Monthly Archives: February 2010

Green is the new black

[Translate] Cathy Steel, a spokesperson for New York’s International Gift Fair, fills us in on the biggest trends in interior design this season: green and sustainable products, multicultural influences, and iconic classics updated with current styles. Consumer demand for organic … Continue reading

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Save water

[Translate] The lighter side of too much water. Save water, save our environment.

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‘Pools cause Potholes’

[Translate] Swimming pool backwashing is one of the causes of potholes on suburban roads, the Johannesburg Road Agency (JRA) said on Monday. Vandalism and “ageing infrastructure” were other challenges in the face of “diminishing budgets”, the JRA said in a … Continue reading

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Top 10 Eco-Friendly Ways to Clean the House

[Translate] Choosing environmentally friendly cleaning products — and removing toxic ones — goes a long way towards ensuring a home with fresh, clean air. Clean air renews and rejuvenates; it doesn’t pollute our lives or the environment. Living in a … Continue reading

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Water saving tips

[Translate] Top water-saving tips for your home Checking for leaks in taps, pipes and dishwasher hoses is an easy way to reduce water wastage. Remember, one leaking tap can waste more than 2,000 Lt a month. There’s no need to … Continue reading

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