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Garbage Warrior – Where to source materials and information

                                                       Garbage Warrior – Where to source materials & information Orientation – face the home north (in the southern hemisphere). http://www.yourhome.gov.au/passive-design/orientation Recyclers – metal – http://www.ausmetals.com.au/metal-recycling/scrap-metal-merchant.html http://www.perthmetalrecyclers.com.au/      Tyres – http://www.tyrerecyclerswa.com.au/ http://www.elanem.com/ Brickworks – off cuts  http://www.midlandbrick.com.au/home.asp http://brikmakers.com/   Eco-bricks http://www.ecobricks.org/                …

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No Impact Man-stepping lightly on the planet top ten tips

                                                                                                  1. Skills share. Get to know your neighbours and get to know their skills. Swap the skills you have with neighbours. Teach others the skills you have, eg. Woodworking, metal working, electrical, mechanical, cooking, computer, sewing and gardening. Find ideas here: https://www.skillshare.com/ https://www.youtube.com/user/Skillshare   2. Food. Grow as much of your own food …

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Single Use Plastic Top 10 tips

                                                          Single Use Plastic Top 10 tips 1. Take your own reusable bags to the shops. Bags made from cloth such as hemp and cotton can be washed.  Buy here: https://www.onyalife.com/product/reusable-produce-bag-8pack/ http://www.biome.com.au/302-onya-weigh-bags http://www.envirohouse.org.au/about-our-ecoshop                     2. Recycle your plastic wrappers and bags at Coles. Plastic wrappers and bags can be deposited at Coles stores for …

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Transforming my verge – Part 2

It has been one and a half years since I began transforming my verge by planting natives. I am sad to report that it hasn’t been as successful as I had hoped. Most of the tube stock didn’t survive the first summer – the only ones that did were these Eremophilas: Newly planted tube stock. One …

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