Content tagged with Green Living

Dean Hochman

11 Tips for Saving Energy at Home

"Turn off the light when you leave the room!" Your mom was right, it's pretty sound advice. Cutting down on your energy use at home doesn't just save money, it also contributes to the fight against climate change. We've put together some tips on how to back up your green conscience with small, practical, everyday actions. Read on

Tyres Pumped, Phone Charged? Our Top 10 Cycling Apps

These days it's not just the Dutch and the lycra-clad Olympians who are bike crazy. More and more people are swapping the steering wheel for a pair of handlebars, and climbing into the saddle. Whether you're looking for a new route to work, want to track your sporting prowess or learn how to fix a flat tyre – here you'll find the app that’s right for you. Read on

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Smart Home, Smart Life

That the world is moving towards smart communities, interconnected by technology, is not a new concept and the advancement of the Internet of Things, a network of devices that are embedded with technology enabling these objects to collect and exchange data, is getting us closer to the goal. Could this make homes greener? Read on

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Tips for Greener Cleaning

Cleaning products are everywhere in our homes and offices-on dishes, countertops, furniture, clothes, floors, windows and floating through the air. In our war on dirt and germs, we may often actually be making things worse. Most of the conventional cleaning products we all grew up with are petroleum-based and have dubious health and environmental implications. Read on