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Zero-carbon homes

It's easier than you think to convert your home to a zero-carbon haven.
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Journey of a T-shirt

Discover the eco-impact of the humble t-shirt we wear day to day.
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Fluoride furore

Why fluoride in tapwater causes opposing views among health professionals
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Passive design 101

Maximise energy efficiency with the basic principles of passive design.

Features

Bizarre Alternative Source Of Energy

Check out these bizarre source of energy.

Solar-Powered BBQ

An eco-friendly inflatable BBQ that reaches 260◦c in under five minutes.

Earthships

100% off the grid with a near-zero carbon footprint.

Garden

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Lead In Your Garden Soil

Risk of contaminated soils may change the way we need to garden and live.

Grey Water - what it is and how to use it

Here's how to get the most out of the water around your home.
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Native plants

There's lots of benefits to decking out your garden with native species.

Instant Expert

Water Labelling

Stars and droplets abound, but what do they mean?
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Instant Expert: Fracking

The deal with this explosive topic, & why it's so controversial.
Coal

Phasing out Hazelwood

The past, present and future of a most notorious coal-fired power plant.

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Ask G

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Ask G: Chemicals in recycled paper

Are recycled paper manufacturers using harmful chemicals?
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Ask G: Which type of office paper is the greenest?

Office paper is a common item. Here's how to make a greener choice.
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Ask G: Pre- or post-consumer recycled paper?

A difference to take note of when purchasing recycled paper.

Reviews

Revolution: A must watch

Rob Stewart’s new documentary ‘Revolution’ will blow you away.

Gemtree Wines

Choosing the right kind of sustainable vineyard can be very rewarding

Six ways to add style and save power - use louvres in your home.

Six ways to use Louvres in your home.