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The 4 Best Ways to Ditch Bottled Water

Bottled water is a huge resource hog, from the plastic and shipping to the water itself. Not only is there the waste to consider, but many large bottled water companies fill those plastic bottles up at the expense of local water rights.

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Kick the Bottle Habit

Save resources by drinking from a glass whenever you can, or use a refillable, stainless steel bottle when you are on the go. Ever wonder where most of those plastic water bottles go that we knock back from every day? Into landfills, where they live on and on and on and on. Exempt from many […]

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How a BioSand Water Filter Works

Test your water quality frequently, even water from ‘safe’ sources may be contaminated. The BioSand Water Filter is an adaptation of slow-sand filtration that is designed for use by families at the household level. This award-winning water filtration technology was developed by Dr. David Manz, a former University of Calgary professor. The filters are a […]

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Make your Bathroom Eco-Friendly

Watch this interesting, fact-filled video with some surprising information! Water Rhapsody offers the Multi-Flush toilet flushing mechanism.  There’s no need to discard your old water-wasting toilet; our Multi-Flush kit simply replaces the flushing mechanism in your old toilet.  The Multi-Flush system is better than any ‘low-flow’ toilet (and much cheaper!) because the amount of water […]

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Reduce Organic Waste, Start an Earthworm Farm!

So you’re set on going green, and want to reduce your household waste. One of the best ways to reduce your household waste is to get into vermiculture. Vermi what? Vermiculture is the grand word used to describe worm farming, Red Wiggler earthworms to be specific. But why earthworms? Earthworms take waste products and turn […]

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Sustainable Eating

Most of the man-made compounds cannot biodegrade and are progressively building up in the atmosphere and on the earth. They are contaminating our natural life system, and are also making us sick. As Patrick Holford, a renowned nutritionist says, ‘we are vertically ill’, upright, but not feeling great. A build up of all these toxins […]

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Don’t Let your Swimming Pool Backwash Water Damage the Environment

Used since the early 1900s, chlorine is one of the most widely produced industrial chemicals. About 10 million metric tons are manufactured in the US each year – $72 billion worth. Annually, approximately 5%, or 1.2 billion pounds of the chlorine manufactured is used for wastewater treatment and drinking water “purification.” The lethal liquid or […]

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