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Dripping tap

How to: fix a dripping tap

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

A dripping tap can waste 18,000 litres of water a year! Fixing it is very simple – all you need is a new washer, a shifting spanner, and a bit of know-how.

The rag trade

The rag trade

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Want great new threads without forking out a cent? A clothes swap party is just the ticket.

Showerhead

How to: install a water-efficient showerhead

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Replacing your older, water-wasting showerhead with a new, water-efficient one will save on water without compromising flow or pressure when lathering up.

Save water

15 ways to save water

Tuesday, 1 February 2011

15 ways to conserve this precious resource and save energy while you’re at it!

pot luck

Step-by-step planting

Monday, 6 December 2010

With the onset of the warmer days, it’s time to dig into the soil and start planting – think vegies or bright blooms. Here’s all you need to know to ensure your new plants thrive.

bowl covers

How to make reusable bowl covers

Monday, 6 December 2010

These washable bowl covers will rid your fridge of cling wrap and keep food fresh time and time again.

Christmas wreath

DIY Christmas wreath

Monday, 22 November 2010

Get into the Christmas spirit and impress your guests with G's guide to creating a green wreath. The end result looks deceptively sophisticated, but it's easy enough for a child to create.

Eco-kids

Raising eco-kids on the cheap

Monday, 18 October 2010

Raising eco-kids won't cost you the Earth. Here's G's tips for helping parents keep things light on the wallet.

Worm farm

Build your own worm farm

Monday, 27 September 2010

Worms do a fantastic job of converting household scraps into nutrient-rich, eco-friendly plant food. We show you how to build a house for your very own colony of wriggly workers using materials you already have around the home, or can get and recycle for free.

Pull the callipers up

How to: DIY bike maintenance

Wednesday, 1 September 2010

Our current September/October issue highlights some quick and easy ways to care for your bike at home, including detailed instructions on fixing a puncture and lubricating your chain. Here's a quick guide on how to remove and reattach a rear wheel of a bike.

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