With sustainability and efficient building becoming a priority in today’s increasingly climate-conscious world, there is one form of construction that seems to be on the up-and-up.
While physical flood barriers may seem like a no-brainer to providing a high level of protection against floodwaters, they have both advantages and disadvantages.
It’s nigh on impossible to calculate with accuracy how many ants are on Earth, but estimates put the number at about ten billion billion. And sometimes, it can feel like a good proportion of those ants are marching through our homes.
What do Beyond Good, Alter Eco, Tony’s Chocolonely and Whittaker’s all have in common? Besides producing delicious chocolate, they are the “good eggs” in this year’s chocolate scorecard.
Over one-fifth of all plastic produced worldwide is tossed into uncontrolled dumpsites, burned in open pits or leaked into the environment. In Australia, 1.1 million tonnes of plastic is placed in the market, yet just 16% (179,000 tonnes) is recovered.
Mould is a serious health hazard. After a flood or heavy rains, killing it can be difficult.
With climate change literally knocking at our doors and threatening homes across Queensland and northern New South Wales, people are asking how they can future-proof their homes from floods, rising tides and increased rainfall that the recent IPCC report has flagged.
Passionate long term fans of Reverse Garbage – the inner west Sydney mecca for people who love to reuse discarded materials – will love its new home nearby at 30 Carrington Road. The new digs will offer a feast of creative opportunities. From classes to makers’ spaces and even corporate events. Located amidst other artistic…
For those of us planning to celebrate Christmas this year, we’re all on the lookout for the perfect Christmas tree. So if you care about the planet, you probably want to know – what type of tree is the best for the environment? Here’s The Green List’s scorecard for best to worst Christmas trees.