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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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A dying breed

Wednesday, 5 September 2012

Our national icons are staging a disappearing act, with more Australian species than ever listed as endangered. We check in with what's being done to preserve our most threatened feathers, fur and fin.

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It's a flying shame

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

With greenies taking stock of every aspect of living, Greg Foyster wonders why our love of flying is still never spoken of.

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Versus: oils aint oils

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

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

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Ten tips for spring cleaning

Monday, 3 September 2012

Spring has sprung! Clear the air in your home with our top tips on how to spruce up your home for the warmer seasons.

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How to: Upcycle by enlarging arm holes

Monday, 3 September 2012

Here’s a great way to make baby clothes last longer, plus it also works on all tops and dresses for adults too.

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