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Reduce water consumption with residential grey water recycling systems
Plumbing and water heaters

Grey water recycling

...grey water? The term “grey water” refers to all domestic waste water that is drained from sinks, showers, bathtubs and washing machines. While grey water can ...

Grey Water Recycling Never Looked Better
Greywater Recycling

Greywater recycling never looked better

...water from the adjoining sink and one that contains fresh water in case the need to flush occurs before the grey water tank is full. Here's how it works. There ...

Water efficiency
Plumbing and water heaters

How to save money on your hot water bills!

...Grey water heat recovery Grey water heat recovery drain pipe © Ecohome Grey water heat recovery is a system that runs your hot water intake through thin...

Grey water and heat recovery shower
Bathrooms

EcoVéa: recycled and cleaned shower water

...water and energy that is literally going down the drain while showering, it's hard not to want to run out and buy one of these pronto. Grey water heat recovery ...

Water efficient bathroom fixtures
Plumbing and water heaters

Plumbing & water

...water and see its true value, these won’t seem like big sacrifices to make. Rainwater collection: For watering gardens, rain water collection is a great sol...

Are low-flow shower heads worth the money?
Bathrooms

Are low-flow shower heads worth the money?

...water heat recovery Drain water heat recovery: Before entering your water heater, the cold water feed goes through thin copper pipes wrapped around the drai...

Rain barrels for storm water management and rainwater harvesting
Rainwater Collection & Watering

Introduction to rainwater harvesting

...water can run straight into nearby waterways and aquifers. If there are ways to divert water-to-water storage areas, you can change street rainwater from being ...

Installing a rainwater catment system
Rainwater Collection & Watering

Installing a rainwater catchment system

...water harvesting , to learn about water efficient fixtures , grey water recycling , water saving showerheads and all about green home building at North America'...

The Best 10 Energy Saving Tips for Green Homes - EcoHome
Wall assemblies - renovation

Green home improvements: an energy-saving pyramid scheme that actually works!

...Grey water recycling: This is a great use of valuable resources. Grey water recycling means collecting water from sinks and showers, then filtering and treating...

Non-toxic, naturally-dyed Easter eggs
Lifestyle and environment

DIY non-toxic & all natural Easter egg dye.

...water to cover) Blueberries (1 cup fresh or frozen per 2 cups water) I tried both purple cabbage and blueberries in search of a tone I liked. The eggs dyed in t...

Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

A Toronto Off-grid home 20 years later; how did it fare?

...water passes through a Waterloo Biofilter . The system is designed to treat 600 litres of rainwater per day, which is done without using any chemicals. Water ...

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