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One Obvious Way You Can Start Conserving Water

Thereís nothing like being in a drought-ridden country to make me pay attention to water usage. Brazil is currently experiencing its†worst drought in 80 years, with natural reservoirs at a shocking lo…

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18 Crazy & Inspiring Facts About Water

Each person in the United States uses around 100 gallons of water every day. These water facts inspire me to be conscious of my water use. I hope they have a similar impact on you and your perspective…

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What Fruits & Vegetables Use the Most Water?

Farms across the US are struggling with extreme droughts and rising water costs. Climate change and droughts have reduced the available surface water flowing from mountain ranges to irrigate crops. Fa…

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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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