Green, Clean & Alternative

These articles range from brief delights in nature and silly green inventions to bold experiments to sharing our off-the-grid experience to the ranting of environmental maniacs. We have lots to share from worm juice to a hi-tech set of solar electricity systems and every form of catching the sun we can think of: solar water distilling, solar herb dehydrating, solar lanterns, path lights, motion sensor spot lights, solar desk lights, solar flashlights, and solar water pumps.

A Sustainable Retreat from Soil to Spirit by Richard Mann

Surrounded by lush rice fields, jungle, healing hot springs and…
Bali Silent Retreat Ricefields overlooking Mount Batukaru

Is the so called ‘Green Revolution’ turning brown?

Look around you. Everything you see came from soil, and one day…
Checking tank

Mosquito Detective

Stalking the mosquito hotel!! We had a great education and…
Bufy

Bufy - the lovable (mind the horns) water buffalo

This is Bufy, our eccentric & theatrical, loved & spoiled…
Butterfly on kumins kucing

Nature as Meditation

We have 4 hectare of gardens and jungle here at Bali Silent Retreat…
Banana flower

Go-Go Green BANANAs!

For banana aficionados: We have 17 species of bananas at Bali…
Banana leaf cup

Banana Leaf cups at yoga room- disposable, sustainable, greeeeeeeen!

At Bali Silent Retreat we care very much about these issues of…
Growing bamboo

Building a simple shack with bamboo

This isn't an article but it's a fun little video about building…
Bamboo 4 dodi

Sustainable Bamboo Time

They're starting to build with Bamboo again. Edy has built a…
Oil from the kitchen grease trap is off to the little piggies in the village

We know where every bit & bite of our garbage goes. Do you?

Do you know what happens to your garbage? We know what happens…
Orchid

The Love Affair of the Red Tiger Worms and the Orchids

It's all about the orchid leaves loving the worm jus (Balinese…