articles & guides


Extreme Greening – Recycling Ourselves For Planet And Profit

July 17th, 2012.

I guess this would fall into the category of extreme greening – and it’s an article the squeamish may wish to avoid.

Teach them to love the insects’

July 14th, 2012.

When the Dalai Lama was asked the most important thing parents should teach their children, his response was (reportedly) ‘teach them to love the insects’.

Carbon Capture And Storage/Sequestration (CCS)

June 30th, 2012.

Carbon Capture and Storage/Sequestration (CCS) is one of a suite of so-called ‘clean coal’ technologies touted to allow us to continue burning coal for electricity generation but with drastically reduced emissions.

Front vs. top loading washing machines

June 21st, 2012.

Front loading vs. top loading – what washing machine should you choose to help minimize the environmental impact of your clothes washing activities?

Groundwater – Out Of Sight Shouldn’t Be Out Of Mind

June 18th, 2012.

Our groundwater resources are crucial, yet issues threatening their continued viability are often ignored. Out of sight runs the risk of being out of mind until our taps run dry.

Tips for controlling pesky flies

June 16th, 2012.

Before you reach for the fly spray, here are some tips for dealing with flies and avoiding fly infestations in a more environmentally friendly way.

Industrial hemp uses

June 9th, 2012.

Hemp is an extraordinarily useful plant that can provide more environmentally friendly food, fiber, fuel, medicinal and building products.

The New Generation Of Non-Stick Cookware

May 27th, 2012.

Whenever I see non-stick coatings, I immediately think "teflon" and all the health and environmental issues associated with it – but a new generation of coatings is changing things for the better.

Green Your Lawn – Reel mowers

May 19th, 2012.

A lightweight manual reel mower can cut your lawn maintenance related greenhouse gas emissions and help the environment; while providing you with some added exercise.

Feral Cat Impact On Australian Wildlife

May 16th, 2012.

How many small creatures can a single feral cat eat in a day? A lot it turns out – and with an estimated 15 million feral cats in Australia, billions of native creatures are probably being devoured each year.