15 ways to green your rental

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Renting sure can have its limitations, but rest assured there are still plenty of ways you can create an eco haven at home.

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Green living for renters

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

A lease needn't be a green leash. These eco-living solutions for the renters among us are practical - and landlord friendly too!


Green Renters Workshops

April/May/June 2012

Are you a tenant who feels powerless to 'green' your rented home because restrictions on permanent fixtures means you can't put up your solar panels? Don't despair- Green Renters is running a whole host of workshops designed to show tenants how they can green their home within the constraints of a tenancy agreement.From energy saving tricks, to eco crafting, to home made bath products, preserves and plant propagation- there's a workshop to suit all interests.

Where: Various locations in Victoria
When: Various dates through April, May and June, 2012
Cost: Donations encouraged
Click here for more information.

Green Renters Workshops

Green Renters Workshops

Regular workshops

Green Renters have been running workshops for several years around the country in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Hobart. They are friendly and accessible and can easily be presented in English or alongside an interpreter. Workshops are offered for free, although donations are appreciated. Workshops include:
- Living sustainably in rental accommodation
- Sustainable living in an apartment
- DIY natural cleaning
- Energy Saving
- Eco-crafting 101

Where: Various locations.
Cost: Free!
Click here for more information.


Green Renting Expo

Tuesday 17 May, 2011

This event is a day of information and education for people living in social housing, a cohort who are often excluded from the traditional environment movement. Green Renters show that sustainable living is possible regardless of where you live and offer a day of practical hands-on information to educate participants in helping the planet and themselves. This includes workshops on saving money and reducing your bills in winter, healthy eating on a budget, and gardening in small spaces. Stalls from local Community groups and City of Yarra Council, a free lunch and keynote presentations by The Archi Centre and Sustainability Victoria. This event is made possible through the generous support of the City of Yarra Community Grants Program.

Where: Richmond Town Hall, Bridge Road Richmond, Vic.
When: 11am-3pm, Tuesday 17 May.
Cost: Free.
Click here for more information.


It's not just what you consume, but how you do it...

Friday, 17 September 2010

Product-sharing services like libraries and taxis have been around for ages - but new technology and greener attitudes are turning them into modern and convenient options.

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