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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…

Fish 2.0 Entrepreneurs Shape Future of Sustainable Seafood

Our oceans and the people who depend on them are in trouble. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, about 70…

Toilets for 2.4 Billion – the Business Opportunity of the Decade

It is unacceptable that, in 2015, 1 in 3 people globally do not have access to a safe and hygienic toilet. The Toilet…

3D Printed Water Could Be The Next Big Thing

With global water resources stretched to the breaking point, 3D printing could be the key to new low cost, energy efficient desalination technology.

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…

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…

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…

On SDGs, U.K. B Corps and the Future of Sustainable Business

Each of the SDGs requires business to get involved in some shape or form if they are to be achieved. And if the…

Saving Basmati and Other Endangered Grains

If you think you're buying basmati rice, think again. "Most of the rice sold as basmati in the United States is not the…

Nestlé’s Expired Permit Prompts Water Diversion Lawsuit

Yesterday, three California nonprofit organizations joined together in a lawsuit against the U.S. National Forest Service. Their beef? Nestle's water bottling permit in…

Why Businesses Should Care About Water Security

SABMiller's General Counsel and Corporate Affairs Director explains why water availability is a material issue for his company.

Industry-Led Water Innovation is a Vital Investment in Our Future

PepsiCo's Chief Sustainability Officer explains how water stewardship is a strategic investment in long-term business resilience and sustainability.

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…

Productive Energy Use: A Catalyzer for Rural Energy and Water Access

Pico-solar lighting and solar home systems have proved themselves as revolutionary entry-level energy access technologies for low-income rural communities. These technologies have kick-started…

New Mexico Sewage Farm May Help Provide Cleaner Water

Thanks to forward-thinking problem-solvers, we may be inching closer to a serious solution for the water problems plaguing our planet.