Alpine Butchery is now offering biodegradable plastic and paper bags as alternatives to single-use plastic carry bags. What a great local initiative to reduce the Mansfield communities use of such environmentally unfriendly plastic. Next time you’re picking up your meat for the week, make sure to support the Alpine Butchery’s sustainable alternatives.
Mansfield Lake Eildon
South Blue Range panorama
Mansfield Victoria Landcare
Up2Us is a community organisation within Mansfield Shire which aims to lead in the preservation, protection and enhancement of our land and water ecosystems by empowering community and individuals to act.
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Are you in the mood for a little tree planting? Then don’t forget that this Sunday 29th July is National Tree Day – your chance to dig in, get your hands dirty and do something positive for your local community while reconnecting with nature. Fords Creek Landcare Group are hosting the event this Sunday from […]
Have your say on Mansfield Community’s Renewable Energy Plan and learn more about regional innovations in community renewable energy. Join like-minded individuals on Thursday 16th August from 6pm to 8.30pm at the Mansfield Secondary College Language Centre for the Mansfield Community’s Renewable Energy Forum. There will be guest speakers from both community groups passionate about […]
Its almost Saturday, hooray, which means its almost Boomerang Bag making day! Are you’re looking for something to do with the kids on the last weekend of the school holidays, wanting to meet new people, connect with your local community or just have some fun? Why not come along to the Boomerang Bags sewing bee […]
Boomerang Bags are Back! Are you interested in helping the Mansfield community reduce the use of plastic bags? If so come along to the Mansfield CWA hall on Saturday 14th July from 10am – 1pm for a morning of cutting, pinning and sewing Boomerang Bags – the environmentally friendly, reusable and sustainable alternative to single-use […]
The beginning of July heralds the start of Plastic Free July – a worldwide movement started in WA in 2011 whose vision is to have a world without plastic waste. Plastic Free July encourages people to be more aware of their plastic use and supports changing our behaviour to choose to refuse plastic especially single-use […]
Want to do something positive for the local community and the environment by connecting through nature? Then National Tree Day is your opportunity to do just that! Since it started in 1996, more than 3.8 million people have planted 24 million trees and shrubs and those numbers are growing every year. This year Fords Creek […]
Up2Us Landcare has moved offices and is now located at its new home of 24 Highett Street, Mansfield along with Ferguson’s Travel. If you are passing by feel free to pop in, say hello and have a look at our new space!
We all know plastic isn’t so fantastic – a material made from petroleum designed to last forever, yet usually used only once before being thrown away taking hundreds of years to break down and causing negative impacts to the environment especially our marine life. Currently only around 5% of single-use plastics such as plastic bags, […]
Its not long now until the 1st July and the retirement of single-use plastic bags from Marks IGA Mansfield and FoodWorks Mansfield checkouts. To help make sure you’re ready for this positive, sustainable change, both supermarkets have a wide variety of plastic-free options to choose from – reusable bags, cardboard boxes, paper bags and trolley […]