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Sustainable Home

Saving Water


The low-down on water conservation, from rainwater tanks to water-wise washing.

Saving Power


Come on and power through these easy ways to cut energy use!

Buying Green


Help the environment when you buy groceries, food, fish. Use these resources/apps.

Greener Gardening & Composting


Gardening for the eco-wise, plus tips on growing your own fresh food, and composting.

Natural Cleaning


Some of the chemicals used in our homes can be damaging to our health, the air, soil and waterways. Find some alternative cleaning methods here.

Better Buildings


Create a sustainable home with clever building design, landscaping and renovating ideas.

Planning for Renewable Energy Systems


Council consent, and the installation of renewable energy systems.

Travel


Get around our local area in an environmentally-friendly manner with cycling maps and tips on how to cut down vehicle use.

Keeping Bees


They're furry, they make honey: what's not to like!

Keeping Chickens


There are lots of great reasons to keep chickens, but there are also some regulations to keep in mind.