Venezuela running out of toilet paper

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Happy holidays from someone using enviro

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pottygirl.wordpress.com: Dade City and Z

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Mayor Sets Goal for Atlanta to Become A Top 10 Sustainable City in the Nation MYGreen Education and Career

Mayor Reed has unveiled Power to Change, a plan that will guide the City of Atlanta’s sustainability efforts for the next several years. As part of the plan,

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City water rebates offset cost of high-efficiency appliances

City water rebates offset cost of high-efficiency appliances

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Gwinnett Business Journal

Gwinnett Business Journal

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Critical Water Shortages

Critical Water Shortages – Practical Solutions to Save Both Water and Money

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Agencies adopt water diets – SignOnSanDiego.com

Agencies adopt water diets – SignOnSanDiego.com

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Walpole Sewer and Water Department rebates and giveaways – Walpole, MA – Wicked Local Walpole

Walpole Sewer and Water Department rebates and giveaways – Walpole, MA – Wicked Local Walpole

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In brief – Winnipeg Free Press

In brief – Winnipeg Free Press

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$60: City eyes credit for installing dual-flush toilets – Winnipeg Free Press

$60: City eyes credit for installing dual-flush toilets – Winnipeg Free Press

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Water conservation’s zenith

Water conservation’s zenith

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Toilet with built-in sink earns top marks

By Vanessa Farquharson, Canwest News ServiceAugust 21, 2009

If you live in a small space and are thinking about investing in a dual-flush toilet, hold on to your money for another month because there’s a new water-conserving toilet in town and, as water-conserving toilets go, it’s to die for.

The Caroma Profile Smart 305 doesn’t just offer the choice between a full six-litre flush for solids and half that for liquids, it also comes with a sink perched on top. The leftover water from hand washing and tooth brushing is drained straight into the toilet tank, where it’s held until the next flush.

Yes, this means flushing your business down the toilet with old, soapy and, possibly, toothpastey water, but it’s going straight down the drain anyway and means that barely any fresh water is required.

“The concept was developed in Australia, which is the best in the world when it comes to water conservation,” says Rich Armstrong, head of Armco Agencies, the distributors for the Caroma toilet in Eastern Canada. “I was actually contacted by the Australian consulate about seven years ago to look into dual-flush toilets . . . We’ve had this particular model featured in two or three showrooms now and the phones have been ringing off the hook.”

Armstrong says the Caroma will see its first shipment in mid-September, and predicts it will be most popular with those living in small apartments or condos.

“Water conservation is one thing, but a lot of bathrooms don’t have space for both a toilet and sink,” Armstrong says, “so this model works well for those kinds of restrictions. It’s pretty unique.”

It has also won a handful of awards already, including the Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award for innovative design and engineering

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MWD stops paying rebates for water-saving devices – Los Angeles Times

MWD stops paying rebates for water-saving devices – Los Angeles Times

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The PopSci Genius Guide | See Inside Page 30 | Green Home Guide | Zinio Digital Magazines & Books

The PopSci Genius Guide | See Inside Page 30 | Green Home Guide | Zinio Digital Magazines & Books

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U.S. Green Product Council Debated

With more than 300 different organizations claiming to certify various products and services as green or sustainable, industry leaders are pondering whether the time has come for a unified U.S. Green Product Council.

Leaders say that possible consumer confusion on just what constitutes green may be reason enough to consider a unified green standard, reports Detroit News.

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Dual-flush rebate: Discarded toilets present challenge – Winnipeg Free Press

Dual-flush rebate: Discarded toilets present challenge – Winnipeg Free Press

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