Posts tagged: environment

Healthy pool water for Aussie kids

Swim school owner-operator Margie Thorpe (not related to Australian swimming star Ian Thorpe but you’ll see they share a similar passion) is a long-term...   Read More

10 easy tips to grow a lush, luxe lawn

Has the dry winter and unseasonably warm spring left your lawn looking like dried wheat and infested with weeds? The good news is that...   Read More

Cyber balloon race helps keep kids safe

Bravehearts will launch an innovative, eco-friendly cyber balloon race from Parliament House in Canberra to celebrate its 21st annual White Balloon Day on Friday...   Read More

Plastic Free July – are you up for the challenge?

With ABC’s Ban the Bag series captivating national attention earlier this year, and Woolworths and Coles recently announcing they will phase out single-use plastic...   Read More

Easy and affordable ways to reduce your water and power bills

In just one year, each of us uses an average of 100,000 litres of fresh water*, which makes us the greatest consumers of water...   Read More

Winter gardening tips

Winter can be a difficult time for plants and lawns, especially in particularly cold and wet regions. Waterlogged lawns, pest-riddled plants and frost-bitten leaves...   Read More

Green living tips that save you money

When it comes to tackling climate change and doing our bit for the environment, the overwhelming scale of the problem often means we don’t...   Read More

Freecycle your stuff

With International Global Sharing week ready to commence on June 4th, it’s time once again to have a look around our homes and have...   Read More

Join the #WarOnWasteAU

Presented by The Chaser’s Craig Reucassel and premiered last night on ABC TV and iview, the three-part series War on Waste takes a look...   Read More

Winning the war on waste

tter Soil, Better Life, Better Future – that’s the message behind International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW), which ends on Saturday.   Closing the loop...   Read More