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11 June 2009

Lighthouses - shining the way

Our participation at Greenfest in Brisbane inspired us to start a new feature called “Lighthouses”. A lighthouse shines a light for travellers, shows the way and protects from harm...and so it is with people who illuminate our path.
The light eminating from Greenfest was positively blinding. The grand lighthouse of them all was Greenfest founder, Colman Ridge. Graham Readfearn of The Courier-Mail has written more about Colman's story

How exciting though to find a group of young people devoting their time to a sustainable future. As part their community education outreach, the Queensland Youth Environment Council were running seedling workshops. One of the QYEC team visited our stall to show us the paper pot maker they were using to make little seedling pots from recycled newspaper. We were thrilled to see the useful life this little Biome product was having. The story, however, is about the young leaders who are members of the QYEC and their work for our planet's future. Read more on the QYEC website.

Biome team sets up our green theme display.
Do you have a story from Greenfest or can you tell us about someone who is a Lighthouse?

Author & Editor

Tracey Bailey is the founder of Biome Eco Stores and mother of two. After working in corporate communications and starting a family, she made a choice to be part of the solution to our planet's future and started Biome Eco Stores. Tracey is passionate about educating the community about living eco-friendly and sustainable lives through her extended product, chemical, health and environmental knowledge.


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