Browsing the "water conservation" Tag

7 Ways to Become a Water Conservation Hero

December 4th, 2012 | by The Green Divas

Our Green Dude Segment was with Green Dude Antonio, who is a water purification expert with Pur2o. I'm always surprised by how much I actually don't know and probably don't want to know! Anyway, that segment inspired this post about water and water conservation


Gardening with Greywater

March 22nd, 2012 | by Patricia Larenas

If you believe in the responsible use of precious resources, namely water, then you'll agree that recycling home greywater for landscaping makes lots of sense. Here are the basics you need to know


No Child Left Inside & What You Can Do

August 24th, 2011 | by The Green Divas

GD Heather talked about the No Child Left Inside Act, which is all about helping to support updates in curriculum for elementary pubic education that incorporates more ecology, conservation and sustainability. The bill was originally introduced by Senator Jack Reed back in 2009 and was re-introduced in July of 2011.


New York City Loses Thirty Percent of its Water

June 24th, 2011 | by Jeannie Moulton

The infrastructure that transports the water from reservoirs in the Catskills Mountains to the 8 billion NYC residents is in shambles and up to thirty percent of the treated water never reaches the residents.


Pro Bottled Water Group Targets Teens

September 8th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

Are you familiar with the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA)? They're a trade association focused on defending the bottled water industry. Chances are, when we post about taking back the tap, someone from IBWA is ready with a pro-bottled water comment. IBWA's new campaign targets teens with a video featuring a teenage girl deriding the Take Back the Tap movement as a group who wants to limit beverage choices



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