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13 Gifts we DON'T want for Christmas

We love prezzies, but these gifts are definitely not on our wishlist. ...read more

How can I recycle PET plastics? – 10 easy steps

Making a contribution to a cleaner environment and a better life for all is easy. Here are 10 basic things you can do. ...read more

The best things about living in a complex

Living in a complex filled with lots of other people is probably better than it seems. ...read more

Stop cherry-picking your heritage

With Heritage Day coming up, Lili Radloff has to face the good and bad parts of her heritage. ...read more

The cheat's guide to spring cleaning

Don't have the energy for a full-on launder? Here's how to cut corners and still get your home sparkling! ...read more

My flatmate’s annoying habits

Do you have flatmates or housemates? You’ve probably discovered that pet peeves arise when you’re living with other people. Our Facebook friends did. ...read more

There are just some things we DON’T want for Christmas

So it’s that time of year again, and we’re all bound to get really crappy gifts we don’t want. ...read more

The worst thing about load shedding?

With the recent power cuts interrupting our daily routine we asked our readers about what are some of the worst things about the blackouts. ...read more

How do I become a PET collector?

PET plastic products are mainly beverage bottles, but increasingly other types of packaging are also made of PET. ...read more

How can I start PET recycling at my school?

Selling recyclable waste can become a source of revenue for your school. You could fund books, computers, sports tours and other facilities and activities in this way. ...read more

How do I include the recycling concept in things I design?

A quick reference checklist for those involved in development, design and marketing of packaging materials containing PET ...read more

The worst things about living in a complex

Sometimes living in a complex filled with lots of other people isn't as great as it sounds. ...read more

21 adorable celeb pets

See who your fave celebs keep as their furry companions. ...read more

How to respond to emergencies

A small fire, burns, electrical shocks and shorts... Know what to do when these - and other - household emergencies strike! ...read more

R19.5 million for this house? I’d pay that

This beautiful French farmstyle homestead is fit for a queen...with a price tag to match. ...read more

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