Water

Choose Alternatives to Plastic Water Bottles

Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too by Beth Terry author of MyPlasticFreeLife.com

The Australian Go Tap campaign offers some stark facts, some of which may surprise you. It’s probably not surprising, though, to learn that Australians spend over half a billion dollars per year on bottled water when you think of the volume of people you see in the gym, on the street and in cafes with…

Quick Tips for Grey Water Recycling

The New Create an Oasis with Greywater: Choosing, Building and Using Greywater Systems - Includes Branched Drains by Art Ludwig

What is greywater? It is the waste water that comes from our washing machine and laundry tub, and our showers, baths and hand basins. It does not include water from the toilet or other sewage water, including water used to wash cloth nappies. Kitchen water is technically grey water but is generally not recommended for…

GuestPost: Conserving Water: Repipe Specialists and Plumbers – Their Difference

One aspect of sustainable suburban living is water conservation. Water is an essential resource, not only for drinking and washing but for growing our food. And increasingly it can be in short supply. Most cities in Australia are nowobserving  permanent water conservation measures, even though Australia’s long drought seems to have broken. The expectation is…