water

Water is….

Water is….

The importance of water

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BIG Better Awards: Rain Harvesting Football Pitch

BIG Better Awards: Rain Harvesting Football Pitch

A football pitch that captures and filters rainwater for parts in Africa.

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BIG Better Awards: The Water Tank Project

BIG Better Awards: The Water Tank Project

Mary Jordan fell ill in a village in Africa. The local women nursed Mary back to health and in return they asked for one thing, to tell the world about their biggest problem.. water, about how it’s so scarce and contaminated.

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BIG Better Awards: Drinkable Book

BIG Better Awards: Drinkable Book

Each year 3.4 million people die from water-related diseases. The majority of the people don’t even know that their water is unsafe to drink. Water for Life partnered with scientists and engineers of the University of Virginia to set a solution to solve both of these problems, introducing the Drinkable Book. This life saving book is not only teaching people about safe water drinking but the pages are also made from […]

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Edible Packaging Could Solve World Plastic Problem

Though people constantly drink their water from disposable plastic bottles, only 20% of those bottles are actually being recycled. This leaves an enormous amount of unnecessary waste in our landfills and oceans. To combat this issue, a team of three industrial design students in London reconceptualized what a water container could be by creating the Ooho.  Shaped like a transparent blob, the Ooho is an edible, hygienic, biodegradable and portable container […]

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Dutch Company Harvests Urine for Green Rooftops

Dutch Company Harvests Urine for Green Rooftops

Plants need phosphorus to grow, and we are running out of the stuff. That’s why we should be recycling urine, to recover the phosphorus in it instead of flushing it away. Green Urine was one campaign in particular that caught people’s attention, which collected people’s urine from public urinals and extracted the phosphates to create an agricultural fertilizer. Waternet, the city’ water corporation were responsible for installing a very public set of temporary urinals. […]

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