Email me when new posts are made to this blog

Become a Green Home

Written by Bokashi Composting Australia on July 1st, 2015.      11 comments

You don’t need to spend a fortune on renovations to make your home more environmentally friendly. Simply taking a more thoughtful approach to everyday tasks can make a significant difference. Here are a few good ways to start.

a green environmentally aware home

Take shorter showers

It should never take more than a few minutes in the shower to clean yourself properly and therefore every extra minute you spend in there represents a huge amount of wasted water. Limiting yourself to 5 minute showers will save hundreds of litres of water every year. 

Grow your own food

Nothing is healthier and more delicious than fresh vegetables that you have grown yourself, so if you have any spare room in your front or back yard start a vegetable garden. Apart from enjoying healthier food, having it grown in your own garden will also mean that no resources are required to package and transport those veggies to you. 


Regardless of whether you use an bokashi composting system or a vermicomposter, composting is a fantastic way to keep organic waste out of the landfill and turn it into nutrient rich soil instead. If you have pets, you can even compost their waste using specialised systems such as EnsoPet.

Catch the rain

Depending on where you live, you can harvest a considerable amount of water each year by having a rainwater tank installed at your house. Water harvested in this way is perfect for tasks that don’t require treated or filtered water, such as washing the car, watering your garden or even doing the dishes.


A lot of natural resources go into making products such as paper, plastic and metal, and recycling them ensures that those precious resources are put to maximum use. Find out what your local recycling program can process and start sorting your garbage as it accumulates. 

Hang dry your clothes

Unless you need your laundry dried straight away, hang drying your clothes is an extremely easy way to save a significant amount of energy. When it’s sunny out, using a clothes drying is a real waste of electricity, not to mention money. Even on not-so-sunny days, hang your clothes on a airer undercover - they really will dry faster than you think.

Be energy smart

Get into the habit of turning off the lights every time you leave the room, even if you plan on coming back soon, because lighting an empty room is obviously a terrible waste of electricity. Take the same approach with your television, computers and any other electronics. See how you can work together as a family to become more environmentally aware.

Ensuring that you are being green at home will save valuable natural resources, massively helping our environment in the long term. If you need help choosing a composting system for your home talk to the experts at Bokashi. 



Direct Compost says ...
Yes i agree with your each and every point.It will help us to protect our environment and reduce global warming.If we compost waste material in our daily routine and use recycle natural resources such as paper,plastic and metal.It will directly affect our environment.
Henry Flores says ...
What we need today is is a technology-driven solutions provider just like PatentReal Corporation to help us. They recently took a giant step towards solving the energy problem, which really have helped many countries.
Anna says ...
This was a really great contest and hopefully I can attend the next one. It was alot of fun and I really enjoyed myself.. Xbox One Steering Wheel
Jason Rogers says ...
You there, this is really good post here. Thanks for taking the time to post such valuable information. Quality content is what always gets the visitors coming. rekomendasi saham hari ini
asd says ...
Thank you for this fascinating post, I am happy I observed this website on Google. Not just content, in fact, the whole site is fantastic. <a href="https://businessimmigrationbulgaria.com/">Bulgarian company establishment</a>
Christopher Hall says ...
You have a real ability for writing unique content. I like how you think and the way you represent your views in this article. I agree with your way of thinking. Thank you for sharing. Cleaning company
sohail khatri says ...
Love what you'in excuse to charity right here men, shop it taking location!.. private detective
Sunny Deol says ...
This phenomenal hearings thoroughly correct. Most of low statistics are prepared by making usage of large number about feel effective skills. We're anxious the software once a whole lot. superlastminute flights
Anna says ...
Excellent .. Amazing .. I’ll bookmark your blog and take the feeds also…I’m happy to find so many useful info here in the post, we need work out more techniques in this regard, thanks for sharing. best dxracer chair
Anna says ...
Hi, I find reading this article a joy. It is extremely helpful and interesting and very much looking forward to reading more of your work.. https://idateadvice.wordpress.com
asdasd says ...
thanks thoroughly a whole lot for this beneficial article. I at the back of it.tight vegina
Ensopet footer Bokashi One footer




Your Email
First Name