Natural vs synthetic doonas

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Keeping warm during the winter can take its toll on the environment. Here's how to snuggle up and sleep well, knowing you’re making the best choice.

heating your home

How To: Keep Your Home Warm

Thursday, 17 July 2014

We’ll show you the green, greener, and greenest ways to stay warm at home this winter.


Instant expert: Insulation

Thursday, 3 July 2014

Find out all you never knew about insulation; learn how different types of insulation work, and how to choose the most useful kind to improve comfort and energy efficiency in your home.


Four seasons of efficiency

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Not just for cooling down in the summer time, the Tower Circulator by Vornado also helps keep your home warm in winter too.


3 ways to: Reduce your heater's running costs

Friday, 30 May 2014

It's the time of year when heating bills for many households will take a leap into the stratosphere. Learn how to minimise your winter heating costs, and maintain your comfort, with these three no-cost behaviour changes that will instantly save you energy and money.


Greenilicious salad

Thursday, 22 May 2014

The Thoughtful Eater shares a seasonal recipe for your fresh winter produce, using zucchini, broccoli and kale.

Keep warm this winter

Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Want to save up to 70 per cent on winter heating costs? Before you pump up the high-powered heater, there’s some simple measures to ensure you won’t suffer blow-out bills or icy toes.


Top 5 teas for your wellbeing

Monday, 8 July 2013

These delicious, warming teas can aid with winter health and happiness.

Air Tight and Insulated

My winter bubble

Monday, 8 July 2013

Our intern Joel Burgess discovers simple, cost effective solutions to insulate his room using gap filler, weather stripping and bubble wrap.

knitting workshop

Knit your own clothes

25 June, 2013
Join knitters from all over Canberra to knit your own winter woollies – socks, scarves and even jumpers. In this workshop, knitting experts will show you easy pointers for knitting your own clothes, which can save you money, reduce your clothes miles and at the same time is a relaxing and creative hobby.

Where: Canberra Environment Centre, Lennox Crossing Cnr Lawson Crescent (next to the National Museum).
When: 6pm – 7pm, Tuesday 25 June, 2013.
Cost: $15 or $10 for concessions / Carbon Challenge participants.
Booking: Essential due to limited places. Email or phone (02) 6248 0885
Click here for more information.

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