Greenway Meadow Senior Living Center Installs an Aqualoop Packaged Greywater Recycling System

Pre-assembled, packaged Aqualoop greywater recycling systems for commercial-scale projects offer many advantages over systems assembled on-site with locally supplied or pour-in-place concrete tanks.  Engineering and design time is greatly reduced because tank sizes, penetrations, with plumbing and electrical connections are all set. Likewise, installation time and complexity are greatly reduced with minimal assembly and connections […]

Russian and American Scientists say warming water is pushing Bering Sea pollock into new territory

In a new study, scientists have linked warming Arctic temperatures, changing wind patterns and shifting currents to movement of commercially valuable Alaska pollock in the Bering Sea. The Bering Sea has seen the loss of a summer cold water barrier in recent years, which used to keep pollock from spreading out and moving north. But […]

8 ways to protect Pittsburgh’s streams and rivers by keeping storm drains clear

Pittsburgh’s streets have more than 25,000 storm drains, to catch stormwater and direct it into the sewer systems. Unfortunately, rainstorms often overwhelm the sewer system, and untreated sewage overflows into our streams and rivers. That rainwater carries anything on the street — from leaves, pet waste and motor oil to deicing salt, fertilizer or other […]

2020 Sustainability Awards Best of the Best winner: Burwood Brickworks Shopping Centre

In December 2019, in suburban Melbourne, a shopping centre that can justifiably claim to be the most sustainable in the world opened. Burwood Brickworks shopping centre is currently the only privately developed building in the world open to the entire community which demonstrates a regenerative benefit to the site it occupies.  As the ‘Best of […]

World Toilet Day 2020: Sustainable sanitation and climate change

World Toilet Day is a United Nations Observance that celebrates toilets and raises awareness of the 4.2 billion people living without access to safely managed sanitation. It is about taking action to tackle the global sanitation crisis and achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030. World Toilet Day will be […]