Tag: water conservation

How much water are you eating?

Agriculture has a large water footprint, and some foods take a lot more water to produce than others. How do your favorite foods and drinks stack up?

7 Ways to Become a Water Conservation Hero

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

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

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

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.