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Multi-generational living

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Mother and building designer Chi Lu explains the sustainability, social, and cost benefits of living in their carefully-designed, large family home that spans a few generations.

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10 tips to choose a worthy charity

Thursday, 25 September 2014

We all know that giving to charity is important, but with so many worthy charities, how can you choose? Kimi Anderson, the founder of TravelGiver, gives the best advice for sharing your hard-earned cash.

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In praise of knowledge

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Our editor, Caitlin Howlett, honours the sharing of knowledge in the March/April issue of Green Lifestyle.

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How to: Food swapping

Thursday, 7 November 2013

What do you do when you have excess produce you can’t eat? Swap it of course, as these many community groups do!

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The season for scrumping

Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Whether you get it from a tree hanging over a fence or growing in a park or urban laneway, public fruit tastes a whole lot sweeter than the store-bought alternative.

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Food swapping

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Inspired by our feature on food swapping in the current issue, staff writer Alex Pike attends his first swap.

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Seed Circus

5 May, 2013
Learn about seed saving, foraging for edible weeds and swap items for seeds all at once with Milkwood Permaculture. ‘Seed Circus’ is a one-day event of learning, swapping, eating and meeting interesting people. This event is part of Milkwood’s Fair Share and is also a part of International Permaculture Day. Milkwood is a permaculture enterprise based near Mudgee, NSW Australia. Founded in 2007 by Kirsten Bradley and Nick Ritar with the intention to develop a small farm from scratch that would also be a working, abundant permaculture system.

Where: 107 Projects, 107 Redfern Street, Redfern, Sydney NSW.
When: 11am – 4pm, Sunday 5 May, 2013
Cost: Free!
Click here for more information.

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Give and take

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

In the green marketplace, renting and swapping is the new currency. Change the way you shop and get to know your neighbours with collaborative consumption.

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The pros of sharing

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Lisa Fox, who co-founded the site Open Shed with her partner, discusses why she’s so excited about the collaborative consumption movement.

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Sharing is caring

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Our editor Emma talks about the new issue and shares her thoughts on why we should all be getting involved in the rising trend of collaborative consumption.

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