Magnetic Island powers up the grid
Magnetic Island Uniting Church is now supplying sufficient electricity to the grid from its newly installed solar panels to power nearly two houses, making it a net contributor of energy, rather than a net user.
Caloundra wins climate change award
On World Environment Day (5 June) Caloundra Uniting Church was announced a joint winner of The Australian Religious Response to Climate Change (ARRCC) Climate Change Award for communities.
Bush devotions prove fruitful
Through what God has shown me, I’ve written a 31 day devotional called, “Abundance in the Bush”.
Blue Care: Light on energy—Sustainability in action
Blue Care’s Business Improvement Officer (Best Practice) Dr Helen Higgins together with Contracts Manager Michael O’Sullivan have undertaken a three month lighting trial at Blue Care’s head office to compare the effectiveness and efficiency of two alternative lighting systems.
Blue Care: Petrol-electric hybrid cars piloted
Eight new hybrid Prius cars are being piloted as part of Blue Care’s continuing commitment to sustainability.
Arnold Rieck: Rosewood Scrub Arboretum
Through the Society for Growing Australian Plants, Ipswich branch, Arnold Rieck has been coordinating the planting of trees, shrubs, vines and grasses that are indigenous to the scrub.
Brisbane Boys College Sustainability Challenge
Some Brisbane Boys’ College students embraced the sustainability challenge. Students planned a number of activities for the week designed to encourage students and staff to implement sustainable practices at school and home.