Wood building frame

Steel VS Timber

Is steel or timber best for the environment when building a house frame?
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Ask G: Light bulbs

Incandescent bulbs are being phased out, so what do you do with them?

Green on a budget

There are plenty of ways to go green without going into the red.
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Light bulbs

Instant Expert: The cost, energy, quality and greenness of lights.


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...

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    Upcycled DIY Gift Bow

    Use 'waste' to create a unique bow to adorn your next gift.
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    How to make reusable bowl covers

    Washable food covers that will keep food fresh time and time again.
    Small house made of grass

    Cheaper loans for green homes

    Mortgages on green homes can be significantly cheaper.

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    Ask G

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    Ask G: Air conditioners and air quality

    Do air conditioners remove impurities from the air?
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    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

    Ask us: Forestry Stewardship Council certified timber

    Tanya Ha talks about FSC certified, Australian-grown timbers.