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Schools should be treated in a similar way to our workplaces when it comes to making them more environmentally friendly.  They also present an excellent opportunity to showcase good practice to future ...
... of paper. If print is wasted for any reason, use its other side for rough work 3. Make sure that computer is switched off when leaving the desk for more than 15 minute.  ...
... $10 on a few copper fittings and connectors I was able to do my own plumbing job. I disconnect the mains water connection to the cystern completely after the first of the winter rains, connect the rainwater ...
... of our planet they will instead contribute to the long term health of planet earth. Please add your comments and thoughts below.  ...
... a watt meter. Equipment that commonly uses standby power includes; VCR player, DVD players and entertainment systems;  TVs and set-top boxes;  Microwave ovens ; Computers, digital monitors and printers ...
... such as the sun, wind and water. In order to make sure you make an informed decision then shop around by comparing your present supplier to other retailers who provide green power.  ...
Below are some simple by effective ideas to help reduce the impact your office is having on the environment.  Replace traditional incandescent light bulbs with CFL (compact fluorescent lights). In addition ...
Do you have any Tips, Ideas or News that will help improve our planet earth and make your life more eco-friendly. If so then please share them with the rest of the planet. Together we can make a difference. ...
Do you have any environmentally friendly news, products, hints, tips, events or community action? If so tell us about it and share it with the World. ...
... reduction compared to more energy-efficient lighting systems such as light tubes. Transparent glass and plastic have little structural strength. Vertically, they bear their own weight because only the ...
Passive solar buildings aim to maintain interior thermal comfort throughout the sun''s daily and annual cycles whilst reducing the requirement for active heating and cooling systems. Passive solar building ...
... to have some blackwater-type components, including pathogens of various sorts. Greywater should be applied below the soil surface where possible (e.g. in mulch filled trenches) and not sprayed, as there ...
... using a separate plumbing system to blackwater, domestic greywater can be recycled directly within the home, garden or agricultural company and used either immediately or processed and stored. Recycled ...
Greywater, also known as sullage, is non-industrial wastewater generated from domestic processes such as dish washing, laundry and bathing. Greywater comprises 50-80% of residential wastewater. Greywater ...
... A similar concept is natural building, which is usually on a smaller scale and tends to focus on the use of natural materials that are available locally. Other commonly used terms include sustainable design ...
A composting toilet is any system that converts human waste into an organic compost and usable soil, through the natural breakdown of organic matter into its essential minerals. Micro and macro organisms ...
Water-saving technology for the home includes: Low-flow shower heads (sometimes called energy-efficient shower heads as they also use less energy, due to less water being heated). Low-flush toilets, composting ...
... As applied to the human community, sustainability has been expressed as meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. The term has its ...
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Development of a solar powered car has been an engineering goal since the 1980s. The World Solar Challenge is a biannual solar-powered car race, where teams from universities and enterprises compete over ...
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