Passive design 101

Maximise energy efficiency with the basic principles of passive design.
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Ask G: Light bulbs

Incandescent bulbs are being phased out, so what do you do with them?
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Plastic bag debate

Plastic bags are deemed a blight on the world, but are green bags better?

Ask us: Kit homes

Tanya Ha talks about if kit home companies can be eco-aware.


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!


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

    Six ways to use Louvres in your home.

    Organic cotton basics with Bhumi

    High quality and completely gorgeous organic cotton products.

    Greening and weatherproofing your garage

    How to make this space more comfortable and energy-efficient year-round.

    How To...

    Solar hot water

    How to Install Solar Hot Water

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

    Taking stock of your water use is a great first step to using less water.

    Propagating 101

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

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    Ask G

    algal bloom in China

    Ask G: Phosphate debate

    The question of whether phosphates are good in laundry detergents.
    Wooly sheep

    Ask G: Is wool sustainable?

    Is raising and farming sheep for wool damaging to the environment?
    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?