Author: Sigrid Kenmuir

7 Smart Ways to Make the Most of Your Grey Water

No matter which way you look at it, fresh water is a precious resource that we are, all too often, far too cavalier about. We flush the loo, wash our hands, fill the kettle, boil the spuds, and so on, without ever really thinking about where this water comes from, and how much of it is left. They say that the next world war won’t be fought over politics or religion, but over access to fresh water, and while that might be alarmist, it bears thinking about. Here in the Western Cape, we’ve had several years of low rainfall,...

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How To Make This the Greenest Christmas Yet

According to all the songs, it’s the best time of the year, and depending on where you stand and how old you are, it can be. We’ve spoken before about putting the green into your Christmas, and how to wrap your gifts stylishly and sustainably, but here are six areas where, with a few small changes, you can make a significant change to the impact your Christmas has on the environment. Here’s to making this one your greenest Christmas yet. ECO DECORATING IDEAS FOR CHRISTMAS Decorating your home for the holidays is one thing that makes it really feel...

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