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Speed dating really works!



Nillumbik Shire Councillor Jane Ashton recently tried speed dating to find just the right match - environmental that is.


Inspired by Clean Energy Nillumbik's "Nillumbik Trail" at September’s Sustainable House Day, in which 6 local eco-friendly households opened their doors to the public, Jane and husband Howard joined 60 or so others at its October follow-up: a speed dating event with 22 sustainability experts at Edendale Community Environment Farm.


Two months later, the Ashton home was a hive of activity.


“We’d long talked about doing something for the environment beyond solar panels, but internet research was overwhelming,” Cr Ashton says.</