Paper vs plastic: the take-away coffee debate

Melbourne-based strategic designers Thick teamed up with KeepCup to answer a lot of the unearthed questions floating around: Are reusable cups really better? What about compostable cups? Isn’t paper better for the earth?Eventually, after countless co-creation and workshop sessions with users, designers, and industry professionals, the team came up with The Paper vs Plastic Shakedown, pitting KeepCup head-to-head with disposable cups in a clean, interactive, user-friendly interface that would clarify urban myths about paper production, recycling, and waste management. Continue reading “Paper vs plastic: the take-away coffee debate”

Digital Change Maker Apprenticeships

From the creators of Bindarri, comes our new project:

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We are looking for four passionate change makers to undergo an eight week intensive training program provided by some of Australia’s leading digital change makers.

Gain skills and experience in order to co-create strategy, build websites, communicate online and use social media to build movements of positive change.

There are no financial fees for the participants who will earn their stripes by producing various online projects and websites for real positive change projects.

Apprenticeships start on May 13th. Applications close: May 3rd.

http://collaboratory.org.au/apprentice/

Garden Project’s website skillshare Part 2

August 20, 2011

We welcome you to come and join us on Saturday, 20th August when will be gathering in Fitzroy to use our geek super powers for Good!!!

We will be working with the team from Friends of the Earth Australia to build and connect various websites and web technologies.

FOEA is a non-profit community organization who does heaps of good work for the planet. We have the plan, so come and help build it!

This session is aimed at people who have skills or for those wanting to learn new skills in these areas.We are especially wanting people with CSS, Drupal, web copy writing and processing images for the web.

Hosted at http://hivestudio.com.au, 17 Kerr Street Fitzroy, Melbourne, @ 9:30am

We will provide internet, power and workspace. To bribe you we also have free yummy lunch and FREE BEER.

For more info and to RSVP see http://www.meetup.com/gardenproject/events/29768491/

Garden project’s Drupal and CSS hackathon and skillshare.

August 13, 2011

We welcome you to come and join us on Saturday, 13th August when will be gathering in Fitzroy to use our geek super powers for Good!!!

We will be working with the team from Friends of the Earth Australia to build and connect various Drupal websites and web technologies.

FOEA is a non-profit community organization who does heaps of good work for the planet. We have the plan, so come and help build it!

Go to our Meetup page for more information and to RSVP