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You are fed up with waiting for new technologies to stop climate change, laws to protect people and the environment, a global change of heart? Now’s the time to get involved yourself! Here’s your guide to better living.

Nine Simple Apps That Could Help You Live a More Sustainable Life

The food we eat, the clothes we wear, the way we travel: it all has an impact on the world around us. And when it comes to making informed decisions, unravelling facts from fiction is no easy task. Luckily, a growing number of smartphone apps are at hand to help - informing and motivating us to do what we can to lead more sustainable lives. Read on

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Join the E-Mobility Revolution

Using greener and more sustainable transport options is crucial if we're to meet climate targets and reduce air pollution in cities around the world. Fume-free, more sustainable and developing rapidly, electric vehicles could offer an effective alternative to traditional gas guzzlers. Read on

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All Give, No Take: Ethical Gifts

Certain times of the year see gift-giving go into overdrive. Whether it's the holidays, a birthday, a celebration or an excuse to treat yourself, it's not hard to find a reason to spoil your loved ones (or yourself). We take a look at ways you can be kind to others as well as the earth. Read on

Green Energy

Switching the lights off whenever possible and using energy saving lamps are handy eco-friendly hints but there is still a lot more you can do to save energy and avoid greenhouse gas emissions. Read on

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Jobs in Sustainability: Career Sites and Employment Listings

If you're looking for a job in the sustainability sector, it's easy to get overwhelmed by the amount of online resources available. While websites aren't the only place to find a career in a green industry, they're a good way of learning about the different roles available and what skills you might need to land the role of your dreams. Here's our roundup of some of the best places to start your search. Read on

Energy Conservation and Computing

Although they become smaller and lighter and seem to reduce their use of material and resources, our laptops and desktop PCs hide an immense amount of technology inside ther stylish shells. This technology runs on a lot of energy, especially when using several programs at one moment. Read on

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Ditching the Air Con Habit

With global temperatures creeping upwards, and many of the world’s key boom or growth cities located in the tropics, it is not hard to fathom that our reliance upon air conditioning is on the increase. Read on

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Sustainable Fashion: Where to Get It

As consumers, our purchasing power is strong. The more money that is spent on clothing that has been sustainably produced, the more the fashion industry will be forced to shift its production practices. The question remains, where can you find these alternatives? RESET did some snooping for you and discovered some excellent options, where you can comfortably shop online (reduce your fuel emissions too!). Here are our top picks! Read on

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DIY: Upcycled Kids' Clothes

Kids outgrow their clothes faster than you think they would. However that doesnt stop us parents to buy clothes for them, infact I guess my daughters wardrobe is more elaborate than mine. And if you are a little craftsy, isnt it a cool idea to upcycle some of the old shirts and tees to make your kids some wonderful dresses? Read on

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Put Those Dried Leaves to Good Use

Being a green lover, I am always motivated to find ways to utilise the dried leaves that fall from my plants. Homemade mulch for my plants emerges from the dry leaves of my bamboo and bougainvillea plants. Mulch is compost or any material used to preserve the nutrients in soil and helps plants grow better. Read on

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Recycling Your Unwanted Mobile Phone

Electronic waste (e-waste) is becoming a growing concern, to which old mobile phones contribute significantly. As phone companies continue to extol the virtues of having the latest mobile and the average lifespan of any mobile phone sitting at around the one year mark, the pile of unwanted, unused handsets will continue to grow. Read on

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LED - Making Kerosene Lanterns History

LED-based study lights for students and room lights for schools/community centres can serve as a wonderful solution to the issue of kerosene lanterns. Thanks to the white LED revolution, it is now possible to provide a simple light which is suitable for reading purposes that consumes less than a quarter watt of energy but provides 10 to 50 times more useable light than a wick oil lamp. Read on

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Give Old Clothes New Life

In many parts of the world, second-hand or “vintage“ clothing is a style unto itself. Besides the fashion factor, recycling unwanted clothes has obvious benefits for the environment and there are a wide variety  of uses for secondhand garments. Read on