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02/05/2011 - 16:34
Ever moved into a new neighbourhood and after 6 months realised that you haven't even meet your neighbours? Even in an apartment block where there is only a thin wall separating you from your...
01/05/2011 - 20:44
We all know that reusing a coffee cup is by far the best thing to do for the environment when purchasing from your favourite caffeine purveyor. Despite generally saving cafes money if you bring...
27/04/2011 - 09:58
Treehugger has provided a list of their fave hangover cures, which include yoga, coconut water, wheat grass and playing in the snow. Seriously, the former would cause my hungover head to explode...

Ethical Easter Goodness

20/04/2011 - 12:59
Easter is coming! Whether you celebrate it as a Christian rebirth, a paegan time of renewal or a chocolate lover's license to indulge, this is the time where your purchasing power really does...
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18/04/2011 - 13:45
I was amused to come across this article supposedly about people who live  in cold houses  by  choice. I'm not sure how much of it was about choice or necessity for most of those...
14/04/2011 - 21:28
Insulating hot water pipes is one of the simplest things a renter can do to make your home more energy efficient, especially in winter, where you could potentially reduce your boiler by 2 degrees...
07/04/2011 - 07:40
A neighbour left a big box of lemons out for passers-by to help themselves to. It's one of the things I really like about our neighbourhood. I often leave our rosemary or other herbs for the...
16/03/2011 - 11:42
What are the best options for having and bringing up a child as sustainably as possible? Having two of my close relatives expecting babies this year, I have been completely overwhelmed over the past...

Homemade apricot jam

22/01/2011 - 07:35
Here at Green Renters HQ we're busy organising bits and pieces for our Queensland RSPCA garage sale fund raiser on Saturday. I saw on twitter that someone in my suburb was giving away loads of...
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19/01/2011 - 01:56
I really like this Flow Chart developed by food activist, foodie and scientist Darya Pinto. It highlights the difficulty most of us have in reading food labels when trying to make the best choices...