All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘water conservation’

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Xeriscaping – Dry Landscaping Going From Freaky to Increasing Property Value


I grew up in a suburb in Milwaukee, where everyone had front lawns with grass, bushes and trees.  Well almost everyone.  There was one girl’s mother who changed their front lawn into a prairie – with tall wild grasses, flowers, and tall plants.  This filled the half circle of lawn inside their driveway, and you could not see the front […]

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Clean Your Jeans in the Freezer? Levis is Making More Jeans with Less Water


A typical pair of blue jeans consumes 919 gallons of water during its life cycle, which is enough water to fill 5 spa-size bathtubs.  This water includes the irrigation of the cotton, stitching the fabric, and washing them.  This past year, a new line of Levis jeans have been developed with future water shortages in mind. The Levis company is […]

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