Make your next short-break a carbon neutral one – The Observatory Port Macquarie is a Certified Carbon Neutral company, and with a location that features secluded beaches and beautiful wetlands, it makes for the perfect escape from city life.
The Pacific nation of Kiribiati may become inhabitable by the 2050s due to rising sea levels. Kiribiati President Anote Tong recently held a national high-level public hearing to provide information to the country’s residents on how to tackle climate change, and their responsibilities in doing so.
Cleaning the filters of your air conditioning systems can make a big impact on their efficiency. It is an often overlooked area: have you had yours cleaned lately?
If you are looking to hold a conference or external meeting, consider Mercure meetings, which offer Carbon Neutrality for your gathering, as well as a focus on providing healthy, delicious food for delegates. See http://mercuremeetings-carbonneutral.com/ for more details.
"Change often comes quickly when consciousness changes. We have to become conscious of what we're doing so that we can change it," he said.
Ex Vice-President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore recently spoke to a packed Stanford auditorium on climate change, and what still needs to be done in order to fight it.
Is climate change making allergy seasons worse? American studies are finding earlier Spring and later Autumn arrivals are prolonging pollen remaining airborne:
Eco Bin is a Certified Carbon Neutral Product member company, creating highly effective colour-coded recycling systems perfect for office use. This helps to reduce confusion, allowing office recycling systems to be more effective. www.ecobin.com.au
Choose business suppliers with little to no carbon footprint. This will actually reduce the carbon footprint of your own business by reducing your supply chain emissions, and you will then be helping to support a low carbon economy. Find our Low Carbon Economy Directory here: www.lowco2.com.au
Create a culture of double-sided printing in your office. Ensure printers default settings are to print double sided, and remind staff in office memos.
Energy Efficiency made easy – Pop stickers or signs next to light and power switches to remind about conserving energy.