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Save money, save food

Whether you’re looking for some tips on meal planning or trying to get your grocery budget back on track, start off 2023 by setting yourself…
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Money-saving powerhacks: bathroom and kitchen edition

What’s a powerhack, you ask? Think of it as a life hack that helps you save on your power bills. With energy prices at a…
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Meet the community garden going above and beyond to reduce waste

2023 is just over a month away and if you’re looking for some sustainable resolutions to start the new year right, meet Tarragindi Community Garden,…
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Make it a meaningful Christmas

During the silly season it’s easy to get caught up in the culture of consumerism, but if you want to pump the brakes, slow down…
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How to take your recycling to the next level

Whether you’re new to recycling or a zero-waste wizard, Brisbane City Council have recycling tips for you to help you take your recycling to the…
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Taking the kids along for the low-carbon journey

Learn how a hot water system can be the secret to low energy bills and emissions.
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How to style a party that’s kind on the planet

Balloons have long been a staple decoration at parties, but how often do we actually think about what happens to these balloons once the party…
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Where to repair your stuff in Brisbane

Get the low-down on repair cafés. What they are, why you should use them, how they are free and the nearest one near you!
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Where to find sustainable eats

Looking for some eats that won’t cost the earth? Whether you’re after a simple snack or something more Alacarte, here’s some sustainably sourced, environmentally friendly…
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