Circular water and the digital transformation

November 7, 2018 by  
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Today, water scarcity is so prevalent that many of our desired economic, social, and environmental goals are out of reach. If we continue to treat water as a disposable, consumable resource, a global crisis is imminent. But if we seize the circular economy opportunity – and leverage technology that already exists to drive better water management and stewardship – we can not only protect our single most important shared resource, we can ensure that businesses can grow to meet the increasing demands of the world for years to come.

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UN Says the World Is On Course to Run Out of Water

May 23, 2013 by  
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The world is on a crash course to run out of freshwater, according to United Nation’s Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. At yesterday’s  UN’s International Day of Biological Diversity , Ban Ki-moon addressed a number of the water security issues facing the planet today. Only a small amount of water on earth is freshwater, and the Secretary General reinforced that there is a delicate relationship between water and biodiversity. Read the rest of UN Says the World Is On Course to Run Out of Water Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ban ki-moon , Biodiversity , Climate Change , conservation , ecology , ecosystems , global crisis , United Nations , water issues , water shortage        

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Clothing for Furniture: Sinje Ollen’s Colorful Knits Give Old, Damaged Furnishings a Fresh New Life

May 23, 2013 by  
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New York-based textile artisan Sinje Ollen ‘s Clothing for Furniture brings new life to dusty and damaged furnishings by covering up holes, stains and other blemishes. Ollen’s colorful removable covers are made from hand-knit wool, and she carefully consults with all of her clients before beginning work – so each piece is unique. We had a chance to check out this amazing project at Wanted Design during New York Design Week – read on for a closer look! Read the rest of Clothing for Furniture: Sinje Ollen’s Colorful Knits Give Old, Damaged Furnishings a Fresh New Life Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Arne Jacobsen Egg Chair , Berry Pi , clothing for furniture , eco design , green design , green interiors , knitted covers for furniture , new york design week , New York green designers , Sinje Ollen , sustainable design , textile arts , textile designers from New York , wanted design        

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VIDEO: How to Use Cloth Diapers

May 23, 2013 by  
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Approximately 27.4 billion disposable diapers end up in US landfills each year, and then they take about 500 years to decompose once they get there. If you want to stop contributing the the problem with your baby’s diapers, cloth diapers are a great option, but getting started does seem a bit intimidating. Inhabitots recently caught up with Carolyn Sutton of Charlie Banana to learn about the basics, and they made a great video so that you can follow along step by step. Click here to check it out! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: buying green diapers , carolyn sutton , charlie banana , charlie banana diapers , cloth diapering , cloth diapering how to , cloth diapers , diapers , eco baby , eco friendly diapers , eco-friendly design , green baby , green design , green diapers , guide to cloth diapers , how to cloth diaper , how to use green diapers , julie seguss , Luca        

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