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One of the greatest wasters of energy in the home is lighting.  The old incandescent lightbulbs would put out more energy in heat than they did in light.  Several downlights are required to...
Fermenting Revolution (How to drink beer and save the world) Christopher Mark O'Brien I love Beer for many reasons, but especially because I love the way I can travel around the world and...
In response to reading about our love of milk crates, a Green Renters reader sent us details of the Milk Crate man, a phenomenon enjoyed by many train commuters each morning in the West. You can see...
August 3, 2010 by Carolyn Boyd, As featured in Talking Property,Domain The Age Newspaper It can be desperate times if you are looking to rent something. Especially when vacancy rates are dipping...
Food waste is an important issue for many households. For people on a low income wasted food can have a significant impact on the household budget. The Australia Institute estimates that Australians...
I got given a Hughie plastic sink about 2 years ago as part of a sustainability course I did when I moved to Melbourne. I was pretty chuffed to receive it as, being from the UK, I was used to using a...
If you're like me, you may have been involved in grass roots activism at high school or university. Maybe you've been involved in politics or a member of a political party. Maybe you attend...
1. Stay home and celebrate Seriously, I've always suspected that NYE is the night for people who don't go out any other night of year. As green planet suggests: if you stay home and host...
Valvecosy cutaway
If you remember that great bit of nana technology the “tea cosy” you’ll understand that by insulating a tea pot it keeps the water hot for longer. However have you considered how...
I love the idea of these Louise Body wallprints. I can imagine  something like this adorning a movable board to decorate a gardenless home! Her designs are a bit pricey, but definitely...