Supermarket Superstars: How to Shop Smarter

Published On July 31, 2011
The supermarket. It's one place that just about all of us will need to visit on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis. In this article, we'll look at ways to shop smarter, from sticking to a shopping list to using green bags . Make a list! Stick to it and don't be impulsive. The aisles of a supermarket present a cornucopia of inexpensive goodies which, once your trolley is full, become very expensive indeed. Think about what you use and
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8 Ways to Child Proof Your Home

Published On July 23, 2011
Child proofing your home is an essential task for any parents with young children -- particularly children under the age of five. Child proofing is also essential if you have family or friends with young children visiting your home at any time. In this article, we'll take a look at eight important ways to make your home safer for children, from covering power outlets to replacing household plastic bags with green bags . Purchase outlet covers Power outlets are scattered
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5 Ways to Eliminate Plastic From Your Life

Published On July 15, 2011
Plastics are harmful to the environment -- there's no doubt about it. They aren't biodegradable; they're simply broken into smaller plastic pieces and, eventually, plastic particles. Next thing you know, wildlife is ingesting them and entire species are being threatened. They can also end up at sea, trapping helpless marine life. What else? Well, they burn fossil fuels and release pollutants when being manufactured, contributing to global warming. In this article, I'll look at various ways to eliminate plastics from
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Top 4 Unusual Recycling Methods

Published On July 7, 2011
Go on, give yourself a pat on the back -- you, along with the majority of Australians, have embraced recycling and reusing in the last decade or so to the point where recycling is part of your every day routine. But here's the thing: there is still so much more you can do! In this article, I'm going to look at some of the lesser-known ways of recycling, from recycling E-waste to utilising reusable green bags for your grocery shopping.
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