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Uses of rainwater from your rainwater tank

Rainwater tanks have historically been used as an essential means of supplying drinking water in many rural and remote parts of the world. The location, style, construction and use of rainwater tanks have changed significantly over time. The use of rainwater tanks has become a major strategy to enhance water conservation, reduce the burden of […]

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Harvesting H2o: A prepper’s guide to the collection, treatment, and storage of drinking water while living off the grid (eBook)

How to find, purify, filter, and store clean drinking water is of primary importance to preppers and off-grid homesteaders. Water is the element that sustains all life, but most of the earth’s surface water is unsafe for human consumption. Nicholas Hyde’s latest work may well become the most important reference book in your survival kit.  […]

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Create an Oasis with Greywater: Choosing, Building and Using Greywater Systems

Create an Oasis describes how to quickly and easily choose, build, and use a simple greywater system. Some can be completed in an afternoon for under $30 (R300 approx.). It also provides complete instructions for more complex installations, how to deal with freezing, flooding, drought, failing septics, low perk soil, non-industrialized world conditions, coordinating a team […]

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Earth Day: U.S. Air Force officials emphasize water conservation

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFNS) — Every April 22, the Air Force recognizes Earth Day, a time to show support for the environment. This year, the Air Force is focusing on water reduction and reuse. Water projects may not attract many news headlines, but the money and critical resources they save, deserve attention. “An emerging part […]

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21 Practical Tips to Help the Environment

In this list are things you can implement both indoors and outdoors to help save the environment.

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8 Easy New Year’s resolutions for the planet

Easy New Year’s resolutions for 2013 that will be good for the environment too.

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South Africa: WWF-SA and Woolworths partner for sustainability

The World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa (WWF-SA) and retailer Woolworths on Thursday announced a three-year partnership to drive greater sustainability through selected Woolworths products and operations. The partnership recognises the growing congruence between WWF-SA’s and Woolworths’ interests in the conservation of energy; freshwater ecosystems; the promotion of sustainable agricultural practices; and the protection […]

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Australia: School eco-awareness program highly successful

Developing a sense of responsibility in schoolchildren to care for our environment has an important role in securing their future.

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Support Green Breweries for Environmentally Responsible Drinking

We might associate green beer with St. Patrick’s Day, but for environmentally conscious breweries, green takes on a whole new significance. If you’re looking to tipple sustainably, it turns out there are plenty of eco-friendly options at the liquor store.

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