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 - These Refill Stations Provide a Solution to Flint's Water Crisis
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Hot 3,726 Clicks Pub: Mar 1, 16
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Water-Conscious Shower Faucets - The 'Hydr' Shower Faucet Cuts Water Usage in Half
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This Year and V. Hot 1,683 Clicks Pub: Mar 14, 17
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Waste-Converting Toilets - The 'Nano Membrane Toilet' Turns Human Waste into Clean Water and Ash
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Warm 2,570 Clicks Pub: Jan 22, 16
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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 - This Socially Conscious Business Leverages a Ceramic Water Filter
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Warm 1,173 Clicks Pub: Feb 11, 16
Eco Water Filter Firms
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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 - 'Water for Life' Sustainable Water Filter Systems Help Those in Need
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Average 1,063 Clicks Pub: Nov 10, 15
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 - St. Jerome's Orphanage in Kenya Was Built Using Recycled Materials
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Average 2,520 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]
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