5 Amazing And Unusual Ways To Get Clean Drinking Water

Amazing and Unusual Ways to Make Clean Drinking Water
Water is one of our most precious resources, yet despite being one of the most abundant elements on the planet, clean water can be remarkably scarce. Throughout all of human history, the quest for clean water has driven innovation and inspired incredible achievements in engineering, science, civil planning, and so many other areas. In the modern world it is easy to take for granted all of the hard work and brilliance which went into making water so plentiful and easily accessible for most of the people reading this. Yet now more than ever, incredible technologies and brilliant minds are be...

Biodegradable Edible Water Bottles That You Can Make At Home

Biodegradable Edible Water Bottle Capsule
We've looked extensively at how much of a problem disposable water bottles can be for the environment in many of our previous articles. Perhaps the most obvious response to this problem is to just pick up a reusable water bottle, which will severely cut down the amount of waste you produce from disposable bottles. However, even reuseable water bottles eventually run their course, and they can end up as waste. Even with the possibilities of recycling, we still run up against the issue of waste from containers. If you think about it, on some level any type of container is undesirable. You rea...

The Amazing Drinkable Book Brings Water Purification Worldwide

The Drinkable Book - Revolutionary Water Filtration Technology
Despite the fact that technological improvements have expanded the possibilities of water filtration and purification systems to an incredible point where powerful filters can be made completely portable and even fitted into a water bottle, hundreds of millions of people lack access to clean drinking water. The situation is probably more grim than most realize. To quote the U.N. Water Facts and Figures Website: “85% of the world population lives in the driest half of the planet. 783 million people do not have access to clean water and almost 2.5 billion do not have access to adequate sanitati...

5 Easy Ways to Save Water at Home

Save water just by thinking about how you shower!
Taking a look at the handy U.S. Drought Monitor it is easy to see why water conservation is such an important issue. Large parts of the United States are listed as “abnormally dry,” with severe droughts impacting the western and southern parts of the country. With populations continuing to grow and the demand for water increasing every day, it is essential for everyone to don the mantle of the water conservationist and do their part to protect our most important natural resource. There are so many ways we can save water at home, at school, at work, in the bathroom, the kitchen, even outdoors! ...

5 Shocking Ways Bottled Water is Ruining Our Planet

The Terrible Waste of Bottled Water
Everyday millions of people purchase bottled water. Most of them have little idea or regard for the vast consequences of the production of that water, the bottle its in, and the incredibly harmful environmental impacts the whole process generates. According to an enlightening article on TreeHugger.com over 50 billion plastic water bottles are bought each year, with 80% of them ending up in a landfill, despite extensive recycling efforts. In the United States alone, a truly mind-blowing 1,500 plastic water bottles are consumed every second. Yet this is only one of many answers to the question ...