Science

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Toxins in the home

A guide to the potential toxins in your everyday life.
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Energy Labelling

Instant Expert: guide to energy labelling
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Carpet VS Floorboards

Soft carpets or durable floorboards - which is more eco?
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Is sunscreen safe?

Is sunscreen really that good for you, or for the planet?

Instant Expert

Geothermal energy

Can we generate electricity using hot rocks underground?
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Instant expert: Mining Resources Tax

Digging up the facts of a minerals resources tax.

E-Waste

What is E-waste, how big a problem is it, and what can you do about it?

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Blogs

Emily--WOMAD

Science to act local

How science will take the 'think global, act local' mantra to new levels.
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Bee Wrangling

Finding out how to start your own bee-hive in a very steep learning curve
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Yes, aerosol’s can be recycled!

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

    Ask G

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    Ask G: What's the deal with sodium lauryl ether sulfate?

    Is SLES as bad as SLS? Is it natural?
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    Ask G: Turning lights on and off

    Does turning a light on and off use more energy than just leaving it on?
    Plastic rubbish

    Ask G: Are there biodegradable plastics?

    Green is not always black and white, and plastics are a case in point.