Ban the bag in your neighbourhood

Wednesday, 31 July 2013

You head to the grocery store armed with your reusable bag, only to be greeted by many still saying yes to plastic. But rest assured it is possible to create a plastic bag-free community.

BBQs: Gas vs Charcoal

BBQs: Gas vs Charcoal

Monday, 26 November 2012

With the arrival of warmer weather, we cook outdoors more than ever – but when it comes to firing up the barbie, which is the more sustainable sizzler?


Versus: oils aint oils

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

Which oil comes up trumps when it comes to the environment and our health?


Natural vs synthetic doonas

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Keeping warm during the cooler months can take its toll on the environment. Here we look at how you can snuggle up and sleep well, knowing you’re making the best choice.


Versus: Liquid versus bar soap

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Don’t get in a lather – we’ve sussed out soap for you.


Disposable drink bottles: Plastic vs glass vs aluminium

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Buying a drink on the run has worked its way seamlessly into our hectic lifestyles, and despite best intentions is sometimes unavoidable. But does one of the packaging options come out trumps environmentally?


Versus: Mac vs PC

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

We each have a personal preference, but which computer platform is better for the planet?


Dishcloths versus paper towels

Monday, 27 June 2011

Often, when wiping up kitchen spills, we simply reach for whatever is closest by, without thinking about the eco-impacts of our scrubbing and scouring. G gets to the bottom of this big old mess.


Versus: Candles

Tuesday, 31 May 2011

They're the perfect accompaniment to a romantic dinner or relaxing bath, but which candle wax lights the greenest flame?

Toothbrush versus

Electric versus disposable toothbrushes

Monday, 9 May 2011

We pit disposability against energy usage in the humble daily ritual of teeth cleaning.

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