December 29, 2016

Spring into living greener with these top tips!

Spring is the traditional time of year to get inspired and see what needs to be done around the house and garden. This guide has a range of simple actions to help you spruce up your living space and prepare your house and garden for the hot summer months ahead.

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.

Vinegar – not just for fish and chips!

I was introduced to the wonders of vinegar when I first moved out of home. I hadn’t hit the shops yet to purchase all the new wonderful things I would need to clean my new home, so luckily my mother arrived with a bottle of white vinegar and some cloths in hand to start the […]

The re-using challenge: How many uses can an object have before dumping?

Sadly, we all NEED a carbon footprint to be able to exist in this world. But there is such a thing as being able to minimize it and some very easy techniques for reducing the space we take up in the world. 

Don’t let figures befuddle you; you can live a low-carbon life

Recent articles on low carbon homes and life cycle measurement difficulties left carbon groupies concerned about the complexity involved in measuring our emissions.

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 […]

7 Ways You Can Help Save The World, Make Yourself Healthier and Still Save Money

If war, violence, pollution, global warming, animal rights as well as health issues aren’t enough to concern you, confusion over what is healthy and what is not will probably do the trick. A lot of us are anxious and concerned at the seriousness of the health crisis, world hunger and pollution problems plaguing our world.

Replace your costly cosmetics with home made ones!

Are you noticing you spend a little too much on cleansers, moisturisers, toners, scrubs, foot scrubs, mid week mask treatments etc etc? Are you also now more aware of what the heck is even in the products you buy? Well, I sure am!

Plastic produce bags? No Way! Give these ideas a try instead!

When you hit the shops for your weekly shop how many plastic produce bags do you end up with? I am going to guess quite a few! You can make yourself feel better about them by using them in the crisper, but basically you toss them when you’re done! 

Help, my lemon tree is overflowing! What should I do?

Lemons are in season and trees are overflowing! So what should you do with them? Well we have lots of tips and recipes for your lemons, so read on!