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I recently installed a Shower Saver (www.showersaver.com.au) after the good people at Green Renters asked me to undertake some independent testing. Being male, I initially refused to read the...
We were asked to speak at this years 'Thriving Neighbourhoods' conference and here are our thoughts on the two days… It's a little stream of consciousness and is more of a dump of...
I was intrigued to find this solar powered table made by Intelligent Forms Design. It can be used to power personal devices such as laptops, ipods and the like. The wheels mean it is easily portable...
Whoo! http://www.treehugger.com/files/2008/07/vegetarians-live-longer.php
I hate standby power and have put a lot of energy into reducing it. I started with master-slave power boards, devices which shut off standby power to slave devices when the master is not drawing...
The idea of washing your clothes without any soap is a strange one for those of us in first world countries. I've brought an Enviroball along to workshops and had a range of responses from...
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...
Well it's been interesting so far. I bought up a heap of suitable food with the aim of cooking up a storm but predictably, I haven't been home all week! (Rest assured I have been...
Further to Chris' article on living in small spaces, I came across the website of David Michael Bruno and his 100 Thing Challenge. In November 2008, David pledged to live for one year with only...
 The task set by a food blogger seemed deceptively simple: Eat real food for a month.More than 900 people signed up for the challenge, and some were confident that it would not be difficult...