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plastic-recycling

Taking a hard line on soft plastic

Monday, 2 June 2014

You'll be surprised at how much rubbish you could divert from landfill by recycling soft plastic refuse.

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3 ways to: Reduce your heater's running costs

Friday, 30 May 2014

It's the time of year when heating bills for many households will take a leap into the stratosphere. Learn how to minimise your winter heating costs, and maintain your comfort, with these three no-cost behaviour changes that will instantly save you energy and money.

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Carbon offsets explained

Friday, 30 May 2014

Purchasing credits to offset greenhouse gases can be either a really good idea, or a really bad one. The trick is to separate the greenwash from the real deal.

Buckwheat pancakes

A wholesome start

Thursday, 22 May 2014

Simple breakfast recipes from the gorgeous new My Petite Kitchen Cookbook, by Eleanor Ozich.

seasonal-salad

Greenilicious salad

Thursday, 22 May 2014

The Thoughtful Eater shares a seasonal recipe for your fresh winter produce, using zucchini, broccoli and kale.

sweeteners

Sweeter than sugar

Thursday, 22 May 2014

Sugar isn’t as sweet as it seems. We explore alternative sweeteners to find the best alternatives that really do help the medicine go down.

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Recipes with stevia

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Lee Holmes from Supercharged Food shares some tasty healthy recipes using stevia as a sweetener instead of refined white sugar, which is addictive and has a high eco-impact.

oyster

Little pearlers

Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Proving that the world is his oyster, farmer Shane Buckley produces the world's first certified-organic Sydney Rock oysters.

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Test drive: the electric Holden Volt

Thursday, 15 May 2014

This green car could become a popular choice as petrol prices rise. We give Holden's electric car, the Volt, a trial over long- and short-distances.

Leif Cocks from The Orangutan Project

How to save orangutans

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

We chat with Leif Cocks from The Orangutan Project about his life’s work, the issues facing the people and animals of Indonesia, and how we can all get involved to help save this amazing species from extinction.

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