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Welcome to our new website!

Welcome to our new website!

Australia’s leading sustainability organisation, the Alternative Technology Association, has changed its name to Renew!

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Join Renew and you could win!

Join Renew and you could win!

Join Renew by 5pm (AEST) on 26 October 2018 to go in the draw to win a $5000 Biofilta sustainable garden package. With delivery and installation this package is valued up to $6000!

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Renew 145 out now – check out our new look!

Renew 145 out now – check out our new look!

Find all the info you need on optimising your water tank, waterwise gardening, stormwater reuse plus read more about a beautiful wetland. Get your copy now - free shipping in October.

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SDSE Parramatta

SDSE Parramatta

Get advice and tips from Sydney’s leading green architects and experts at Speed Date a Sustainable Expert Parramatta

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Our Magazines
Sanctuary

Sanctuary

Modern Green Homes

Australia's only dedicated sustainable house design magazine, profiling the best in environmentally aware architectural and design solutions.
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Renew

Renew

Technology for a Sustainable Future

The nation's premier magazine on practical, cost-effective technologies for an environmentally sustainable home and lifestyle.
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Latest articles from Sanctuary and Renew magazine
Star-stuck? How to make the most of house energy ratings

Star-stuck? How to make the most of house energy ratings

House energy ratings are critically important for improving the quality and comfort of Australian homes – and yet many of us don’t really understand them. We look at the way ratings work in practice and how to interpret their documentation.

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Finding your tribe: Navigating the owner-builder journey

Finding your tribe: Navigating the owner-builder journey

Experienced owner-builder Megan Waru from Home Base explains how to get started, and the importance of like-minded support networks.

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Why I built a wetland not a dam

Why I built a wetland not a dam

How high up on our priority list should biodiversity be? For Mara Ripani, her family and fellow wetland-lovers, it’s crucial—and there are practical benefits too. Mara explains.

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