If you've no account register here first time
User Name :
User Email :
Password :

Login Now
Smart Irrigation Market Expands with New IoT Water Management System

Smart Irrigation Market Expands with New IoT Water Management System

Water management system company H2O Flow Pro announced today that it chose an Internet of Things platform from Minneapolis-based software company Exosite to develop new water conservation technology. H2O Flow Pro says this will be the first IoT water conservation solution offered in the western United States. Founded in 2013, … Read more »

Nike Introduces Recycled Leather Material for Shoes

Nike Introduces Recycled Leather Material for Shoes

Nike has introduced a new material made from at least 50% recycled natural leather fibers, the sports apparel company announced. Called Flyleather, the material is designed to mimic athletic full-grain leather for shoes. Normally during leather manufacturing, as much as 30% of a cow’s hide gets discarded, Nike says. For … Read more »

Why Low Water Rates Are a Bad Sign

Why Low Water Rates Are a Bad Sign

The US’s aging water infrastructure is wasting 2 trillion gallons of treated drinking water resulting from about 240,000 water main breaks each year; modernizing the infrastructure will be a frustrating but necessary challenge at both the commercial and residential levels, says Gillan Taddune of Banyan Water.

Cream Cheese Plant Uses ‘Unsustainable & Disruptive’ Amounts of Water

Cream Cheese Plant Uses ‘Unsustainable & Disruptive’ Amounts of Water

A Philadelphia Cream Cheese plant in the Village of Lowville, NY, has been issued a mandatory water conservation order. The plant recently used more than a million gallons of water in a day, when the village’s water filtration plant can only filter 1.3 million gallons in a 24-hour period, according … Read more »

Water Reuse Innovation Leads to Top-Selling Pickle Product

Water Reuse Innovation Leads to Top-Selling Pickle Product

As water management issues increasingly take the limelight on the world’s sustainability management stage, organizations as diverse as the NFL, Anheuser-Busch and Timberland are seeking new ways to conserve water on a massive scale with tactics like better stormwater management or irrigation practices. But smaller companies, too, have found innovative ways to conserve. The … Read more »

Water Reduction & Energy Efforts Achieve $72,000 Savings at Meat Processing Plant

Water Reduction & Energy Efforts Achieve $72,000 Savings at Meat Processing Plant

Italian meat processor and producer Inalca SpA’s projects to reduce water and energy use at its plant in Rieti, Italy, resulted in annual savings of 3.7 million gallons of water and more than $72,000. The facility’s heating plant, which consists of three boilers fueled by methane gas, generates the steam … Read more »

Water Supply May Be in Danger for Colorado Agribusiness as Population Booms

Water Supply May Be in Danger for Colorado Agribusiness as Population Booms

With Colorado’s population expected to grow from about 5.5 million now to as many as 10 million by 2050, water concerns are increasing in the semi-arid state. More than 85% of water used in Colorado is by agriculture, the state’s second-highest economic driver, but the statewide water plan released in 2015 … Read more »

Consumers Say Businesses Must Help Solve Water Crisis

Consumers Say Businesses Must Help Solve Water Crisis

Businesses, government and environmental organizations must collaborate to solve the problem of clean drinking water, according to a new report about the major concerns of Americans from Nestle Waters North America (conducted by global research firm PSB). Americans expected businesses to play a role in ensuring that people have access … Read more »

Help May Be on the Way for Industry’s Water Challenges

Help May Be on the Way for Industry’s Water Challenges

A large proportion of US companies may not be aware of the risks that face their businesses in terms of water challenges, according to the CDP. Just 34% of companies responding to a CDP survey in 2016 had undertaken a water assessment that included both direct operations and supply chain. … Read more »

Look Beyond the Obvious When It Comes to Water Issues: Tips from Nestle Waters

Look Beyond the Obvious When It Comes to Water Issues: Tips from Nestle Waters

Water issues covered by the regulations and policies in the city and state where a facility is located may not be the only water issues that a company faces, according to Nelson Switzer, chief sustainability officer of Nestle Waters NA. For example, regulations may cover water quality in terms of … Read more »