Hemp-based road to plastic freedom – Centre for Climate Safety
Guests in The Sustainable Hour on 28 March 2018 are Bernadette Uzelac, Chief Executive Officer, Geelong Chamber of Commerce, and Charles Kovess, Marketing Director, Textile and Composite Industries. They describe their vision of how Geelong could reinvent itself as a plastic-free fiber-textile region and reestablish the former wool industry centre as Australia’s textile capital, growing, processing and producing hemp textile for clothes, including army uniforms, and bags.
Season's greetings from the carbon frontier – Centre for Climate...
In the Sustainable Hour on The Pulse on 9 December we talk with Alison Marchant from Frack Free Moriac and Lock the Gate about the inquiry report on fracking which a commission has put together for the Victorian government.
In the midst of it all, in the door steps The Sensible Citizen –...
In The Sustainable Hour on 15 November 2017 we talk with Geelong’s new mayor Bruce Harwood about the ‘Clever-Creative’ 30-year vision for Geelong, which he had told voters that he was “fully committed” to, but now brushes it off with a saying that “there is only two days that you can’t do anything and that’s yesterday and tomorrow.” We also talk with Dr Michelle Maloney, Dr Andrew King, Paul Hoelen, Ken Peters-Dodd and Paul Nimbahly
Swap til you drop! On 7 June The Sustainable Hour goes in creative city mode and opens the door to an exciting new world of slow fashion: The latest trends in clothes upcycling, swapping and repairing. Conscious consumerism with
A Sustainable Hour powered on solar and aired live on FM and streaming from The Farmer’s Place on ‘Mini Farmer’s Day’, 30 March 2016 – an event which kicked off the annual ‘Eat Local Month’ in Geelong. Guests in the hour:
Our guests in the Sustainable Hour on 13 September 2017 are Barbara Ferrante, Krystina Birch, Gayle English, Phil Slocombe and Tamara DiMattina
How to love your home with natural light and trikes
How to love your home with natural light and trikes | Our guest in The Sustainable Hour on 18 October 2017 is Geelong Gallery’s deputy-director Penny Whitehead. On the phone we talk with Councillor Cathy Oke, chair of the City of Melbourne Environmental Portfolio. Tony meets with 20-year-old cycling Danes Marcus Frellsen and Kenneth McDonald Kelly from a six-man strong Cycling Without Age team riding from Newcastle to Hobart on trikes...
The ethical farmer: Respecting the cowness of the cow
The Sustainable Hour on 8 March the International Women’s Day, with Suzette Jackson, Ninna Katrine Larsen and Thea Ormerod – and rally speeches by Dr Kate Lardner, Wendy Farmer and Cat Nadel. Listen to The Sustainable Hour no.
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Wind energy is now cheaper than coal. The only thing standing in the way for a transition to clean energy and a.
The edition of The Sustainable Hour is coloured by the Sustainable Living Festival which currently runs in Geelong and Melbourne with more than 80 events. Dave Kerin gives us an update about the launch of the first Earthworker factory and their plans.
In the lead up to the Act on Climate festival in Geelong and the UN Climate Talks in Paris, the Sustainable Hour on The Pulse on 18 November 2015 is an hour spent in pleasant company with Climate Reality Leader Sam Smith from Future Proofing.
Renters going solar and a regenerative gruffalo – Centre for...
Heinz Dahl: Rely on the wind | “My dream is that I want to see Geelong be the environmental, renewable energy capital of Australia. I think that is the perfect scenario that we should work towards,” said Heinz Dahl, managing director, NexTgen Wind, in the 54th Sustainable Hour on 3 Dec 2014. Pre-recorded interview: Per Bernard, co-founding member of Hepburn Wind
Now spreadable: Geelong’s clever and creative future vision