Sustainable home

We rounded up some tips to make your residential home more sustainable.

The practice of environmental sustainability helps to ensure that the needs of today's population are met without jeopardising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. As individuals, we can make small adjustments to the way we run our households to avoid depletion or degradation of natural resources and maintain healthy ecosystems. A sustainable home also assists us with saving money and making us more resourceful with what we have. 

On this page, we've listed valuable resources, links and tips on how to conserve energy and water, reduce waste and make smart choices when building or renovating your house.

Building an eco-house
Drinking water, storm water and waste water
Energy, heating and home insulation
Household waste
In your garden

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