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21/05/2011 - 17:28
This energy meter can measure the power consumption of any appliance plugged into a standard power outlet (or string of appliances plugged into a power board). Use it to uncover how much each of your...

Bokashi vs Worms

16/05/2011 - 11:36
We've talked many times in the past about composting with worms, the commercial options and the DIY options, previous articles can be found here. Frankly, worms are great but not suited to...
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18/04/2011 - 13:45
I was amused to come across this article supposedly about people who live  in cold houses  by  choice. I'm not sure how much of it was about choice or necessity for most of those...
14/04/2011 - 21:28
Insulating hot water pipes is one of the simplest things a renter can do to make your home more energy efficient, especially in winter, where you could potentially reduce your boiler by 2 degrees...
14/04/2011 - 21:02
Draft proofing your house is generally a great thing to do to help in saving energy and money in your home. In one of Green Renters' first videos we show you how to undertake one of the...
16/03/2011 - 11:42
What are the best options for having and bringing up a child as sustainably as possible? Having two of my close relatives expecting babies this year, I have been completely overwhelmed over the past...
24/02/2011 - 07:21
Our popular handmade washing powder is finally for sale in 1 kilo lots. Simply mix a tablespoon in hot water until dissolved and add to a hot or cold wash. As only a tablespoon is needed, one...
13/12/2010 - 23:19
Why upcycle? Upcycling simply reduces the consumption of new raw materials when creating new products. Reducing the use of new raw materials can result in a reduction of energy usage, air pollution,...
01/12/2010 - 23:27
This small water saving device was easy to install with only needing a shifter to tighten. No need for the added expense of a plumber.  So if you are relocating very easy to install &...
23/11/2010 - 02:54
It is shallower. I thought this would be problematic, as I'm used to some serious immersion for big plates and bowls, but now I'm used to it and there are very few things that don't...