In a long awaited announcement at the Sustainable Living Festival, the State Government through Mary-Anne Thomas MP has exempted our proposed community energy park from the current ban on wind power in the Macedon Ranges Shire.Read More
*NEW at the Waste Action stall! Collecting mailing satchels for Terracycle.Read More
Wash Against Waste at the SLF!Read More
Calling all members signed up for the Sustainable Homes Action Group! The MRSG Sustainable Living Festival organisers are looking for volunteers to help on the day, Saturday 2nd March.
We will need a couple of volunteers to help with a Sustainable Homes speaker program in the afternoon - introducing and thanking speakers, keeping time, etc. Volunteers are also needed throughout the day to assist with various tasks including Wash Against Waste and helping direct festival visitors. You don’t need special expertise to get involved, and it’s a great way to get to know others in the Group.
Watch out for a sign up sheet that will be posted on the MRSG website in the next few days and please give some time if you can. The Festival is a key event in the MRSG calendar and its success relies on volunteerism!Read More
Promote sustainability in the Macedon Ranges with a MRSG T-shirt or peaked cap. All come with the MRSG logo and slogan ‘local actions - global change’. All merchandise is sourced from an ethical (non-sweatshop) provider.Read More
Why not try the VEG group’s NICE cream at the Farmer’s market on Saturday 2nd Feb?Read More
Update - Terracycle at the Woodend Farmer's MarketRead More
We’re getting ready to launch a speaker program for 2019. Based on feedback from last year’s survey, the first cab off the rank will be retrofitting insulation to homes.
We’d like your suggestions about what to include or who to invite as speakers.Read More
Welcome to 2019 everybody. The Community Garden Group is in a flurry of activity in an effort to be perfect for the Macedon Ranges Sustainable Living Festival this year. We are welcoming a new face amongst our regular volunteers, Robin Phillips. Robin will be particularly helping with some of the handyman aspects of the backyard garden space, most urgently repairs to our wonderful chicken coop which suffered a fox incursion recently.Read More
There’s an app for that! New Waste and Recycling info app aims to make sorting the rubbish a whole lot simpler.Read More
Following up the excellent sessions on Sustainable Design held last year, Council is planning to run a series of presentations on Retrofitting for Energy Efficiency, commencing in February.
Sustainable Design Officer, Felicity Houghton, is looking for some good local examples of completed retrofits, and some challenges needing solutions, to include in the presentations.Read More
The MRSG VEG group has kick started its newsletter series for 2019 which goes out to one hundred of MRSG’s members. Yes that is a lot of people wanting More Veg, More Often in their diet.Read More
The Woodend Farmer’s Market is on again this Saturday 5th January and you can expect some crazy delicious delights at the MRSG M.R. VEG stall.Read More