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How does your choice of roof colour affect the temperature and comfort in and around your home?

How does your choice of roof colour affect the temperature and comfort in and around your home?

Dark coloured roofs are, in general, absorbing more heat energy than light coloured roofs. But how much of this heat travels through your roof into your home?

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Ten things you should be recycling…but not in your kerbside bin

Ten things you should be recycling…but not in your kerbside bin

They can’t go in your yellow-top bin but these items can still be recycled! Recycling reduces the need to extract and process raw materials, reducing water and energy use as well as waste.

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Keep cool and compost

Keep cool and compost

If you have a worm farm you may have noticed that your worms aren’t as hungry when the weather heats up. Here are our top five tips to keep your worms cool and composting all summer long.

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Green driving tips

Green driving tips

Planning a road trip for the school holidays? Below are some green driving tips that will save fuel and emissions. Happy holidays!

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Tips for a green Perth Christmas

Tips for a green Perth Christmas

Green your Christmas with our top tips

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Cheese, wine and waste reduction

Cheese, wine and waste reduction

The Cheese Barrel and Olive Farm Wines have been recognised as a Switched on Business for their efforts in waste reduction.

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The Last Straw

The Last Straw

Switch your thinking are partnering with The Last Straw to encourage local businesses and consumers to quit plastic straws. Find out how you can help reduce the amount of plastic waste entering our environment.

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National Recycling Week at work

National Recycling Week at work

National Recycling Week, Monday 12 to Sunday 18 November, is a great opportunity to get your workplace involved in new or existing recycling programs and other sustainability initiatives.

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Start a waterwise food garden this school holidays

Start a waterwise food garden this school holidays

The school holidays are the perfect time to get the family out in the garden. Little hands love to get dirty and growing veggies can be a great way to encourage eating them!

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Beans and bunches

Beans and bunches

Floristry is focussed on the beauty of nature, but it has taken a passion for sustainability and commitment from Beans and Bunches to reduce the environmental impact of their business.

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Biophilic Business

Biophilic Business

Biophilia is the innate and universal emotional attachment humans have to the rest of the living world. It is our love for and desire to be connected with nature. Biophilic design recognises this affinity and incorporates nature into the design of the spaces we live, work and play in.

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Sustainable homes

Sustainable homes

Looking to reduce your bills and make your home more sustainable?

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