water

The case for peeing outside

July 21st, 2013.
Want to save at least a thousand of gallons of drinking water a year and get your garden or compost heap really cranking? Just pee outside. Read more [...]

Tips for saving water

September 12th, 2012.
The FAO has warned that within the next couple of decades, two thirds of the earth's population could face serious water shortages. There's simple things that all of us can do to reduce our water usage. Pick up some tips. Read more [...]

Groundwater – Out Of Sight Shouldn’t Be Out Of Mind

June 18th, 2012.
Our groundwater resources are crucial, yet issues threatening their continued viability are often ignored. Out of sight runs the risk of being out of mind until our taps run dry. Read more [...]

Selecting a rainwater tank – materials

April 10th, 2011.
Rain water is one of our greatest wasted resources - an average sized house without a rainwater tank misses out on harvesting tens of thousands of gallons of the precious liquid each year. If you're considering installing a rainwater tank, some points for consideration in regard to materials used in tank construction. Read more [...]

How sewage wastewater is treated

March 2nd, 2010.
You might want to hold off on that snack for a bit. In this article we'll take a brief look at what happens to a snack once your body is entirely done with it - how sewage wastewater is treated and how that relates to green living. Read more [...]

Choosing a reusable water bottle

December 30th, 2009.
Disposable water bottles are out, reusable water bottles are in. It's great news for the environment; but what sort of refillable water bottle should you choose and why? Read more [...]

A fresh approach to clean water – vending machines.

December 11th, 2009.
Bottled water has a huge plastic waste and transport footprint. Tap water in some areas may be contaminated with man-made chemicals. Learn more about a new BYOB (Bring Your Own Bottle) water vending machine and a special exclusive discount offer for Green Living Tips readers. Read more [...]

A basic guide to solar hot water systems

August 16th, 2009.
One of the most carbon emission and energy intensive processes in the average house is heating water. Learn more about how solar hot water systems can save you money and lessen your environmental impact. Read more [...]

Earth friendly water heating tips

August 11th, 2009.
Heating water is an expensive and carbon emissions intensive process, especially unfriendly to the environment if you're not using solar energy. There are some simple things you can do that will save you money while minimizing your impact on water and energy resources. Read more [...]

Garden water saving tips

April 29th, 2009.
Garden irrigation is a major water consumer in most homes and water is in short supply in many places. Pick up some tips for saving water in your garden. Read more [...]