This year’s Millennium Fellowship Has Begun

The Millennium Fellowship is a semester-long global program designed to help undergraduate students in their current and future social impact work. The Millennium Campus Network (MCN) was founded in 2013 and in 2018 partnered with the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI). This year there are 1,092 Millennium Fellows from 69 campuses across 16 countries. Fellows … Continue reading This year’s Millennium Fellowship Has Begun

The Impact of Australian Supermarkets’ Single-use Plastic Bag Ban: One Year On

It has been a year since the two Australian supermarket giants, Woolworths and Coles, officially pledged to phase out free, lightweight, single-use plastic bags. This 'bag ban' was set to extend to all Woolworths and Coles stores, petrol stations and liquor stores. Woolworths and Coles both pledged to ban single-use plastic bags at the store … Continue reading The Impact of Australian Supermarkets’ Single-use Plastic Bag Ban: One Year On

The 5 R’s of Recycling

I learned something new recently. Many of us have probably heard of the ‘three R’s’ of recycling: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. But I recently learned that there are actually—or at least were originally—five R’s. So, out of curiosity, and out of a genuine desire to be more sustainable, I decided to do a little research into … Continue reading The 5 R’s of Recycling

Why I decided to (mostly) stop buying books

I love reading. Ever since I can remember I have loved reading. One thing that I always wanted to achieve was having my own ‘private library’ so that I would always have access to books to read. To me, a private library does not have to be a huge room of books with floor-to-wall bookshelves … Continue reading Why I decided to (mostly) stop buying books