December 29, 2016

How to avoid using bottled water

Using bottled water is an ever increasing problem – and being Australians we all realise how devastating drought is to many people around the country.

The sustainable international house move

I’ve done the international move twice before: once when I was young I moved from Australia to the UK and eventually back again but that was before I was a parent and custodian of family memorabilia and way too much stuff.  Then from  Australia to Mexico and now Mexico to USA (LA).  The first time […]

Keep Your House Sustainable for the Future

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 […]

Easy ways to green 2012

You want to be greener, but you just can’t afford that hybrid car right now and setting up a compost heap in your studio apartment just isn’t an option. Don’t worry, we get it. Going green in 2012 can be as easy as making small lifestyle changes that will add up to a big difference […]

Australia’s 10 Greenest Universities

GREEN with envy? We list the top 10 universities in Australia, according to their environmental credentials.

Solar Powered Pollies: Parliament House Gets PV Panels

Australia is set to get solar powered pollies as the Department of Parliamentary Services announced it would install photovoltaic panels atop Parliament House in Canberra. According to the Australian solar PV maker SilexSolar, work has already begun and the project is due to be completed mid-2011.

The Simply Amazing Coconut

Think about the uses of a coconut and you will regard this tree, that grows like a weed in the tropics, with awe.

8 Low tech ways to solve household problems!

We have some great 8 Low tech ways to solve household problems!

One Free Bike anyone?

I have been doing a little bit of googling around and found a company called OneFreeBike. This company offers cyclists a free bike for a year, with the catch being that it has advertising on it.

Bamboo – wonder grass that’s not just for chopsticks!

We have just planted a large, clumping bamboo in a huge replica of the common or garden terra cotta pot by our neighbour’s fence.