Eco home Feed

Clothes washing is one of my least liked chores. Our clothesline with a view makes hanging the washing out to dry almost bearable – but the washing, folding and putting away feels tedious. At the risk of making you cringe, I strive to wash my clothes as little as possible. By doing so, not only do I save time, but I also reduce the environmental impact of my clothing. Read more →


Oranges are at their best in winter. Delicious sweet navels have just come into season. Tricia shares some of her favourite ways to use oranges and citrus peel, including orange honey jelly, orange peel fire starters, and a natural homemade citrus cleaner. Read more →


I recently went on a speed date. I wasn't searching for a new husband - but rather was hoping to pick up a few sustainable design tips. Speed Date a Sustainable Designer, hosted by the Alternative Technology Association (ATA), gave me the opportunity to discuss our home plans with some of Australia's leading architects and building designers. Read more →