Posts tagged as: innovation

High Tech Garden Watering – Dripline micro-irrigation

drip irrigationThe last decade has seen innovative irrigation technological development. Initially developed and tested in a commercial irrigation environment this technology is now being applied to residential gardens. A recent Australian publication ‘Water Use Efficiency for Irrigated Turf and Landscape’ (Connellan 2013) is an important resource

High Tech Garden Watering – Sprinklers and Sprays

The last decade has seen innovative irrigation technological development. Initially developed and tested in a commercial environment this technology is now being applied to residential gardens. A recent Australian publication ‘Water Use Efficiency for Irrigated Turf and Landscape’ (Connellan 2013) is an important resource

The Smart Lawn – Warm Season Grasses

Our understanding of lawns has become more complicated in the last 30 years. A green lawn has long been considered a desirable landscape. Then David Holmgren of permaculture fame pointed out that lawns are about the most resource intensive and least productive feature of our mighty garden suburbs. The millennium

Global leaders in sustainability announced for the 2012 savewater! awards®

The finalists for the national 2012 savewater! awards® have been announced, with 43 exceptional finalists being selected from over 1,000 applications across Australia and internationally. Who are the global leaders in sustainability? Let’s find out…

A sustainable alternative to business cards

Business cards – they are so important for networking, and being so small, they often escape our environmental concern …at least until they start to stack up.  If you’re a born networker then you know what I’m getting at; business cards in random suit pockets, on the bedside table, or strewn across the desk at work.  If you are super organised, at best they will be in a neat pile somewhere. But all this paper and printing adds up

Wheelie Saving Water

The FreshBins teamWhen it comes to using water more efficiently, innovation really is the key – and FreshBins Pty Ltd has certainly highlighted this.  The Australian company binned the competition by taking out the Product Innovation category of the 2010 savewater! awards® with their mobile wheelie bin cleaning system.

April Product of the Month = a toilet + hand basin

Corama Profile 5 toiletApril is just about done and dusted but we can’t let it slip by without mentioning our Product of the Month for April; combining a toilet, a wash basin AND a fantastic water-saving innovation. Ladies and gentlemen, may we introduce the Caroma Profile™ 5.