The yurt’s biogas unit/biodigestor… for R300!
All the blackwater from the yurt’s toilet goes into the biodigestor. And so does all the organic waste from the kitchen. Methane gas output is increased by fats, oils, greases and sugars, and you can use the gas for cooking and heating. Another byproduct is liquid fertilizer, which you can use in the garden. You […]
Old Mutual Park — goes off the water grid with recycling
In its quest to find effective solutions to the current water crisis in the Western Cape, Old Mutual has become the first corporate in South Africa to launch a ‘from-waste-to-drinking-water’ filtration project at its Mutualpark offices in Pinelands, Cape Town.
Municipal water costs R50/kilolitre; but just R9.20/kl from GrandWest’s treatment facility
While the cost of potable water currently is R50 per kilolitre (on the Level 6 commercial tariff), it’s costing GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World in Cape Town just R9.20 per kilolitre from the treatment facility. It will take approximately 28 months for GrandWest to realise a return on its investment.