Laundry to Landscape Grey Water Systems
Instructional video about how to design and build Laundry to Landscape Greywater Systems. These are the simplest, most economical greywater systems to install yourself as an owner or renter, and a good green collar job opportunity (as a self-employed installer or as part of your landscape, plumbing, or construction business).
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The Laundry to Landscape Greywater System is our own original design. It promises to be the simplest, least expensive, lowest effort way to get the most greywater out onto the landscape most effectively. (It is an improvement to our drumless laundry system design.)
For homeowners, renters, landscapers, plumbers, and contractors. Learn how to—
- Save freshwater by irrigating with laundry washwater
- Relieve strain on your septic tank
- Purify wastewater better without energy or chemicals
Laundry to Landscape is an open-source, collaborative, state-of-the-art design initiated and curated by ecological designer Art Ludwig. Simple, elegant, and unpatented, it uses off-the-shelf components.
Due to its inherent simplicity and low cost, it is the greywater system which promises to be most suited to professional installation by landscapers. In many parts of the world it is likely that someone could make their own small business based entirely on the installation of these systems.
This video covers how-to basics for homeowners and renters. Ninety minutes in all, it also has extensive information on tools, parts, installation tricks, options, and special situations; enough for landscapers, contractors, and plumbers to install these systems as part of their green businesses.
“Everything you need to know to put your greywater to work once it’s done with your clothes... Art’s a knowledgeable genius. Thoughtful and thought-provoking.” —Michael Potts, Author, The New Independent Home
“Core curriculum for green plumbers and water conservationists.” —Christina Bertea, Contractor, First California Journeywoman Plumber
“L2L is an ‘of course’ upgrade or stand-alone addition to the majority of our clients’ landscapes.” —Daniel Wilson, Landscape Contractor, WELDesign, Inc.
“Valuable tips, hints, and tricks, every step of the way. Clearly illustrated key points for seasoned plumber and novice alike. A must-have.” —Bruce Beerup, Author, TheNaturalHome.com
“The best video on everything you need to know about a simple, effective greywater system for your home garden. Get the latest direct from the greywater guru...help save the planet.” —Robert Kourik, Author, Drip Irrigation for Every Landscape and All Climates
“The depths of greywater have been brought to the light in this easy-to-understand video. Art cares deeply and acts accordingly so that his exhaustive knowledge is accessible to all.” —Laura Bartels, Sustainable Building Consultant, GreenWeaver, Inc.
"Art Ludwig is my water-guru therapist, and his new DVD has absolutely turned me on to plumbing as way to help save the world. His new DVD is so inspiring that I get together with friends to watch it on a big screen while we eat popcorn!" —Mark Lakeman, City Repair Project
Site Assessment and Design
How to Do It
Washing Machine • Biocompatible Cleaners • Diverter Valve • Transition to Outside • Anti-Siphon • Hose Service Connection • Distribution Line • Outlets • Mulch Basins • Trees
Options and Special Situations
Multiple Zones • Pumping Uphill • Steep Downhill Slopes • Rainwater • Freezing • Super Simple Systems
Conclusion and Resources
We worked with our DVD explicator to custom design these 80% post consumer recycled cardstock cases. They're printed with soy ink and are the same size and shape of a standard amaray DVD case. -More on eco DVD design-
DVD Cover artwork (PDF, 1.6mb)
DVD inside cover artwork
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