Eco-painting tips

How to paint in the most environmentally responsible way.
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Standby power

Appliances can act as energy vampires, secretly sucking up extra power.
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Ask G: Air quality

Do air conditioners remove impurities from the air?
Air conditioner remote control

Ask G: Air con power

Are they the reason for the building of new power stations?


Lauren Singer

I haven't made any trash in 2 years

One blogger's commitment to zero waste sustainable living.

Yes, aerosol’s can be recycled!

Venting frustration at the fact Aussies only recycle 40% of aerosol cans.

Tips for your haven

Over the next month, we'll give the best advice in home, garden, & style!


    Arnold Swarznegger

    Are you living dangerously?

    The world's best storytellers tell the most important story on Earth.
    The Composting Canon

    Small-scale composting

    A solution for those with tiny spaces to compost their kitchen waste.
    Dig Deeper

    Digging deeper

    Here it is – your complete seasonal guide for sustainable Aussie gardens!

    How To...

    bowl cover 8

    How to make reusable bowl covers

    Washable food covers that will keep food fresh time and time again.
    top recycler

    Five ways to be a top recycler

    Our top five tips for recycling that you might not have thought of before

    Keep warm this winter

    Save up to 70 per cent on winter heating costs before you use the heater.

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    Ask G

    Lots of blue downlights

    Ask G: Why are downlights power hungry?

    A single downlight doesn't provide much light.
    bean bag

    Ask G: Eco bean bag beans?

    What is an environmentally friendly alternative to bean bag beans?
    No junk mail

    Ask G: How do we stop junk mail when you have the "No Junk Mail" sign?

    Just how do we avoid the endles junk mail that crowds our mailboxes?