Maria Hannaford

About Maria Hannaford

Maria Hannaford was Sustainable Table’s Communications Manager until mid-2016 and has since moved on to launch her own lifestyle brand, Anouk Gania.

15 ways to reduce plastic in your life

By |2017-03-06T23:36:59+11:00October 22nd, 2014|Categories: eco living, ethical eating, towards zero waste|

We’re almost at the end of Give a Fork! October and what have we learned? Keeping your waste levels at a minimum requires a keen mind! The bad news is: the ‘system’ is set up to facilitate the use of single-use plastics. The good news is: you can do your best to beat it with [...]

This is how to do it: waste-cutting solutions from around the globe

By |2017-03-06T23:20:50+11:00October 8th, 2014|Categories: eco living, project updates, towards zero waste|

To celebrate #GiveaFork! month (in which we’re asking people to host a #wastefree meal for their mates and help support a fair and sustainable food system), ST intern Lydia Blocksidge scours the globe to find case-in-point examples that show that when we really do put our heads together, we really can achieve zero waste: [...]

Waste. It’s pretty forked.

By |2017-03-06T23:03:01+11:00October 1st, 2014|Categories: events, towards zero waste|

Today is THE OFFICAL FIRST DAY of our Give a Fork! 2014 campaign, focussed 100% on food and packaging waste. We chose to highlight food and packaging waste because waste and the act of wasting is 100% forked. The concept behind Give a Fork! is simple – sign up as a Give a Fork! host, [...]

Eco Mama Cass: Dirty nappies and exhausted resources –the modern day dilemma of bearing children

By |2017-03-06T22:59:04+11:00July 10th, 2014|Categories: eco living, think pieces|

image via parenting: you are definitely doing it wrong  "Should I really be having a child when many of the world’s issues are population related?". Our Co-Founder Cassie Duncan is a very special person. She'd hate us telling everyone, but it's true. She's dedicated to the 'sustainability' cause beyond belief, in every aspect [...]

3 short videos that grab you by the shoulders and ask “Are you living the way you want to live?”

By |2019-01-29T11:21:09+11:00July 9th, 2014|Categories: eco living, think pieces|

You buy local organic food and ride your bike to work to avoid emissions but inside you're a bit of a crank and you feel like something is missing. Sound familiar? Many of us are great at looking after our environment but forget about doing a little self-maintenance. Add a little mojo back with these [...]

Giving Gardens in Cambodia

By |2017-03-06T23:31:57+11:00June 10th, 2014|Categories: project updates|

In 2012, Sustainable Table, together with Agile Development Group (ADG), set up three organic community gardens and an organic pagoda garden (run by monks) in rural Kampot, Southern Cambodia. Called the Giving Gardens project, the aim was to improve the livelihoods and resilience of communities in the region by teaching the lost skill of organic [...]

Plastico Fantastico? Part Two: Does plastic break down?

By |2017-03-06T22:37:36+11:00May 1st, 2014|Categories: ethical eating, towards zero waste|

Plastic is woven into the fabric of everything we use and touch in our everyday lives. Its presence is so widespread that we inevitably end up tossing plastic out all the time. Think food wrapping, plastic bags, milk bottles, toothbrushes, cigarette lighters, receipts (they are coated in plastic components) and so on. But where does [...]

Plastico Fantastico? Part One: Plasticised

By |2017-03-06T23:34:43+11:00April 29th, 2014|Categories: eco living, ethical eating, towards zero waste|

by Elly Hill Plastic. We surround ourselves with the stuff. Imagine trying to go about a single day without touching it... From the get go, flicking the lights on in the house would be an issue. You wouldn’t be able to brush your teeth or use the toilet either. Shaving would likely be out. How [...]

URBAN AGRICULTURE # 1 – Let’s Feast on History

By |2017-03-06T23:24:40+11:00April 21st, 2014|Categories: eco living, food growing + gardening, think pieces|

by Lydia Blocksidge Victory Gardens Let us take you on a food journey back in time. During the First and Second World Wars food, labour and transportation shortages were prevalent all over the world. Countries including the US, Germany and England set out to fix the problem by encouraging people to grow their own food. [...]