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More Valuable than Gold

GROUNDWATER Where does it come from? Groundwater is an important part of the water cycle. It comes from rain, snow, sleet and hail that soak into the ground. The water moves down into the ground because of gravity, passing between particles of soil, sand, gravel, or rock, until it reaches a depth where the ground […]

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5 Green Home Improvement Tips

Rising in popularity in recent years, green home improvement is an inexpensive and environment friendly way for you to increase the value, durability and even appearance of property. Green home improvement is being adopted by both homeowners and commercial property investors alike, with eco-friendly renovations applied along with the right strategies giving you an improved […]

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Hidden Water Consumption- Surprising Facts

We’ve all probably been made aware of some startling water-use statistics that are more ‘apparent’, but have we ever considered the water use/waste that is involved in less ‘obvious’ human activities?? One may be surprised to learn of some of the facts below… Diet The water it takes to produce the average American diet alone—approximately […]

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Today’s Lifestyle Change Can Lead to Tomorrow’s Better Planet

Being ‘green’ doesn’t carry that much weight when it’s just a ‘label’ and you are being ‘forced’ to change. It’s like being ‘on’ a  diet. We say, “I’m on a diet”, as if we can get ‘off’ of it at any time. And more often than not, we do. But if you change your lifestyle […]

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Priorities for Green Living

1. Minimize Energy Consumption    2. Reduce the Household Waste Stream    3. Conserve Water    4. Eat Less Meat    5. Reduce Use Of Toxic Chemicals    6. Decide Which Companies To Patronize    7. Grow your own Vegetables 1. Minimize Energy Consumption * Wrap your geyser in an insulated blanket and turn it […]

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Why Harvest the Rain? 20 Rainwater Harvesting FAQ’s

1. How do I make a rainwater harvesting system pay for itself (amortize its cost) and why should I not just harvest rainwater for irrigation. Simply by collecting and using water harvested during the rain season and using this water in your whole household, the tank surges full very rapidly, but you draw water from […]

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No vision in Karoo fracking plans

What is it going to take to stop the plans to threaten our sensitive Karoo region from being destroyed by Shell’s plans to blow it apart in search of natural gas? A controversial application by oil giant Shell to explore for gas in an area of the Karoo should be put on hold, the Democratic […]

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Conserve Water (Video)

Water Rhapsody Water Conservation Systems and Yes Solar Mpumalanga have combined (water and energy are linked!) to offer high quality water conservation systems and solar energy solutions. Contact us for a free quote on a rainwater tank,  rainwater harvesting system, grey water recycling system, Atlas Plastics & JoJo water tanks (we are authorised JoJo Tanks […]

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Top Green New Year’s Eve Party Tips

Beat the crowds There’s a certain excitement to being out in a group on New Year’s Eve, but if you stay home and host your own ring-in-the-new shindig, you’ll save transportation emissions—and, of course, money. You’ll also be able to better control the environmental impact of your night, from sending out email invitations to preventing […]

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