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DIY TIME: Make your own natural deodorant

DIY TIME: Make your own natural deodorant

If you don’t like being stinky, but you also don’t like slathering store-bought deodorants with questionable ingredients like...
March 24, 2014 × 0 comments

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Local, Organic & Sustainable. The living garden from my permaculture design course.

LOCAL, ORGANIC & SUSTAINABLE: Understanding natural food labels

The living garden from my permaculture design course A few days back, a friend of mine, aware of my generally* healthy eating habits...
October 15, 2013 × 1 comment

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IT PAYS TO GO GREEN: Learn about sustainable architecture [infographic]

IT PAYS TO GO GREEN: Learn about sustainable architecture [infographic]

Screen reader version: Learn about sustainable architecture and why it matters for small business. Green building is the practice...
September 24, 2013 × 0 comments

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BURYING THE NON-VEGAN PAST: How one vegan conscript got rid of her animal products

BURYING THE NON-VEGAN PAST: How one vegan conscript got rid of her animal products

The earth was heavy with moisture and thick with trailing grass roots. Still, with each shovelful of dirt, my resolve to finish...
July 18, 2013 × 0 comments

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FREE SOLAR: 5 tips to finding solar panels when you’re short of money

FREE SOLAR: 5 tips to finding solar panels when you’re short of money

With their hefty price tag, solar panels are likely the one part holding you back from building your own solar photovoltaic system...
June 6, 2013 × 0 comments

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GREEN ENERGY: Generate your own or use a provider?

GREEN ENERGY: Generate your own or use a provider?

If you can’t put up a wind turbine without pissing off the neighbours or you don’t feel like digging yourself a debt-grave...
May 15, 2013 × 0 comments

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EAT SEASONALLY: The key to eating sensibly is eating seasonally

EAT SEASONALLY: The key to eating sensibly is eating seasonally

In just a few generations our diet has changed immeasurably to the point where “eating organic” and “natural...
May 8, 2013 × 0 comments

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HOW WE QUIT SMOKING COAL: Installing solar panels on your home

HOW WE QUIT SMOKING COAL: Installing solar panels on your home

Back in January, when I found a little space in my life to take on a project, I installed solar panels to power our home. Most...
April 19, 2013 × 2 comments

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ORGANIC STANDARDS: What does organic really mean? [infographic]

ORGANIC STANDARDS: What does organic really mean? [infographic]

Screen reader version: Strict standards Fruits and veggies are grown without pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge,...
April 11, 2013 × 0 comments