Solar health & safety

Tanya Ha answers your questions on the safety of solar power.

Hot water guide

Heating water takes a lot of energy. Here's a guide to the best options.

Green Cleaning

Fed up with cleaners that strip back more than the grease? Try these eco

Expert insulation 101

Learn how different types of insulation work, & what's best in your home.


Lauren Singer

I haven't made any trash in 2 years

One blogger's commitment to zero waste sustainable living.

Yes, aerosol’s can be recycled!

Venting frustration at the fact Aussies only recycle 40% of aerosol cans.

Tips for your haven

Over the next month, we'll give the best advice in home, garden, & style!


    Six ways to add style and save power - use louvres in your home.

    Six ways to use Louvres in your home.

    Organic cotton basics with Bhumi

    High quality and completely gorgeous organic cotton products.

    Greening and weatherproofing your garage

    How to make this space more comfortable and energy-efficient year-round.

    How To...

    Old oven being thrown out

    What to do with old appliances and white goods

    Save old appliances from a lonely (and un-green!) eternity in landfill

    How to: reseal your fridge

    A faulty door seal wastes energy and can shorten the life of your fridge.
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    Upcycled DIY Gift Bow

    Use 'waste' to create a unique bow to adorn your next gift.

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    Ask G

    Digital set top box

    Ask G: Digital television and analog TVs

    The digital TV transition won't create unncessary waste of equipment.

    Ask G: Greywater-safe stain removers

    What stain removers are greywater safe?

    Ask G: What's a family-friendly way to clean carpets?

    Carpets need to be cleaned, so what's an eco-friendly way that works?