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Poo Power! under the Scope

Poo Power! under the Scope

Thursday 10th April 2014, 9:00am

The entire planet is poo-luted. Dog waste in our cities is a problem for the environment, particularly our waterways. People are also part of the environment and by not picking up after our dogs, we are potentially polluting ourselves. That's crazy!

Around the...

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Equinox Update

Equinox Update

Thursday 20th March 2014, 10:00am

As the Equinox approaches, the mornings are becoming darker and the weather cooler here in Melbourne. Good time as any to provide a little update of Diesel's activities from the last couple of months.

February was marked by the Sustainable Living Festival whic...

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First day of school

First day of school

Wednesday 29th January 2014, 10:00am

Diesel has a habit of perching himself up on the front fence to greet the people on their way to work - he's quite popular in our street. It was a little busier than it has been in the last few weeks today as it was the first day back at school here in Melbour...

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Diesel's Top 5 for 2013

Diesel's Top 5 for 2013

Wednesday 18th December 2013, 4:00pm

Last week we wrote the final report to Inspiring Australia and it was wonderful looking back over the year at all the events, media attention and people we met along the way. So Diesel has compiled a Top 5 of his most favourite Poo Power!-ful moments. What w...

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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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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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Dogs should...

Dogs should...

Monday 21st October 2013, 2:00pm

On the weekend, Diesel was inspired by the recent UN Women campaign to run a Google search on what "dogs should" and was a little shocked at some of the results that came up.

Poo Power! has many facets. In addition to the education of biogas generation and wa...

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Poo-centennial

Poo-centennial

Thursday 10th October 2013, 12:00pm

Today the Poo Power! App for iPhone reached its first milestone - 100 individually geotagged photos uploaded to Flickr identifying dog poo 'hotspots'. Click here to see the 100th upload.

The array of colours and textures is surprising! Have you visited the...

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About Diesel

Diesel

Diesel is an inspiration. Plus he makes some of the poo. Diesel is proof that one pooch can make a difference.

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