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7 Ways to Shrink the Size of Your Water Footprint

You've probably heard about your carbon footprint. That's the amount of carbon dioxide you generate when you use fossil fuels, like coal, oil, gasoline, and natural gas. Your carbon footprint matters …

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5 Things You Should Know About Your Drinking Water

"More than 99 percent of your body's molecules are water molecules, so water matters," says Gerald Pollack, Ph.D., water researcher and author of†The Fourth Phase of Water: Beyond Solid, Liquid and Va…

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3 Houseplants for Water Conservationists

Water conservation isnít just a concern for outdoor gardeners. If you want to do your part in conserving water, but donít have a garden, you can elect to grow houseplants that donít need as frequen…

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5 Smart Ways to Save Water in the Garden

While I realize I live in drought stricken California, even if you live in an area that is not facing a drought and is overflowing with water now, come August, it wonít be. And, since this is the end …

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8 Ways to Recycle Water Around Your House

Are your water bills on the rise? Many cities are seeing higher water prices than ever as governments deal with repairing water systems and with water shortages. Check out these ways to recycle water …

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Greek Yogurt Takes HOW Much Water?! (Plus More Green News From the Week)

Dairy products require a whole lot of wateróand many of them come from drought-ridden California. California is experiencing one of its†driest years in the past half millennium. It also happens to …

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How to Wash Your Car the Eco-Friendly Way

This time of year, my car gets absolutely filthy. I live at the end of a long dirt road and after months without rain, even driving five miles an hour kicks up a huge plume of dust that settles all o…

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Conserve Water this Summer with These Simple Tips

Balking at those summer water bills? Check out these tips to help you conserve water and some bonus water-saving resources! Water use tends to increase during the summer. From filling that swimming…

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20 Ways to Conserve Water at Home

March 22 is World Water Day! Read and share the following tips, and do your part to help reduce our overall water consumption! With more and more areas struggling with droughts, conserving water i…

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For Farmers, Water-Saving Technology Offers Big Gains

Preston Jimmerson knows the life he's chosen will not always be easy. He grows cotton and peanuts on hundreds of acres in the lower Flint River Basin in southwest Georgia. "Being a farmer, ther…

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