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Options for a Waterless Lawn

By Jordan Laio, Hometalk.com When it comes to manicured lawns, the green choice is always to go without unless the lawn is functional and practical for, say, a play area for kids. Otherwise, …

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No Child Left Inside & What You Can Do

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! A great day in the studio with all green divas and green dudes on deck! Had an excellent report from gr…

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The World’s First In-Shower Conservation System

Did you know that the average 10 minute shower uses 25 gallons of water? That's 2.5 gallons of water a minute. Add that to the 50 gallons it takes to fill the average bathtub, or the 3 gallons it t…

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Home Water Conservation

Wasting water is something we all need to worry about; the world's supply of freshwater is depleting faster and faster. But thankfully, there's a plus side to the issue; by investing in smarter, water…

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Tips to Save Water With Each Flush

It's no secret that water consumption is at an all-time high. According to the EPA, a family of four on average uses 400 gallons of water per day. To put that number in perspective, if you drink the…

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Learn How You Can Conserve Water

The Santa Clara Water District has a cool program for helping households save water, a few gallons at a time, which ads up to a lot of gallons over time. They've dedicated a site, Save20Gallons.org, t…

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Oceana: 5 Shocking Fish Facts

I love the beach. The whole ocean, reallyóbut especially the more gentle seas, like the Caribbean. Itís my happy place. And Iíve often said I feel as though I might have been a ship captain in a past …

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What is Virtual Water and Why Should I Be Worried?

How much water did you have with your lunch today? Most of you might say something like a glass, or bottle, which amounts to somewhere between 8 and 12 ounces on average. But that would hardly account…

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Precious Water

Chances are, if you are reading this you have the convenience of turning on a faucet and having a glass of water to drink. You have a toilet that flushes away waste, and you may even have a hose or sp…

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How Much Water is Used to Make Your Food?

World Water Day was March 22 and since then I've been seeing water statistics everywhere. I knew that one pound of beef took a lot of water to produce, but I didn't know the exact figure and my wildes…

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A nice long article but you failed to convince me