Going green in the kitchen

Going Green
Friday, August 14, 2015

Tags: Going Green

1. Go green in the kitchen by choosing appliances that are designed to last

When purchasing appliances and utensils choose quality over quantity to ensure that you don’t have to keep replacing them. Opt for energy efficient rated appliances that have specifically been designed to minimize your energy consumption, and that will in turn reduce your monthly electricity bill.


2.    Did you know that roughly 70 percent of your household waste can be turned into compost?

To become more environmentally friendly in your kitchen, build your own compost heap. Watch this fun, short clip from Mica Hardware that shows you how going green is as easy as 1,2,3.


3. Franke Waste Disposers are energy efficient

Franke Waste Disposers are the hygienic, energy efficient and effective solution to dispose of waste in the home and to reduce unwanted odours. Food is effortlessly ground down by the disposer and then is drained straight through the plumbing system, leaving nothing behind. Check out our ‘Franke Waste Disposer’ blog post find out more.

4. LED light bulbs are a fantastic way to go green in the kitchen

Replace your kitchen light bulbs with energy efficient LED bulbs and watch your energy consumption drop, saving you money and helping you to become more environmentally friendly.

5. Going green with the Zip HydroTap

The Zip HydroTap produces instant chilled, boiling and sparkling filtered water. It greatly reduces your water wastage, as there’s no need to keep running the tap to reach boiling temperature. It also automatically sleeps when it’s not in use and after two hours it powers down to maintain boiling temperature or it goes into hibernation.  It’s up to 40% more energy efficient than a kettle, and a safety lock makes it safer as it stays cool to the touch.

It’s never too late to start going green in the kitchen – even if you do just one thing! Follow our tips above and enjoy the endless benefits of your new environmentally friendly kitchen.


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