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  • The Future of Housing 10/12/2020

    As Melbourne-based environmental consultants, we’re always looking out for more sustainable practises. Housing materials have become more sustainable in recent years but there’s still so much room for improvement. Furthermore – the traditional notion and process of building a home may be coming to a close with alternative methods such as prefabricated homes gaining traction. …

  • The Sustainable Workplace: Coffee and Reusable Cups 12/11/2020

    Whether you’re working from home, the office or are preparing to return to the office – making an effort to support a sustainable future is something that is achievable and reliant on everyone pitching in to make a difference. Our environmental consultants thought they’d concentrate on an area that most Melbournians take pride in – coffee. …

  • 2020 – 21 Federal Budget: The Future of Australian Energy 13/10/2020

    With the release of the latest federal budget, our environmental consultants thought they’d take the time to break down some of the key takeaways regarding the environmental and energy portions. Key allocations $52 million gas industry expansion. $50 million towards carbon capture and storage. $70.4 million for a regional hydrogen export hub to be allocated …

  • Face Masks: What You Need To Know For COVID-19 02/09/2020

    Facemasks have been compulsory to wear for all Victorians for over a month now. So, our Melbourne-based environmental consultants thought they’d go in-depth into the science and logic behind them – how they work to fight the spread of COVID-19 (and viruses in general) and, their effectiveness. How they work Put simply, face masks protect …

  • 5 Of The Best Indoor Plants To Grow At Home 07/08/2020

    Whether you’re working from home or not – now is the perfect time to look at some indoor plants to nurture and grow. Our environmental consultants believe that the right indoor plants can not only add a great aesthetic quality to your room but also improve the vibe and give you something to do. So, let’s …

  • Mitigating Groundwater Pollution At Home 14/07/2020

    Groundwater is a fundamental part of our ecosystem and we must do all we can to conserve it and mitigate pollutants from contaminating it. We’ve looked at 8 things your business can do to protect groundwater – but with the majority of Melbourne working at home, we need to start looking at what you can …

  • Sustainable Building Materials (And Processes) 03/07/2020

    People and businesses alike are always looking for more ways they can be more sustainable – trading in old processes for greener ones. Building materials and construction processes are two categories that have excelled in recent years when it comes to sustainable alternatives. In today’s blog, our environmental consultants in Melbourne are going to go …

  • Let’s Talk About Biodiversity 18/06/2020

    Biodiversity is something that affects us all whether we realise it or not. Yet, as our society develops, we inadvertently destroy the biological links to our planet’s past. So, what exactly is biodiversity and why is it so important? What is biodiversity? Put simply, biodiversity is every single iteration of life on our planet – …

  • So, You’ve Purchased Some New Land. What Next? 29/05/2020

    When you buy new land that you’re planning to build on, there are certain procedures that you should look at exploring before proceeding with any development. One of the first thing’s you should do is commission an environmental site assessment (ESA). Why? Because it’s beneficial from both an economical and health standpoint. Today’s blog is …

  • 5 Ways To Ensure Your Plants Grow Healthier 08/05/2020

    Picking up gardening as a hobby is a fantastic way to spend your time during the quarantine – but it’s not as simple as just placing your plants into the hole you’ve dug and leaving them be. There are a few tricks that our environmental consultants in Melbourne think you should all know about when …

  • Earth Day 50 Years Of Earth Day: A Look At The Environmental Festival That Changed The World 23/04/2020

    Earth Day is upon us, and what an interesting way it’ll be celebrated this year with the current pandemic inhibiting so much of the world’s normal activities. With that in mind, our environmental consultants thought they’d explore the history of Earth Day and how the festival has evolved over the last 50 years. Year One: …

  • Environmental Impacts Of COVID-19 15/04/2020

    Whilst the current pandemic is sending countries into lockdown and forcing masses to work remotely – there are some positives that we can take out of this crisis. Our environmental consultants believe the indirect impact that COVID-19 is having on the environment is quite substantial. Let’s take a look at the specifics of this impact. Countries …

  • Maintaining Your Soil’s Health 01/04/2020

    Whether you’re someone who has always loved spending time in the backyard or have just recently picked it up due to the quarantine, your soil is a crucial part of the activities you do in it. If you’re looking to do any sort of planting, then good, healthy soil is an absolute must. Whilst there …

  • Working From Home (6 Ways To Make It More Sustainable) 20/03/2020

    The world has shifted drastically in such a short time and a lot of people have found that their work environment is now their home environment. Working from home can be easy for some and not so easy for others – but there are tricks to make it simpler and also more sustainable. As our …

  • Victoria’s Recycling Overhaul (Get To Know The New Scheme) 04/03/2020

    The Victorian Government recently announced an overhaul on the state’s approach to recycling. With recycling giant SKM being wound down last year, over half of Victoria’s recycling was left unprocessed and ended up in landfills. The ramifications are still being felt today with approximately 45 tonnes of recycling being dumped into landfills daily. That being …