Waste not

Sharri Lembryk

The Dumpster Diaries

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Brave student Sharri Lembryk discovers the true meaning of the 'waste not, want not' mantra while dumpster diving.

Lauren-Singer

Trash is for Tossers

Monday, 12 January 2015

We chat to Lauren Singer, who has lived waste-free for 2 years, documenting her journey on her blog, Trash is for Tossers.

Plastic Free July

Doing Plastic Free July

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Our editor, Caitlin Howlett, takes on a big challenge – Plastic Free July.

World's first erasable printer

World's first erasable toner printer

Tuesday, 12 November 2013

A printer that has the potential to cut office paper use by 80 per cent was recently launched in Australia by Toshiba. It’s called the e-STUDIO306LP and it allows you to reuse sheets of printed paper up to five times.

garage-sale

Tips for a successful garage sale

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

The perfect way to farewell your unwanted goods, a garage sale will help you avoid landfill and make some cash on the side.

Recycle-revision

Recycle revision

Monday, 16 January 2012

Australians have proven to be great household recyclers since the council dropped the extra bin off at our homes, but often confusion can prevail on exactly what to recycle and what has to be trashed. Time to sort the trash.

Waste

What a waste of food

Friday, 4 November 2011

Aussies routinely throw out vast quantities of food without a second thought. Here’s why food waste matters and how you can make a change for the better.

Pantry

Being more food-wise

Friday, 19 June 2009

Last year Bronwyn suggested we go through our pantries and freezers and use up the food there instead of buying new items every week. Since about 20% of the average Australian's food purchases end up in landfill, that seemed like a great challenge to me! Have you been keeping it up?

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