Tag Archives: water conservation

Water Sustainability – Waste Less and Reuse More

Every living thing needs water to survive, and human water use is growing exponentially. It’s predicted that by the year 2050, about half of humans will be living under severe water stress conditions. Our population is growing everyday and our … Continue reading

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Marco the Molecule and GEF Help All Ages Appreciate Water

For people to care deeply about conservation, they need to have an emotional connection to the environment. This can spring from a love of nature and birds, memories of happy family times on the beach, or even a beloved story … Continue reading

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U.N. World Water Day 2012: Water and Food Security

The United Nation’s World Water Day is an annual event that is meant to focus attention on the global water crisis, particularly the sustainable management of freshwater resources. Since its launch in 1993, different themes about freshwater have been highlighted … Continue reading

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Fix a Leak Week Kicks Off Today, March 12!

Green Education Foundation, American Standard and our partners at WaterSense have teamed up to get the word out about the importance of fixing simple leaks! Did you know that the average household’s leaks account for more than 10,000 gallons of … Continue reading

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Today is World Plumbing Day!

I think most of us take for granted the important role plumbing plays in the health and safety of our society. For those of us who enjoy 24/7 access to drinking water, it sometimes it takes a natural disaster, like … Continue reading

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Why Conserving Water In Your Home Is So Important

Did you know that while 70% of the earth surface is water, only 3% of it is fresh?  Even more surprisingly, only 1% of the world’s water is available for human consumption and two-thirds of it is frozen as glaciers … Continue reading

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