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What You Need to Know about the TTDI

What You Need to Know about the TTDI

What's new in the updated Travel and Tourism Development Index framework? Formerly the 'Travel and Tourism Competitive Index' a new title and a new 'sub-index' for sustainability are the two significant changes that I noted upon reading the May 2022 Insight Report 1....

3 pillars of sustainable tourism

3 pillars of sustainable tourism

Community, Environment and Economic SustainabilityThis article was originally published in the PATA bulletin in October 2019. The magic formula for sustainable tourism is community, environment and economy, when these three things are in balance then we can truly say...

Eco Friendly Home Grocery Delivery Experiment

Eco Friendly Home Grocery Delivery Experiment

Eco Friendly Home Grocery Delivery ExperimentHow I got started...Like with all of my very sophisticated research, I went to google to kick things off. "Eco friendly grocery delivery Sydney" and off I went. I knew of a few places already, like Doorstep Organics. I also...

The best UN Sustainable Development Goal is number 12!

The best UN Sustainable Development Goal is number 12!

Why SDG 12 is the best (IMO)What are the UN SDGs?Real quick, the United Nations Sustainable Development goals are 17 goals that are an urgent call to action for all, in order to achieve the 2030 agenda for sustainable development. Which stems from the true sense and...

6 year anniversary!

6 year anniversary!

It's hard to believe it's been 6 years since I bravely put my hand up to speak at an Earth Day event in 2015. I was pretty new to Siem Reap, I'd been thinking about how I could run a Plastic Free July awareness event and the call for speakers came up. I said yes...

The most effective way to make your business sustainable

The most effective way to make your business sustainable

If you get this right, everything will become easierWhat's the secret to success?I've worked with people from over 300 businesses and what stands out to me, is that the businesses who succeed work as a team. They identify leaders (not necessarily management), they set...

How we’re recycling ourselves to death

How we’re recycling ourselves to death

How we're recycling ourselves to death It's time to stop making excuses!I felt compelled to write this after some comments on my Instagram page about how a particular company are eco friendly because their packaging is recyclable. They commented multiple times and...

Rebuilding

Rebuilding

It's time...What does the rest of 2020 look like?What a freaking year! And we've still got 3 months to go. On the eve of my 1 year anniversary of returning to Australia, I reflect on the cement mixer it feels like my life has been through and that since March, the...

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