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  • 5 Steps For Growing Your Own Produce 06/12/2019

    Everyone is working towards mitigating their carbon footprint nowadays – and it’s easier to do it now than ever before. A popular practice for some is to grow produce in your backyard. Not only does this save you money when grocery shopping, but it also encourages a healthy diet and way of life – not to mention …

  • 4 Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint 29/11/2019

    As environmental consultants in Melbourne, we’re constantly finding new ways in which people can reduce their carbon footprint and be better for the environment. There are a lot of different ways that people can do this – with methods ranging from small to larger, more extravagant things. Everyone already knows the five “r’s” – refuse, …

  • Climate Change And The NSW Fires 13/11/2019

    With the current bushfires making their way through NSW at the moment, there has been a lot of public discussion on whether or not climate change is responsible for such a strong fire before summer has even hit. As environmental site assessment experts, we’ve had to deal with fire-damaged properties, so we thought we’d take …

  • Convincing Others To Care About The Environment 10/10/2019

    It’s not easy when the people around you seem to not care about the environment. It can even be frustrating, at times. With the current state that our planet is in, it’s more important than ever for people to actively care about the environment and be conscious about their impact on it. In today’s guide, …

  • 5 Ways Climate Change Is Affecting Soil 02/10/2019

    Climate change is an ever-present and ever-growing threat. It’s changing our environmental landscape and affecting the natural balance of the world. One of the way’s it’s doing this is by affecting our soil. Good soil is essential for humans as it allows us to grow food. The better the quality of soil, the healthier the food is. …

  • 6 Ways To Update Your Office (Without Renovating) 25/09/2019

    If you work in an office then it’s where you spend quite a lot of your time. A dull office can blunt your creative spirits at times and even demotivate you. But the good news is, that can be easily fixed. By rearranging and updating your office you can completely transform it – without the need for …

  • Why Environmental Site Assessments are Beneficial 04/09/2019

    Environmental site assessments are highly beneficial and important procedures in the environmental consulting world. Whenever you have purchased or come into ownership of a bit of land that you are planning on building on, it is advised that you consider an environmental site assessment. We’ve looked at environmental site assessments in the past, but in today’s blog, …

  • Making A Positive Change: Soil Conservation Initiatives Around The World 22/08/2019

    Soil conservation is an important crucial activity. In its simplest form, the conservation of soil involves preventing erosion and fertility loss. If soil becomes eroded and loses its fertility, then plants will be unable to receive the adequate nutrients that they require and will be unable to grow. Some several organisations and initiatives operate all …

  • Groundwater FAQs 01/08/2019

    Groundwater is a body of water that occurs naturally beneath the surface of the earth. It feeds into all other natural bodies of water such as rivers and lakes and makes up approximately 20% of the freshwater reserves in the world. Today we’ll be addressing some of the more frequent queries that are asked of …

  • 7 Hazardous Chemicals That May Be Present On Your Worksite 20/06/2019

    One of the more dangerous parts of working on a site is the possibility that there may be hazardous chemicals lurking around. These chemicals could cause you or your workers serious harm – and in most cases, you won’t be able to detect them without a proper environmental site assessment. These can halt the production …

  • How To Test Your Soil At Home (And Why It’s Important) 13/06/2019

    Conducting a soil assessment is not a hard task. It may seem like a futile activity, and you may not care about the quality of your soil. But, in today’s blog, we’re going to explain to you why it’s important to know the quality of your soil and also how you can do it yourself …

  • 7 Common Misconceptions About Soil 30/05/2019

    Soil is a material that makes up the majority of the land area of our planet. It is a loose material made up of both organic and inorganic matter. Soil is what provides plants and flowers with their source of water and nutrients – as well as the structural support they need to grow. There are …

  • How To Reduce Water Waste In Seven Easy Steps 22/05/2019

    Water is a necessity in life. Not only do we need it to survive, but also for day-to-day activities and chores such as washing and plumbing. Water levels are constantly monitored around the world to make sure the threshold is not dropped below – which would result in water-bans. There are a lot of ways in …

  • What Is Composting And What Are Some Of The Environmental Benefits Of It? 15/05/2019

    You’ve probably heard the term composting before, but what exactly is it? The truth is, around 50% of what Australians throw into the garbage on a daily basis can be used as compost. Compost itself is any form of decaying organic material. This can be used to further grow plants. It’s the ultimate form of …

  • 7 Clever Ways To Improve Soil Health And Quality 29/04/2019

    Soil is one of the most valuable resources on Earth today. In fact, soil almost singlehandedly powers the agriculture and livestock industries, and these key industries are what sustain life as we know it. Unfortunately, soil contamination is a growing issue due to increased industrial activity and constant waste disposal. Once soil has been contaminated, …