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Having a $7 energy bill while halving your carbon footprint: Here’s how!

In Brisbane’s summer, it can be hard to turn away from the comfort of air conditioning, a dip in the pool and many other luxuries.…
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Three RE’s to live sustainably

There are many things you can do to live more sustainably and we know that it can sometimes feel overwhelming. That’s why we’ve come up…
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Eat, Save, Love

Most of us would have heard the familiar R’s – Reduce, reuse, and recycle. However, ‘R’U applying that mindset to your food?
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Making sustainable resolutions that stick

Despite the best of intentions, our New Year’s resolutions always seem to slip away from us. Learn how to make sustainable resolutions that stick.
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Make your own recycled pallet planter box

Jack Lewis from _jack_makes takes us through a step-by-step guide on how to create a low cost planter box made from just one recycled pallet.
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Easy ways to make sustainable choices this Christmas

Having a more sustainable Christmas doesn’t mean going without. But it may mean a little extra planning and a touch of creativity.
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How to have a low-carbon holiday

Brisbane Sustainability Agency chat to households who are enjoying their holidays without costing the planet.
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Top soil tips for a healthy garden this summer

Soil health is fundamental for healthy food production. Katie Irwin from Waste Not Collective shares her top tips for building healthy soil in your garden in…
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RElove with World’s Biggest Garage Sale’s textiles and furniture

A little bit of love goes a long way for the planet and for your budget. World’s Biggest Garage Sale are excited to announce our…
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