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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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Water Purification Stations
Water Purification Stations
These Refill Stations Provide a Solution to Flint's Water Crisis
A San Francisco-based company called ‘FloWater’ recently proposed the idea of using water refill stations to combat Flint’s ongoing water crisis. While many organizations have been... MORE
Water-Conscious Shower Faucets
Water-Conscious Shower Faucets
The 'Hydr' Shower Faucet Cuts Water Usage in Half
Water conservation is beginning to become an even more important topic to ensuring that we can enough clean water to sustain our lifestyles, so new products are being designed like the ‘Hydr&#... MORE
Waste-Converting Toilets
Waste-Converting Toilets
The 'Nano Membrane Toilet' Turns Human Waste into Clean Water and Ash
The ‘Nano Membrane Toilet’ is a innovative sanitation device that not only provides clean water, but also pathogen-free ash. As sanitation becomes a growing concern in many parts of the... MORE
Eco Water Filter Firms
Eco Water Filter Firms
This Socially Conscious Business Leverages a Ceramic Water Filter
Access to clean water is a huge barrier keeping many people in developing communities trapped in a cycle of poverty, which is why this ceramic water filter startup exists. Not only does SPOUTS... MORE
One-for-One Water Filters
One-for-One Water Filters
'Water for Life' Sustainable Water Filter Systems Help Those in Need
The quote “Water, water, every where, nor any drop to drink,” while referring to sea travel, rings particularly true for those living in third world nations where local H2O sources are... MORE
Rainwater-Harvesting Orphanages
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
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
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
play_circle_filled Potable Waste Water
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

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