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Happy World Vegan Day 2010

Happy World Vegan Day 2010

Happy World Vegan Day 2010

World Vegan Day 2010 in Australia will be bigger than ever this year. Explore all things animal friendly and learn to promote a healthy, compassionate and eco-friendly lifestyle.

Show your LOVE for our furry friends and lets celebrate vegan day together.

WHO? – Anyone can participate. You don’t need to be chewing on “rabbit food” to participate in the fun filled activities.
WHAT? – World Vegan Day is an opportunity for vegans and their friends to celebrate and promote veganism. World Vegan Day is celebrated in many different ways, from a simple birthday party to a full vegan festival with exhibitions of vegan food and products, talks on nutrition and cooking demonstrations.
WHEN? World Vegan Day is every year on November 1st (since 1994). This year will be no different. It will be on the 1st of November 2010. Celebrations and festival events may vary according to your Country and State. Lets make this the best vegan day ever.
WHERE? World Vegan Day is celebrated internationally all over the world. In Australia the celebrations will be all things vegan. Read below to find out the events that are happening in Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Adelaide and Queensland.

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Anti-Poverty Week 2010

Anti-Poverty Week 2010

Anti-Poverty Week 2010

Anti-poverty week focuses on poverty around the world, including Australia. It includes the UN’s International Anti-Poverty Day. Anti-poverty week begins this Sunday on the 17th of October and concludes on the 23rd of October.

In building a greener world, we must first tackle the inequality we face with human poverty. As the gap between the rich and the poor is becoming increasingly wider, we must work to narrow this gap and strive for balance.

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Go Vegan and Loss Weight Immediately

Go Vegan and Loss Weight Immediately

Go Vegan and Loss Weight Immediately

>Still deciding whether to go vegan? Is weight loss a big enough reason for you? What about reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer, or helping to reduce your blood sugar levels. Results are instant and the health benefits will amaze you.

Research shows that dieters who lead a strict vegan diet lifestyle including vegetables, fruits, grains, and legumes, improved their glycemic control, cardiovascular factors and helped to control blood sugar levels in patients who suffered from diabetes.

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We Auzzies Love a Fair Go. Lets Go Fairtrade

We Auzzies Love a Fair Go. Lets Go Fairtrade

We Auzzies Love a Fair Go. Lets Go Fairtrade

Lets Give Fairtrade a Fair Go!

Living in Australia, we are blessed with endless opportunities. We are taught that if you work hard and work smart in life, success will not be far behind.

Less can be said about third world or war torn countries such as Africa, or developing countries such as India. Education is scarce, food is minimal…… but cheap labour is plenty.

So as business owners, we must be thinking – how do we exploit and discriminate to make an extra buck for our wallets. Simple! We give them a poor working environment and we pay them close to nothing for their hard labour, milking all their life and energy.

Is this injustice? Off course it is! They are born into an environment where they will never get the chance of proper education or to excel in their field of work. So is greater justice in this world possible? How can businesses be successful yet also put its people and workers first?

That’s where the heroes of the Fairtrade organization comes in.

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Sydney Organic Expo 2010

Sydney Organic Expo 2010

Sydney Organic Expo 2010

Just one week from now on the 21st of August, Sydney will be hosting yet another exciting Organic & Green Expo. Be blown away by a natural feast of organic beauty, organic foods, homewares and plenty of fun.

The Organic Expo & Green Show is Oceania Pacific’s premier certified organic & green lifestyle destination – celebrating it’s 6th year in Sydney.

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8 Ways to Have Greener Sex

8 Ways to Have Greener Sex

8 Ways to Have Greener Sex

Practice SAFE SEX and GREENER SEX.

The next time your partner refuses to get intimate, tell her you’re helping to save the environment and doing it for a good cause.

How can your partner resist your super hero charm when you’re acting like Captain Planet and Joe Black.

Saving the environment whilst enjoying each others company. Here are 8 ways to practice greener sex:

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Green Your Bathroom with a Moss Mat

Green Your Bathroom with a Moss Mat

Green Your Bathroom with a Moss Mat

Simplicity is the key to great ideas and building great products. This is exactly what Switzerland designer Nguyen La Chanh had in mind when she came up with the ‘Moss carpet’.

The moss carpet is a green eco bath mat made simply from living moss and plastazote. The moss comes with 3 varieties including forest moss, island moss and ball moss, while the plastazote is a decay-free foam built for durability.

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Get Ready – Earth Day 2010 is Coming Soon

Get Ready - Earth Day 2010 is Coming Soon

Get Ready – Earth Day 2010 is Coming Soon

Mark it on your calendar, Earth Day 2010 will be coming to us on the 22nd of April.

What does this mean?

It means celebration, education and action. Earth Day observations and celebrations include all social sectors, nationalities and cultural groups. Earth Day is a successful catalyst for ongoing environmental education, action and change.

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10 Ways to Green Your Home

10 Ways to Green Your Home

10 Ways to Green Your Home

Your mission, should you choose to accept, is to GREEN YOUR HOME.

Don’t worry! Greening your home doesn’t mean splashing out large amounts of money. On the contrary, a greener home is a more efficiently running home that will save you money for the long term.

Here are 10 was that will help you to make your home a little bit greener.

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