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The YourWaterMark application on Facebook helps consumers discover how their daily activities impact the water supply, while helping them learn how they can reduce their daily water use.

Electrolux Helps Consumers Monitor Water Use

Appliance manufacturer Electrolux recently launched a Facebook application, YourWaterMark, that promises to go a step further in water conservation by helping individuals assess…
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The Water Future of Cities Will Become More Dire

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and four universities recently completed a study that sounds an ominous note for the future of many cities’ water…
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Companies are Realizing That Water Conservation is Paramount

As water scarcity becomes more prevalent, more companies are seeing the urgency in developing water conservation policies. LifeStraw is doing its part to…
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The Entire World is a Stakeholder on Water Scarcity

Water scarcity is prevalent in some developing countries and regions, like sub-Saharan Africa and southeastern Asia, but it is also beginning to affect…
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PepsiCo Reaches Safe Water Access Goal Two Years Early

Yesterday PepsiCo announced it already achieved its 2015 goal of providing safe water to 3 million people in developing countries in partnerships with…
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UN-Water Defines Water Security, Highlights Threats & Mitigation Steps

A growing world population, global warming, growing fossil fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions and ongoing, growing disparities in the distribution of wealth…
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Saving Shower Water Became Easy with New Solution Made By Students

Winters always lead to a peak in wasted water, as people let their shower water run for minutes on end as they wait…
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Call on UN Security Council to Make Water Security a Priority

Joined by UNU-INWEH and Canada's Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation, the InterAction Council is calling on world leaders to take the lead in…
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Ecomagination Builds Big Green Revenues for GE

GE launched its ecomagination project back in 2005 to propel the company into leadership status in the emerging sustainable technology marketplace. As far…
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PepsiCo’s 4.2 Billion Gallons of Water Conservation Scores Prestigious Water Award

This year the SIWI water conservation award goes to PepsiCo for the food and beverage giant’s achievements in reducing water consumption.
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The Story Behind the “Wasting Water is Weird” Campaign

Last year's "Water is Weird" PSA campaign won the hearts of media insiders because it caught viewers off guard, made them think, and…
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Why Fair Trade Means Protecting the Environment, Too

When people think of Fair Trade, they might think of fair prices for farmers, better labor standards, or maybe even safe working conditions…
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Caribou Coffee Goes 100% Rainforest Alliance Certified in the U.S.

Caribou Coffee has announced in January that all of its American stores will sell only coffee sourced from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms.
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Simple Tool Helps Companies Address Water Risks

WWF has created the Water Risk Filter, a tool that helps companies identify their water related risks and develop ways to address them.
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AeroFarms: A Greener Way to Grow Greens and Feed Our Future?

AeroFarms is state-of-the-art controlled growing environment that enables local communities and farmers to grow over 250 leafy greens without sun, or soil and…