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Water
Harmonious ways of gathering, using, purifying, conserving and caring for water All living things on earth depend on water. Humans are mostly made of water and our need for H20 is even more fundamental then our need for food or shelter. Yet — while many people and communities lack the water they need...

Water Cleaning and Purification
Removing harmful trash, chemicals and organisms from water and waterways **Testing Water For Contamination** The first step in water purification is understanding what impurities exist. Water contamination can be biological, chemical or both. **Dealing With Micro Organisms** Alternatives to the common...

Water.org
Water.org is a nonprofit organization that provides microloans to people living in poverty to enable them to put a tap or toilet in their homes.

Blue Planet Links
Blue Planet Links Foundation's objective is to promote healthy water: safe drinking water for everyone, and oceans, rivers and lakes with thriving ecosystems. Blue Planet Links is a directory of water related initiatives aiming connect people and give them the power to change what is happening to...

Food
Sustainable methods of cultivating, collecting, storing, and preparing food Second only to air and water, food is among the most fundamental human needs. However, more so then breathing air or drinking water, acquiring food has a significant and partially unavoidable impact on other living beings....

Rewilding Water & Earth Inc.
Specializing in wetland and stream restoration including site assessment and restoration design, permitting, project management and construction supervision. Rewilding Water and Earth Inc. works with governments, municipalities, NGO's, schools, and private clients to restore wetlands and streams —...

Rainwater Collection
Collecting and storing rain Collecting rain water from rooftops is a simple and sustainable way of gathering water that can also help soil and water quality by reducing erosion and run-off. Many buildings are already fitted with gutters that are sufficient for rainwater catchment and all that is required...

Rainwater Harvesting
Rainwater BC (by Eco-Sense) –designs and installs harvesting systems, filtration, living roofs, swales, rain gardens, and well-water storage cisterns and compost toilets on Southern Vancouver Island. Gord has is ASSE Rainwater Designer & Installer Certification is an ARCSA Accredited Professional...

Eco-Sense
Regenerative Design: Water, Food, Energy, Lifestyle Consulting for Rain Water and Compost Toilet Systems, online classes, Book-- “Essential Composting Toilets“, Workshops, presentations, and speaking engagements and the Eco-Sense permaculture Nursery.

DIY Home Greywater System
Most people living in the average American household have no reason to contemplate disposal of the water that enters and leaves their homes, but more and more people are looking for a simple way to do a greywater system for their home that cleans and reuses the water for irrigation. The site presents...

Aquarian Systems
The principle of Aquarian Systems, Ed Hoeppner, has over 25 years of experience designing and building houses and over twenty years of experience in researching and developing innovative water management systems. He has worked closely with community organizations, homeowners, regulators, architects,...

John Todd Ecological Design
In situ remediation systems, called Restorers, can jumpstart the ecology of a water body, digest sediments and reduce nutrient levels, bringing the water body back into ecological health. They can also serve as habitat for wildlife and as a recreational amenity within a community. John Todd Ecological...

Clearbot
Clearbot endeavours to imagine and create efficient, autonomous and electric boats that augment different marine services around the world. This electrically powered floating robot uses artificial intelligence to clean trash, plastics and oil from harbors, shorelines and other water bodies. Clearbot...

Klean Kanteen
A company that makes reusable, BPA-free stainless steel water bottles, cups, and thermoses. Klean Kanteen is a certified B Corp and a member of 1% for the planet, and purchases a combination of Renewable Energy Certificates (energy created from renewable sources like wind and solar) and Carbon Offsets...

The Humanure Handbook
Compost toilets can provide a sanitation solution when water or electricity are not available, or when you simply want to make more compost or less environmental pollution. Now in its 4th edition, not only does the book address what to do with human manure, but it is also a priceless manual for anyone...

Geothermal Energy
Using the heat from the Earth for energy Geothermal energy is collected by circulating water through rock or pipes underground, bringing heat to the surface that can be used to heat buildings and generate electricity. A geothermal heat pump can extract enough heat from shallow ground in most parts of...

Wind Energy
Responsibly harvesting power from wind Humans have been harnessing wind power for more then two millennia and wind turbines are generally considered to be among the most sustainable methods of generating electricity. In addition to electricity generation, wind turbines have long been used to move water...

Appropriate Technology Library
Community Sustainability Libary from the Appropriate Technology Insitute. Topics include Solar Devices, Mechanical Devices, Animal Husbandry, Water Systems, Chemical Devices, Agriculture and Agroforestry, Building, Rural Self-reliance and Permaculture Links

DIY Rainwater Harvesting Systems
Rainwater harvesting is one of the most self-sufficient and environment friendly methods of using water. This site presents 37 simple DIY ways to collect rainwater.

US Department of Agriculture Organic Regulations
The USDA organic regulations describe organic agriculture as the application of a set of cultural, biological, and mechanical practices that support the cycling of on-farm resources, promote ecological balance, and conserve biodiversity. These include maintaining or enhancing soil and water quality;...

Earthlight Permaculture
Bringing food and medicine close to home; using permaculture design to create unique, abundant habitats and nurturing healing spaces: edible landscaping and water-wise gardens; herbal medicine and pollinator gardens; food forests and resilience plantings; fire smart landscaping. Services include consultations,...

Kickstart international
KickStart (Founded by NIck Moon and Martin Fisher) designs low-cost, high quality irrigation pumps giving poor farmers in Africa access to year-round water. This helps them grow more crops, especially during the dry season, with the overall mission of helping them lift themselves and their families out...

