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Loughborough University wins ‘Reinvent the Toilet’ award from Gates Foundation

VIDEO: Loughborough University has won a prestigious prize in an international competition organised by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to create a reinvented toilet that is clean, safe, durable and affordable for the poor and does not need to be connected to electricity or a sewer. This reinvented toilet should be appropriate for wealthy […]

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VIDEO: Grey Water Recycling Do’s and Don’ts

In these dry times we need to make efficient use of every drop of water. Melissa King has the do’s and don’ts about using recycled  grey water in the home and the garden. The above video describes some very important gray water recycling tips.  Whether you install a simple grey water irrigation system or a […]

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eWasha Chooses JoJo Tanks

eWasha Chooses JoJo Tanks water tanks for its water recycling plants eWasha offers a patented environmentally responsible solution to recover and cleanse car, bus and truck wash water thereby dramatically reducing water consumption and costs. One of the components of the system are genuine JoJo water tanks.

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Breaking psychological barriers to drinking recycled water

Reusing waste water for drinking is “a scientific no-brainer”, MDBA chairman Craig Knowles says. An Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE)’s report on sustainable water management has found the use-once-and-dispose model for water is disappearing fast.

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5 Ways to Reuse Old Plastic Water Bottles

Every year, tons of plastic bottles are being produced around the world and a majority of them ends up in the landfills. There are many cool and interesting ways you can reuse or recycle plastic water bottles and do your bit for the environment.

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Harvest Energy and Drinking Water from Your Toilet?

London: British scientists claim they are developing a unique device which can turn used toilet waste into drinking water.

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What Does Eco Friendly Mean?

We encounter eco-friendly terminology everywhere nowadays: at the stores you visit, on the products you purchase, in the news you read, in eco friendly blogs and in casual conversation.  Over the past few years, environmental sustainability has become a hot topic, due partly to the buzz surrounding global warming.  People have become increasingly aware of […]

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Why Buy and Use Bamboo Products?

Bamboo is one of the most eco-friendly building materials there is—it’s sturdy and solid, yet it grows extremely fast and is therefore rapidly renewable.(Hint hint: that means it’s often cheap to buy, too) Plus, it has a stark, elegance that will likely blend into the decor of your home. So it’s really no wonder we’re […]

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Guidelines for building green homes

You might think that there is a lot more hassle and expense involved in building a home that conforms to your eco-friendly standards, but in truth, it is very similar to standard types of building in that the price and the level of difficulty depend largely on what you choose to use.  For example, the […]

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