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GetGreen Make-over

After 18 months of good service, it was time to put the old GetGreen blog template up on blocks and implement this great new Venice WordPress template (thanks to Billion Studio).  Although GetGreen is a labour of love, I’ve added a little more room for advertising as it’s nice when GetGreen generates a little bit [...]

Sustainablility Living Calendar

If you’re interested in heading along to sustainability focused events in your region then head over to the Sustainable Living Calendar website. The Sustainable Living Calendar highlights events and activities across Australia which inspire, promote and celebrate sustainable living. Click on a link below to see view the events in your state: Victroria New South [...]

NSW Rainwater tank rebate.

To be eligible for a rainwater tank rebate in NSW your rainwater tank instillation must comply with the following: The water tank must be 2000 litre capacity or more and be purchased an installed beteween 1st July 2007 and 30th June 2009. If your house isn’t connected to main water, your eligible for a rebate [...]

Victorian Rainwater Tank rebate scheme

The Victorian state government rebate scheme for rain water tanks, as of 30th June 2007, is summarised in the table below.  This applies to those wanting to install a rainwater tank in Melbourne suburbs as well as regional centres. Rainwater Tank size: 2000 – 4999 litre capacity Requirements: connected to toilet and/or laundry Rebate: $500 [...]

What is carbon emissions trading?

There’s been much talk recently of an emissions trading scheme here in Australia – particularly after the release of the Garnaut report. But what is carbon trading and how will effect businesses and individuals. Simply put,  carbon trading is the tradsing of personal, corporate or national credits to maintain an/or reduce carbon emissions. If you [...]

Rain Water Tank Directory Launch

We’re very excited to announce the lunch of our Australian rain-water tank directory. The GetGeen Water Tank directory is open for registrations from Australian businesses selling rainwater tanks. Basic memberships start from $295 per year (inc GST) and includes: Preferred Listing within one Australian region Map of your business location Detailed profile Listing of up [...]

Water Smart Innovations Conference 08 (Las Vegas)

The Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA), in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense programar holding a Water Smart Innovations Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada from October 8-10, 2008. Billed as the largest conference of its kind in the world, this inaugural conference and expo will showcasing new water efficiency technology to industry and [...]