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Build your own bird feeder

CateLawrence
30/05/2011 - 13:20
Kate from Design Sponge has come up with this fantastic tutorial for a bird feeder, incorporating an old wooden bowl, plastic drink bottle and other bits and pieces. Placed in a suitable position,...
CateLawrence
30/05/2011 - 13:12
I've seen those little bottles of hand sanitizer on every desk or front counter of most offices where I work. I'm a bit reluctant to use them as I always was lead to believe a few germs...
CateLawrence
19/05/2011 - 11:14
I found these cheap gardening tips in the Simple Savings Newsletter for September. It provides lots of tips on living cheaply and sustainably rather than consumer driven. We have saved over $150...

Make your own Worm Farm

ChrisChinchilla
12/05/2011 - 10:15
This article had a little bit of guidance from a post found on Sustainability Victoria, which now seems to have disappeared off their website. It's a wok in progress project for us, so we make...
GavinBrown
01/05/2011 - 19:08
I don’t like replacing perfectly workable items if I don’t need to. Ink cartridges are the perfect example. The cartridge runs out of ink, but the components are all in perfect condition...
ChrisChinchilla
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...
ChrisChinchilla
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...
CateLawrence
07/04/2011 - 07:40
A neighbour left a big box of lemons out for passers-by to help themselves to. It's one of the things I really like about our neighbourhood. I often leave our rosemary or other herbs for the...
AngelaKang
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...

Homemade apricot jam

CateLawrence
22/01/2011 - 07:35
Here at Green Renters HQ we're busy organising bits and pieces for our Queensland RSPCA garage sale fund raiser on Saturday. I saw on twitter that someone in my suburb was giving away loads of...