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It's almost December and about that time that people start putting up Christmas trees. People tend to either want a Christmas tree or simply couldn't care less. But what do you opt for?...
Storage is often a challenge when you rent. You might be renting a place like ours which has no living room, bathroom or bedroom cupboards. There's often just not enough places to put things. And...
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,...
We've signed up to be part of the City of Moreland's Zero Waste for a Week challenge. As the name suggests, the challenge is to live for a week without producing waste (besides that which can be...
I would suspect a lot of these compartments would be far too shallow for most container plants but small rocks could be interspersed with the deeper planting for good effect. It's certainly a...
One of Green Renters mantras is 'recycle, re-use, reclaim' and there's plenty of sources for finding and passing on no-longer-required items from Op-shops to garage sales and services...
Energy efficient light bulbs (otherwise known as compact fluorescent light bulbs or CFL's ) contain a small amount of mercury which is a toxic metal and every product containing mercury should be...
I was excited to see this living wreath on Design Sponge this week. It looks pretty easy according to the tutorial but I'm going to amend a current wreath I have rather than buy any materials. I...
We're big fans of the 'make do and mend' ethos here at Green Renters, but I'm not sure I'd wear these creations out of the house! Good to see such an important issue covered in a mainstream fashion...
As a renter I don't really see the point of store bought Christmas trees. They're synthetic and kinda ugly and we have no where to store them inbetween Christmases (like most rental properties,...