Recycled Resource

A need to maintain natural resources prompts unconventional recycling tactics

Implications - As access to resources like water continue to be a struggle, particularly in third world countries, organizations are turning to creative recycling methods to ensure sufficient availability. Creating systems that recycle and filter things like sewage, foundations are not only providing a way to make access to clean drinking water more efficient, but also providing a way to utilize other accessible resources in a useful way.
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Rainwater-Harvesting Orphanages - St. Jerome's Orphanage in Kenya Was Built Using Recycled Materials
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Warm 2,467 Clicks Pub: Dec 10, 14
Rainwater-Harvesting Orphanages
St. Jerome's Orphanage in Kenya Was Built Using Recycled Materials
St. Jerome’s orphanage, developed by humanitarian design organization Orkidstudio, provides orphaned Kenyan children with a safe and fun environment. The orphanage was built using soil-filled... [More]
Water-Recycling Toilets - This Toilet Recycles Flushing Water for Showering and Hand Washing
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Warm 4,470 Clicks Pub: Mar 15, 14
Water-Recycling Toilets
This Toilet Recycles Flushing Water for Showering and Hand Washing
‘Blue Diversion’ is a high-tech, eco-friendly water-recycling toilet design that ensures minimal wastage of precious water resources. When the toilet is used, a compartment right below... [More]
Cloud-Sourced Water - Alisios' Fog Water is Harvested from Clouds of the Canary Island Mountains
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Untested 2,215 Clicks Pub: Oct 11, 14
Cloud-Sourced Water
Alisios' Fog Water is Harvested from Clouds of the Canary Island Mountains
Alisios’ Canary Mist Fog Water is collected by “trapping” clouds high above the Canary Islands and pulling potable water from them in a fresh and sustainable way. Although it... [More]
Potable Waste Water - Bill Gates Drinks Water That Was Converted from Sewer Sludge
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Untested 290 Clicks Pub: Jan 7, 15
Potable Waste Water
Bill Gates Drinks Water That Was Converted from Sewer Sludge
There have been a fair share of reality survivor shows that hone in on an adventurist drinking his or her own filtered urine to last another day; yet the waste water ingested by Bill Gates is... [More]