Castlemaine has long been a haven for creative types with a sustainability bent. If you’ve ever driven through the region in the late afternoon autumn light and noticed the stunning colours of the landscape, its soft hills and small villages packed with generous old homes and commercial buildings you’ll understand why.
Tiny home fever has set in, if the interest in this tiny home expo is anything to go by.
CASE STUDY: This small, simple energy efficient Perth home designed by architect Ben Caine wowed the market when it went to auction and it’s so energy efficient the owner ditched the solar panels.
If the popularity of reality TV is any indication, people love getting an insight into how other people live, date, dress, cook and consume. Here at The Green List, we are incessantly curious about the lives of the sustainability-conscious, and think a sneak peek into their guiding principles and daily habits are great sources of…
If you’re dreaming of going regional, to visit or even live, the Riverina region in New South Wales, near the Victorian border, deserves your consideration. There’s an emerging appetite for sustainability in the community, with businesses looking to do their bit.
What if your shady, poorly oriented site is standing in the way of your energy efficient, low carbon dream home? Passive House to the rescue! The super energy efficient building method developed in Germany made sense for a family of four looking to build a comfortable, energy efficient home in Strathfield in Sydney’s inner west.…
A box full of those light polystyrene “peanuts” used to transport fragile goods may be an endless source of entertainment for small children but unfortunately, this ubiquitous packaging material is taking a serious toll on the environment and human health (yes, please keep it out of reach of your toddler!). Heralded in the packaging game…
The Western Sydney council of Hills Shire is slowly waving goodbye to single use plastics by eliminating them from council buildings and venues.
Throughout the pandemic, sustainability edge-pushers, The New Joneses have wasted no time continuing their good work. The team’s new digi-series, which was ambitiously crafted throughout COVID-19 and is set to launch next month, features a swag of famous Australians in-the-know about low-impact living.