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Practical tips and ideas that you can use to either create or think about a concept. These tips cover a wide area including sustainable building in Australia, resource usage, recycling and renewable power options.

Technology that is available to the general public is featured alongside concepts to make you think differently about the way your home or behaviour may be impacting on the globe.

By creating some of these simple practical projects or embracing some of these green tips you may save yourself some money!

Here’s the listing of our DIY and Eco Posts:

What it is to be an Eco Citizen

August 13th, 2014

tracey hordern

What initially attracted me to write for Eco Citizen from the get-go was the name. Cool, I thought, I’m all for anything eco and I’m a citizen – and not just Australia, I like…

Marina Brown: A Clean Slate

July 26th, 2014

marina brown

Born in the wild west of Canada, waste-management warrior Marina Brown settled in the Blue Mountains village of Katoomba three years ago, and this is where she plans to stay with partner…

Mental Health Awareness Could Save Lives

June 24th, 2014

mental health

Mental Health is an issue that is quite close to me. Growing up in a family where illness such as schizophrenia is a very big part of my loved ones life, means I understand the complications…

The Ozone Layer Hole(s)

May 26th, 2014

ozone hole cfc monitoring

The ozone layer is a deep layer in the Earth’s stratosphere (the Earth’s upper atmosphere), which sits at about 15-30km above the Earth’s surface and protects all life…

Bentley and the Dawn of Radical Dignity

May 15th, 2014

bentley blockade australia

As more and more NSW politicians and their affiliates go down like sacks of cement under the scrutiny of ICAC as further and further damning revelations arise, more and more snouts…

The Truth about Palm Oil

May 12th, 2014

orangutan

Every hour an equivalent of 300 soccer fields of forest is being cleared for palm oil plantations in Indonesia and Malaysia.
This is a subject close to many people’s hearts. A tragedy…

The Dingo Ain’t No Dog

May 5th, 2014

dingo

To the surprise of many, scientists have classified the Dingo as its own species and not a dog, as it is often referred to.
Its species name has been redefined as Canis Dingo, which was…

Shock Value Images on the Increase for Causes – But Does it Work?

April 28th, 2014

shock value duckling

The use of shock value images for various causes is definitely on the increase, social and traditional media are taking the strategy of shocking punters into giving. But it begs the…

Australia’s capital the first to move against factory farming

April 21st, 2014

battery hens

New laws banning factory farming practices in the Australian Capital Territory set a precedent for other governments and recognised the feelings of animals, supporters said.

The…

The written word is in a death spiral

April 14th, 2014

Old typewriter

Predictions the written word will die out are well on track as people read less, and writing skills become redundant.
In 2004 philosopher and futurist William Crossman was one of the…

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June 24, 2014

The new discipline of plant neurobiology is at last treating our fellow earthlings as intelligent, feeling and communicating beings.
The first collective and concerted effort…

June 24, 2014

Mental Health is an issue that is quite close to me. Growing up in a family where illness such as schizophrenia is a very big part of my loved ones life, means I understand the complications…

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