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Costa

Costa: no imposter

Tuesday, 16 October 2012

His excitement for growing food, community and health is contagious. We meet the man who’s spreading the love for growing food to a new generation.

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5 ways to: Keep your trees healthy

Monday, 8 October 2012

Trees offer a range of benefits from keeping our air clean to harbouring wildlife and increasing property value. To help choose a suitable tree for your garden, see the current issue of Green Lifestyle magazine.

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Flower power

Wednesday, 3 October 2012

An important part of every successful vegie garden is pollination. Increase the productivity of your backyard patch by introducing a variety of flowers to entice birds and bees.

The village people

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

With their exceptional green building practices and focus on community living, ecovillages are a model of sustainability and they’re coming soon to a city near you.

How to: Stop shopping

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

October is Buy Nothing New Month, where it’s all about doing more with what we’ve got, sharing with friends, and being more creative rather than being a wasteful consumer. Here’s our top tips on how to stop living in a material world.

Top 10: Tips for freezing food

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

A great way to combat food waste as well as preserve the nutrients of your fresh food, freezing food can make life a lot easier! These top tips will ensure you’re getting the most out of your freezer.

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How to: improve the efficiency of your fridge

Monday, 10 September 2012

The refrigerator is the biggest single user of electricity in the home, using 60 per cent of your total energy bill. Here’s how to reduce the impact of your fridge and freezer.

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Versus: oils aint oils

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

Which oil comes up trumps when it comes to the environment and our health?

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Ten tips for spring cleaning

Monday, 3 September 2012

Spring has sprung! Clear the air in your home with our top tips on how to spruce up your home for the warmer seasons.

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E-wasting away

Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Technology us being superseded quicker than ever and most discarded electronics end up in landfill. Here’s your guide to recycling e-waste.

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