A lot of attention has been focussed on some of our avoidable plastic waste – principally single-use plastic bags, coffee cups, bottled water and soft drinks and straws. Plastic products, like so many great inventions, have also created some significant problems.
Boomerang Bags - Helping the Environment Bounce Back
BY: LE VERGNE LEHMANN
LEADING THE WAY
There is a lot of research that demonstrates the fact that gardening is very good for us. Gardens and landscapes have long been designed as sanctuaries and retreats from the stresses of life – from great urban green spaces in many cities to the humblest suburban backyard. But beyond the passive enjoyment of a garden or of being in nature more generally, we also now understand that gardening plays a role as a therapeutic and educational tool.
Created in 2010, eve renovations is an all female construction company based in Brisbane, Australia. It strives to employ qualified tradeswomen and to provide a pathway for female apprentices to work in the construction industry. Directors of eve renovations, Laura Madden and Juanita Mottram, established eve workwear in 2012.