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.

What size washing machine should I buy?

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Buying a new washing machine doesn’t have to be daunting, yes you do have a lot of choice but that’s a good thing (maybe not for a sustainability point of view!).  You should be able to find a washing machine that suits then needs of you and your family.

measure twice, buy once

Before you can decide on what size of washing machine you are going to buy you need to decide on the space that’s going to house your new washing machine First step will be to measure the space and ensure you have enough room for the machine you want to buy.
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Chemical Free Deodorant

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The next step on my journey to live more sustainably and chemical free was to make my own deodorant.  I have tried a few different recipes and found one that works superbly and it couldn’t be simpler. I am now making it for the whole family!

Here is a simple step by step guide;
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Spring has Sprung

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It’s getting very close to spring and my garden has started to explode with colour and fragrance!  Now we move into spring your heating and cooling appliances can take a breather.  Nights and mornings might still be getting a bit chilly so it’s not time to pack them away just yet.
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Chemical Free Face Cream

On my journey to save energy I have also started several other journeys including, buying products that are cruelty free, palm oil free and chemical free that comes in recyclable packaging. Trying to find products that meet all these requirements and don’t cost the earth is difficult.
Our journey is also a frugal one and I have found it best to make my own products. I then know exactly what is in them and they don’t cost the earth and save it at the same time. Each week I’ll update you with my wins and fails in my journey to move to a cruelty free, palm oil free, plastic free and chemical free life.
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Heat your home with the right heater

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The weather has just been amazing of late, beautiful warm Australian winter days, followed by chilly nights.  I love that it cools down so much at night it gives you a chance to rug up and snuggle under a doona.  The mercury has been dropping low enough that I am sure you have been turning on your heaters and heaters cost money to run.
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