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October 2018

Hands-on Greywater Installation (Oakland)

21st October 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
$20

ReUse Water with Graywater! Learn how to convert your own washing machine into a water-saving laundry-to-landscape graywater system. This system is low in cost, doesn't require a permit, and is great for irrigating trees, bushes, and other perennial plants. In this hands-on workshop sponsored by EBMUD and led by Greywater Action, you'll learn about and participate in the construction and installation of a real laundry-to-landscape graywater system. No prior experience is required. You will gain the knowledge and experience to…

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November 2018

(free) Hands-on greywater workshop (Vacaville)

10th November 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
free

This workshop is hosted by Sustainable Solano and instructed by Greywater Action. Learn hands-on how to install a simple laundry-to-landscape system in your own home. You will learn how to install a simple three-way valve in your laundry room, connect the pipe from your washing machine to your landscape, and how to prepare your landscape to receive the greywater. Each installation day includes a short lecture from a sustainable landscape expert and hands-on experience on how to build a food…

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February 2019

Laundry-to-landscape workshop (Pasadena)

27th February 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free greywater workshop in Pasadena

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March 2019

Hands-on Greywater Workshop (Pittsburg)

2nd March 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Lower your water bill ** Conserve water ** Practice reuse ** Grow happy plants Did you know you use 45-55 gallons of water per laundry load (in a top loading machine)? Or that you can use 3-10 gallons per minute to water your landscape? Learn how to install a greywater system and convert your washer from laundry to landscape. With the help our experts from Greywater Action you'll: LEARN how to reuse water from your bathroom sinks, showers, tubs, and washing machines in this fun, hands-on…

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June 2019

Water Wise Home and Yards (free talk, in Eugene, OR)

20th June 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Come to this free event at the Eugene Public Library Learn from local water experts how you can reduce carbon emissions by saving water: --rainwater harvesting --rain gardens --greywater reuse (reusing water from showers, sinks, and washing machines for irrigation) --create drought resilient landscapes About the presenter: Laura Allen is a founding member of Greywater Action, a nonprofit educational organization, and has spent the past 20 years exploring low-tech sustainable water solutions. She authored The Water-Wise Home: How to Conserve…

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July 2019

Greywater Workshop (Ashland, OR)

27th July 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
$45
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August 2019

Hands-on Greywater Workshop (Eugene, OR)

4th August 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

ReUse Water with Greywater! Learn how to convert your own washing machine into a water-saving laundry-to-landscape greywater system. This system is low in cost, easy to install, and is great for irrigating trees, bushes, and other perennial plants. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn about and participate in the construction and installation of a real laundry-to-landscape greywater system. No prior experience is required. The workshop will cover: Greywater principles Best plants to water with greywater Common pitfalls and how to…

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Greywater Installer’s Course (5 day, Los Angeles)

14th August 2019 @ 8:00 am - 18th August 2019 @ 5:00 pm
$650

About the course Graduates of installer’s course Interested in learning all about greywater and installing systems professionally? This course is designed for people with either basic plumbing, landscaping, or permaculture skills who want to learn how to design and build simple, economical residential greywater systems. You will learn about the theory behind simple and high-end systems including the indoor use of greywater. We’ll cover basic plumbing and landscaping skills needed for the four types of common simple greywater systems. You…

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November 2019

The Low Down on Compost Toilets

19th November 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Whirled Pies, 199 W 8th Ave
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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November 19th is World Toilet Day! Everybody needs a safe toilet, but billions of people don’t have a one. Without adequate treatment, sewage pollutes waterways and drinking water supplies. Come learn about different types of toilets- ecological toilets- that turn your poo into compost, don’t need water, and will work even during a disaster. Local experts will present on managing wastewater and biosolids, composting toilets, emergency preparedness, and how composting toilets became legal in Oregon. There will be a toilet…

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August 2020

On-line course “Greywater Fundamentals”

August 17 @ 8:00 am - August 31 @ 5:00 pm
$99

Sign up for the course here. Are you interested in saving water and also having a lush, productive landscape? Greywater, gently-used water from sinks, showers, and washing machines, can help your landscape thrive while reducing your water consumption. Instead of sending this water down the drain, learn how you can safely and efficiently reusing it in your own home and landscape. This two week introductory course, Greywater Fundamentals, will provide in-depth information about greywater irrigation. Time: 5-8 hours total. Topics include…

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