By addressing both direct and virtual water use, we seek to promote a water conservation ethic - so that more people will demand comprehensive freshwater conservation and efficiency.
Water use can take two forms - consumption or withdrawal. It's important to understand the difference between the two.
In which our resident home brew hobbyist and clean water advocate argues that craft beers strengthen communities and explores some characteristics (most of which also apply to the good food movement) of the better beer movement, particularly as it concerns local production and consumption.
Home to the water footprint concept and discipline. With over a 100 international partners, the WFN is and the preeminent source for water footprinting research. Numerous studies are available.
The National Geographic Society’s freshwater initiative is a multiyear global effort to inspire and empower individuals and communities to conserve freshwater and preserve the extraordinary diversity of life that waterways sustain.
With all this awards season excitement, the question on our lips at Ecocentric is: Who won the Exemplary Programs that Save Both Energy and Water Awards? (And should we call them "The Exemplies" for short?)
Virtual water is a significant portion of your water footprint. Learn what it is, how to know how much you're consuming and how you can use less of it.
Do you know how much water you use daily? Drought and water shortages mean we need to use water productively and cut back on waste. The first step is to know how much water we use.
Here are tips in Spanish to help you shrink your water footprint. The recommendations on this list are just a start in an effort to save more water.