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Paul Kelly said it best when he sung "from little things, big things grow".

Sometimes just adapting a few of your behaviours can lead to a profound lifestyle change. Cut down on energy consumption, paper use, plastic in your life, or food waste with these 10 simple steps. Click through for full articles.

10 simple things you can do to reduce waste when you're out and about

Simple, achievable tips for when you're on the go.

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10 simple things you can do to green your workplace

Most of our time is spent at our place of work - around 40 hours each week! Reducing the carbon footprint of your workplace is just as important as at home. Here are a few ways you can get started.

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10 simple actions to lower your household energy consumption

With the population soaring, each household has a responsibility to lower their greenhouse gas emissions. Here are 10 simple ways to get started!

10 small things you can do to save paper

Australians send 1.9 million tonnes of paper each year to landfill, most of which can be recycled.

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10 things you could do instead of unnecessary shopping

In today's material obsessed society, we are surrounded by constant pressures to consume. The 'more is more' mentality is pervasive and clever. Advertisers directly, and indirectly flood us with imagery which is designed to manipulate us into believing "I'm not good enough because I don't look like her", or "I'll be happy if only I had this thing".

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Dangerously, this ubiquitous messaging is coupled with an age of instant gratification. Fast food at our disposal, the world's knowledge at our fingertips, that new dress only a click away… everything we want, we can have and we can have it right now. But shopping truly doesn't make you happier (we checked with science). So do these things instead!

15 Practical Tips for Living with Less Plastic

When you are feeling overwhelmed, paralysed to take the next step or just don't know where to begin, check out this list of 15 simple changes you can make each day that will have a huge positive impact to the health of our planet.

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10 things to do with plastic bottles other than throw them away

For the upcycling and DIY fans in the group! Anything made from metal, wood, most plastics, paper and cardboard and electronic e-waste are all likely to have a recycling option, or can be reused and re-purposed in someway.

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Now you're ready to take on the world and make change! You might consider becoming a climate activist next!

Read this next: How to be an activist from home

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