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Features

windows

Window efficiency

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

Squeegee me

Prevent moisture-fuelled mould and soap scum with a squeegee.
batteries

Taking charge

They may seem small, but churning through batteries adds to toxic waste.
newspapers

Ask G: Mulch matter

Old newspapers and junk mail can be recycled, but the garden can use them

Blogs

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.
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No plastic a challenge

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

    Reviews

    A Gourmet Farming Adventure

    Gourmet gets dirty

    Former big-city chef & food critic Matthew Evans swaps laptop for shovel.
    SLINKII One With Nature yoga mat

    The best yoga mat

    We've finally found a mat with form, function, style, and sustainability!
    backyard-bees

    Become a Beevangelist

    A beautiful new book to inspire you to take up the art of beekeeping.

    How To...

    bowl cover 7

    How to make reusable bowl covers

    Washable food covers that will keep food fresh time and time again.
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    How to make reusable bowl covers

    Washable food covers that will keep food fresh time and time again.
    herbs-for-wreath

    DIY herb wreath

    Make your home smell like fresh herbs with truly seasonal holiday decor.

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    Ask G

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    Ask us: Getting rid of junk e-mail

    Tanya Ha answers your questions about the best ways to avoid your email i
    Halogen globe

    Ask G: 'High intensity' halogen lights

    An infrared coating enables 'high intensity' halogens to use less power.
    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?