September 2, 2014

The Rise of Solar Power in Australia

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In 2007, just 8,000 rooftop solar PV systems had been installed across Australia. By early 2013, the country had 1 million rooftop systems. But it’s not just a small group of wealthy environmentally-conscious individuals driving the change – research indicates that the rapid uptake of solar PV systems in Australia is thanks to ordinary Australian […]

4 Reasons Why Now Is The Best Time To Go Solar

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The Climate Commission’s (now the Climate Council) recent report, The Critical Decade: Australia’s future – solar energy, predicts that solar PV systems will play an integral role in Australia’s energy mix in the coming years. Rising electricity prices and improving solar technology are just two of the reasons why more than 2.5 million Australians have […]

NewsLoop App – A little self promotion!

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Just a pause from the normal information, but we have been lucky enough to partnered with NewsLoop – a news app that serves local and blog news directly to your phone or tablet! My Green Australia has now been included in the environmental / eco news group which is fantastic for us! 

Josh’s House Project

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Josh Byrne (environmental scientist & presenter on ABC TV’s Gardening Australia) is underway with his most ambitious house project yet – the design and construction of two 10 Star energy efficient family homes in the Fremantle suburb of Hilton, WA.

Hybrids Growing in Popularity in Australia

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The hybrid car market is heating up as a continually-increasing number of Australians flock to eco-friendly vehicles. In June 2012, for instance, the sales of hybrids increased by 84 percent when compared with figures from the same time last year. Experts believe that the increased interest in hybrid cars is fuelled by higher petrol costs […]

How to Clean your Oil Brushes and Save Some Money

Last Journey After Turner by Luke Verhelst

After obtaining a bachelors degree from University in chemistry and IT, I began giving art classes in 2008 teaching students of all age groups and genders. In that time I have seen a lot of misinformation about the perils of oil painting, how the fumes are toxic, and the paint is not natural and you […]

Keeping ASOS Green

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For global internet retailers you would imagine that being eco-friendly can be more than a little bit difficult to achieve, what with making of goods on a large scale, transporting these products all around the world and having many bases in a number of different countries. But it is possible.

Panoramic images of Great Barrier Reef will take millions on virtual dives

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Internet surfers will soon be able to go below the surface to immerse themselves in the spectacular coral and marine life of the Great Barrier Reef, under a joint venture between global technology giant Google, the University of Queensland Global Change Institute and insurance company Catlin.

What Tank should you get for Aquaponics?

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Choosing a tank suitable for aquaponics is probably a no brainer. Many people grab the first thing that suits their budget, but not all tanks are the same and some can positively damage your health and kill all your fish. We take a look at choosing the best tanks for your budget with Aquaponics guru […]

Keep Your House Sustainable for the Future

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All of us are becoming more aware of the need to encompass sustainable living into the future. Gone are the wasteful days of using electricity as though there was no tomorrow and the utter waste of fuel in all its forms has been nothing less than disgraceful. But we all protest, ‘we didn’t know the […]