The Growing Global Water Footprint

The Growing Global Water Footprint

The average American lifestyle requires about 2,000 gallons of water every day. Fresh water consumption has doubled since World War II and is expected to rise 25% by 2030. All of this water use takes … [Read more]

From Trash to Treasure

From Trash to Treasure: The Dos and Don’ts of Successful Dumpster Diving

The Dos and Don’ts of Successful Dumpster Diving While some people spend the early morning hours asleep, partying, or getting ready for work, other people around the world pursue a slightly less … [Read more]

Harnessing the Power of Poo

Harnessing the Power of Poo: Repurposing Waste Worldwide

Repurposing Waste Worldwide In an effort to protect our world for future generations, recycling has become more and more common on both a local and global level. In addition to paper and plastic, … [Read more]

Spiraling Out of Control

Spiraling Out of Control: Plastic Buildup in Our Oceans

Plastic Buildup in Our Oceans From food storage to furniture—we use plastic for everything. In 2008 alone 245 million tons of plastic were produced. These plastics often find there way into our … [Read more]