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Finally: Recycling NYC Sewage for Energy

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Normally sent to landfills, the sludge, methane gas and other products left after New York City treats its wastewater are going to be processed, reused and even sold, reducing costs and greatly reducing our wastewater's environmental impact. Read More...

Saving Energy by Saving Water: A Hidden Imperative

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This story in the NY Times spells out the energy spent through water use, and the enormous potential, with double benefits, of bringing water-use down. Read More...

More Than A Drop in the Bucket

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This article in "Urban Re:Vision" is a good short survey of the way several cities have reduced water use and increased stormwater capture, including San Francisco's greenstreets and Las Vegas cash-for-grass program. Read More...

Green Hotels, Green Rooms….& Green Walls?

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Although not many of us are willing to pay extra to travel green, a number of hotels are going the extra green mile, from chemical-free rooms to green walls. Read More...


Water: Our Most Precious Resource: by Marc Devilliers. This highly readable report on the looming global water crisis is amazingly informative on water issues around the world from China to Texas.