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Poo Power! Global Challenge

Poo Power! Global Challenge

Wednesday 20th November 2013, 12:00pm

PRESS RELEASE

Students invited to compete in global dog poo competition 

[For immediate release]

Students and classes will be pitched against each other to see who can identify the most and largest dog poo 'hotspots' in their local neighbourhood in the 'Poo P...

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Grand Poo Design 2.0

Grand Poo Design 2.0

Wednesday 11th September 2013, 3:00pm

As announced in our June (Winter) newsletter, we said goodbye to SDF team members Fransiska, Alexia and James who worked very hard over Semster 1 with their contributions to Poo Power! But over their break Crystal decided to seek new adventures; and Dom was...

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Poo Power! named as finalist in national industry award

Poo Power! named as finalist in national industry award

Monday 15th July 2013, 6:00am

PRESS RELEASE

Melbourne, VIC; 15 July 2013 6:00 AM

POO POWER! NAMED AS FINALIST IN NATIONAL INDUSTRY AWARD

Clean Energy Council has recognised Poo Power! and its creator Duncan Chew as a finalist of the Clean Energy Awards in recognition of demonstrated outsta...

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Power Shift 2013: The Power of Poo

Power Shift 2013: The Power of Poo

Saturday 6th July 2013, 12:00pm

It's one week until Melbourne Water and Poo Power! join forces at Power Shift 2013 on Saturday, 13 July at 1:30pm (Monash Clayton, Building 11, Room W215).  We have included the workshop overview for you below.

Disposing of human waste is not a problem, but an...

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SDF mid-year progress report

SDF mid-year progress report

Tuesday 4th June 2013, 8:00am

Last night all Swinburne Design Factory student teams presented their projects to over 100 guests, including the Poo Power! SDF Unit.  The team also presented their mid-year report and provided the following summary of their outcomes:

The SDF team began with a...

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Minister visits Poo Power! in Melbourne

Minister visits Poo Power! in Melbourne

Friday 3rd May 2013, 6:00pm

Federal Minister for Science and Research Senator Don Farrell visited one of the Inspiring Australia projects - Poo Power! - that received funding under the 'Unlocking Australia's Potential' grant program during his recent trip to Melbourne.

On the first day...

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It's the Dog Lovers Show

It's the Dog Lovers Show

Tuesday 16th April 2013, 9:00am

The Dog Lovers Show is a world-first event that will encapsulate the friendship and unconditional love that we share with our self-proclaimed ‘best friends’. The iconic Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton provides the perfect venue for this ‘Festival of...

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My Story of Change

My Story of Change

Tuesday 26th February 2013, 3:00pm

The 14th Sustainable Living Festival was a wild ride and I’ve had some time to reflect on the amazing events of the Big Weekend. The Festival was in my opinion a huge success and it would not have been possible with the overwhelming support of the 800+ peopl...

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It's the Sustainable Living Festival

It's the Sustainable Living Festival

Thursday 14th February 2013, 4:00pm
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Poo, Snap, Send

Poo, Snap, Send

Tuesday 15th January 2013, 6:00am

[PRESS RELEASE]

Poo Power! entrepreneur Duncan Chew has teamed up with local film maker James Boldiston who are developing a new, funny and functional mobile app: with a suitable mobile device, photos of a dog poo left at the park or in the street will be upl...

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Blast Off!

Blast Off!

Saturday 1st December 2012, 11:00pm

The events of the last month have been quite hectic - notably the last week - and I’ve neglected to keep the website updated. If you want to know more, remember that I post quite regularly on Facebook and Twitter for project updates and other interesting dog...

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Poo Power! at Bioenergy Australia

Poo Power! at Bioenergy Australia

Wednesday 25th July 2012, 11:47am

Poo Power! is proud to announce that Duncan Chew will be a speaker at the forthcoming 2012 Bioenergy Australia Conference which will be held on 26-27 November at the Sebel & Citigate Albert Park hotel in Melbourne, Victoria.

Duncan Chew will be presenting h...

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Poo Power! is supported by:
  • Green Nation
  • Yarra Energy Foundation
  • Melbourne Water
  • Inspiring Australia
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