About Me
Energy Efficient Lighting and Other Environment Protection Measures

Welcome to my blog! My name is Jackie. I live in Melbourne, Australia and my new favourite topic is energy use and the environment. For a number of years, I have been concerned about global warming and mankind's impact on the natural world. However, I did my best to shut these thoughts out of my mind. However, all of this changed when my 8-year-old daughter came home from school in tears because she had been learning about global warming in her science class. I decided to take action and called in a consultant who installed solar panels on my property.


Easy Guide to What You Can and Can’t Recycle in a Skip

13 July 2017
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

If you're hiring your first skip, you might be wondering what you can and can't recycle in it. While there might be some slight variation from company to company, the rules around what you can and can't put in a skip are pretty universal. Read on for a comprehensive list, and check your waste against it. Recycle everything you can to help the environment, and take any forbidden items to specialist disposal centers where they can be dealt with safely. Read More …

Fire Extinguisher Inspection Process Explained

28 June 2017
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

Fire extinguishers are not often used, which makes them sit for longer periods of time. However, when fire strikes, the last thing you want is to find out that your fire extinguisher is not properly working. This is a critical and important tool for any home or commercial centre and must be well inspected to ensure that it is intact and ready to deploy. The check process is explained to you as part of the safety measures to keep your home safe from fire damages. Read More …