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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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Conservation Counts

Being greenminded is about finding ways to live your life in the most eco-friendly, responsible way. It is about making efforts to ensure that we have as positive an effect as possible on our environment and its human and animal … 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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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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Greenminded Home-made Remedies

There are so many ingredients in the home and garden that can and should be used for their medicinal properties. By using these correctly, you can be more confident of a product that is good for you and the environment. … 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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Compost Confidential

Compost is, basically, decayed or decaying organic material that is used to feed and fertilise plant matter in the garden. Using the natural waste that comes out of your home (particularly the kitchen) will ensure that your compost is healthy … Continue reading
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Greenminded Wedding Traditions From Around the World

Your wedding is supposed to be special, memorable and ultimately grand, although that may mean different things to different couples. However, every year, weddings generate an enormous amount of waste. Resources are used, sometimes indiscriminately, and money is spent on … Continue reading
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