Practical Ways to Conserve Water and Energy

Hug a Tree with Me

The effort of conserving water and energy simply means to waste less, save more and use wisely. Water and energy are our two biggest aids – we rely on them to cook and clean more efficiently, travel farther, and also to work and play at our best.

10 Easy Ways to Conserve Water In Your Yard

Green Home Blog

10 Easy Ways to Conserve Water In Your Yard. With the focus on water efficient appliances and other smart ways to conserve water inside, it’s easy to forget how much water we put into our yards and gardens. Know when your yard needs water.

100+ Ways to Conserve Water

Green Prophet

You don’t have to have a million-dollar set up to save water. Follow the links to 100+ simple water-saving tips. If you want to learn about recycling grey water , they’ve got you covered. Sometimes we believe in short and sweet, and this is one of those times.

Sheet Mulching: How to Smother Weeds, Build Soil & Conserve Water the Easy Way

Green (Living) Review

Sheet mulching is a fancy phrase for building a massive compost pile across the surface of a field or garden.

How Hollywood Is Helping California Conserve Water

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With California declaring cutbacks on water consumption, Hollywood is doing its part to help out. Yesterday, California’s Governor Jerry Brown gave a first-ever mandatory restriction on water.

10 Ways to Conserve Water at Home

Green Home Blog

10 Ways to Conserve Water at Home. has one of the largest water footprints in the word: the average person in the U.S. uses 80-100 gallons of water a day. The water you use in your home has to be taken from natural habitats and requires energy to treat and transport, which is why it’s important for each of us to find ways to reduce the amount of water we use in our daily lives. of all water used in a typical home is used in toilets.

Shorten your showers and conserve water while saving money

Green (Living) Review

Shorten your showers and conserve water while, at the same time, saving money By Michael Smith (Veshengro) In order to save both water and money take shorter showers. Every other day, you could just rinse off and this would save soap, shampoo, conditioner (if you have to use it), and especially water. Frugal Living means that you conserve water whenever possible and this in turn will save you money. Well, use cold water.

Green Landscaping and Design for Conserving Resources

Living Green & Saving Energy

The landscape and design of your property is the key to saving water and reducing waste around your home. green construction green living green remodeling saving money saving water conserving water green landscaping rainwater harvesting

Make a Resolution to Conserve Water

Eco Friendly Daily

There are some clear ways to conserve water such as taking shorter showers and not letting the water run while you brush your teeth or wash your face, but what are the less obvious ones? Water from rain barrels can be used to hydrate your garden and plants.

8 Simple Tips to Conserve Water

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Water is a precious resource and easily one of the most convenient to manage in terms of conservation. These 8 simple tips will help you conserve water, allowing you greener living and potentially vast savings on your water bill.

Aquanauts Join Forces with The Nature Conservancy to Monitor River Restoration!

Nature Conservancy - Science

In preparation for the removal of the Columbia Dam and restoration of the river, the Aquanauts and The Nature Conservancy team up for a citizen science monitoring project. Citizen Science Forests Human Well-Being Restoration Rivers Try This Urban Conservation Water Water Quality

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Can Conservation Provide Water for Cape Town in a Time of Drought?

Nature Conservancy - Science

percent per year while its water supply shrinks. A recurring drought has made the water situation seem desperate. Billion in Water Treatment Annually. What Can Snails Tell Us About Water Quality? But a conservation tool can help address these seemingly disparate issues.

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Global Change and Urban/Agriculture Competition for Water

Nature Conservancy - Science

More than 1 in 4 cities could have water shortages by 2050 even if they had first priority for water. Climate Change Climate Nature + People Urban Conservation Water

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Conservation Future: Announcing the 2013 NatureNet Fellows

Nature Conservancy - Science

These fellows will help the Conservancy lead in developing solutions relevant to the lives of billions of people on the planet.”. The fellows begin their two-year assignments this fall, working within the Conservancy’s U.S. Dan Auerbach, Cornell, water funds.

