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Turning compostable food waste to bioplastic

Turning food to bioplastics

December 12, 2017

Two brothers are turning plant-based food waste into bioplastics, writes Dr Reese Halter.

Child labour in Indian village

Fabric of life

May 29, 2017

The rapacious ‘fast fashion’ industry is damaging the planet. Liz Ginis speaks with leaders at the forefront of sustainable change. 

 

Crop Spraying

Glyphosate linked to cancer

March 27, 2015

The World Health Organisation's cancer agency describes glyphosate as a probable carcinogen, JUSTIN RUSSELL reports.

 

Treating head lice

Treating head lice

March 25, 2014

With the incidence of head lice on the rise, KYLIE McGREGOR looks at the shift towards chemical-free treatments.

Paper wasps's nest

Organic strategies for household pests

May 1, 2013

It’s one thing to be organic outside in the garden, but all too easy to slip into conventional thinking inside the house. JUSTIN RUSSELL outlines some basic strategies for organic pest control around the home.

Peach Brown Rot

Stop the rot

January 31, 2013

JUSTIN RUSSELL gives the low down on the fungal disease brown rot, and suggests some simple control measures.

Tomato Seeds

Jobs for October

October 5, 2012

Time waits for no organic gardener. Spring marches on, and JUSTIN RUSSELL offers some tips for the month of October.

Flame Weeding

Flame Weeding

September 25, 2012

Controlling weeds is one of the major challenges facing organic gardeners. JUSTIN RUSSELL shares his his experiments with a gas powered flame weeder.

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