Tag: sustainability

End hunger. Eat Local, Feed Global

With World Food Day (October 16) fast approaching a number of Oxfam supporters are preparing their Eat Local Feed Global activities. Eat Local Feed Global is held from the 12th to the 20th of October to increase awareness about injustices in the global food system and raise money for Oxfam’s life changing work. Register to take […]

Why Janella Purcell is supporting Oxfam’s Eat Local, Feed Global

The words Janella Purcell and nutrition, sustainability and fresh go together like chickpeas and tahini – completely symbiotically. Janella lives sustainable food to the core; through what she grows, to the books she writes and of course the luscious food she cooks and shares. Sustainability for Janella is both planetary and personal. And that’s really […]

Repurpose your formal dress!

by 3things blogger Emily Chantler Five creative solutions to repurpose your formal dress once your end-of-year evening is over! Revive it A great way to repurpose your formal gown is to give it a makeover. With the most basic of sewing skills, you could add some embellishments to your dress—a row of sequins or jewels […]

Creative Ways to Save Energy

By Tori Sanderson, Oxfam GROW Team Intern This month’s GROW challenge on saving energy in the home has been one of the most popular GROW topics so far. It seems that most people are conscious of their energy consumption, and that everyone has different ways to manage it! Here are some of our favourite suggestions. When cooking […]

Sustainable community development

The village situation Oxfam started work in the area around Chumrun village in 1997, when there were no other organisations working in area. It was challenging work – travel was arduous, sporadic fighting was still happening and many displaced communities were only just starting to rebuild. In Chumrun, the local irrigation system was destroyed and […]

Future Shots

Future Shots is a short film competition for young Victorians focusing on sustainability. Budding directors need to make a film using themes of Water-Smart Cities, Waste-Free Victoria or Smart Energy use.

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