Science

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Ask G: Paper bleaching

Are recycled paper manufacturers using harmful chemicals?
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How is latex made?

Take a look into the fascinating way that natural latex is made.
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Forget CO2 Targets

Starting emissions trading in the absence of an agreed target has merit.
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Taking charge

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

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Standby power

Appliances can act as energy vampires, secretly sucking up extra power.
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Instant expert: Aquaculture

Fishing for answers on fish farming.
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Instant Expert: Carbon farming

A growing solution to our greenhouse gas problem.

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Emily--WOMAD

Science to act local

How science will take the 'think global, act local' mantra to new levels.
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Bee Wrangling

Finding out how to start your own bee-hive in a very steep learning curve
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Yes, aerosol’s can be recycled!

Venting frustration at the fact Aussies only recycle 40% of aerosol cans.

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    Ask G: What's the deal with sodium lauryl ether sulfate?

    Is SLES as bad as SLS? Is it natural?
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    Ask G: Paper not made from trees

    You can find a whole host of paper made without wood fibres.
    Shredded, used paper ready for recycling

    Ask G: How many times can paper be recycled?

    The quality of paper fibre is reduced after use and recycling.