August 2020

Carbon Heroes: Homes with Integrity

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6 August 2020

This month our Carbon Hero is Homes with Integrity.  They made a pledge to plant 1500 trees by September 2020.  They have already contributed 1000 to date!  Homes with Integrity is a company that is passionate about protecting the environment and they are accredited as HIA Green Smart Professionals.  We sat down with Viola Chick …

July 2019

Carbon Heroes – WAW Handplanes

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23 July 2019

Committing to running a sustainable business is easy if you make the choice at the beginning and base all your decision making around it. 5 years down the line when your competitors are struggling to find their purpose your company, driven by a passion for the environment will secure your success.

May 2019

Carbon Heroes – Ethical Jewellery

13 May 2019

I heard a story from a gem merchant about children going blind as a result of working in cutting factories in Thailand. The images of painful death through mercury exposure, polluted waterways and blind children, plus child and other exploited labour ignited a conviction in me that things could be done better.

April 2019

Carbon Hero – Spicy Broccoli Media

29 April 2019

Spicy Broccoli Media have been planting a tree for every new customer since 2011, and have now donated a fabulous 311 trees to help restore the Australian landscape. We asked them a little more about why they’re committed to caring for the environment. Can you tell us a little about yourself and the inspirations behind …

October 2018

Carbon Hero – Scott Chapman

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23 October 2018

Scott runs Garden Staging, getting gardens ready for sale to make the best impression on buyers. Garden Staging donates one tree per invoice raised, and then matches that donation from its own funds, ensuring that every project undertaken has at least 2 trees planted to help restore Australia’s canopy cover and capture carbon from the …

June 2018

Carbon Hero – Samuel Humphreys

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5 June 2018

Melbourne-based artist Samuel Humphreys Illustration creates exquisitely detailed illustrations of our natural world. To protect the subject matter he holds dear, he plants a tree with CNCF for each artwork sold, and offsets his flights with us when he travels. We asked him to tell us a little more about his motivations.   Can you …

March 2018

Carbon Hero – Raihane

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6 March 2018

(Photo by Julie Johnson on Unsplash) Raihane has always worried about our environment and our planet and feels that everyone can do something that will have a strong effect on the future of our world. She knows that a lot of people think the things they can do are very small and that the only …

February 2018

Carbon Hero – Julie Muir – Celebrant

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15 February 2018

Julie Muir is a marriage celebrant in Newcastle, who loves creating personalized wedding ceremonies for her clients – and caring for the environment! Julie plants a tree for every couple she marries, and also offsets the paper used in the weddings that she is the celebrant for. She’s already helped us plant 53 trees, and …

September 2017

Carbon Hero – R-Group

11 September 2017

In just 6 months, R-Group have offset more than 10 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions. We talked to Amy, the office manager at R-Group, to find out a little more about what they are doing for the environment!   Can you tell us a little about yourself and the inspirations behind your brand? I’m Amy, …

May 2017

Carbon Hero – Mathew Bottin

11 May 2017

Mathew Bottin started donating to our planting projects as a student in July 2014. He has now planted 294 trees – removing almost 50 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions from our atmosphere. We had a chat to Mathew to find out what inspires him to be a Carbon Hero!   Can you tell us a …