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Water Scarcity No Obstacle To Bulawayo (Zimbabwe) Farmers

BULAWAYO- A project in Zimbabwe’s second city, Bulawayo, is creatively using “marginal water” to ease water scarcity while helping residents provide food and earn a living. Water scarcity has led urban farmers to turn to treated waste water to grow food within the city limits. Bulawayo’s water woes stem from both periodic droughts in the […]

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Video: Eco-friendly Cleaning Products

Read labels on cleaning products- look out for harmful ingredients and key watchwords as explained in the video below. Good, simple advice.  Some commercial eco-friendly cleaning products are cheaper than their conventional, potentially harmful counterparts.  An earlier post looked at the harmful substances that common household detergents from in waste water.  If grey water recycling […]

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Irrigation System can Grow Crops with Salt Water

A British company has created an irrigation system that can grow crops using salt water. The dRHS (Dutyion Root Hydration System) irrigation system consists of a network of sub-surface pipes, which can be filled with almost any water, whether pure, brackish, salted or polluted. The system can even take most industrial waste-water and use it […]

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