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3 Ways To Avoid Water Waste At Home

Living Green & Saving Energy

California has just imposed the most stringent restrictions on water use in its history, so a reminder about ways to conserve water is timely. More than 70 percent of planet Earth is water. But do you know that less than 1 percent of all the water on earth is fresh water that we can actually consume? easy green living tip saving water conserve water save water sustainable water use

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Debate: Randomized Control Trials in Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

But are RCTs an effective way to measure the success of conservation strategies? Does conservation need RCTs? Craig Leisher, senior social scientist, advocates for RCTs, saying they can help show that conservation strategies actually benefit people. But not yet in conservation.

Compare 5 green products with their outdated counterparts

Green Home Blog

However, if we sub-consciously make an effort to use less energy in our home in combination with green appliances, together, we can conserve a great amount. By updating many of your appliances, you can use less water and energy.

Rain Catchment: For Residential and Small Business Use

Green Home Blog

Water is becoming more expensive and, in due time, more scarce. Because of this, some homes and businesses are rethinking their water output doing everything they can to conserve this precious resource. Either way it is a lot of water.

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10 Reasons Vegetarianism Can Help Save the Earth

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Combined with urine these wastes are often siphoned into holding tanks that often leak or rupture polluting the surrounding water table. Water Waste. To produce meat takes an enormous amount of water. 10 Reasons Vegetarianism Can Help Save the Earth.

Money-Saving and Water-Saving Purchases for the Home

Living Green & Saving Energy

Going green and saving money means conserving resources as you create a greener lifestyle at home. While saving energy provides the biggest bang for the buck, saving water should not be overlooked as an important step in permanently directing more money into your bank account and away from your local utility. Saving water in the [.].

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Water Portraits – Making A Splash For Water Conservation

Green Prophet

In a bid to highlight our water use and waste , photographer Peter Holmes has created a series of memorable portraits. According to Holmes, the water is dumped on the people doing something which takes around one hour. liters of water every hour.

‘The Story of Hajjar’: Muslim Women and Water Conservation

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The Alliance of Religions and Conservation has launched a special water conservation guide aimed at Muslim women and families. The hajj pilgrims walk, as she did, between two mountains in the Saudi Arabian wilderness known as Safa and Marwa to remember her search for water.

Textually Transmitted Conservation of Water

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Jordan’s mobile phone users will soon receive SMS tips on smart water use. It’s part of a public awareness campaign to alert Jordanians to the vital need to protect against pollution and reduce water consumption. Mobile users will get regular tips on how to conserve water. The Ministry of Water and Irrigation, in cooperation with telecommunications company Zain, is aiming for radical transformation in national behavior.

Saving water

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Saving water, during a drought and in general by Michael Smith (Veshengro) “Don't rush to flush if it's only a pee” was the water saving eco-advice given in a booklet produced by the office of the Mayor of London under Ken Livingstone and this is a good advice. Using less water in our homes (and elsewhere) is not only good environmental practice, it also makes financial sense, especially if you are on a water meter.

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How to Filter Water at Home

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How to Filter Water at Home. Thanks to modern water treatment methods, most of us can turn on the faucet, start a load of laundry, or jump in the shower without worrying about where our water comes from. Water Filter - Reverse Osmosis.

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Tips on Lawn Care Water Conservation

Hug a Tree with Me

Water conservation efforts and the watering of our gardens, lawns and landscapes have been in a fierce battle for a really long time. So the question to ask is, can there be a way to conserve water while also keeping our gardens and lawns satisfied?

20 Days of H2O: World Water Day 2013

Conservancy Talk

140 liters of water to make a cup of coffee… 185 liters of water to make a bag of chips… 1,500 liters of water to grow cotton for a t-shirt. The hidden water used to produce the food we eat and the items we consume is incredible. Get a reusable water bottle.

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Preventing Invasives is Vital to Great Lakes Ecology and Economy

Conservancy Talk

Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy and co-author of Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive By Investing in Nature. This region, which holds 20 percent of the world’s fresh surface water, is home to the fourth largest economy in the world.

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Filter It: Clean Your Water Right

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Filter It: Clean Your Water Right. Not long ago it was normal to fill a glass of cold, clear water from the kitchen tap for a refreshing beverage. Dangers lie hidden in many tap water systems. One of the easiest remedies for tap water safety is a filter.

