December 3, 2012

Convert your unused swimming pool to a natural pool, save money

Even as a kid taking a dip in a friend’s swimming pool, Derek Spielman would think about how it would be much better if it was […]
October 12, 2012

How to make a solar water heater from plastic bottles

Retired mechanic Jose Alano invented a simple, cheap, energy saving rooftop solar water heater which is benefiting thousands of people. Here’s how it’s done… José Alano […]
September 6, 2012

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 […]
June 26, 2012

Eskom to reduce its water consumption by 260 billion litres

Eskom aims to reduce its water consumption by 260 billion litres a year by 2030. The utility said the alternative technologies used at its new power […]
April 13, 2012

South Africa: Save Water & Electricity with the Eskom-Ellies Renewables ‘ShowerHead’ Programme

A new programme from Eskom is set to assist households save electricity – at no cost to the households. Technical Specialist for SESSA (the Sustainable Energy […]
February 23, 2012

Saving Water Saves Electricity

Make the Drops-to-Watts Connection It’s Time for a New Way to Think About Water and Energy With climate change concerns, pervasive droughts, and high energy prices […]
February 23, 2012

Rainwater harvesting system generates electricity too

This innovative rainwater harvesting system is not just capable of collecting rainwater for you, but it will also generate electricity to light up your house from […]
June 22, 2011

How to Save Energy at the Office

Wondering how to save energy at the office? Look around your office. How old are your computers and printers? Is the refrigerator in your break room […]
June 18, 2011

Green Ways to Reduce Your Household Bills

The cost of living is rising and sadly, most of our salaries are staying the same. When it’s getting harder and harder to make ends meet […]
June 15, 2011

Steps & incentives to saving energy

In the current energy landscape in South Africa everybody agrees on the need to consume and waste less energy. But how? Many tips to saving are […]