Monthly Archives: February 2018

How to baby-proof your backyard

Written on February 23, 2018 at 8:59 am, by

Your backyard should be a source of relaxation, entertainment and beauty for your family; but every outdoor space has its dangers. Explore our 8 steps to effectively baby-proof your backyard! For a pet-specific guide to making your backyard a safe, fun home, check out how to create a pet paradise! 1. Know your plants; the good, the…

Amidst Australia’s recycling crisis, recycled glass sand paves road to sustainability

Written on February 21, 2018 at 1:05 pm, by

China’s recent ban on foreign waste imports has ignited renewed debate around Australia’s desperate need to invest in recycling infrastructure. In December of 2017, industry officials were still hopeful that this ban would offer an opportunity to review onshore recycling management. However, local and state governments are now feeling the pressure as materials stockpile, with…

Reduce noise with acoustic fencing for your backyard

Written on February 16, 2018 at 9:54 am, by

If you’re looking to reduce noise in your backyard or home, finding the perfect acoustic fencing for your needs comes down to 3 main factors: Noise source Noise type Fence material Noise and sound are different; sounds include things we don’t mind hearing, like the gentle warbling of magpies in the mornings, or the calming…

10 Backyard Life Hacks For Surviving the Sizzling Australian Summer

Written on February 2, 2018 at 9:37 am, by

Summer outdoor lifestyles in Australia are iconic, glorious, and downright intense. Our heatwaves can be severe, and reports forecast that they’re only going to get hotter, longer, and more often. We’ve compiled a treasure chest of backyard life hacks to get the most out of your sizzlin’ summer outdoor lifestyle! Made in the shade If you’re…