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DIY build tool

Thursday, 10 July 2014

How a new building materials auction site is making DIY home renovations a whole lot easier and greener.

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DIY watercolour paint

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Give your, or your kids’, creativity a spin with these non-toxic, completely safe (so safe they’re edible) homemade watercolours!

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Zen And The Art Of Rainwater Tank Maintenance

Monday, 30 June 2014

Keeping on top of maintenance is important for longevity of your tank, and it's not as daunting as it sounds.

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Taking a hard line on soft plastic

Monday, 2 June 2014

You'll be surprised at how much rubbish you could divert from landfill by recycling soft plastic refuse.

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3 ways to: Reduce your heater's running costs

Friday, 30 May 2014

It's the time of year when heating bills for many households will take a leap into the stratosphere. Learn how to minimise your winter heating costs, and maintain your comfort, with these three no-cost behaviour changes that will instantly save you energy and money.

TerraCycle founder Tom Szaky

Everything is recyclable – the TerraCycle story

Friday, 14 March 2014

Nobody would have believed TerraCycle founder Tom Szaky when he said everything could be recovered at a profit – until he proved it.

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How dirty is dirty?

Thursday, 30 January 2014

A no-details-spared account of dramatically cutting back the weekly wash.

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Teens gone wild

Thursday, 30 January 2014

A bush haven in rural Victoria combines geographic isolation, work in the outdoors and the serenity of nature to transform the hectic lives of city teens.

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DIY upcycled hanging pot

Thursday, 30 January 2014

A seldom-used cake mould is the perfect container for upcycling into a hanging pot.

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A post-carbon Australia

Thursday, 23 January 2014

Discover the perks of kicking carbon in our imaginary sustainable future.

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