Earlier this  month we hosted "Dreaming of a Green Christmas" here at Go Eco.  We invited groups and members of our community to come in and share tips on how to have a less trashy Christmas. With an increasing awareness of the impact we are having on our planet, ...
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Recycle All Plastic HCC

November 30, 2017
We want Hamilton City Council to commit to collecting all plastics, 1 thru 7, as part of the kerbside recycling collection service.   Please show your solidarity by signing the online petition. Even better, if you are available from 9.30am on Tuesday the 5th of Dec...
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Help the Bats! Hamilton has a special population of native bats just loving life in our beautiful gullies. The scary news is, their population is threatened, but the good news is - you can be part of protecting them!...
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There has been a lot of talk about playgrounds and investments in community infrastructure lately. Gullies are part of this discussion, but who would know? They don’t get a lot of air time and are somewhat hidden from our everyday realities. They are down there somewhere, ...
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Successful advocacy

November 16, 2017

The 10 Year Plan: Set the agenda event

We all hold opinions on what we think the Council is doing wrong, and voice them feverently on social media and in 'letters to the editor'.  But how often do we turn our passionate rants and conversations into meaningful advocacy to our elected Councillors?   ...
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Enough is Enough!

November 14, 2017
Wealth equates to success... growth is good... consumption matters…or so we are told!  Imagine if our nightly news had more of the full story?      ...
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Ecological worldviews

November 8, 2017
(These notes are based on a full-day workshop titled ‘Ecological Worldviews’ facilitated as part of the Go Eco Permaculture Design Certificate.) Learning objectives: *Be familiar with the different factors that shape worldviews.*Understand the term ‘dominant social par...
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Go Eco and Generation Zero have made it quick and easy to send a submission to the Hamilton City Council on the 'Waste management and minimisation plan 2018-2024'.  We're calling for a target of zero-waste to landfill and have highlighted key priorities to reach this.&n...
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Frankton just got (even more) funky!  This week TRON RECORD SHOP became the new kid on the block.  A cool boutique shop with literally wall to wall original vinyls of every genre you can think of, like every day favourites Elvis, Tom Petty, Aerosmith and ACDC; to t...
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Greeted by friendly staff in the heart of Frankton -  Frankton Sushi has a large range of ready to eat sushi, including vege options which have a lower environmental impact.  If you're after something hot we recommend the Donburri! Yum. Feel free to dine in, or if ...
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