Author Archives: Julie Moore

About Julie Moore

Julie Moore is Co-founder & Director of Save Energy Save Money, Australia’s first energy and price comparison website. With over 10 years’ experience in the corporate world Julie ensures Save Energy Save Money provides you with the energy information you need to make informed decisions. Helping to contribute to a more sustainable Australia.

Plastic Free July

Anyone else sick of all the unnecessary plastic being used?  New appliances are one of the worst offenders being wrapped in plastic and Styrofoam.  I understand that the Styrofoam protects the corners and appliance from getting scratched however most people will chuck all this stuff in land fill.

We recently got a new Fridge Freezer for our home and it came with all the wrapping.  This is what I did so that nothing would end up in land fill.  The soft plastic’s all went into one plastic bag and I tied this up and put it in the recycle bin. I understand that not every council offers this service so you can take your soft plastic’s to Coles and put them in these bins to be recycled.
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Do Appliances make our lives easier?

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What appliance couldn’t you live without?  Do you find yourself running through several appliances in your head right now?  Fridge Freezer, Oven, Washing machine right down to hair dryer’s or hair straighteners.  It’s a tough one as we have become so reliant on our appliances that we have forgotten how to live without them.
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Getting back to basics

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These days our lives are over run with technology and appliances, every now and then it’s a good idea to ditch the tech and and live a simpler life, not only will you save energy on your power bills but you’ll be doing the planet a favour.

Let’s look at a few ways to switch out the appliances in your life, an easy switch you can do right now is swap the TV for a book, you can join a book club to give you the incentive to keep reading, don’t feel you must rush out and buy a book, save some trees and visit your local library and get books for free.  Resist the urge to reach for your kindle, give yourself the satisfaction of reading a book.
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Turn It Off!!

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Energy prices are set to increase, when we started on our journey with save energy save money the price of electricity per Kwh was 20cents our next update will be to 35cents to keep it the information on our site in line with what you are paying with your energy providers. Over 4 years that’s a 42% increase.  Imagine what’s going to happen with energy prices over the next 4 years.
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Buying Small Appliances

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In today’s climate there are machines that can literally do everything for you around the home, robo vac’s will vacuum your home while you sleep, food processors can chop, grate, dice, blend and  numerous other tasks depending on the range of accessories it comes with.  Check out our novelty machines you’ll find an ice cream maker to a meat slicer and everything in-between!
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