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  1. Pyrmont Growers’ Market: a buzzing, social, foodie hive

    The Pyrmont Growers’ Market has come and gone for the month of February. But, are they worth waiting around for each month?

  2. Carrotmob First Australian Event: MFC Surry Hills this Saturday, 24 October 2009

    It’s the carrot, not the stick that we want to give the mule to get it moving, and there’s no mistaking, this mule is stubborn. Zana Wright, a UTS Masters of Architecture student, wants to turn the recalcitrant mule of our economy around and save the environment. So Carrotmob is coming to Australia, the first [...]

  3. Eco-Ethical Toys, Gifts & Baby Clothing: Pre-Christmas Sale this Weekend

    TOYS, GIFTS AND ORGANIC BABY CLOTHING for children newborn to 6 years old. This weekend in Bronte – Saturday, 24 October and Sunday, 25 October – Global Child is having a sale of their unique selection of wonderful, quality children’s toys and gifts from all over the world. Many are Fair Trade certified, made by [...]

  4. Economic imperative meets sustainability with a bit of serendipity on the side.

    Hundreds of people turned up at the Rethreads giant clothes swap on 19th September to surrender unworn clothes and dig around for some new favourites. Regardless of whether you are driven by the serendipity of a chance find, the principals of recycling or the satisfaction of cleaning out your wardrobe, these clothes swapping events are [...]

  5. Out with the New, In with the Old: Be a Pyrmont ECO-Friendly Green Shopper

    We all want to be green, and we all have the best intentions to live sustainable life-styles, but we all know that it can be hard to change old habits, no matter how bad they might be. If you’re looking for easy ways to make your life-style a bit more eco-friendly, why not check out [...]

  6. Fair Trade and Organic Wine and Beer for Pyrmont Ethical Shoppers and Pyrmont Wine Lovers

    Hey There Pyrmont Wine Lovers, lately, organic beers and wines have been making more of a presence in bottle shops. So if you live in Pyrmont and you love wine, and are looking for an ethical and healthier alternative to more commercial beer and wine, you are now able to choose from a growing array [...]

  7. Second Hand, Vintage and Recycled Options for the Sustainable Pyrmont Village Resident

    Hey Pyrmont People was inspired with the many activities held throughout National Recycling Week and it started me thinking about where one can shop for second hand and recycled goods in and around Pyrmont Village. The great news is that there are many options available for those of you seeking to be a little more [...]

  8. Pyrmont Good Living Growers Market Fresh

    The beautiful days of spring are here making it a perfect time to enjoy the local farmers market. From seven till eleven a.m., the first Saturday of every month, over eighty stalls are bursting with a wide variety of produce, gourmet meats, cheeses and breads at the Good Living Growers Market in Pyrmont. Whether you’re [...]

  9. Pyrmont Village Examines Growing Trends in Sustainable Beauty Products

    Lately it seems like it is trendy to be eco-friendly. Consumers are buying everything from organic food and produce, to all natural cleaning products, recycled goods and Hybrid cards. The most recent part in this trend has been a move to earth friendly personal care products. And as we know here at Pyrmont Village, it [...]

  10. 7 Ways to Support Fair Trade and Grow the Ethical Consumer Movement in Pyrmont Sydney Australia

    Fairtrade products are those that ensure that marginalised workers and producers in low income regions are paid fair wages and a stable price for their produce so they are protected from the damaging fluctuations in world market prices. They also learn the knowledge and skills to develop their businesses and their community receives a social [...]

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