water supply

August 7, 2010

Four-Year Plan for Green Cape

The provincial government plans to have 15 percent of all electricity used in the Western Cape generated from renewable energy sources – like wind, wave and […]
August 3, 2010

Johannesburg on acidic water time bomb

Millions of litres of highly acidic mine water is rising up under Johannesburg and, if left unchecked, could spill out into its streets some 18 months […]
July 20, 2010

Natural Insect Repellents

Making human flesh unappetizing to mosquitoes, ticks, flies, and fleas is an age-old preoccupation.  The earliest insect repellents included smoke, mud, and various plant substances.  Our […]
July 4, 2010

Environmentally Safe Rodent Control

Rats and mice in the home are a real annoyance for homeowners, and even a danger. These uninvited creatures consume everything, from your organic tomatoes sitting […]
June 16, 2010

Video: Ultimate Eco-Eating!

This man hasn’t eaten store-bought food for 2 years!  He obviously has access to a clean water supply- a very important consideration.  See a related post: […]
June 12, 2010

How do I select the right rainwater tank?

When selecting a rainwater tank it is important to consider the average annual rainfall in your area, the water collection area (such as roof size) of […]
June 10, 2010

Wash Your Hands!

Real-World Proof of Hand Washing’s Effectiveness Scientists are reporting dramatic new real-world evidence supporting the idea that hand washing can prevent the spread of water-borne disease. […]
June 9, 2010

Easy Ways to Green your Habits and your Home

It’s easy to get overwhelmed by green recommendations and sometimes we cannot fathom adding one extra thing to our routines, but these easy-to-remember Earth-friendly ideas are […]
May 31, 2010

Are you an e-waster?

Traded in your cell phone for a new model recently? Starting to worry that your PC’s nearly three years old? If the answer’s Yes, then chances […]