December 29, 2016

Top 10 Things to Consider Before Buying an Electric Vehicle

Together with Chris Jones, Vice President of the Australian Electric Vehicle Association or AEVA, after working on the Ultimate Guide to Buying an Electric Vehicle, we have put together a list of the top 10 things to consider before purchasing an electric vehicle in Australia.

A busy person’s guide to better fashion choices

Like many people, when I heard about the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh in 2013 and read about clashes in Cambodia between badly paid workers and security forces earlier this year, I became even more concerned about the impacts my fashion choices were having on the people making the clothes.

Hybrids Growing in Popularity in Australia

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

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

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.

Low-carbon cement paves a development path (or sidewalk)

Carbon emissions from cement are set to grow explosively as developing countries such as India create a ‘first-world’ infrastructure. Scientists and entrepreneurs are struggling to push alternative technologies out of the lab and onto the street.

AL-KO Comfort Push Mower

Large companies have been placing an extremely high emphasis on releasing environmentally friendly garden care products and the new 38HM Comfort Push Mower from an international leader in garden care, AL-KO is no exception.

Fruit Labels made of Soap… you say what now?

Creator Scott Amron has come up with an innovative solution to the little stickers on our fruit. Vanishing Fruit Wash Labels. Yep, those annoying little stickers actually might be useful for the consumer!

Aussie wins the James Dyson Award with AIRDROP

Airdrop is a a lo-tech air harvester aims to alleviate the effect of drought on agriculture.

Little Veggie Patches delivered to your door!

The Little Veggie Patch company is based in Melbourne and delivers recycled apple crate vegetable gardens to urban gardeners! Reusing old apple crates, they are lovely to look at but also a functioning garden for your home.