Abundance Ecovillage
The Abundance EcoVillage is a place where neighborhood design, energy, water, waste recycling, and landscaping are all designed to work in tune with nature. This means that the systems we use to obtain living necessities are both socially and environmentally responsible, resulting in better living conditions...

Hickory Nut Forest Eco-Community
Sustainable Living in a community of ?forever-wild ?lands, green-?solar ?homes, ?organic gardens/orchard, and renewable energy from solar and water. Nestled in the beautiful Southern Appalachian Mountains near Asheville, North Carolina.

Eco-Sensense
Regenerative Design: Water, Food, Energy, Lifestyle Our objective is to live a reasonable life where our home is an extension of nature; where the systems incorporate bio-mimicry for both function and beauty. All systems work with nature to create a space that is safe and provide for our needs sustainably...

The Watershed Sentinel
The Watershed Sentinel has been the voice of the grassroots environmental movement in BC (and beyond) for over 25 years. Providing environmental community groups and thinkers –the folks who are working on-the-ground, with information on issues such as water, oil and gas projects, climate change, GMOs,...

Proclaim
Lingerie made in the USA from Tencel and recycled water bottle fabrics.

Earthship Biotecture
Earthship is a type of house built with natural and recycled materials with energy conservation in mind. It is designed to produce water, electricity and food for its own use. Earthship basic design principles take advantage of the existing natural phenomena of the earth, building with natural and re-purposed...

Salt Spring Sprouts & Mushrooms
Salt Spring Sprouts is a small-scale food producing operation based on a 6.5 acre farm on Salt Spring Island. Permaculture design, full use of mushroom compost, recycled water systems, education. A full range of organic sprouts grown aeroponically, shitaake and oyster mushrooms. Sold at Farmers Markets...

Sea Smart School Society
Sea Smart School Society offers workshops, summer camps, shoreline cleanups, online lessons, after-school programs, and corporate programs to help people, and youth in particular, reconnect with nature and protect the ecological balance of the ocean and its plants and animals.

Wetland Restoration and Training Resources
There are countless publications available about wetland restoration and construction. Not all are the easiest to understand or the most practical in terms of bringing the knowledge home to where you live and work. Here, you will find publications and resources that are based on in-field experiences...

Project Watershed
Project Watershed is a non-profit organization dedicated to watershed restoration and stewardship in the Comox Valley. Since 1990 the organization has carried out research, educational programs and consulting--aiming to encourage the people and organizations in the community to take personal and collective...

How To Build A Geothermal Greenhouse: DIY Geothermal Heating
Water and soil under a garden and backyard area have a massive amount of thermal energy. This energy can easily convert into heat which can be utilized to maintain the day and nighttime temperature fluctuation within a greenhouse and maintains a healthy humidity level throughout the whole year inside...

UN Sustainable Development Goals
The Division for Sustainable Development Goals (DSDG) in the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) acts as the Secretariat for the SDGs, providing substantive support and capacity-building for the goals and their related thematic issues, including water, energy, climate, oceans,...

Resilience.org
Resilience.org aims to support building community resilience in a world of multiple emerging challenges: the decline of cheap energy, the depletion of critical resources like water, complex environmental crises like climate change and biodiversity loss, and the social and economic issues which are linked...

Living Machines
Living Machine Technology blends cutting-edge science and engineering with plants and beneficial bacteria to efficiently treat and reuse wastewater, providing lasting water solutions for communities everywhere. Based on the principles of wetland ecology.

Occidental Arts and Ecology Center
"OAEC's [and the OAEC Water Institute's] work focuses on cultivating ecological literacy and building the capacity of civic and social movement leaders and organizations to guide their communities toward an ecologically regenerative, economically viable, and socially just future. We see that the most...

Oneota Community Food Co-op
Decorah, US organic food store.

Eat Local Eastport Co-op
Eastport, US organic food store.

Régénération Canada
The term “regenerative” refers to a process – the process of improving one’s state. With regenerative agriculture, the journey improves the state of the soil, of the ecosystem overall, of the climate, and of human health. Regenerative agriculture’s benefits are far-reaching. However, at...

DIY Rainwater Harnessing System
Step by step instructions to a simple DIY rainwater harnessing system. There are dozens of different options for collecting rainwater. However, the basics are the same for all of them: * Funnel the rain from your roof * A container to capture the rain you are funneling from your roof * Easily...

The Land Institute
The Land Institute is a non-profit organization based in Salina, Kansas, that was founded in 1976 by Wes Jackson. The Land Institute’s work, led by a worldwide team of plant breeders and ecologists, is focused on developing perennial grains, pulses and oilseed bearing plants to be grown in ecologically...

Regeneration Canada
A Montreal-based NGO focused on soil ecosystem regeneration to address climate change, biodiversity loss, and other effects of degraded ecosystems.

Young Agrarians
Growing the next generation of farmers and food lovers in Canada!

Rawganique
Rawganique makes chemical-free, allergy-free, vegan ethically made sustainable organic clothing and home products.

Gardiner Food Co-op & Café
The Gardiner Food Co-op is a consumer-owned cooperative working to bring Maine food to Maine tables. Everyone is welcome to shop and anyone can join to become a member-owner. Opened in 2015, the Co-op is a welcoming space offering produce, meat, dairy, grocery, wellness products, beer and wine. We have...

Salal Cafe
Port Townsend, US organic food store.



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