Features

Rentoid makes use of your junk

Rental revolution

Thursday, 26 March 2009

Melbourne businessman Steve Sammartino's rental website aims to alter the way we consume.

The author and the crocodile crew

Botswana: Crocodiles in the wild

Monday, 23 March 2009

For an eco-experience that will have you thrillingly face to face with animals in the wild - and contributing to vital conservation efforts - an Earthwatch expedition is just the thing.

Piggy bank

Smarter superannuation

Thursday, 19 March 2009

Super funds play an important role in influencing markets and industries. So what is your super supporting?

Kylie Kwong

Kylie Kwong: philosophical foodie

Monday, 16 March 2009

Buddhism and biodynamics are just two of the ingredients in Kylie Kwong's recipe for success.

trees logged

Virgin versus Recycled office paper

Thursday, 12 March 2009

What's the more environment-friendly office paper choice: 100 per cent recycled, or paper made from local, sustainably managed forests?

Australian money in wallet

A false economy: looking at embodied energy

Monday, 9 March 2009

When we compare products based on price-tags alone, we overlook the energy involved in making, transporting and disposing of them - yet this is where the true environmental cost is to be found.

Dirty dishes in sink

Dishwashers versus Hand-washing

Thursday, 5 March 2009

Your dinner guests have left you with a mountain of dishes. As you slowly work through the mess, consider - which is best for the environment: hand-washing or using a dishwashing machine?

Kayaks on Hinchinbrook Island

Hinchinbrook Island by sea kayak

Monday, 2 March 2009

With its sheer granite cliffs and impenetrable tropical jungle, Hinchinbrook Island is an awesome destination, best explored by sea.

penguins

Phillip Island, where penguins roam

Monday, 23 February 2009

We are sitting in the Penguin Parade viewing area, anticipating an internationally famous natural spectacle: march of the penguins.

Wood building frame

Steel versus Timber

Thursday, 19 February 2009

What's the most environment-friendly way of building a frame for a house: using steel or timber?

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