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Worm farm

Build your own worm farm

Monday, 27 September 2010

Worms do a fantastic job of converting household scraps into nutrient-rich, eco-friendly plant food. We show you how to build a house for your very own colony of wriggly workers using materials you already have around the home, or can get and recycle for free.

Pull the callipers up

How to: DIY bike maintenance

Wednesday, 1 September 2010

Our current September/October issue highlights some quick and easy ways to care for your bike at home, including detailed instructions on fixing a puncture and lubricating your chain. Here's a quick guide on how to remove and reattach a rear wheel of a bike.

DIY: Design your own eco-kitchen

Monday, 5 October 2009

When it comes to greenovatin, you don't have to leave everything to the professionals. With some tips and a plan of action, even weekend warriors can create an eco-fabulous space for preparing for food.

food and beauty

Inner beauty: what to eat for healthy skin

Monday, 28 September 2009

With so many cosmetics on the market promising eternal youth, it's easy to get lost in the beauty jungle. Follow a clear path and eat your way to beautiful, radiant skin. Your health will thank you, too!

power cooking

Saving energy in the kitchen

Monday, 14 September 2009

Even if your souffles fall flat and your crepes are rubbery, you can at least be a good eco-chef with these energy saving tips for the kitchen.

Old oven being thrown out

What to do with old appliances and white goods

Thursday, 3 September 2009

Save your trusty old fridges and other household goods from a lonely eternity in landfill - they, and the planet, deserve better.

Chair frames, fabric and tools

DIY: Re-upholster old chairs the green way

Thursday, 27 August 2009

Wooden chairs can last for centuries, but their upholstery generally won't. Give an old chair a new lease on life with a simple, eco-friendly revamp.

Shopping basket full of fruit

The low-carbon diet: eating well for yourself and the planet

Monday, 3 August 2009

Reduce the carbon footprint of your pantry by following these 10 simple tips.

Yoga pose in amongst nature

The top five ways to go green and get fit

Monday, 27 July 2009

It goes without saying that going green does wonders for the environment - but it can also mean great news for your bod. Lose up to 16 kg!

'For rent' sign

How to live green while renting

Monday, 29 June 2009

Solar panels, rainwater tanks and double-glazed windows might be all the rage, but what about those of us who can't hammer a nail into the wall without permission? Thankfully there are still lots of ways to reduce your ecological footprint when renting.

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