Reduce waste

What’s Mine is Yours

Monday, 14 March 2011

Collaborative consumption is changing the world for the better by reinventing not only what but how we consume. This groundbreaking work explores how to shift our current economic landscape from passive consumption to something better than ownership.

Tap beer in glasses

How I chose to drink greener beer

Sunday, 20 February 2011

Did you know that beer is the world’s most widely consumed and oldest alcoholic beverage? I guess I’m not alone in enjoying a frosty cold beer after a long day! It's got an eco-impact though, so here's what I did about it.

Me wearing a top I got at my swap party

Swap your old clothes for something new to you

Sunday, 23 January 2011

Swapping your unused clothes with friends saves you money and reduces waste. If you plan right you can turn it into a little party - read more to find out how.

Christmas dinner table

How to make the most of your Christmas meals

Sunday, 12 December 2010

My favourite Christmas parties are the ones with lots of eating and drinking! But if we over-cater, it has an environmental impact. Here's some tips to make sure you don't waste money on food that won't get used.

Out tray full of paper

Have you tried a Friday File Fling?

Friday, 3 December 2010

Here's a way you can declutter your office and help get useful paper back into circulation. Why not give it a go before you take your end-of-year holidays?

Bed and table

Just the tip of the iceberg

Sunday, 24 October 2010

When was the last time you had to get rid of large furniture or appliances? I bet it was tempting to just take it to the tip and let it be someone else's problem. Here's why it's a good idea to find a new home for those things.

Swiss army knife

New challenge: multi-purpose products

Sunday, 11 July 2010

Our new challenge this month is finding and using multi-purpose products. At it’s core, this is a challenge to reduce waste. Bonus: it'll save you money and time as well!

Girl with laptop in green park

How to make your tax return a little greener

Friday, 25 June 2010

Doing your taxes is pretty boring. But it can be an opportunity to keep making your life a little more sustainable - find out how!

Water footprint

Saving water: what's the next step?

Sunday, 6 June 2010

So we've got water-efficient appliances and we're reusing rainwater and greywater - but what else can we do to save such a precious resource? You might be surprised...

Heirloom tomatoes

What is SOLE food?

Tuesday, 27 April 2010

Food isn't an optional activity, but it's responsible for a lot of our eco-footprint. Find out a little trick to keep your impact down when making food choices.

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