Understanding the impact of our water footprint As consumers we need to educate ourselves on the effects our decisions have on the environment . Over the last decade or so we have become familiar with hearing about the need to reduce our carbon footprint in order to help curb climate change and protect the environment. However if we really want to make a sustainable change and improve our environment we should be looking at more than our carbon footprint we should be aiming to reduce our water footprint.
Europe's cleanest beaches Sun, Sea, Sand and Pollution As the summer months approach and you get ready to book your next holiday. Your thoughts may be filled with dreams of embracing the sun, sea and sand, but do you ever consider the quality of the water and the beaches in your preferred destination.
How to live a zero waste lifestyle Working together to create a more sustainable planet. According to Water World Council during the 20th century the world’s population tripled while water use for human purposes multiplied sixfold. This increase in demand is placing a huge amount of stress on wastewater infrastructure.
End of era for plastic straws? Are we binning or banning it? Plastic moment will last forever unless we ban it. We have officially grown out of the pop-culture, global-culture, X-generation and Y-generation, maybe even Millenials... Sadly, all these cultures contributed with time and bit by bit to a new culture we represent at the MOMENT. A plastic-culture. Literary, we are all made of plastic we litter and this is what we will contribute to history of urbanization and civilization in general. Unless we change our acts right NOW, we will run out of space, clean water and kill most of the water animals and maybe even plants in our lifetime.
Time for WasteWater Treatment Plants to Embrace the Latest Innovations We need access to clean water to survive and prosper. Water helps us maintain our existence and to enjoy sustainable lifestyles. We are all too aware of the issues associated with water shortages, however, and thus it is increasingly important that we also look at the impact of our sustained negligence in wastewater treatment infrastructure. The good news is innovation has caught up and there is a new breed of wastewater treatment solutions like MABR which can make a material difference to the efficacy of existing processes.