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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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Want to reduce carbon emissions while living alone? Here’s how.

Sam Mullen speaks to single-person households in Brisbane who share their experiences and tips on how to reduce household carbon emissions while living alone.
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How to create a verge garden

Katie Irwin from WasteNotCollective answers all your questions on making a community verge garden on your street. Learn more.
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DIY self-care products from your pantry

Cherie Paison teaches us how to make self-care and pamper products from your pantry. Treat yourself and the planet. Read more.
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Sewing for mums-to-be

For any mums-to-be in your life, Chloë Cipra shares maternity sewing projects you can work on this holiday season.
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How permaculture can help you live for less

Transform your garden, transform your life. Permaculture is about multi-purpose plants, minimising waste, energy conservation and community-reliance.
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