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VIDEO: Simple DIY Grey Water Irrigation System

Greywater irrigation is an overlooked source of water that is rich in nutrients and is good for lawns & gardens. The video below shows that a gray water irrigation system need not be complex or expensive. Two things to remember for simple grey water systems: 1) Do not store grey water for more than a […]

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Laundry water saving and eco tips

Want to green your laundry routine but don’t have the budget to switch out your old dinosaur top-loader for a new high-efficiency purring machine? Fear not – there’s tons of green tips and tricks that you can take advantage of today to save water, conserve energy, and make your clothes last longer.  Read on for […]

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Greener Washing Machines: Look for Energy- & Water Efficiency

The next time your washing machine or tumble dryer gives up the ghost and you go on search for a replacement, why not find a machine that will help you reduce your utility bills and conserve water and natural resources at the same time?  Here’s what you should know to get started with finding a […]

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Washing Machine Water Efficiency

Different models of washing machines can vary greatly in energy use, water use and operating costs. When buying a new washing machine: Buy a front loader if you can. Front loaders are usually more water efficient and energy efficient than top loaders and use less detergent. Choose a size that matches your needs. You might […]

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iziWasha… Conserving Water, Improving Lives!

This product has nothing to do with food, but it’s a stroke of ingenious frugal engineering, designed and developed in South Africa, that could greatly enhance the lives of billions of women and is thus worthy of exposure to all audiences! Introducing the iziWasha, an innovative low-cost manual clothes washing device for women in emerging […]

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The ‘Waterless’ Washing Machine that could Save You Money

New machine by Xeros cleans clothes with beads and a tiny amount of water and may cut household bills by 30% “Dry” cleaning is set to become a domestic activity with a washing machine that uses 90% less water than a normal laundry cycle and could be available by the end of 2011. The device, […]

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