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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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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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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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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 Prisons

The world is waking up to the need to become more eco-friendly and greenminded on many different levels. However, the movement towards eco-friendly prisons is a novel approach to this initiative. For as long as modern society can remember, prisons … 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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Making 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: Laundry Washing machines Baths Showers Hand basins It is not the water from the toilet, bidet or other kitchen-bound functions. This … Continue reading
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Stop Junk Mail!

Junk mail generates an inordinate amount of paper waste in homes and business around the world. In electronic format, it wastes time and resources better spent elsewhere. Most people simply discard it without paying attention to its content at all, … Continue reading
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E-waste – The Gory Details

E-waste, or electronic waste, refers to the waste generated by unused, discarded and / or obsolete electronic devices. These are often discarded in irresponsible or insufficient ways, particularly in developing lands that are not sufficiently equipped to handle such waste. … Continue reading
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