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water

  • Save Water – Build a Rain Barrel

    In honor of a little holiday called le jour de la monde, also known as “earth day”, let’s talk rain barrels. Here’s how to make your own: 1. Purchase a plastic…

  • Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

    It’s bitter cold outside and you go to turn on your water or take a bath and, surprise! No water. There’s a good chance that the water in your pipes has…

  • Rainy Day Solutions

    It’s a rainy day here in NYC which reminds us of all the fun projects that rain and water bring to homeowners. Enjoy this eclectic selection from Charles & Hudson. +…

  • 3-Steps to a Healthy Lawn

    There is more to maintaining a lawn then just mowing it with an eco-friendly mower. Having lush and healthy grass isn’t just pretty; it’s good for the environment. Grass filters rainwater…

  • Drainage Solution: Pervious Concrete

    The New York Times Green Issue highlighted Chicago’s use of pervious concrete in an ongoing project called Green Alley’s which is a renovation of the pavement in the cities alley space…

  • Using Greywater Technology in Your Home

    In an effort to act locally and reuse the resources we have, some homeowners have turned to greywater technology to replenish the non-potable (not approved for drinking) water in their homes.…