Small house made of grass

Green home loans

Mortgages on green homes can be significantly cheaper.
LED downlight

Ask G: Downlighting

Halogen downlight bulbs can be replaced by a range of alternative globes.

Ask G: junk mail pt2

"No junk mail' stickers are one of the best ways to cut back on mail.
Halogen globe

Ask G: Halogen lights

An infrared coating enables 'high intensity' halogens to use less power.


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...


    3 ways to: Reduce your heater's running costs

    How to save money & stay warm this winter by using your heater properly.
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    How to make reusable bowl covers

    Washable food covers that will keep food fresh time and time again.
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    Being green in the laundry

    Transform your laundry room into a waterwise, low energy cleaning zone.

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    Ask G


    Ask G: Are newspapers suitable to turn into mulch?

    Old newspapers and junk mail can be recycled, but the garden can use them

    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?

    Ask us: Kit homes

    Tanya Ha talks about if kit home companies can be eco-aware.