An Easy Way to Recycle Water in Your House.

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green environment flowers gardening green grey water house and home plants recycle reuse water water While looking for a quick solution to a problem, I became an accidental environmentalist.

New Study: How Cities Can Finally Get Smart About Water

Nature Conservancy - Science

If the definition of insanity is making the same mistakes over and over, then many cities have taken a certifiable approach to securing their water supplies — and they need some radical therapy before taking the big economic, ecological and human hits that come with a permanent state of thirst.

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Recycled Water is the Future. And No It’s Not Gross—Here’s Why

Eco Chic

The project detailed below only recycled water for tertiary use (watering plants, etc.) but other water recycling schemes are creating drinkable water too. Guest Post by: Matt Weiser, managing editor of Water Deeply.

Israel Commits Itself To More Desalination

Green Prophet

Desalination is an expensive and energy-intensive way of removing salt from water to make it potable – Israel hopes it will provide 75% of its drinkable water by 2013. Water Bills In Israel Go Up 40 Percent.

12 Uber Simple Steps to Green Your Life in 2012

Green Prophet

From recycling what you can to turning off the lights when you’re not using them to drinking more tap water, these suggestions are about making minor modifications in your life that save not only energy but also your hard-earned money. Recycling.

Google Resorts to Going Green With Trash Talk

Green Prophet

Gmail offers recycling tips. I was doing some email spring cleaning during an especially snooze-inducing conference call, and there in my Gmail Trash file, up popped a random recycling tip. Instead, it offers clever enviro-tips and recycling facts in that folder’s top bar.

What It Means To Be Socially Conscious

Green Home Blog

for 20 bags designed to melt your leaves and leftovers to rich soil, to the Cadillac of composting – an earth tea brewer which uses trash and water to create a liquid fertilizer. Put the same amount of shopping energy into water conservation systems for your yard and garden.

How To Choose An Eco-Friendly Hotel

Green Home Blog

So when you’re trying to find the perfect green place to stay, look for hotels that recycle and compost instead of just dumping all that waste in the trash. Tagged: composting , green business , green hotels , green travel , Recycling , water conservation.

How to Be Environmentally Conscious

Green Living Ideas

Sponsored Posts compost How to be environmentally conscious Recycling Water ConservationThe environment and its preservation has been of worldwide concern since the dawn of humanity’s modern evolution. With global changes and human factors evidently altering the course of the earth’s long-term sustainability, it’s pertinent that we focus on finding ways to counteract these effects. As such, eco-friendly decision-making and behaviors are conscious choices we make.

Israeli Biomedical Technology Purifies Water in Outer Space

Green Prophet

New Israeli technology purifies waste water in orbit and on Earth. Up till now, waste water from space flights has been dumped into outer space. The new polymer system, tested in orbit, successfully removed all bacteria and viruses from water used in flight.

Win It: Recycled Yoga Pants from Ecozuzu

Eccorazzi

This week’s Secret Sweeps giveaway is a pair of Heart Skull Recycled Crop Yoga Pants from Ecozuzu. The pants are made from recycled eco-friendly fabric: it’s part organic cotton, part recycled water bottles and they look oh so comfortable! Breathe in.

Recycled Art: Meet Emily the Elephant

Eco Chic

Artist Sarah Turner managed to get hundreds of children in the UK to make Emily the Elephant out of recycled water bottles. Mini-visitors got a chance to learn more about recycling in their community thanks to Emily’s help. Want more recycled art? Inhabitat.

London 2012 Olympics Uniforms Embrace Recycled Materials

Eccorazzi

The sports giant and Olympics sponsor announced earlier this week that the 70,000 participants will all wear clothing (Buttons, polyester and cotton) made from recycled materials. There are also plans for special “recycled&# shoes and the world’s first 100% recycled water bottle.

