Water Conservation

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Five Charities for Clean Water

Whether you’re looking for a last minute gift or simply want to help others in this holiday season, here are five charities that are involved in making sure the waters of the earth stay clean. All of these charities accept online donations, so you can complete your shopping quickly.

December 24th

Rainwater Pillow

The rainwater pillow is a nifty invention that collects rainwater from the roof of a building, then stores it under a deck or another unused horizontal space around the house.

October 16th

Green Your Water, Save Green With Eco-Friendly Plumbing Fixtures

As the crises surrounding the environment and spending in the U.S. (and the world) begin to enter their crescendo – I believe we haven’t even begun to see the full force of pushback on environmental issues yet – it’s important to keep track of all facets of our carbon footprint.

Often times we don’t really look at our water consumption, though, until water conservation efforts our put into place by our communities. Even then, it’s kind of an afterthought.

October 9th

Create a Rainwater Harvesting System for Your Yard

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average single-family, suburban household uses 260 gallons of water a day, and at least 30% of that water is used for irrigation. At that volume, maintaining a lush, green landscape can be hard on your budget, especially if it hasn’t rained in a while. If you’re concerned about wasting water on the lawn and are interested in a greener solution, you may want to consider rainwater harvesting.

August 14th