Category Archives: Water

Contaminated Water Can Ruin a Beach Day

Who doesn’t love spending time at the beach on a hot summer day? It’s a great way to get out of the house and cool off—BUT be careful! There are various types of pollutants that can make the ocean unsafe … Continue reading

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National Green Week Contests and Prizes!

National Green Week is a time to make your students aware of important sustainability topics and get them excited to do their part to make a difference! What better way to drum up enthusiasm than with a fun and educational contest? This … Continue reading

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How to Participate in the Sustainable Water Challenge during National Green Week 2013

Can you believe National Green Week kicks off in just two weeks? There’s still plenty of time to sign up and plan your Green Week initiatives. Don’t forget, any week (or day) between February 4 and April 30 can be … Continue reading

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National Green Week – Spotlight on the Sustainable Water Challenge

The average American uses about 100 gallons of water a day! Yikes! This is substantially more than any other country, a factor that is contributing to the significant stress on our nation’s water resources.  Just a few days ago, the … Continue reading

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Meet Professor Toilet!

Wouldn’t it be nice to have your plumbing expert on speed dial for those quick questions and advice? Well, GEF has found your guy! Meet Professor Toilet. He’s the American Standard in-house expert on plumbing products. Recently, Victoria Waters, GEF’s … Continue reading

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Congratulations to American Standard, the EPA WaterSense Manufacturer Partner of the Year!

The WaterSense program, sponsored by the EPA, encourages consumers to reduce their water usage through water saving products and services, as well as by making simple changes in behavior to help conserve water. The WaterSense Partner of the Year awards recognize organizations … Continue reading

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