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Beach clean-up


A lot of plastic washed upon Browns Bay beach after the high tides & winds of the last few days.

I filled my blue bucket in ten minutes!

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Waiheke Waste and Recycle - a fight we should not loose!

When it comes to the topic of the environment, sustainability and “green” issues in general, for many the most palpable connection to all this will be the green recycle bin at the back door. That’s where personal “environmentally friendly practices” began some twenty or so years ago. Now we are all seemingly used to the fact that some items in our waste have a value and can and should be put to some form of further use rather than ending up in landfills. » Read more

One community draws a line in the sand

Grey Water

Having experimented with grey water myself while living in a bus a few years ago, I was delighted to stumble upon this resource from Greywater Guerrillas (

The Greywater Guerrillas are a collaborative group of educators, designers, builders, and artists who educate and empower people to build sustainable water culture and infrastructure.

They also recently published a book called Dam Nation. » Read more

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