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This is Water: Lessons From My ‘4 Liters Challenge’

The challenge was not pleasant. Far worse than the experience was coming to terms with just how much water we waste.
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It’s High Time to Overhaul Water Pricing

Recent events highlight the pressing need to overhaul U.S. water policies, usage and pricing, veteran water journalist and author Cynthia Barnett writes in…
Triple Pundit was one of hundreds of organizations to attend the annual SXSW Eco conference in Austin last week. This post is part of our ongoing coverage.

Experts Discuss Tackling Big Problems Through Design at SXSW Eco

On the first day of SXSW Eco, design experts discussed examples of how creative design makes sustainability easy, cost-effective and beautiful.
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Energy-Coffee Wastewater Project Delivers Multiple Benefits in Central America

Taking a holistic, integrated approach to tackle issues at the water-food-energy nexus, UTZ Certified is expanding its Energy from Coffee Wastewater Project from…
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Sustainability Drives Healthy Results at Longfellow Sports Clubs

Sustainable business practices produce healthy outcomes at Longfellow Sports Clubs, a cluster of five multi-purpose health and recreation facilities located in Sudbury, Wayland…
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Report: Tech Advances, Policy Changes Drive U.S. Solar Boom

A new study from the Union of Concerned Scientists Climate and Energy Program reviews the boom in U.S. solar energy and identifies key…
California's State Capitol lets its law go brown to raise awareness about water conservation during the state's drought.

Can Conan O’Brien Convince Californians to Save Water?

California’s historic drought is no laughing matter. But the State of California and Natural Resources Defense Council are trying to inject some humor…
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Apple’s Environmental Report Reveals Major Accomplishments, More Work To Be Done

Apple’s carbon footprint shrank 3 percent from 2012 to 2013. It's a modest decline, but this is the first time the tech giant…
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MillerCoors Cuts Water and Energy Use, Pilots Sustainable Barley Farming

MillerCoors has greatly reduced its water and energy usage, according to its latest sustainability report. From 2012 to 2013, MillerCoors reduced the barrels…
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Ceres: Bumper Harvests Mask Serious Threats to U.S. Corn Production

The USDA expects a second consecutive record corn harvest in 2014, but climate change, wasteful water practices and overuse of fertilizers pose real…
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Interview: Brandon Tidwell on Darden Restaurants’ 2013 Citizenship Update

TriplePundit chats with Brandon Tidwell, manager of sustainability for Darden Restaurants, about the company's 2013 Citizenship Update and where it's headed when it…
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EPA and Army Corps of Engineers Release New Rule To Protect Waterways

The Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a proposed rule this week to clarify which waterways are protected under…
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AT&T, EDF Promote Conservation Toolkit In Water-Stressed U.S. Cities

Working together at the water-energy nexus, AT&T and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) have developed a toolkit to help businesses reduce water and…
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A World Water Day-Themed Google Chat w/ Michael Kobori, VP of Sustainability, Levi Strauss & Co.

TriplePundit hosted a World Water Day-themed Google Chat interview with Michael Kobori, VP of Sustainability at Levi Strauss & Co. Watch the recap…
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UN Report Highlights Risks (And Rewards) At The Water-Energy Nexus

Governance at the water-energy nexus will determine the fate, well-being and livelihoods of many millions in this and generations to come, the U.N.…