House - Features

James' tiny house built from recycled materials.

Tiny house, big impact

Thursday, 18 September 2014

The thought of living in a really tiny, movable house may be daunting to some, but it offers impressive eco-credentials and brings great simplicity to your life. Especially when they're made with reclaimed materials, like this one is.

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6 tips to green-up your dog

Thursday, 18 September 2014

How to fix the six main environmental disturbances affecting your dog’s skin, in the safest way.

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…

Simon Black photography

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.

Father's Day gifts

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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