Greenroom Sydney


Greenroom Sydney (GR) is a culmination of hard work, planning and specialist reporting with fellow University of Technology Sydney journalism students. GR focused on bringing enviro-conscious Sydneysiders together, and producing stories relevant to our niche audience. The publication was launched on the 22nd of May, after a month-long social media campaign was initialised to generate hype and interest for our target audience.
Envirobank have created a recycling initiative, with a can recycling terminal and a rewards system for repeat recyclers. I spoke to Narelle Anderson, Envirobank’s founder and managing director, about initiative-based recycling campaigns.
Opinion piece on why we should be recognising local council efforts to push sustainability in their areas.
I spoke to Blacktown Council and Penrith Council’s Environment and Project Coordinators about the projects and fun activities enviro-concious citizens can do in their area.
We look at the alternatives to supermarket vegetables. I spoke to vendors at the Hornsby Organic Food Market about the advantages of organic produce.
With water tanks becoming more prevalent in Sydney, I spoke to Charles Agnew (Sydney Water Project Manager) about water saving figures, and Phil Smith (John Paul II Catholic College principal) about their use of water tanks on campus.