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Aquaponics Food:Healthy, Environmentally Friendly Food

Celsias

Recirculation farms are a socially responsible farming method and business too; they support the use of renewable energy, recycle water and waste, and provide local food. Aquaponic systems are more productive and use up to 90 percent less water than conventional gardens.

How to go green with eco-friendly clothing

Green Prophet

Living a sustainable lifestyle isn’t limited to recycling water bottles and buying a few plants. Top designers are already embracing synthetic and recycled materials. Reduce, reuse, recycle–right?

Rooftop Hydroponic Farms in Egypt Scrub the Air and Uplift Urban Poor

Green Prophet

Sherif and Tarek Hosny have developed closed-loop, vertical hydroponic systems that use recycled water and mineral nutrient solutions to grow cheaper, healthier produce. Urban farming in Egypt has soared. Read about Schaduf – a soilless solution taking root in Maadi.

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Gulf Greywater Recycling Could Cut Water Use by 30%

Green Prophet

The United Arab Emirates could save approximately 30 per cent of its daily water use if multi-residential buildings implement greywater recycling programs , according to a recent report compiled by researchers from the University of Sharjah. Image of reclaimed water sign , Shutterstock.

Empower to Cool Dubai With Recycled Sewage

Green Prophet

Far more efficient than air conditioning, district cooling uses water that has been cooled once in a central plant and then distributed through a network of piping systems to individual customer buildings. He plans an innovative solution to Dubai’s water scarcity.

How Green is Your State?

Living Green & Saving Energy

The site mphpnline.com evaluates the 50 states on various factors, including mass transit, renewable energy, recycling, water quality, [.]. Ever wondered about how the US states compare in terms of their greenness? I recently was made aware of a nice graphic that shows relative greenness of the states, and tells you how your state is doing. Green News greenness of state how green is your state

Israel’s environmental revolution starts with greening the Knesset

Green Prophet

Israel has long been a pioneer in clean technology, renewable energy, and water conservation, but for the longest time, so many of the nation’s brilliant inventions, such as BrightSource Energy’s utility scale solar energy plants , were shipped elsewhere.

1 Liter of Light Project uses recycled bottles to create solar lamps

EcoFriend

This prompted MIT student Alfredo Moser to come up with an idea for a solar lamp fashioned out of recycled water bottles. Each solar lamp contains one liter of water mixed with bleach which creates the same amount of light as a regular 60 watt incandescent light bulb.

New Cooling Lagoons Could Save the Gulf’s Marine Enviornment

Green Prophet

But Crystal Lagoons – the same people who were behind the worlds largest artificial lagoon planned for the Red Sea, is marketing a new closed-loop cooling system that would ensure that no more water would have to be extracted from the Gulf to cool down industrial plants!

Lexus Teams Up with Eco Fashion Trailblazer Linda Loudermilk

Eco Chic

The glove is constructed from recycled water bottles, reclaimed leather, and Mud Dyed Cotton. The Luxury Eco driving glove by Linda Loudermilk is hand crafted in the USA to superior standards.

Will Qatar’s Passivhaus Baytna experiment perform in intense heat?

Green Prophet

The project pits two 225 square meter (740 square foot) single-story villas against each other to determine which guzzles more energy and water. Bioreactor tanks which clean and recycle water have also been installed.

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Scales, Impingement and Entrainment: Know Desalination’s Negative Side

Green Prophet

Israel will quadruple its output of desalinated water by 2050, according to a report released by the country’s Water Authority Council. These measures will ensure a continuous stream of desalted water without developing coastal lands in the tiny country.

Water And Israel – The Facts

Green Prophet

Water rich or water poor? Get the facts on Israel’s water situation. Following my latest post on water recycling and desalination in Israel , some commentators have raised questions about the seemingly contradictory facts on Israel and water.

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An Israeli Sewage Plant is a Hot New Art Venue for Passover

Green Prophet

The idea is to tease out the ways in which design can be used to address the numerous environmental concerns facing the country, including waste treatment and water shortages. A wastewater treatment plant in Israel rolls out the brown carpet for holiday tourists.

