DOE/EPA ENERGY STAR is a government-backed program helping businesses and individuals protect the environment through superior energy efficiency.
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.
November 15 is America Recycles Day. Find fun facts, activities and more about recycling. And make sure you recycle every day.
You might be surprised by how much meat and dairy you eat. The water footprint of meat and dairy production can be larger than a person's direct water use.
Why do we know so much about the supply chain and so little about the removal chain? TrashTrack focuses on how pervasive technologies can expose the challenges of waste management and sustainability.
There's a whole world beyond the United States with differing resources, cultures and values placed on how and why water is used. A water footprint digital visualization helps us better understand.
Regardless of how groundbreaking or pedestrian your actions may be, Earth Day reminds us that in the end what matters is a commitment to constant effort and improvement.
Are developments in the decades-long cold war over the average water footprint of beef worth revisiting or does the grudge match remain?
Barring any cataclysmic events, here are our predicted trends for 2012 in Food, Water and Energy (Fwenergy, if you will). And while there are no doomsday scenarios, not everything looks rosy for 2012.
Although unseen, millions of gallons of water go into the products we buy and use, which makes consumer awareness an important step towards water conservation.
Watch Aqua teach her family about water conservation, then download the Aqua Saving Water in the Kitchen scene poster, to keep the water conservation message going!
By taking simple steps to reduce your water use at home you can quickly be on your way to saving gallons − and dollars − every day!
Our water resources aren't limitless. We need to protect and conserve them, especially since the average American water footprint is nearly twice the world's average.
The American dream might be to live in a big house with an emerald green lawn in front and a shimmering pool out back. For water conservation, this is more like a nightmare than a dream!
You may not realize it, but when you use energy, you're also using water indirectly - lots of it!