articles & guides

Leather and environmental issues

August 24th, 2012.

Aside from animal welfare related issues,the production of leather items can have a significant negative impact on the environment.

Tips for buying recycled paper products

August 22nd, 2012.

Not all recycled paper is created equal. If you’re spending extra bucks to make your paper use a little more environmentally friendly, it’s good to know what you are getting for your own "green".

Preventing mosquito bites the earth friendly way

August 17th, 2012.

Is there anything worse than the sound of a mosquito when you’re trying to sleep? Mosquitoes aren’t just annoying, they can be deadly. Pick up some earth friendly tips for avoiding the dreaded mozzies this season.

Helping the earth through scavenging

August 15th, 2012.

When you hear the term ‘scavenger’, what springs to mind? For many people, it doesn’t stir up a positive reaction, but scavenging plays an important role in helping reduce impact on the environment.

The Precautionary Principle And The Environment

August 11th, 2012.

You may have heard this term used in connection with the environment – so what does it mean?

Non-food uses for olive oil

August 8th, 2012.

Olive oil is a remarkable product with many applications beyond cooking and can be used as a green alternative to harsh chemical compounds!

Vinegar – an earth friendly alternative to many chemicals

August 4th, 2012.

A bunch of handy vinegar tips – replace your environmentally harsh and toxic cleaning chemicals with this earth friendly alternative.

Phantom Electricity Loads = Higher Power Bills And Carbon Emissions

August 2nd, 2012.

Many people are still unaware unplugging appliances or switching devices off at the power point they are connected to when not in use is good for your wallet and for our planet.

Free range poultry issues

July 28th, 2012.

The term free range is sometimes applied a little loosely. Learn more about the issues and tips for selecting free range chicken and eggs.

Save energy, emissions and money with ceiling fans and roof turbines

July 21st, 2012.

Whether it’s summer or winter, ceiling fans and roof turbines can save energy – that’s good for your bank balance and good for the environment.