DIY tin planters

Give new life to commonly recycled items; use tin cans as a planter boxes

Ask us: Certified wood

Tanya Ha talks about FSC certified, Australian-grown timbers.

Ask G: Fairtrade Flora

Are florists able to offer fair trade bouquets, or other alternatives?
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Standby power

Appliances can act as energy vampires, secretly sucking up extra power.


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.

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    Insurance the eco-way

    Insure the eco-value of your home and car.

    How to: Stop shopping

    October is Buy Nothing New Month; here’s our tips on how to stop shopping

    Table Decorations From The Garden

    Set the scene for a magical celebration at the family table with our DIY.

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    Ask G

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    Ask G: Halogen energy savers

    "New halogen energy savers" use less energy than incandescents.
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    Ask G: Running costs of air conditioning

    What impact will different air conditioning solutions have on the wallet?
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    Ask G: The difference between room and task lighting

    Choose the right type of lighting for your needs.