June eNews

A sneak-peak of our new website

Our new website is nearly ready

We are excited about our nearly-ready website that has the potential to become the hub for all sustainability-related events, activities and community groups across our lovely island. Take a special sneak-peak at it and tell us what you think. In particular, look at eventssuccess stories and news. Enter your own community sustainability initiatives and help us show Tasmanians how to live sustainably in a healthy environment.


DIY fix wooden windows workshop


Fix your windows and stop those winter draughts

In this practical workshop, experts from Sealasash will teach you everything you need to know about the anatomy of windows and how to fix and draft seal wooden windows. Join us at the SLT event space on Wed July 22nd 6-8pm. $10 members and $12 non members.


Get involved in our Sustainable Living Festival


Join us in creating an inspiring festival

We are building a fantastic 2015 festival and we need your help. Volunteer, sponsor, exhibit, perform, promote. There are endless opportunities for involvement. We are currently seeking volunteers to fill the following roles: Workshops Coordinator, Panel Coordinators, Kids Festival Coordinator, Food & Beverage Stall Liaison and Festival Promotions Coordinator.


Tassievore eat local challenge 2015 outcomes


The results of our 2015 survey are back

The 2015 challenge was a great success with hundreds of Tasmanians participating and focusing their attention on discovering Tasmanian products and shops that support local producers. In our latest survey, nearly 80% of participants reported improved knowledge of what Tasmanian products are available and where to get them, and 87% of respondents stated that they planned to continue eating more Tasmanian food than they did previously. Put March 2016 in your diary and begin practising now.

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DIY double glazing workshop


Learn tips and tricks to complete DIY double glazing in your home

We'll show a range of DIY approaches, techniques, materials and suppliers. The presenters are Anton Vikstrom, James Da Costa and Andrew Davis. The workshop will be help at the SLT Event Space on August 26 at 6pm. Tickets are $10 SLT members, $12 non members and refreshments will be provided. 

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Who else is doing great stuff out there?

Two free talks about Buddhism and the people of Burma - 'Embassy to Monastery' and 'Preserving the living teachings of the Buddha' If you're interested in gaining an insight into Buddhism, culture and humanity these two free talks at the SLT event space on the 02 & 04 July are for you. more

Composting - 'Garden magic' - Join organic gardening guru, David Stephen to explore the exciting world of household composting through this practical, hands-on workshop.This session will be run at the South Hobart Community Garden on Sat Aug 22. Book

The Economics of Happiness documentary -  this is a rare thought provoking documentary that restores our faith in humanity and challenges us to believe that it is possible to build a better world of peace and happiness.It will be held at the Invermay UTAS campus on the 7th July at 6:15pm. more

Greenfleet is Australia's most respected source of biodiverse carbon offsets and is a proud event partner of the Sustainable Living Festival Tasmania 2015. We encourage you to offset your vehicle or make a donation with Greenfleet before COB today, June 30, 2015 by visiting the Greenfleet website.