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Mainstreaming biogas

Mainstreaming biogas

Thursday 14th November 2013, 5:00pm

Did you catch us on The Project? It probably resulted in some interesting conversation while you were eating your dinner. But did you know that biogas is used for cooking? As we don't see much of it in Australia (or in other developed nations), the safety of b...

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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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The scoop on Earth’s best friend

The scoop on Earth’s best friend

Saturday 20th July 2013, 6:00am

The following has been edited from the original article by David Wilson. The full article can be accessed on The Saturday Age (Date: Jul 20, 2013; Section: My Career; Page: 1)

In light of spiralling carbon dioxide levels swelled by our 200­ year binge on foss...

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Grand Poo Design

Grand Poo Design

Thursday 14th March 2013, 4:00pm

Design and systemic life cycle thinking are an important element to Poo Power! As director of Eco Innovators Leyla Acaroglu recently tweeted from TED2013, “Simplistic solutions don’t solve problems they just create new ones somewhere else. Eliminate #r...

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Do you scoop your dog poo?

Do you scoop your dog poo?

Thursday 22nd March 2012, 4:21pm

What do you use to scoop - something made of plastic? To whom are you sending these little presents into the future?

Well, we’re working on something a little different that is better for the environment. Here’s sneak peek:

I know... we’re not giving m...

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Closing the Poop Loop

Closing the Poop Loop

Thursday 22nd December 2011, 8:44am

Hard at work writing the project proposal. Heres's the executive summary:

As the dog population in Australia continues to grow, so will the issue of dog 'waste' disposal in a waste management system of increasing urbanisation, a limited amount of suitable park...

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Much Ado About Poo

Much Ado About Poo

Friday 27th May 2011, 11:26am

There is an estimated 3.972 million dogs (across 2.8 million households) in Australia which are walked around our neighbourhood and in urban parks, that is, ‘dog parks’. These parks (whether designated “off-leash” or otherwise) are a source of large...

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