Sustainable Chippendale

A Sustainable Suburb In the Making

Sustainable Chippendale is a community initiative setup to support the Sustainable Streets and Community Plan in Chippendale. If you are passionate about sustainability we'd love you to join us in getting behind this ground breaking project to establish a practical model for sustainable inner city living in Sydney.

Michael Mobbs goes off-grid – and feels clean and green on the inside

As seen on The Fifth Estate on the 2April 2015:

" Sustainability guru Michael Mobbs this week disconnected his terrace house in inner city Chippendale from the electricity grid.

On Tuesday the meters were disconnected. By Wednesday he was holding adrift the wires that connected his house to the grid.

This latest in a line of audacious action from Mobbs almost completes his quest that started in 1996 to become utility independent so he could minimise his impact on the planet.

Mobbs, a frequent contributor to The Fifth Estate, has over the years continued an unending campaign to green his patch of the world and as far afield as he can. There’s been a battery of media missiles – from newspapers articles, websites, television programs, and radio – ABC and shock jock Alan Jones included – not to mention his personal proselytising, group tours through his house, books he’s written, and individual consultancy, in order to change the world and help save the planet.

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We are very proud to have Michael in our neighbourhood! 

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