Shut-down and switch-off this Christmas

Posted on Dec 10, 2015 in News
Shut-down and switch-off this Christmas

Most of us are taking a break from work over Christmas, and the holidays can be a great opportunity to give the planet a break too (not to mention making some real savings on your energy bill!). Remember – even when everyone is away on holiday, offices and buildings still use power.  By shutting-down and switching-off your office for a two week holiday period, you can save up to 5% on your annual energy bill and cut your carbon footprint. This festive […]

Attend or host an Earth Hour event on March 28th

Posted on Mar 18, 2015 in News
Attend or host an Earth Hour event on March 28th

This year we are delighted to partner with Earth Hour and call for immediate action on climate change! Our NEEN project supports community organisations across Australia to reduce their energy footprint … so we understand just how important it is to cut energy consumption and protect our planet. This March, we encourage all our members and supporters to attend or host their own Earth Hour event.  And remember – it’s not just about 8.30pm on the 28th of March – at […]

Our Lady of Fatima, Kingsgrove

Posted on Jan 27, 2015 in Parishes
Our Lady of Fatima, Kingsgrove

Our Lady of Fatima, in Kingsgrove Sydney, is a wonderful example of a parish embracing sustainability and the need to care for God’s Creation. The sustainability journey begun at Our Lady of Fatima almost 10 years ago, with some small actions by a single parishioner, Thea Ormerod. Thea, who has been part of the parish for over 30 years, is a close friend of Catholic Earthcare and a passionate advocate for sustainability, climate issues and social justice. One day, Thea noticed that […]