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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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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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Dreaming of a Green Christmas

Christmas is an occasion that families eagerly anticipate all over the world. However, it requires a lot of consumption, whether of time, fuel, money or natural resources, and leaves a significant negative imprint on the environment. Here are some tips … Continue reading
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The A to Z of Unusual Recyclables

A Aerosol cans – recycle these with other aluminium tins. Ensure that the plastic lid is removed and that there is nothing inside the can. Antiperspirant and deodorant sticks – break the stick up into its components and recycle the … 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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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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Preparing for a Greenminded Trip

Whether you are going on a business trip, family vacation or romantic honeymoon, you can commit to being a greenminded guest before you even leave. Here are some tips: Decant shampoo, conditioner, moisturiser, and so on, into small containers so … Continue reading
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The Future of Energy

Energy or power is necessary for everything we do – from breathing in and out to building the most impressive of structures and running massive operations all over the world. However, the earth is quickly running out of such sources … Continue reading
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Setup a Home Recycling System

recycling-boxesIn 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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Staying Green When on the Move

Green transportation is a very important part of protecting our planet and preserving our resources, which include natural, personal and financial elements. This is accomplished in many different ways and aspects that fall under the larger umbrella of transportation. The … Continue reading
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