• Keeping your cool in the heat

     Air conditioning accounts for 22 per cent of Australia’s electricity use. That’s equivalent to more than 8.5 million cars on the road.

    With temperatures this month already soaring high into the 30s, it is important to keep your cool. For many of us – we can keep cool and save money at the same time.

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    • 06/02/2018
  • Going back to school - sustainably

    School is back for another year. Now that we don’t have to keep thinking of new ways to keep the kids entertained (or invent new ways to avoid their complaints of boredom) - it is the perfect opportunity to start the school year on the right – and sustainable – foot. 

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    • 31/01/2018
  • Good news for the planet and your wallet this summer

    All signs are pointing to a particularly hot summer in Victoria over the coming months. For many, that means an increased need for air conditioning. But with more air conditioning comes more of the unwanted carbon emissions that cause climate pollution.

    In fact, air conditioning in Australia accounts for 22% of all electricity used – that’s equivalent to more than 8.5 million cars on the road!

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    • 15/12/2017
  • Cheers to Sustainable Christmas Drinks

    Sustainability Victoria’s climate change social research found 73% of people prefer to buy from businesses that show they care about climate change.

    To help you be sustainable for Christmas drinks this year here are some of our TAKE2 partners who not only give back to their local communities, but support sustainability in their beer production.



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    • 15/12/2017
  • Have a Merry Sustainable Christmas

    The TAKE2 team would like to wish you a happy festive season and thank you for all your efforts to tackle climate change.

    You’re in good company, Sustainability Victoria’s social research found that 80% of people are willing to act on climate change.

    Check out TAKE2’s sustainable Christmas tips.

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    • 14/12/2017
  • A-maze-ing fun for the whole family

    Just outside Daylesford is a unique tourist attraction combining old world charm with a contemporary attitude towards climate change. TAKE2 discovers a place where the words ‘get lost’ are actually a welcome!

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    • 28/09/2017
  • Top tips for creating a climate-friendly new home

    A desire to make a positive change to the world isn’t something you’d immediately associate with your average builder. But then again, TAKE2 Founding Partner Martin Builders are anything but average.

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    • 21/09/2017
  • Using climate change to add value to your business


    Think you don’t have the time, inclination or resources to run your business more sustainably?  It may be time for a rethink.

    Small business owner Harry Dam believes it will ultimately become a pressing priority for all organisations and to ignore it will significantly impact their business success.

    Harry and wife Carolyn established The Wrapping Paper Company 20 years ago. A TAKE2 Founding Partner, it’s Australia’s only designer and manufacturer of wrapping paper and accessories for complimentary gift wrapping.

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    • 23/08/2017
  • Sustainable babies – cradle and all

    Having a baby is a wonderfully exciting, slightly scary, often exhausting time. It can also turn the thoughts of many new parents to the future their precious newborn will face and the kind of world they will inherit. For some, living more sustainably and protecting the climate can become a higher priority.

    Here are some of TAKE2’s top tips for bringing up baby the climate-friendly way.

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  • Draught proofers snuggly warm this winter

    You may remember back in February, TAKE2 spoke to Coburg couple (and TAKE2 members) Fiona and Jason about draught proofing their house.

    TAKE2 has visited them again, to find out if winter’s icy fingers are still poking their way into their home or they’re snug as proverbial bugs in their tightly sealed abode.

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