Revamp: fridge seals

How to fix – not replace – the seal of your fridge if it isn't airtight.

Ask G: junk mail pt2

"No junk mail' stickers are one of the best ways to cut back on mail.
Wood building frame

Steel VS Timber

Is steel or timber best for the environment when building a house frame?

Ask us: Is that BPA?

Tanya Ha answers your questions about decoding safe plastics by numbers.


Lauren Singer

I haven't made any trash in 2 years

One blogger's commitment to zero waste sustainable living.

Yes, aerosol’s can be recycled!

Venting frustration at the fact Aussies only recycle 40% of aerosol cans.

Tips for your haven

Over the next month, we'll give the best advice in home, garden, & style!


    Six ways to add style and save power - use louvres in your home.

    Six ways to use Louvres in your home.

    Organic cotton basics with Bhumi

    High quality and completely gorgeous organic cotton products.

    Greening and weatherproofing your garage

    How to make this space more comfortable and energy-efficient year-round.

    How To...


    Upcycled DIY Gift Bow

    Use 'waste' to create a unique bow to adorn your next gift.

    How to be Water Wise at Home

    Here are simple, cost-effective tips for saving water around your home.
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    Upcycled DIY Gift Bow

    Use 'waste' to create a unique bow to adorn your next gift.

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    Ask G


    Ask G: old CFL globes

    What do I do with old CFL light globes when they have burnt out?
    Light bulb with warm glow

    Ask G: Halogen energy savers

    "New halogen energy savers" use less energy than incandescents.
    Backyard pool

    Ask G: How Do You Fill in a Swimming Pool?

    One way to save water is to get rid of the backyard pool. But how do you