House - Features

Glen Lambert

Fix-it café

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

There’s a new hub for greenies who like to fix things – The Bower Reuse and Repair Café – and it’s an idea that’s spreading…

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Guide to a zero-carbon home

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Experts say there are no technological barriers to building homes that use only as much energy as they produce. Here’s your guide to converting your home to zero carbon.

Duuvy Jester

Building recycler

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Giving up the inner-city grind, Duuvy Jester now builds houses out of waste.

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World wildlife hero

Thursday, 4 September 2014

Find out why without Dermot O'Gorman, the World Wildlife Fund wouldn't be the highly-successful NGO that it is today.

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Lead foot gardens

Monday, 1 September 2014

Our urban backyards are our green havens, but the risk of contaminated soils may change the way we need to garden and live.

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Father's Day Gift Ideas

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Give the Dad in your family a gift that keeps on giving this Father's Day with these environmentally- and ethically-minded present ideas.

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Everyday Green Hero

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

At the 2013 Green Lifestyle Awards, Gavin Webber won the Local Green Hero Award. While he calls himself ‘Just an ordinary bloke’, his blog, charting his journey to a greener lifestyle, has inspired a remarkable number of people to live more sustainably.

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Upcycled DIY Gift Bow

Friday, 8 August 2014

Use ‘waste’ paper, repurposed plastic, or even fabric offcuts to create a unique bow to adorn your next gift.

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The Truth About Palm Oil

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Become an instant expert on palm oil – identify where it's lurking in your lifestyle, and learn how to find sustainable choices.

Indira Naidoo

5 minutes with... Indira Naidoo

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Spring is getting closer, and it'll bring a whole bunch of new gardening opportunities with it! Indira shares her seasonal tips, and lets us know about the Australian Garden Show Sydney where we can get more tips for our own Edible Balcony or garden.

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