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India: Rainwater harvesting makes sense

It is a familiar scene during summers in many urban areas. A municipal water tanker trundles into a neighbourhood, which has not received water in its taps for days. A mass of people promptly converge on it carrying buckets, pitchers, drums – anything that can carry water. While the rest queue up, amid much jostling, […]

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Rainwater Harvesting in Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – For centuries, people have collected rainwater for drinking, washing and irrigation purposes. With the advent of municipal water treatment, rainwater collection became less popular in urbanized centres, though water storage cisterns can still be found in old farmhouses across Canada. But recently, rainwater harvesting has experienced an increase in popularity in countries […]

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Sustainable Solutions for Green Hotels

This page lists sustainable practices that hotels can implement. If you would like to encourage hotels you stay at to implement these ideas, consider printing this information and dropping it off at the front desk or mailing it in with the hotel’s comment card. Start a linen (both towels and sheets) reuse program in all […]

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