-anxiety: Exploring the Psychological Impacts of Climate Change. 🤓This research seeks to better understand individual experiences of anxiety relating to climate change and other environmental problems (e.g., global warming, ecological degradation and species extinction). To participate please click here: http://canberrahealth.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3t0xl4WcidDdP93
Registrations are now open for free online Global Smart Energy Summit 29-30 September ✅. This Smart Energy Council event is not to be missed! Learn more about the stellar line up and REGISTER FREE via link 🔗 http://smartenergy.org.au/global-summit #smartenergysummit #millionjobsplan #jobs #cleanrecovery
Speed date a Sustainability Architecture Expert this World Architecture Day, October 5!!! Registration is FREE, be quick places are limited 👉http://sdse.ata.org.au/register-for-world-architecture-day-qld-aia/ When : Monday, October 5th Time: 3 - 5pm Where: Online. Zoom link will be provided upon registration. In celebration of the 2020 World Architecture Day, the Queensland Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) is giving you the chance to meet with some of Australia's leading sustainable architects. To see the full list of architects head to: http://sdse.ata.org.au/sdse_event/world-architecture-day-queensland-aia/
Learn how you can live sustainably by hearing from the owner of the Petersen Street Powerstation featured at this Sunday's Virtual Sustainable House Day. This home and 3 more will be part of the Cool Homes in the Tropics Session of Sustainable House Day. 👉Find out more about its sustainable design features https://sustainablehouseday.com/listing/petersen-street-powerstation-2/ Check out our event listing for more information and details on how to register for the event on Sunday. https://www.facebook.com/events/1064966327251674/
This stunning tropical home by Lawson Designs will be featured at this Sunday's Virtual Sustainable House Day. This cool home has no aircon and is passively designed for the environment. This home and 3 more will be part of the Cool Homes in the Tropics Session of Sustainable House Day. 👉Find out more about its sustainable design features https://sustainablehouseday.com/listing/tropical-pavilions/ Check out our event listing for more information and details on how to register for the event on Sunday. https://www.facebook.com/events/1064966327251674/
Check out another of the amazing homes featuring at this Sunday's Virtual Sustainable House Day. This home by MYBUILD Solutions offers a great way to provide affordable housing as a house or granny flat. This home and 3 more will be part of the Cool Homes in the Tropics Session of Sustainable house day. 👉Find out more about its sustainable design features https://sustainablehouseday.com/listing/mybuild-solutions-tiny-home/ Check out our event listing for more information and details on how to register for the event https://www.facebook.com/events/1064966327251674/
🚗🚌This World EV Day 2020 on September 9 at 1pm, the Electric Vehicle Council is hosting a webinar on the State of EVs in 2020. This is a great opportunity to tune in and ask questions about the EV market, charging infrastructure, consumer attitudes, industry development, energy and environment, and government policy in Australia. Register here 👉https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZYS-Ma0OQe6KXwAYS8zJQA
In grade 10 or 11? This film comp is for you! 🤩 Win awesome prizes - just watch the film for more info Groups of 5 or less people from the Wet Tropics region need to upload a video to Instagram or Facebook with #terrainchangers by 30 October. A competition by the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area Management Authority and Terrain Natural Resource Management
🤩Last episode tonight 8:30pm!! In this episode Craig looks at the carbon footprint differences of not only what we eat but the impact of where it comes from. Key themes include: • Investigating which foods have the least carbon footprint and which have the most • Household food emissions and tips to reduce them • The future of food production in Australia, speaking with farmers at the forefront of climate change • Solutions to reduce methane from cattle • The consequences of land clearing • Revealing the results from the household challenge You can watch all episodes here https://iview.abc.net.au/show/fight-for-planet-a-our-climate-challenge
Did you know that the average Australian diet produces almost 3 tonnes of greenhouse gases per year? Hear unique perspectives from three leading experts on how we can collectively and individually reduce our food emissions.🌱 In conjunction with the ABC's Fight for Planet A - TV Series
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Last updated: 16 June 2020