Posts tagged as: savewater awards

Your chance to win $1,000 for your sporting club or community group

Your chance to win $1,000 for your local community group  We love communities. And we love what holds them together: Community Groups and sporting clubs. We especially love community groups when they help to save the planet, no matter what their purpose is. Community groups like this should be recognised for their hard work and dedication. That’s why we’re giving a deserving community group $1,000 and international recognition in the 2012 savewater! awards®. We’d love for it to be your community’s year.

Victorian Nursery has a Dream-time at savewater! awards®

Nursery has a dream time at the savewater! awardsYou may think it is strange, a nursery that is saving water? Saving the one thing they need above all else for their business to survive?! Well, believe it. Dream-time Wholesale Nursery have took out the Small Business category at the recently held national savewater! awards®.

Encore Tissue blows away the competition

Large industrial sized tissue roll in factoryHey friends, continuing our quick look at the winners from last year’s national 2011 savewater! awards® , today we hope to inspire you with a great water saving initiative involving the humble tissue. Tissue paper is not something that we often have a second thought about, never mind how it is manufactured. Did you know the papermaking process requires large quantities of water to produce an evenly formed sheet of paper? Luckily, Encore Tissue (Aust) Pty Ltd has come up with a fantastic filtration system that allows for the water used in the manufacturing process to be recycled, ultimately saving hundreds of mega litres of water per annum.

A Warrnambool Water Saver

Peter Wilson looking over rooftopsWe’re back and to start off the year, we thought it might be a great idea to take a quick look at the winners from last year’s national 2011 savewater! awards®, announced in November. We hope these will inspire you to use water efficiently in 2012 and maybe we will see you on the podium for this year’s national savewater! awards®, to be held in National Water Week in Melbourne, Friday 26 October.

Big businesses making giant savings

Big businesses making giant savingsThis Friday we announce the winners of the 2011 savewater! awards®. Leading up to the big night, we thought it might be a great idea tell you each day about the finalists for each category. Last Friday we introduced you to the inspirational finalists for the Australian Achiever category. Today we’re covering another hotly contested group: the Business Category. This is part two, where we will focus on Large Businesses consisting of 15 or more staff.

Which small businesses are making a BIG difference? These ones!

This Friday we announce the winners of the 2011 savewater! awards®. Leading up to the big night, we thought it might be a great idea tell you each day about the finalists for each category. Last Friday we introduced you to the inspirational finalists for the Australian Achiever category. Today we’re covering another hotly contested group: the Business Category.

Who’s our 2011 Australian Achiever?

savewater! awardsOver the next week, we will bring you all the latest on the savewater! awards® finalists; the big ins and outs, including all the information you need to pick a winner come next Friday night. We are off and running with for the Australian Achiever Award first up.

What does horse racing have to do with saving water?

So You Think crosses the lineWith the Melbourne Cup Carnival in full swing, the race that stops the nation only a day away, AND the savewater! awards® just over a week away, there are sure to be some photo finishes to get excited about.

City of Ballarat strikes gold!

Marty BuschYou might be thinking the gold rush finished long ago, but for Local Government Authority, the City of Ballarat, the dash to secure the treasure is not over.  The City of Ballarat are now even richer than before through saving a significant amount of water, which saw them win gold at the 2010 savewater! awards® in the Government category.

What’s your water retailer been up to?

South East Water introduced the Fire Service ProgramOften we only think of our water retailer when we receive our water bill, but there are some amazing initiatives that these organisations are implementing to reduce their own and your water use.  South East Water is an example of one utility that has gone above and beyond to reduce its community’s water use and was recognised for its achievements by winning the 2010 savewater! awards® Water Utilities category.