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5 sneaky leaks that could be costing you

A little drip might not seem like a big problem, but you could be pouring money down the drain with leaks around your home. The…
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A cost-saving, sustainable living guide to 2024

What’s ‘in’ for you this year? If you’re looking to live your best life on a budget while being more sustainable in 2024, we’ve got…
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Saving water at home during summer

Want to save water in your home? Nicole Lutze discovers how some simple switches starting with the four big water users can save you both water and…
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Money-saving powerhacks: summer edition

With energy prices and the temperature rising over summer, these fan-tastic powerhacks will help you beat the heat and bring your bills down at the…
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Thinking about electric cars? Here’s what you need to know   

Thinking about electric for your next car purchase? Here’s answers to some of the most common electric car questions to help you make the switch.
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Money-saving powerhacks: lighting edition

If you’ve been battling big power bills, we’ve got some power-hacks to help bring them down. Try our tips to help you ‘see the light’…
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Three reasons to give a green waste recycling bin a whirl   

If you’ve never invested in a green waste recycling bin for your backyard, we have three good reasons why you should join almost 140,000 homes…
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Money-saving powerhacks: home entertainment edition

We all love being entertained, so this edition helps you still have fun and engage in your hobbies, but without the energy-related stress.
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Three ways your kids can keep Brisbane clean and green  

Do you have kids who want to lead the way with reducing waste and recycling? Brisbane City Council has a range of educational workshops and…
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