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Star Students Snapping at Sustainability

Cessiah HendersonWith term three fast coming to a close and the snow quickly melting from the ski fields what will the kids be doing these school holidays? Fortunately, there is still time to enter the International 2013 savewater!® Photographic Competition! With categories and great prizes for students of all ages, this is sure to entertain

Photographic Flashback

photo competitionWe’ve all heard about how a picture is worth a thousand words, and with the savewater!® photographic competition now in its sixth year, there’s a lot to be said! With this week marking the open of the call for entries for the International 2013 savewater!® Photographic Competition, we thought it would be a good chance

Where does your plastic go?

Turtle from Take 3We all know that we should be using fewer plastic bags – you only have to see them overflowing from your kitchen drawer to know that. Pauline Whitehead, Chairperson of Naragebup, an environment centre in Rockingham, Western Australia knows that it is not just our kitchen drawer is affected by these temporary

Meet our new community blogger

Hayley with RumruaySince the ripple effect launched way back in 2011, we (the savewater!® team) have been posting about some of the programs we have developed for you, along with some tips for sustainable living. That’s gone well, but the ripple effect was never meant to be just about us, but a community where we can all share our ideas. With that in mind, we’re bringing on

Winners are grinners

Awards trophiesThis year marked a decade of celebrating excellence in water-efficiency with the winners of the national 2012 savewater! awards® being announced at a gala ceremony during October. From a meat processing facility in country NSW to a young back to back photographic superstar from Victoria – this year’s winners

Celebrating 10 Years of Excellence

savewater! awardsNational Water Week 2012 is set to reach its peak tonight in Melbourne with the Australian Water Industry gathering for the national 2012 savewater! awards®. This evening’s celebration of sustainable water use marks the tenth year since the awards program first began back in 2002. What a long way they have come!

International perspectives on water photography

This year’s Open Category for the savewater! awards® features an all-international group of finalists; hailing from Bangladesh, India, the Philippines, South Africa, and Austria. It’s great to see such a range of countries engaging in raising awareness of water issues.

Promising futures for senior school photographic finalists

Promising future for senior school photographers!The finalists have been announced for the 2012 savewater! awards photographic competition Senior category (13 – 17 years old). This award is designed to recognise creative talent by capturing water conservation imagery as the key focus. Always an exciting category, check out the great work from the budding photographers…

Great work capturing water from these young whippersnappers

The finalists have been announced for the 2012 savewater! awards photographic competition Junior category (up to 12 years old). This award is designed to recognise creative talent by capturing water conservation imagery as the key focus. Check out the great work from the budding photographers.

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…