You can join a community organisation (such as TEA) that promotes the concept of care for the environment and works on issues to improve outcomes for the
environment, and become an active volunteer.
You can help conserve forestsódonít buy old growth wood products and do use recycled paper.
You can become better informed and work on forest conservation issues.
You can lobby councils, write to state and federal politicians, write
letters to the editor of newspapers, and attend rallies and protests.
You can choose products that do less harm, invest ethically, talk to your friends, family and workmates, maybe you can even start up a new business thatís friendly to the environment. Use
You can minimise your environmental impact as a consumer - buy only
what you need, and choose quality items from local, sustainable sources that
will last, and don't get sucked in by fashions, fads and advertising.
If you have a bush block, you can protect it with a conservation covenant.
If you think saving the world is too hard, you can just do a bit at a time.
In the garden, you can go organic, grow native plants, have a compost bin, grow your own food. Use water saving design,
and provide water for frogs and birds. Fence out native animals - donít kill them.
When you travel by car, you can keep your car tuned for good fuel economy, maintain your car well, use plant-based oil products. Walk, use public transport, or ride a bike whenever you can.
At home you can install a solar hot water system, block off draughts,
insulate your house, wear warm clothing to reduce heating, check
energy ratings on appliances, keep appliances in good condition so
they last longer.
You can buy nutritious, organic food and take a packed lunch to work.
You can recycle glass, plastic, cardboard, paper,
metal and more. You might even reuse some items.
You can wear clothing
and choose bedding made from natural or recycled fibres
You can wash yourself, your clothes and clean your home with low chemical, cruelty-free products.
In everything you do, you can consider the cost to the environment first.
There are so many ways you can show you care for the environment.
Some things are really easy and others take just a bit longer.
Whatever you do, start doing it today.
This you can do right now:
petition against unsustainable forestry and 1080 poisoning of
Make a Donation
Please consider making a donation to support TEA's
vital conservation activities.
You can make a donation by mailing a cheque, making
a direct bank deposit (contact us for details),
* Or make an online donation using your VISA, MasterCard or
PayPal account via our PayPal facility.
(For more information about making
payments through PayPal, click
Click on the button below to enter our secure online payment
More information on campaigns coming soon.