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Back in the saddle

Monday, 21 January 2013

Cycling is booming, but for many it can still be rather daunting to jump on and pedal away. Emma Bowen wonders if electric bikes are the answer, and test rides one for a day.

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Keeping your home cool

Monday, 14 January 2013

We know air-con is the last resort when keeping your home cool, but what are some alternatives? Here’s six handy hints you may not know on keeping your home cool this summer.

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DIY time: Make your own scrub

Monday, 14 January 2013

Pure castile soap is a great multi-purpose product, so we’re sharing a few tips for making your own all-natural body scrub from it – it really does help your skin to become silky, soft, and supple.

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It started with a pig

Monday, 14 January 2013

In the midst of a factory-farming society, find solace in the animal sanctuary Edgar’s Mission, where kindness to animals is celebrated.

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How to use heirloom tomatoes

Monday, 14 January 2013

Bright red, deep purple, pale yellow and striped green, the old fashioned varieties of tomatoes are now bursting full of juice, vitamins A and C and the antioxidant lycopene are now available from farmers’ markets and good greengrocers.

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Hemp high

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Ditching its drug rep, hemp’s many applications are touted as an antidote to some of our most eco-intensive products and materials.

Aimee Marks

Game changer

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

In a product market filled with endless choices for consumers, one idea can change the game. We chat to 25 year old Aimee Marks, founder of TOM Organics, about paving the way for a new generation of environmental activists and giving women a healthier choice for their bodies.

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Make your own: seed bombs

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Scatter the suburbs with a little summer sunshine, by bombing your neighbourhood with these sunflower seed balls!

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How to: DIY Christmas crackers

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Boycott consumerism this silly season and make your own Christmas crackers! Use up re-purposed, recycled and second-hand items from around the house and get DIY with us.

Stephanie Alexander

The grey greenies

Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Bringing you the best green wisdom to take into the new year, we talk to senior greenies offering up their solutions for today’s dilemmas.

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