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greywater 101

Greywater 101

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

Learn how to safely reuse your household's wastewater and take water efficiency to the next level.

Dripping tap

How to: fix a dripping tap

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

A dripping tap can waste 18,000 litres of water a year! Fixing it is very simple – all you need is a new washer, a shifting spanner, and a bit of know-how.

Save money

Save $40 a week, and the planet too

Monday, 20 June 2011

Ever heard someone say they can’t afford to go green? We out this claim to the test by totting up the figures on some simple lifestyle changes. The result? Living green can actually plump your pockets.

How to: install a water-efficient showerhead

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Replacing your older, water-wasting showerhead with a new, water-efficient one will save on water without compromising flow or pressure when lathering up.

Rainwater tank

Federal rebates dry up

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Rainwater tanks and greywater systems are no longer covered by the federal government National Rainwater and Greywater Initiative.

Rain Produce

Liquid bounty

Wednesday, 25 August 2010

Rainwater collection doesn’t have to be limited to the water flowing into your tank from the roof. Brad Lancaster shows that simple earthworks and smart planning can help you gather thousands more litres – and turn even the most barren desert into a lush oasis.

Savewater awards

savewater! awards®

Entries close 8 August

Are you an exceptional water saver? Submit an entry into the 2011 savewater! awards® and share your stories and expertise on efficient water use in the face of changing climate patterns and population growth. The awards are now in their ninth year, and have emerged as Australia’s leading awards for water sustainability. These awards recognise and reward excellence in water conservation and efficiency by business, government, schools, local communities and individuals. Winners will be announced at a gala ceremony to be held in Melbourne in November.

When: Entries close 5pm (AEST) Monday, 8 August, 2011.
Cost: Free to enter.
Click here for more information.

WELS label

Ask G: Water saving labelling

Friday, 4 March 2011

How do I make sense of water rating labels on home appliances?

Going waterwise with my new native plants

Sunday, 13 February 2011

This summer I’ve replanted three sections of my garden with native plants - they're pretty, low-maintenance, attract birds and don't use much water. What's not to love?

D-rack line dryer

Don't forget to make your laundry eco-friendly too

Friday, 14 January 2011

Making your clothes eco-friendly doesn't end with what you buy. We can save a lot of energy and water in how we care for them - here's a few tips for you to try.

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