Tagged: GREEN

WHOLE LOT CLEANER

WHOLE LOT CLEANER

Yesterday we looked at some water saving devices which lead me to return to one of my all time favourite water finds. About a year ago I stumbled across a picture of this gorgeously...

UNIQUE WATER SAVERS

UNIQUE WATER SAVERS

With summer at an end and the dark gloomy winter days approaching all too quickly, I got thinking about water savings designs and how we can use them during this predominately water soaked time...

ARE YOU GREEN?

ARE YOU GREEN?

What is a sustainable material? The ecology of our world is a big issue these days and many designers have taken to the challenge of creating their products from sustainable, green materials. But what...

DRAIN PIPE GENERATOR

DRAIN PIPE GENERATOR

As you might have gathered from some of our other green posts,  we envisage our perfect life as self sustaining. Be it the home grown food we eat, the self generated electricity we use or...

PUT ANOTHER SHIRMP ON THE BARBIE

PUT ANOTHER SHIRMP ON THE BARBIE

Okay, I know, and yes sometimes my Aussie roots come out but can you blame me, it’s bbq season and we do love a good barbie. So in keeping with our summertime posts, todays...

THINK BRICK

THINK BRICK

The majority of houses these days are built using standard bricks and mortar, it’s a traditional, cost effective way to build. But have you ever thought about just how ecological building with bricks is?...

KEEPING COOL

KEEPING COOL

The summer heat has hit some crazy highs this year and keeping cool is on the top of everyones list, but there’s nothing stopping you from being stylish and cool this summer. Today we’re...

SUMMER PICNIC BASKETS

SUMMER PICNIC BASKETS

Last week we showed you the fabulous Boxsal picnic box and it got us thinking about what other picnic packing options are out there. With so many different choices, it can be a tough...

BOXSAL THE PERFECT PICNIC PARTNER

BOXSAL THE PERFECT PICNIC PARTNER

We are foodies here at Quirk, so much so that whenever we head out the door, there’s always a treat or two in my bag like plain crackers, dried fruit, museli bar, and the...

EFFICIENCY AND GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION

EFFICIENCY AND GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION

Modern vehicles are fitted with a large amount of safety equipment, from seat belts to airbags, from ABS brakes to pedestrian safe bumpers. We’re certainly not here to debate the issue of having these...