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Appy-Days

Appy days

Monday, 11 March 2013

From sourcing sustainable seafood to sending e-cards and improving your car’s efficiency, there is an almost limitless array of smartphone apps to help you make greener choices. Here are some of our favourites.

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Tips to get outdoors

Monday, 11 March 2013

Our top ten ideas for new things to do in the open air.

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Mobbs' plan

Monday, 11 March 2013

After mastering his task to make a truly sustainable urban house, Michael Mobbs has turned his efforts towards making a whole suburb sustainable – and he has a master plan.

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Journey of a T-shirt

Monday, 11 March 2013

Most are aware of the effects our cars have on the earth, why buying organic and local food is good for your health and the environment, but what about the humble t-shirt we wear day to day?

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Salad days

Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Celebrate the arrival of autumn with these salads that all have a little extra oomph!

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How to: Make a zesty room spray

Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Repurpose a good spray or old perfume bottle with your own made-to-measure room scent.

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Ways with coconut oil

Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Teisha Lowry’s top tips for using coconut oil all around the home.

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Bright succulents

Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Ideal for low-maintenance landscaping, hanging baskets, patios, pots and even indoors, cacti and succulents can add no-fuss colour to your garden so you can save the water for the vegie patch.

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An energy-positive home

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Marc Bernstein talks us through the Melbourne Design Studios’ 10 Star PassivHaus, a new house he helped design that generates more energy than it uses.

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15 ways to green your rental

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Renting sure can have its limitations, but rest assured there are still plenty of ways you can create an eco haven at home.

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