• Jan. 8, 2015

    Top Ten Ways to Create a Sustainable Home

    Check out some great tips to make every room in your house more sustainable.  

     

    Source: http://www.energyaustralia.com.au/8-ways-to-create-a-sustainable-home

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  • Dec. 23, 2014

    Will you pick up today?

    There's nothing like summer holidays to bring on some loving, but picking up is not always easy. And we often miss the mark when it comes to picking up (litter, that is) in the great outdoors. 

    Perhaps not the most romantic one-liner, but a staggering 95% of ...

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  • Dec. 23, 2014

    Sustainability School Exchange

    Chifley Public School students were excited to be involved in the 2014 sustainability school exchange hosted and funded by Randwick City Council and Temora Council. Children experienced firsthand the extensive environmental improvements completed at Temora West Public School and took part in learning activities that included water testing ...

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  • Nov. 7, 2014

    Getting rid of your second fridge responsibly

    Old fridges are the biggest energy users in the home, consuming up to three times the energy of new fridges! That means they could be costing you heaps in energy bills.

    Do you have a second fridge or freezer you want to get rid of but don’t ...

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  • Nov. 7, 2014

    Top three tips to stay cool for less

    Summer is almost here; the days are getting hotter and it's tempting to work the air-con systems at full blast. Yet you may sweat more over higher electricity bills, if you're not careful.

    Here are three helpful hints to keep the heat at bay without the ...

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  • Nov. 7, 2014

    What we can't live without but throw away everyday...

    We cut it, fold it, print it, post it, read it, craft it, pack it and even declare our love on it. Paper - what would we do without you? Even with smart phones and email offering us the real chance of a paperless life of communication, there are ...

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  • Nov. 6, 2014

    Clean out, clean up and declutter

    CLEAN OUT, CLEAN UP AND DECUTTER — it's National Recycling Week and it's the chance to get rid of all that unused stuff cluttering our homes and to trade it for really useful stuff… better than binning it, isn't it?

    So, wash it if you wear ...

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  • Nov. 6, 2014

    Repair Cafe — Toss it? No way!

    Reimagine... Remake... Repair

    If a leg's fallen off your chair, your toaster no longer toasts, your bicycle's wheel has gone wobbly, your partner's not happy (no… let's skip that last one)… what do you do? You toss the lot into the bin! Don't ...

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  • Nov. 6, 2014

    Summer Gardening with Leesa

    Daylight saving is the time to join gardener-chef, Leesa Burton, in Randwick's hidden garden, the Permaculture Interpretive Garden (PIG).

    It's the opportunity to learn by doing, to propagate, transplant, compost and harvest vegies — whatever need doing. It's the time for a calming break at the ...

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  • Oct. 9, 2014

    Ecoliving Fair 2014 - Photo Essay

    IN THE FIRST MONTH of Spring people converge on the Randwick Community Centre in Sydney's coastal Eastern Suburbs for the annual Ecoliving Fair, an initiative of Randwick City Council's sustainability unit. The temporary tent city occupies the village green and the Fair spills into the adjacent ...

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