Tunisia’s environmental progress slides back 25 years

Green Prophet

Green Prophet attends a local conference on water and pollution and stunningly sees how there is no framework for Tunisia to make environmental change and progress. Tunisia was the first Arab country to talk about environment policy.

Newlife for Green Hotel

Green (Living) Review

A family-owned hotel at the forefront of pioneering sustainable tourism is the first in the UK to use recycled paint on the refurbishment of their rooms. Battlesteads Hotel in Wark, Northumberland, a holder of a coveted Gold Award from the Perth- based Green Tourism Business Scheme, has painted several of their rooms with the recycled water-based paint. When faced with painting the interior of the hotel, this passion led them to research recycled paints.

U.S. Food and Job Crises Spawn New Green Farming Coalition

Green (Living) Review

Its focus is on eco-friendly farms that use clean, recycled water in place of soil to grow plants (hydroponics), fish (aquaculture), or a combination of both plants and fish (aquaponics). Recirculating farms use innovative ways to be space, energy, and water efficient.

The Eco Army of Cyprus

Green Prophet

“Going green” is a new defense tactic modern military: From the use of solar energy to power field re-chargers for communication equipment to finding new ways to supply troops with drinking water by moisture condensation from vehicle AC units.

OriginOil begins work on urban algae farm concept

EcoFriend

OriginOil, a Los Angeles-based company that is in the forefront of the algae oil service industry, has fashioned a system that takes wastewater and turns it into heat besides treating the water as well.

Australians Survived a 13-Year Drought by Going Low-Tech

Green (Living) Review

A study finds residents of Melbourne cut their water consumption in half by capturing rainwater and storm-water runoff and using efficient toilets and washing machines. The city also ramped up the use of gray water and recycled water from sewage treatment plants.

Dubai’s Radisson Blu Goes Green

Green Prophet

The bespoke waterfall there no longer uses fresh water, which is important given the extent to which Dubai and other Emirates rely on desalination to meet their water needs. Travel & Nature energy conservation green greenwash hotel Media City Radisson Blu travel water conservatio

Banded Lapwing visits Broome

10,000 Birds

It is with the Masked Lapwings Vanellus miles and enjoying the lush green grass as a result of recycled water from the Poo Ponds. We have a rare visitor in Broome at the moment, which is rather nice!

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

Green Prophet

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.

Case-Mate Promotes Environmental Responsibility with Launch of Recyclable iPhone 4/4S Case Collection

Green (Living) Review

Case-Mate®, the international design company known for creating innovative mobile accessories that protect, adorn, and enhance mobile technology, today announced a special rPET (recyclable PET) case collection for the iPhone 4/4S made out of 100% recycled post-consumer PET bottles. “As By creating Case-Mate products using recycled materials, we’re helping millennials stay stylish and environmentally conscious.” One recycled water bottle is used to produce each case.*

World Water Day (March 22, 2012) - Water management initiatives to conserve resources around the world

Green (Living) Review

Bridgestone Corporation has announced group-wide initiatives in conjunction with World Water Day to ensure that the company plays a proactive role in promoting the sustainable use of water during manufacturing processes. These initiatives include using water in an efficient manner, thoroughly managing waste water, as well as disclosing the results of these and other projects undertaken.

Tree-Free Paper Made from Palm Waste Set to be Positive Step Forward for the Palm Oil Industry

Green (Living) Review

The EFB is shredded, mixed with recycled water into pulp with no chemical additives, then dried and compressed before being turned into various thicknesses of paper.

Hassan Fathy-Inspired Regenerative Home Planned for Buddhist Center

Green Prophet

Once built, the Regenerative Home in Colorado will hopefully produce its own food in an entryway greenhouse and vertical garden , process all of its own waste, capture and recycle water several times and rely entirely on solar energy for its power needs.