Features

The village people

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

With their exceptional green building practices and focus on community living, ecovillages are a model of sustainability and they’re coming soon to a city near you.

Bec Paton

Engineer to eco-entrepreneur

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

After becoming disillusioned with the direction of her career, Bec Paton took the daunting step to create a sustainable design studio in 2011. Hear more from eco-entrepreneurs taking the green plunge in the current Oct/Nov issue of Green Lifestyle.

Versus: Nappies

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Amongst the chaos and decisions involved with the arrival of a new bub, parents also face the environmental choice of which nappies to use; cloth or disposable. With a fast changing market we catch up on which nappy is best.

How to: Stop shopping

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

October is Buy Nothing New Month, where it’s all about doing more with what we’ve got, sharing with friends, and being more creative rather than being a wasteful consumer. Here’s our top tips on how to stop living in a material world.

Top 10: Tips for freezing food

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

A great way to combat food waste as well as preserve the nutrients of your fresh food, freezing food can make life a lot easier! These top tips will ensure you’re getting the most out of your freezer.

Matt Grant

The future of festivals

Thursday, 20 September 2012

We talk to the director of Peats Ridge and Surry Hills Festivals, Matt Grant, about why festivals don't have to come with a toll on the Earth.

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The Veggie Patch Van

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Tooting their way into Sydney are a gang of food trucks, with one shining as a particularly good example of self-sufficiency and sustainability.

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Six tips for ethical investment

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Profits and ethics aren’t mutually exclusive. Here’s how to ensure you are investing your hard-earned cash in a better future.

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'Tis the season for: Cauliflower

Monday, 10 September 2012

Cauli’s are packed with phytochemicals that have been associated with warding off lifestyle diseases. Make the most of their seasonal freshness with these three recipes.

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How to: improve the efficiency of your fridge

Monday, 10 September 2012

The refrigerator is the biggest single user of electricity in the home, using 60 per cent of your total energy bill. Here’s how to reduce the impact of your fridge and freezer.

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