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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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How to set up your own neighbourhood compost & sharing hub

Build a sense of community and help reduce waste to landfill with a neighbourhood composting hub. Katie Irwin from Waste Not Collective shares how she created one…
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How I used a digital meter to reduce my power bill

Team member, Mike Watson, used an energy monitoring device to reduce his electricity bill. See how it went (hint: it went well).
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Save energy at home

Making a few small changes to the way you use energy can make a huge difference to your next bill. Come along as the team…
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Mythbusting solar installation

Clear up any questions you have about installing solar. Nicole Lutze speaks with Your Solar Quotes to clear up misinformation around solar power, and help you install…
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Waterwise gardening for a Brisbane summer

Save water in your home with easy switches. Nicole Lutze discovers how simple changes to your home can save you water and money.
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