The refrigerator is the biggest single user of electricity in the home, using 60 per cent of your total energy bill. Here’s how to reduce the impact of your fridge and freezer.
Today is World Environment Day, and the theme is ‘The green economy – does it include you?’, so G thought we'd provide five top tips for Auzzie businesses to help prepare for 1 July.
When did changing a light bulb get so complicated? G sheds some light on the subject.
Earth Hour is 8:30pm on 31st March. Arrange your celebration of the world’s largest voluntary action for the planet with 1.8 billion others by switching off your lights for an hour, then go beyond the hour.
Carbon Training International (CTI) is the developer of Australia's first nationally accredited workplace qualifications in carbon management. This course will help you understand the various energy efficiency opportunities available, as well as prepare you to build the business case to drive initiatives across your organisation that will deliver tangible business benefits. This short course is based on 1 of the 12 accredited units which make up the Certificate IV in Carbon Management.
Test new energy and water saving technologies as your family’s energy consumption is monitored by Ausgrid. You’ll live for 18 months rent-free in exchange for sharing your experiences with the media through blogging, Facebook and Twitter.
Location: Newington, NSW.
Salary: Live rent-free for 12 months from April 2012.
Applications close: 6pm, Wednesday 29 February, 2012.
Click here for more info.
In the brutal heat of an Aussie summer it can be tempting to switch on the air conditioner for a few peaceful hours of slumber. However consider these low impact ways to keep cool first.
Replacing your older, water-wasting showerhead with a new, water-efficient one will save on water without compromising flow or pressure when lathering up.
Is there an eco-friendly way to roast capsicums and other vegetables that doesn’t involve using loads of energy heating up the oven?
Make a gorgeous addition to your kitchen with these pans to cook up your organic, vegie, banquets safely and in style.