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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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45 Practical Water Saving Tips

YOU can play an important part in saving water by using these water saving tips in your home: Saving Water Indoors:

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New EIA regulations now in effect in South Africa

South Africa’s new environmental impact assessment (EIA) regulations came into effect on Monday, which the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) said started the official implementation process of a new regime aimed at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of EIAs. The National Environmental Management Act (Nema) EIA 2010 regulations and the listing notices thereto replaced the […]

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Recycling vs. Reusing: Is there a difference?

As the world becomes more environmentally aware, recycling & reusing energy, water and other natural and man-made resources is becoming more commonplace.  What is the difference between reusing and recycling something? The two terms are often used interchangeably but in some cases, they are really quite different. The Concise Oxford English Dictionary defines recycle as […]

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Eco-Friendly Car Washing

Few people realize that washing our cars in our driveways is one of the most environmentally un-friendly chores we can do around the house. Unlike household waste water that enters sewers or septic systems and undergoes treatment before it is discharged into the environment, what runs off from your car goes right into storm drains […]

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Irrigation System can Grow Crops with Salt Water

A British company has created an irrigation system that can grow crops using salt water. The dRHS (Dutyion Root Hydration System) irrigation system consists of a network of sub-surface pipes, which can be filled with almost any water, whether pure, brackish, salted or polluted. The system can even take most industrial waste-water and use it […]

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Video: 4 Quick & Easy Water Saving Tips

These are 4 very easy tips to save water; if everyone acted on these tips, how many millions of litres could we save?  Relatively clean water is still going down the drain; Water Rhapsody grey water systems enable this water to be used for irrigation purposes or reused for toilet cisterns.  See our gray water […]

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Video: Easy ways to save Water and Money

It is easy to save water and energy in a household by applying some common sense.  Changing habits can be difficult for some people, especially if creature comforts are being impacted upon.  Water Rhapsody Conservation Systems allow you to save water and money (up to 90% of your municipal water bills) without many changes to […]

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What are Sustainable Restaurants?

Sustainability is about a business managing not only the financial but also the social and environmental impact of its operations. By taking sustainable action, restaurants can make a huge difference on issues such as climate change, animal welfare and food waste… There are many ways of categorising sustainable issues for a restaurant. SRA (Sustainable Restaurant […]

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