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Saving money

When investing in green goodies, be sure to get your money's worth.

Window efficiency

Windows can make a big difference to your energy use. Here's a guide.
Solar hot water

How to: solar heat

The power of the sun can heat your home's water (climate) guilt-free
power cooking

Save kitchen power

Be a good eco-chef with these energy saving tips for the kitchen.


Pile of shame

Plastic-free's a wrap

Tips to help the Plastic Free July challenge create long-lasting change.

How I cured my dog's allergies

Four tips from a vet that cured his own dog Macy’s allergies.

No plastic a challenge

Plastic Free July hasn't been easy, but it has created habitual changes.



    Teddy bears' picnic

    Cute felt figurines that help highlight unsustainable palm oil.

    No compromises

    An inspiring memoir and insight into the mind of an eco-entrepreneur.

    Build fast – and green

    The Quickshack showcases all the eco and price benefits of modular homes.

    How To...


    How to get the most out of windows

    Windows can make a big difference to your energy use. Here's a guide.
    Plastic bottle planters

    Make your own: plastic bottle planters

    Don’t throw bottles in the recycling, turn them into these cute planters.
    Taking cuttings

    Propagating 101

    With a little patience, you can fill your entire garden with free plants!

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    Ask G


    Ask us: Solar health & safety

    Tanya Ha answers your questions on the safety of solar power.
    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?

    Ask G: How do you create a natural pool?

    Want to create a backyard wilderness? Try a natural pool.