Posts Tagged:clean

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Showers for the homeless

Lava Mae is a nonprofit with an interesting concept. They convert old donated city buses into mobile shower units for homeless people, bringing them health, hygiene and humanity. It started with one woman, homeless in San Francisco, crying that she would never be clean. The founder, Doniece Sandoval heard her cries. Those words, a desire…

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Tap-water

Another “no” for bottled water.

A Business Insider column noted that two-thirds of the bottled water sold in the United States is in individual 16.9-ounce bottles, which comes out to roughly $7.50 per gallon. That’s about 2,000 times higher than the cost of a gallon of tap water. And most people say it doesn’t tast better then bottled water. But…

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Annoyed Dutch guy

Tommy Kleyn rides his bike every day to work. A beautiful ride by the water, but Tommy got annoyed every time he rode by one stretch of the river which was covered with plastic bottles and other garbage. He decided to take action and vowed to fill one big garbage bag with trash every time…

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Free and clean energy by turning on the tap

If you live in Portland, your lights may now be partly powered by your drinking water. An ingenious new system captures energy as water flows through the city’s pipes, creating hydropower without the negative environmental effects of something like a dam. Small turbines in the pipes spin in the flowing water, and send that energy…

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The new way of cleaning cars

It’s looks like my car is burning, but in facts someone is cleaning it for me. Today my car was cleaned with steam. I read an article about steam cleaning and was surprised how effective and environmentally friendly it is. Instead of using 30 to 40 litres to wash a car, with the steam clean…

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