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  • Water, From Thin Air: Atmospheric Water Generator

    A few weeks ago, we covered a company called Molecule New Water Technologies and their EcoloBlue atmospheric water generator- a product that they claimed could pull pure, crystal clear water from the ambient air around it. As I type this, the company has plans to install 52 EcoloBlue atmospheric water generators in a first-of-its-kind, solar […] More

  • In Japan, They’re Farming With 99% Less Water

    This hydroponic farm in Japan cuts water usage by 99%! The farm occupies an abandoned Sony chip manufacturing facility in Miyagi prefecture, near where the earthquake and tsunami struck the country in 2011. It is the brainchild of Shigeharu Shimamura, a plant physiologist who was inspired by a vegetable factory he saw at the Expo […] More

  • When it Comes to Water, Don’t Waste What You Don’t Have

    I’m still thinking about my 4 Liters Challenge from a few weeks ago – it’s amazing how much we take a resource like water for granted! While a number of things I learned stand out, I constantly come back to turning on the water without even thinking about it – I had to catch myself […] More

  • Did You Know: More Oysters Means Better Water?

    Oysters are filter-feeders. That means they suck in the water around them, filtering out the plankton and bits of dead animals and waste that they eat, then spit the water back out, free of that waste. The process feeds the oysters, produces food for humans, and cleans the water around them. Exactly how much these […] More

  • Clean Drinking Water, From the Air

    Originally published by Insteading. With much of California experiencing record levels of “exceptional” drought, and with what little water there is available being tainted by the fracking industry, water security has recently gone from a “prepper” topic to a mainstream concern for many people inside and outside the troubled state. For the guys behind Molecular […] More

  • The Liquid of Life: How Your Body Uses Water

    Water is essential to life, as we know it, and while we all know we’re supposed to drink 6-8 glasses of clean water each day to stay “healthy”, we aren’t always taught about what those 6-8 glasses are really doing for us, or how our body uses water. Most of us, also, are totally unaware […] More

  • Sustainablog Takes the 4 Liter Challenge (w/ Video)

    Hi, gang! It’s been a while since our last post, and since then this “4 liter challenge” thing has surged in popularity and then kinda died down. A few weeks ago, however, our good friend Jeff McIntire-Strasburg took on the challenge and documented his day in words and YouTube videos which he was kind enough […] More

  • How To: Dig a Fresh Water Well

    One way to ensure long-term water is to drive a water well, which, if you’re willing to do the work, could provide you and yours will clean water for years. More

  • Something and Son: Rooftop Aquaculture, More Sustainable Fish and Chips

    Green roofs and rooftop farming are some of the latest buzzwords of green architecture, but the guys behind Something and Son in Folkestone, England are taking it a step further. They’ve set up an advanced aquaponic system on the roof of their building, and they’re using the fish to help raise potatoes. In other words: it’s a fish and chips restaurant. More

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