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Sustainable Living

  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. Eco Friendly, Non-Toxic Cleaning Products: Keeping Your Pyrmont Apartment Clean and Green

    Making your own non-toxic, natural cleaning products is a great way to turn your Pyrmont apartment into a chemical-free, environmentally friendly haven. You will be looking after the health of the environment and those you live with, and saving significant amounts of money—your self-made cleaning products will cost around one tenth of the price of [...]

  3. Sustainability and Community Gardens for Pyrmont Village Residents

    As I sat channel surfing the other night on my couch of complacency I came across a documentary on SBS about real life utopian societies. And while the idea of polyamarous relations in a shared, so-called peaceful commune setting certainly does appeal to me. It also made me question whether this lifestyle now, outside of [...]

  4. 7 Tips to Enjoy a Sustainable Christmas in Pyrmont Village

    The festive season is well and truly underway and we are less than a week away from the arrival of Santa! Christmas is typically a time, when we as Australians, also tend to over indulge in great food and wine and also rack up the credit card. This Pyrmont Village Christmas, why not consider ways [...]

  5. Support National Recycling Week Pyrmont People

    Now in its 13 Year, National Recycling Week this year runs from Monday, 10 November to Sunday, 16 November 2008. Founded by Planet Ark, this event was developed to raise awareness of how recycling helps to reduce our environmental footprint and encourage us all to recycle more and recycle better. With OECD reports showing Australia [...]

  6. Sustainability: Good for the Environment and for Your Wallet

    In attending an event on Innovation & Sustainability as part of Small Business Month recently, I took away some valuable tips from Co-Founder of Planet Ark, Jon Dee . The focus of the presentation was on reducing paper usage, however, there were also tips provided on how to save on electricity, fuel and water. I [...]

  7. Green Star Buildings In and Around Pyrmont

    When 30 The Bond was completed in 2004 at Millers Point, on Sydney Harbour, it became the first office building in Australia to commit to, achieve, and eventually improve on, a 5 Star Green Star rating – placing it at a level of Australian Excellence. More recently, in our own backyard, is the first 6 [...]

  8. Hey Pyrmont People, Have you Considered Buying Recycled for a Better Environment?

    We here at Pyrmont Village spoke to the Buy Recycled Business Alliance (BRBA) recently and were really impressed with what they are doing to support sustainability. They provided us with some information so we could share this with you. If you are keen to find out more about recycling and where you can source recycled [...]

  9. Pyrmont Ultimo Massive Garage Sale Event

    If you are looking to to clear out your second hand goods or seeking a bargain, then join in this community event at Quarry Green. Up to 50 households in Pyrmont and Ultimo will be selling household items, pre-loved clothing and bric-a-brac. This is a great opportunity to reuse and recycle, reduce your environmental footprint [...]

  10. Hey Pyrmont Community – Are You IN or OUT?

    We here at Pyrmont Village are fortunate to have Mihiri Udabage from Generation Wonder (www.generationwonder.com) write us the following thought provoking piece. Mihiri owns and operates Generation Wonder, an on-line store for children, connecting the kids with global communities through the wonder of global products. How do you know you are a part of community? [...]

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