Our Common Future-How common?

Richard Knaub November 17, 2005 05:48 PM

As I read the postings on this list, I am stuck by how far afield many of them are from the issues that were raised in OUR COMMON FUTURE, the UN report which launched the…

  • General
    • General Discussion
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Housing and Transportation

Danielle Lee Redwood City November 17, 2005 05:47 PM

Peter: If you are looking for international examples, the Bay Area, CA, U.S. has a Smart Growth Strategy that links housing with transportation. ABAG (Association of Bay Area…

  • Transportation
    • Mass Transit
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Information on Residential Water Efficiency Rebate and Assistance Programs

Karen Civil Canberra ACT 2601 November 17, 2005 06:55 AM

I would be interested in finding out if there has been any attempt to gather information into one place (report / website/ ?) about the residential water efficiency rebate and…

  • Water
    • Water Efficiency
  • Tools
    • Incentives
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Life Cycle of Recyclable Materials- Display

waverley parsons November 15, 2005 05:05 PM

Hi All,

I am keen to find examples of how to display the life cycle of recyclable materials for our recycling station. Does anyone have any pictures or successful displays which…

  • Waste Reduction
    • Recycling
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Procurement Weightings.

Rennae Shirley November 15, 2005 05:07 AM

Good afternoon

I was wondering if anyone has any experience with developing an environmental criteria when procuring products. For example when looking at a lifecycle analysis…

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Economic Value of Retaining Local Trees

Sue Dempster Bedford November 14, 2005 08:09 PM

I am trying to find information/research on the short term or long term dollar value of retaining local trees along road reserves and Public Open Spaces (POS) within developments.…

  • Agriculture
    • Native Plants
  • Conservation
    • Native Plants
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Articles on the Concept of Sustainability

Jennifer Walton Fort Collins November 11, 2005 06:07 PM

I'm writing a concept explication of sustainability. If you know of any good books/articles (beyond the obvious) that you think do a good job of explaining the concept, could you…

  • General
    • Educational Resources
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Re-Sale Value of Sustainable Buildings

Janelle Wallace Surry Hills (Sydney) November 10, 2005 09:45 PM

I am seeking research/data on the value of sustainable buildings around the following:

Where a commercial or residential building has been retrofitted, has this changed the…

  • Energy
    • Energy Efficient Buildings
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Local Native Plants - Supply and Demand

Graeme Gibson November 09, 2005 06:43 AM


Part of a project we are working on aims to increase supply (by nurseries) and demand (by the public) of local native plants in a specific area. By local native we mean…

  • Agriculture
    • Native Plants
  • Conservation
    • Native Plants
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Changing Residential Irrigation Behaviour

Andre Boerema Parramatta November 08, 2005 11:31 PM

Sydney Water (Australia) is reaching the final stages of developing a landscape assessment program whereby individual residential landscapes are assessed to determine their…

  • Water
    • Lawn Watering
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