Why This Generation Needs the Zero Waste Movement

  The 60’s and 70’s had the novelty of plastics, the 80’s had big business and ‘greed was good’,  the 90’s was all about having it all and the 2000’s was embracing globalisation. Now, in the aftermath of exponential growth and extreme consumption of resources, it’s time for people to embrace the zero waste movement. … Continue reading Why This Generation Needs the Zero Waste Movement

“Plastic Bags are a Necessity for Pet Owners”

I have to use plastic bags for pet waste. Ever heard yourself saying this to excuse yourself from using reusable bags at the supermarket? I have. And it didn’t feel good, but what other choice did I have? My cat, Cavendish is not smart enough to figure out that the vacuum cleaner is not going … Continue reading “Plastic Bags are a Necessity for Pet Owners”

The Human Solution

The current generalised human attitude towards the world is the same as an ineffective micro-manager. We are everywhere, controlling all things. The poor animals and ecosystems that we are a part of (as much as we think ourselves as above it all) can’t get on with sorting out the mess. Which, by the way they … Continue reading The Human Solution

Overland Track Trip – Day 3

Overland Track Trip – Day 3 Windemere to Pelion Hut 25th Nov. 2016 I have definitely been colder than I was today, and I have definitely been wetter. Im just unfamiliar with being that cold and wet at the same time. The morning was quite magical though and despite the challenging weather we were both … Continue reading Overland Track Trip – Day 3

The Overland Track – Day 1

Overland Track Trip - Day 1 Ronny Creek to Waterfall Valley 23rd Nov. 2016 We had been warned. Today was going to be a big day. Although it was relatively short, as far as bush walks go, only 10.7km. But it took the best part of 6 hours and reduced my legs to a jittery mess by the time it was necessary to set up our campsite.

Is Recycling a Waste of Time?

Staggeringly, every single piece of plastic ever created still exists. Read that again and let it sink in for a minute, I’ll wait….Yes, every single piece. It may not be in its original form. It may be smaller than it was. It may even be microscopic, but its still here.