Our home and garden can be a bottomless pit of resource-consuming ecological inefficiency; or a healthy Eden of self-sufficiency. So how do we manage our ecological footprint and set it on a sustainable path?
Water saving habits are those easy-to-learn daily behaviours that can save us thousands of litres (and dollars) during the course of our lives. more »
The sun hitting your roof can power your home. It's just a question of gadgets. more »
Install a rainwater tank to collect and store rain hitting your roof and use it to water your garden, wash your clothes or fill your toilet. more »
Energy conservation can save resources and money through the adoption of efficient technology and behaviours. more »
When investing in large household appliances and fixtures, use the government's Energy and Water Ratings (stars) to guide you to the most efficient products to save money. more »
Sunlight converts cold water into hot water. No gases are emitted and no one gets hurt. Life is rarely this simple! more »
Insulating, shading and weatherproofing your house can save you up to 45 per cent on your current energy bills while increasing the comfort and value of your home. Minimising ... more »