By G Magazine Pure soap flakes or one of the green laundry products (Aware, Earth Choice, Orange Power, ecostore, etc) are usually gentle enough for sensitive skin. Favour fragrance-free products and make sure you choose the right product and dose size for your machine, be it a top loader or front loader. Soap flakes and […]
The Green Lane Diary is a curriculum linked education program designed by environmental educators to help 8-13 year old children become aware of the stresses our planet confronts and how sustainable living can make a difference. By working through topics from water, waste, energy and biodiversity, young people turn 10 weeks of discovery into a […]
The most popular digital guide to ethical shopping in Australia, Shop Ethical! has been completely redesigned to provide consumers with the easiest way to make informed purchasing decisions. Shop Ethical! app is available for iPhone and Android. The Shop Ethical! 2012 app features the most up to date data from the Ethical Consumer Guide including […]
A monitor, developed at the University of Strathclyde, to help prevent over-exposure to the sun is set to go on the market as part of a new spinout company. The device helps to indicate to users when they have been exposed to a certain amount of UV (ultra-violet) radiation by changing colour as the risk […]
We have found some very cool ideas on do it yourself jewellery using recycled materials at http://pinterest.com/elenor29p/diy-jewelry-recycled-materials/ Have a look below!
Here’s what you can do: Clear your garden of weeds and dead plants, which are breeding grounds for insects. Plant a variety of vegetables and rotate your crops every year. Pests are often attracted to specific plants, so when planting is mixed pests are less likely to spread throughout a crop. Water your garden early […]
Thanks to Maria Hannaford @ Econest we have found just how easy it is to make your own potato chips! She was inspired to do so after seeing this excerpt below from a 2008 Choice report on how many food miles a packet of chips can clock up! Click here to learn more about “food miles”. What you need…. […]
Thanks to GMagazine we have found 12 super-easy ways to slash your energy bills! » Take lighting to task Australians could use 50 per cent less energy for lighting by choosing and using lights correctly. Downlights send out a single beam of light, so while they might look good, they aren’t practical for lighting a […]