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How to Stop Possums from Climbing Your Trees

29 March 2016
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

Many Australian homeowners have resigned themselves to the fact that they have to share their property with possums. The common brushtail possum is widespread across Australia and culling is not permitted (with the exception of Tasmania). Relocation is only permitted in certain cases and is strictly regulated. So if you're constantly woken up at night by a possum party on your roof, you will need to take preventative action to stop the possums from gaining access to your trees. Read More …

Three Environmental Issues to Consider in Building Development

18 February 2016
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

The construction industry is an important sector in the assessment of climate change and general environmental degradation. In simple terms, the process of building new structures demands raw materials from mining ores, stone quarries and even forest environment. In addition, the developments will require long-term input of energy during its use which contributes to a significant carbon footprint. If you are starting a development, you should consider the environmental aspects of the project. Read More …

Residential Waste Collection: 3Tips on Filling a Skip Bin

18 December 2015
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

The management of waste in the residential environment should be efficient. This will limit the accumulation of rubbish and subsequent littering of the property. In addition, some forms of organic waste will rot over time, providing a habitat for pests and insects. This will lower the general hygiene of the space and can contribute to spread of contagious diseases. If you are thinking about improving or streamlining your waste management plans, you should consider engaging a skip bin company. Read More …

Considerations When Hiring Cheap Skip Bins

14 December 2015
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

Whether embarking on renovations on your property or perhaps a complete spring clean on your residence, one of the most convenient items to incorporate for waste disposal is cheap skip bins. These receptacles provide an easy alternative for waste management, as you can fill them up as you proceed with your project. Additionally, some companies can hire out these cheap skip bins over a period of time. This means you do not have to worry about the waste staying on your property, as the skips can be emptied and returned until your project is finished. Read More …

Regenerating your land after invasion by cats

8 December 2015
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

The Australian bush, while relatively hardy, can be undone by introduced species. Cats, in particular, have a disastrous impact on native flora and fauna by hunting native birds and animals, eating an estimated 75 million creatures each night. Taking these creatures out of the delicately balanced system can send other species into overdrive and limit the propagation of native flora that relies on being consumed and released as droppings to spread. Read More …

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As a keen environmentalist and nature-lover, I've started this blog to help people understand the impact they might be having on the world around them. I'll be taking about your energy usage and how to reduce it, your recycling habits and how to improve them and the things that affect your carbon footprint the most--as well as giving tips on sustainable living and how to make better eco-friendly choices. Helping to save the planet needn't be difficult, expensive or boring. With a little effort, you can affect real change on our planet--so why don't you learn something new here now, and start today?