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Providing Fresh Water Is a Problem We Can Address Now

Living Green & Saving Energy

Water is a basic human need, and we often take it for granted. But nearly 1 billion people around the world don't have access to clean water for drinking and cooking, and as the world's population grows, the situation will worsen. Providing Fresh Water Is a Problem We Can Address Now. eco-innovation Green News saving water conserve water desalination fresh water save water water problem

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New Year’s Resolution #10 – Stop Wasting Water

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It can be easy to take clean water for granted: most of use don’t have to think twice about turning on the tap to wash our hands, water the plants, or whip up some pasta. has the largest water footprint of any country in the world, at an average of 80 gallons of water per person per day. But it’s not easy to get all that water to where it needs to be, and it takes a huge investment of resources to collect, treat, and transport the water you use every day.

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Green Product Review: 1.0 gallon per minute faucet aerator from Niagara Conservation

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Saving water makes financial sense and obviously helps the environment. Did you know that most people pay for their water twice? For example, about five percent of Hawaii’s total energy is burned just moving water around. Have you tried out other water conservation devices?

Why Filter Your Water?

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Why Filter Your Water? What's in Your Water? Most of us are fortunate enough to have easy access to treated water, but is the water that comes from our taps really safe? water supplies. Common contaminants in tap water. How can I make sure my water is clean?

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7 Ways to Become a Water Conservation Hero

Green Living Ideas

Our Green Dude Segment was with Green Dude Antonio, who is a water purification expert with Pur2o. Anyway, that segment inspired this post about water and water conservation. She is also a water hero. I would also recommend the UN page on water statistics.

Snow Way

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From drinking water to ice storage, snow is an environmental gift. Winter Water Breach. Rock salt (sodium chloride) has been found to infiltrate and damage nearby water wildlife. Tagged: CONSERVES WATER. Green Living CONSERVES WATERSnow Way.

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10 Ways to Green Your Kitchen

Green Home Blog

Conserve water. From making pasta to washing dishes, we send a lot of water down the drains in our kitchens. Install a sensor on your faucet so it only runs when it’s needed or stick a bucket in the sink to catch extra water for plants or gardening. Filter your water.

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In 23 Years, Everyone’s Life will Change—& Not for the Better.

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Enlightened Society Green eco fresh water global population green water conservation water crisis water facts and statistics water shortagesIt’s no longer a problem for those in less developed countries—it’s a problem for all of us.

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Just In Time for Christmas

Green Home Blog

CONSERVES WATER ENERGY EFFICIENT HEALTH SENSITIVE SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS Water and Energy Conservation blizzard climate change global warming shelter snow storms UncategorizedJust In Time for Christmas.

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How Green Is Your Valley? Reflections on Environment 2012

Green Home Blog

Fahrenheit – a high water mark beyond which climate change scientists foresee catastrophic global warming. The 10 percent that will be left when Republicans get done carving will be expected to help protect drinking water supplies and critical habitat for endangered species.

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Green Your Kitchen

Green Home Blog

Conserve water. From making pasta to washing dishes, we send a lot of water down the drains in our kitchens. Install a sensor on your faucet so it only runs when it’s needed or stick a bucket in the sink to catch extra water for plants or gardening. Filter your water.

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Greywater: What Is It and How Can It Make a Difference in Your Home?

Green Home Blog

Bathroom AQUS Grey Water System Thousands of gallons of water go down the drains in your home every year, but not all of that wasted water is the same. Instead, most greywater recycling technologies will funnel captured water into irrigation or toilet flushing.

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If You Don’t Invest in Your Water Supply, Someone Else Will and It Won’t Be Pretty

Nature Conservancy - Science

Water purification systems at Bret Lake, Switzerland. Would you be willing to pay more for your water bill every month if it meant that there would be less pollution in nearby rivers? The good news is that our tap water is very clean and safe and relatively inexpensive.

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How to Do a Home Water Audit

Green Home Blog

How to Do a Home Water Audit. It’s so easy to turn on the taps that a lot of us don’t notice how much water we send down the drains every day. But when you add up all those showers, lawns, and dirty dishes, you end up with a lot of wasted water. Know where your water goes.

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