Listening to ABC Radio National in the car the other day I heard Robyn Williams on the Science Show discussing how pervasive banned chemicals are. Based on samples taken from waste water treatment plants, scientists at the Research Center for Environmental Security at Arizona State University in Phoenix are able to analyse the health, the diets, and . . .
Sustainable Melbourne floral designer Flower Bird is partnering with The Nest to transform our Fair@Square tent into a floral & foliage paradise. I love flowers – and I don’t know many people who don’t. Do you? It doesn’t matter what the occasion – birthdays, weddings, funerals, retirements, meetings, window displays and events – flowers are . . .
#TheNestF@S2016 #DetoxYourHome Gratitude – There is no “I” in Team Events always need supporters and a team to get them off the ground, and The Nest this year is no exception. Both the speaker program and nursery display reflect the support this project has. And today I would like to thank the following sponsors. . . .
But you can arm yourself with the knowledge that enables you to ask the questions that will give you the answers you need. We’re all starting on this continuum at different points, and we each develop at a different pace. That doesn’t matter. What does matter is that we develop our understanding of the world . . .
The Nest at Fair@Square on December 3 and 4 2016 will show you how The aim of this program is to raise awareness, inform you, and share tips and tricks to transform your home into a healthy sanctuary. #TheNestF@S16 #DetoxTheNest I have brought together a broad cross section of speakers to address the different aspects . . .
Join us at the Fair@Square Festival in December to learn how to make your home a toxin-free sanctuary. Why is this important? “Many Americans assume that the chemicals in their shampoos, detergents and other consumer products have been thoroughly tested and proved to be safe. This assumption is wrong.” New York Times[i]: The interesting thing about . . .
In the pre-technology era, coal miners would carry caged canaries with them for the duration of their shifts. The birds acted as an early warning system for toxic gasses such as methane and carbon monoxide: if they reached levels lethal to humans, the more sensitive canaries became sick or died, signalling to the miners they . . .
Celebrations to be had in this little pocket of the world. The city of Hamburg (Germany) has banned the following list of nonsustainable items from their government-run buildings stating that taxpayer money will not be spent on products that don’t meet it’s high sustainability standards Coffee capsuals or pods plastic cutlery and plates beer, soft drinks . . .
7 resources to help you create a low toxin /no nasties environment in your home. The cat has been let out of the bag and continues to wreak havoc in our environment and on our health – (sorry cat lovers). This cat is the continuous release of new, untested chemicals onto the market and used . . .
PAST EVENT What is a food additive? Do they impact on my health? How do I identify them on food packaging? Can food additives harm my children? All these questions and more will be answered by mother of three and creator of Additive-Free Pantry, Tanya Winfield. Tanya will share her experience of eliminating food additives . . .