Author Archives: Sean Wrigley

Matt Damon’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with a Twist

Matt Damon wearing a toilet seatThe ALS Ice bucket challenge has taken the world by storm with celebrities and even the Simpsons have taken part to raise money for charity. While all are entertaining, not all are the same. Find out why Matt Damon uses water from the toilet?

Feature Product: Landscape Tanks

We all want to do the right thing and often have the best intentions to be water wise. Unfortunately there are often barriers in the way, pushing us back to our old easy habbits. Rainwater tanks can be a great way to save water with 26% of Australians using them as a source of water (Australian Bureau of Statistics), yet many still avoid

Water Wise Android Apps

There seems to be an app for everything these days which led me to write my last post Water Wise iPhone Apps. Whether we want to do more ourselves or even show our friends how easy it can be, there are countless apps to save money while living a more eco-friendly life. With more and more smartphones on the market I decided

Simple Ideas for a Greener Christmas

The end of year festive season has arrived and we’re dreaming of a Green Christmas. The decorations are out, the lights are on and the hustle and bustle of the season is everywhere. As 2013, the ‘International Year of Water Cooperation’, draws to an end, it is a good time to reflect on our relationship with the environment.

International Year of Water Cooperation

Two boys carrying waterAs the year draws to a close, let’s take a look back at the International Year of Water Cooperation. 2013 was declared the International Year of Water Cooperation (IYWC), allowing the international community to recognise the importance of peaceful and sustainable management and use of water resources. Not only is

Water iPhone apps we could all use

There seems to be an app for everything these days – water and environmental sustainability are no exceptions. Whether we want to do more ourselves or even show our friends how easy it can be, there countless apps to save money while living a more eco-friendly life. In no particular order, here some of the most interesting and

Recycling – How Hard Could It Be?

Trash Recycling with Disposal ContainersGrowing up in Botswana, we never had recycling and I found myself a little behind on recycling when I first arrived in Australia. With National Recycling Week being held from 11-17 November, I have been exploring their great free resources for homes, schools, and workplaces, all promoting recycling and highlighting its many benefits.

Sustainable Sports

Melbourne Cricket GroundMelbourne attracts millions of people every year to sport and cultural events. Two venues in particular are notable for their sheer enormity and grandeur, the

What is plastic doing to us and our oceans?

Take 3 for the SeaAs the seasons change, we will all be spending a little bit more time and taking advantage of the incredible beaches Australia has to offer. Our latest refillit expert, Tim Silverwood from Take 3 took time out to talk to us about how plastic waste at the beach is far more than just an eyesore, but is in fact killing our marine life and working