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At Home on the Range

At Home on the Range

Thursday, 1 November 2012

Learning from the past.

recycling

National Recycling Week 2012

12 - 18 November, 2012

National Recycling Week is the perfect opportunity to make long-term changes to your home, office or school. Get involved and encourage the practice of recycling as much as you can to reduce your impact on the planet, all the while having some fun!

Host your own swap party for you and your friends to freshen your wardrobe with pre-loved items, or organise a Friday file fling at your workplace to de-clutter your work environment. Activities for the kids can be found at the website, with loads of recycling themed lessons plans available for use by teachers.

Where: Australia
When: Monday 12th-Sunday 18th November, 2012
Cost: Free
Click here for more information

SodaStream-blog

How to taunt Coke

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

SodaStream South Africa explains why they refuse to cave in to demands from Coca-Cola after they received a letter of demand over cans and bottles used in their ‘Cage’ project.

GST-Moar-story

5 minutes in Brendan Moar’s garage

Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Brendan Moar explains why you should get involved in the Garage Sale Trail, and offers his top tips for this Saturday.

DIY broken umbrella tote bag

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Broken umbrellas are all over the place. Blame it on the rain? Planned obsolescence is more like it - meaning stuff is made to break. Umbra from Grist visits the Fixers Collective in Brooklyn, a "social experiment in improvisational fixing and mending". You can get your fix here, with step-by-step instructions to make a tote bag out of a broken umbrella.

KeepCup-interview

A quick cuppa with KeepCup

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Releasing the first barista-standard reusable cup, KeepCup, Abigail Forsyth used her practical knowledge from working in hospitality to complement her natural business savvy.

Versus-drinking-bottle

Disposable drink bottles: Plastic vs glass vs aluminium

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Buying a drink on the run has worked its way seamlessly into our hectic lifestyles, and despite best intentions is sometimes unavoidable. But does one of the packaging options come out trumps environmentally?

garage-sale

Tips for a successful garage sale

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

The perfect way to farewell your unwanted goods, a garage sale will help you avoid landfill and make some cash on the side.

Recycle-revision

Recycle revision

Monday, 16 January 2012

Australians have proven to be great household recyclers since the council dropped the extra bin off at our homes, but often confusion can prevail on exactly what to recycle and what has to be trashed. Time to sort the trash.

recycling-centres

We love... Recycling centres

Wednesday, 28 December 2011

Save some (non) trash from landfill and hit up some of these great recycling centres.

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