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Why Toilet-to-Tap is the Future of Water

The future of water in California, the United States and really the world is in toilet-to-tap, otherwise known as water recycling. Yes, as…
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As Droughts Worsen, Food Companies Take Action on Water Risk

Food companies are feeling the pinch from worsening droughts in the U.S. Southwest, Australia and beyond. Firms like Cargill and Unilever reported drought-related…
This water reclamation installation in Santa Monica, California, proves grey-water recycling can be big business.

Sustainability’s Gold Mine: Grey-Water Recycling

Grey-water recycling systems have the ability to drastically alter the way we look at our water usage, so why are they not widely…
No. 3 on our list, the Hydaway is a water bottle that fits in your pocket.

3p Weekend: 8 Craziest Water Bottle Concepts on Kickstarter Right Now

For a creative solution to our nation's bottled water problem, we turned to that ever-bubbling hot-spring of innovation, Kickstarter. The ideas may seem…
Low water-levels leave a buoy on dry land on Lake Constance in Staad, Switzerland, in 2011.

Brands Address Global Water Crisis with Win-Win Strategies

Today, 1.2 billion people, or almost a fifth of the world's population, live in areas of water scarcity, and, according to the U.N.,…
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Saving Water in Hospitality

There are a number of reasons that the hospitality industry should be at the forefront of reducing water usage. For starters, it would…
When it comes to water and fracturing, it’s all about location and time.

The Clean Power Plan: What’s Water Got To Do With It?

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new Clean Power Plan has been heralded as a major step toward a low-carbon economy in the United…
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New Water Analysis Tool Monetizes Revenue at Risk

World Water Week is going on right now in Stockholm, Sweden. This year marks the 25th edition of the annual international event aimed…
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Why Partnerships are Key to Water Security

This year’s annual World Water Week in Stockholm is happening at a unique moment. In just a few weeks’ time, member states of…
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Finding the ROI of Sustainability

How can we measure the ROI of sustainability? Our series with MeterHero this summer explored that question by examining case studies of companies,…
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Toms of Maine: Turning Hot Air into a Sustainable Resource

Today's technology makes yesterday's most basic, manual tasks -- like cleaning an intricate set of pipes -- a whiz. But it also creates…
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How Corporations Are Helping Curb the Global Water Footprint

The lack of awareness – let alone knowledge – of the global water shortage is dangerous. Can anyone wake up American consumers to…
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San Diego: A Model of Water Conservation

As a result of a four-year drought, all regions in California are implementing water conservation measures. San Diego stands out as a model…
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What America Can Learn From the California Water Crisis

As it fights against perhaps one of the worst dry spells in 1,000 years, California teaches the rest of the country many vital…
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The Case for Saving Water (And Not Just in Drought-Stricken California)

Saving water shouldn't just be something that we do when the soil is dry; it is something we need to make a part…