Energy Partners Home Solutions – 6 most power-hungry appliances

Make your home leaner on electricity. Here are six of the most power-hungry appliances in your home. Sustainability is a core value that we all share. By using less electricity in our homes, we can all contribute to lowering our … Continue reading

Energy Partners – Your future partner to power yourself

South Africa is one of the countries with the highest potential for solar energy generation in the world, with approximately 2 500 hours of sunshine per year. Yet there is still a relatively small percentage of the country’s residents who … Continue reading

Upcycling of Post Boxes

Do your remember our old post boxes? In the rain and the wind? Well we thought you’d like to see what happened to these after we moved the post boxes to the safe and secure spot in the Lifestyle Centre! … Continue reading

Water leaks… What is it costing you?

WATER – LEAKS ON YOUR PROPERTY The Estate unfortunately does not give rebates in the case of water leaks on private property resulting in high water bills. There are a number of reasons for this, as detailed in the WATER … Continue reading

Recycling Guru in our midst! Let’s follow his lead…

Stonehurst is proud that we have a recycling policy on our Estate. For some new residents who may not know this, every Tuesday, recycling company, Craigon, collects the clear bags of recycling that residents have put out in their driveways. … Continue reading


This Post has been sent in by Chris Brewer. On Thursday morning I saw a domestic worker putting empty plastic milk bottles, cardboard cereal boxes and wine bottles into the council refuse bag and then into a wheelie bin ready … Continue reading

How many Seabirds did you kill last year with your Empty Plastic Bottles?

Thanks to Chris Brewer for this article on recycling – although written with tongue in cheek, this is a serious business and we should all take responsibility to recycle.  If the clear plastic bags have not been delivered to your … Continue reading

Five Easy Steps to Recycling!

It is most disappointing to see that our recycling efforts are, to be perfectly honest, pretty dismal!  In fact, we have failed…. For any new owners or tenants or in fact, for every single resident, could I please ask you … Continue reading

Recycling stats for May – What and How to Recycle

As you can see from the stats below, everyone seemed to make a concerted effort to recycle in April….but,what happened in MAY???  We went from 23% in April to 14% in May….. We dropped to our lowest percentage for the … Continue reading

“One man’s junk is another man’s Treasure”

In this day and age, recycling HAS to become a way of life.  Stonehurst Estate is right behind this and has taken every step possible to make things as easy as possible for every resident to become involved.  When I … Continue reading