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When I was 18 I moved into a share house in Carlton, Victoria which was owned by Melbourne University. The mould problem was so bad that there were mushrooms growing in the living room carpet. (...
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...
Some time ago now I attended a meeting of the Food Gardeners Alliance, which was very interesting. One of the attendees then delivered a talk on keeping chickens in your back yard, something that...
Making your own eco-friendly dishwashing liquid is very easy, cheap and quick. You need: 1/4 cup grated soap 2 cups hot water 1/4 cup glycerin 1/2 teaspoon lemon essential oil ( I used peppermint...
Avocado Salad
Avocados are really cheap at the moment. We all know how to make Guacamole and avocado on toast with tomato and cracked pepper but there's loads of other things you can make. You might like to...
Ever tried making your own baked beans?Like many, you may be fearful of certain side effects. Treehugger gives some solutions here. here's a yummy recipes I found recently. I'm going to give...
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....
Project 1. Reduce drafts in your house While a cool breeze is lovely in summer, i's more common to notice the hot wind blow under the door or rattling the windows. It's unpleasant, and if...
We eat a lot of beans at home. I can't eat too much tofu for health reasons and I find beans are a great cheap source of protein and fibre. You can add them to spaghetti sauce, salads, stir fries...
It's easy to make these little gift bags out of newspaper. Plus, it's a great way to recycle! Pick a good section of your paper (the comics are always fun), or use a foreign language paper for added...