House - Features

energy-positive-home

An energy-positive home

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Marc Bernstein talks us through the Melbourne Design Studios’ 10 Star PassivHaus, a new house he helped design that generates more energy than it uses.

renters-story

15 ways to green your rental

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Renting sure can have its limitations, but rest assured there are still plenty of ways you can create an eco haven at home.

DIY-kitchen-story

DIY op shop kitchen

Monday, 18 February 2013

Make a modern set of those random wooden kitchen pieces that infiltrate every op-shop in town with this classic, and easy-to-do, idea!

recycling-story

8 items to reuse before recycling

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Put any accidental packaging to good use with these tips.

Green-Paint-story

Paint the home green

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Give your home or business a paint job that will save you money and protect a healthy indoor air environment with a range of ‘green’ paints.

Clutter-story

Living with less

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Does your stuff own you, rather than the other way around? Reduce clutter and buy less for a healthier and happier life.

cool-home

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.

hemp-story

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.

crackers

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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