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Grey water grease trap

Zaia

Zaia grew up in a family of musicians in Holland, and has a background in top sport (snow skiing) and web development and design. She co-founded the PRI Luganville and PRI Sunshine Coast Inc (now PermEco Inc.) with Tom, and runs the “invisible structures”, like finances, business administration, website design and maintenance, writes articles, records and edits videos and also organises the cooking and the kitchen on site. She assists Tom in running the Kendall Permaculture Farm and supervising other volunteers. She also specialises in consulting and advice for smaller scale properties (up to 5 acres). She has researched and studied nutrition and health for 20+ years, has a certificate in Nutrition and continues to study by research, reading and daily observation. She is an active member of several musical projects and bands, involved in community music and runs percussion and marimba workshops, is the percussion leader for the Woodford Folk Festival People’s Orchestra and composes as well as plays music. She is passionate about community music and loves seeing people discover that they can play!

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6 Responses

  1. Matt says:

    Thank you, I have been designing a shower grey water system I want to implement at home and this has further inspired me and aided in my design process

  2. Neil says:

    Cool. I dig it.

  3. Zaia says:

    Reblogged this on .

  4. Nicky says:

    How do the worms cope in this system with hot water? I am assuming the grey water is still warm when it comes from showers or kitchen? Or do you have a way of cooling it down before it gets to the grease trap?

    • Tom Kendall says:

      Hi Nicky, the pipe that delivers the water to the grease trap is in the ground and around 20 meters long which will cool the water down. If there has been a long enough period of water flow to build up the temperature I’m sure by then the very active compost worms will move away to a cooler spot. Thanks for your comment, Tom

  5. Franc says:

    I was wondering if the worms eat all of the grease (cooking oils) too?
    And is the system still up and running?

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