Mia Swainson is a freelance writer and successful entrepreneur with a passion for sustainable living. Her work in sustainable development, spanning more than 15 years, has taken Mia across Australia and around the world. After having children, Mia focused on creating a sustainable life in the suburbs. By making one small change at a time, Mia is proof that living a greener and simpler life is within everyone’s reach. Mia’s sustainable living column, Sustainable Life, is currently published monthly by HerCanberra. She is President of the Canberra Environment Centre and founding Chair of Canberra’s Zero Waste Revolution. Mia designs and delivers community workshops in Canberra and the region on how people can halve their household waste.