By Becky Striepe on November 18, 2010
As bottled water makers desperately try to fight the negative buzz surrounding their product, they’ve done all sorts of marketing to make bottled water seem more earth-friendly.
By Becky Striepe on October 25, 2010
Researchers at MIT have developed a portable, solar-powered desalination system that’s efficient even in overcast weather.
By Becky Striepe on October 18, 2010
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.
Taking back the tap is about more than reducing waste. It’s about telling those large corporations that water is not a luxury item.
By Becky Striepe on August 12, 2010
It’s easy to quench your thirst for greenery when you’ve got a big back yard of your own, but what about apartment-dwellers or folks with just a small porch to work with? Never fear! There are lots of fun ways to add some plant life, even in smaller spaces.
By Timothy Hurst on July 23, 2010
Some tricks of the trade and a few upgrades that can help pools use less water, consume less energy and require fewer harsh chemicals to keep clean.