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Detox your garage

Paint, paint thinners, benzene, paraffin, mineral spirits, turpentine, lubricating/motor oils, petrol and carbon monoxide are just some of the dangerous substances lurking in the average garage or tool shed.

Green your hearth

A cosy fire crackling in the hearth is the oldest human remedy for a bitter winter, but how enviro-firendly is this old-timey method of warming the cave compared with electric heaters?

Detox your livingroom

The typical livingroom holds a load of toxins hardly conducive to living: chemicals that off-gas from carpets and furnishings, and pollutants that build up on surfaces. Detox the relaxation centre of your home and let the sunshine and fresh air in.

Shades of greywater

Reusing greywater should be second nature in any H2O-savvy home - just make sure you use "light" grey water for your garden.

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Detox your bathroom

We continue the household toxic tour with a critical look the bathroom - it's here that we deliberately apply hundreds of chemicals to our skin.

Detox your kitchen

Take our Toxic Tour, starting with the heart of the home – your kitchen – to identify the culprits and replace them with healthier, greener alternatives.

Mind your road manners

Bicycles are an integral part of the sustainable urban landscape, but keeping them on the roads requires good attitudes from cyclists and motorists alike.

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