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Make Grey Water Work For You And The Environment

Grey water is the water that has already been used in the following ways around the home and office. It is not the water from the toilet, bidet or other kitchen-bound functions. This is known as black water and should … Continue reading
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Set Up a Home Recycling System

In many countries, the government or local municipalities have set up a formal recycling system, where each household gets different containers in which to put food waste, paper, glass, plastic and tin. This is, however, not standard practice in all … Continue reading
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Glass Trumps Plastic

Glass, made from melted sand particles, has been used for centuries for a wide variety of applications. These range from vessels (like wine glasses, jars and dishes) to décor, design and even industrial uses. Glass is also used extensively in … Continue reading
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Living High on Hemp

Hemp has received much exposure, not only for its coming from the Cannabis genus (and, therefore, or questionable value and origin), but also for its versatility and the many uses for which it is known. The variety used for these … Continue reading
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Rooibos Tea Comes Tops

Rooibos tea, also known as Red Bush Tea (Aspalathus linearis), is fast becoming a favourite amongst health fundis and tea enthusiasts around the world. It hails from the Cedarburg region in the Western Cape of South Africa, made from the … Continue reading
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A Greenminded Bathroom

The bathroom and toilet of a home are certainly the most water-intensive areas of the entire house. Each flush of the toilet uses about four litres of water in a modern toilet. Older toilets can use up to about 15 … Continue reading
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Raise Your Children to be Greenminded

The fact that children are spending more and more time in front of the computer or television has not escaped the notice of most parents and teachers. This has been as a result of a combination of factors; including the … Continue reading
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A Green Apartment

Many folk that live in an apartment block or flat may feel that, since so many of the resources are shared and they are often renting from someone else, they are limited in terms of the greenminded initiatives that they … Continue reading
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Building Your Greenminded Home

Building your own home is, no doubt, a very exciting venture. There is plenty of planning to do, and this is no cheap task, but having your dream home to look forward to is most rewarding. However, those who value … Continue reading
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The World’s Greenest Brands

Interbrand, a global brand consultancy, recently conducted a global survey of the greenest brands in the world. To do this, Interbrand had to surveys among 10 000 consumers from the top 10 consumer markets in the world. These are: The … Continue reading
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