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Mortgages on green homes can be significantly cheaper.
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Steel VS Timber

Is steel or timber best for the environment when building a house frame?

Ask G: Clean carpets

Carpets need to be cleaned, so what's an eco-friendly way that works?
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Light bulbs

Instant Expert: The cost, energy, quality and greenness of lights.


How I cured my dog's allergies

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

No plastic a challenge

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Our editor, Caitlin Howlett, takes on a big challenge – Plastic Free July



    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.

    Fish & food

    A mini-aquaponics system that hosts your indoor plants and fish together.

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    Being green in the laundry

    Transform your laundry room into a waterwise, low energy cleaning zone.
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    Five ways to be a top recycler

    Our top five tips for recycling that you might not have thought of before
    Kitchen floorplan and renovating samples

    DIY: Design your own eco-kitchen

    Greenovate the most energy-intense space in your home.

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    Discarded TVs

    Ask G: What do I do with my old TV?

    How can I sell, give away, recycle or dispose of my old TV?

    Ask G: Light dimmers

    Does turning the dimmer down on a light actually use less power?

    Ask G: Do plastic bags contaminate recycling?

    Tanya Ha finds out what happens to plastic bags in recycling facilities.