Ask the Expert: Biggest green trends of the year

Ask the Expert: Biggest green trends of the year

The experts at ProudGreenHome share their thoughts on the top green trends of the past year.

Wastewater treatment for municipalities

Wastewater treatment for municipalities

The biggest trend of the year was municipalities using sustainable shell-based media to clean treat hydrogen sulfide in waste air streams without using any chemicals.

3 green gift ideas

3 green gift ideas

Green holiday gifts: Sustainable insulation for your home — warm in the winter, cool in the summer, save on energy bills year round. Low-flow faucets, showerheads and toilets to save on potable water use. Replacing older appliances with energy efficient...

Blog: High-quality wastewater treatment

Blog: High-quality wastewater treatment

Find out how to achieve high-quality wastewater treatment in a small space with this case study.

Simple rainwater harvesting calculator

Simple rainwater harvesting calculator

Rainwater harvesting is not a new concept. There is archaeological evidence that rainwater harvesting dates as far back as 6,000 years ago in China. Today, there are improvements in technology to capture, filter, store and use rainwater. The primary drivers...

High-Quality Effluent Solution in a Small Footprint

High-Quality Effluent Solution in a Small Footprint

A three-bedroom home on a small lot in Juneau, Alaska had a failed drainfield and limited space for a replacement solution. No room was available for a conventional drainfield. Direct discharge of treated effluent was not an option either.

Blog: Decentralized wastewater system right for your community?

Blog: Decentralized wastewater system right for your community?

The Clean Water State Revolving Fund is a way for communities that are part of a large municipal wastewater treatment system needing repair to begin a more environmentally-friendly solution to wastewater treatment.

Compact Monashell Birdies #6 on Indiana Golf Course

Compact Monashell Birdies #6 on Indiana Golf Course

The Eagle Pointe Golf Resort's golf course in Bloomington, Indiana has a wastewater pumping station in the fairway causing odor issues.

Compact Mónashell eliminates odor at golf resort

Compact Mónashell eliminates odor at golf resort

The sixth hole on Eagle Pointe Golf Resort's golf course in Bloomington, Indiana has a wastewater pumping station in the rough to the right of the fairway. For more than 30 years, golfers and homeowners at Eagle Pointe Golf Resort...

Anua's New Compact Mónashell removes foul odors

Do you have a foul odor in your neighborhood? It could be coming from your sewage system. And if so, Anua has a cost-effective solution. Controlling the odors, corrosion and potential dangers associated with hydrogen sulfide from lift stations, pumping stations and manholes near existing developments is a high priority.

The psychology of water reuse – Part II

The psychology of water reuse – Part II

I wanted to follow up on the NPR story of "Why Cleaned Wastewater Stays Dirty in Our Minds" and the public thinking that "directly reusing former sewage water was just plain gross." As I approach my one year anniversary in...

Opinion: Psychology of wastewater reuse, Part II

Opinion: Psychology of wastewater reuse, Part II

Read an opinion on wastewater reuse in response to a recent NPR story.

San Diego is reusing wastewater — shouldn’t you? Part I

San Diego is reusing wastewater — shouldn’t you? Part I

The city of San Diego is the eighth largest city in the U.S. and the second largest in California.

Opinion: San Diego is reusing wastewater, Part I

Opinion: San Diego is reusing wastewater, Part I

Find out more about the impact of San Diego's wastewater reuse efforts.

New solution for decentralized wastewater reuse

New solution for decentralized wastewater reuse

In addition to the reuse approach at large "centralized" wastewater treatment and water reclamation plants, we believe decentralized wastewater treatment reuse occurring closer to the point of generation (i.e., smaller reuse systems) can be beneficial environmentally and economically. With between...

Residential Wastewater Treatment Systems: Three Important Considerations

Residential Wastewater Treatment Systems: Three Important Considerations

Decision-makers must understand the types of wastewater systems, their costs and the regulations surrounding them.

Ask the Expert: Going green in the kitchen

Ask the Expert: Going green in the kitchen

ProudGreenHome: What are five ways to make a kitchen more green? Anua's top five ways to make a kitchen more green: Don't use caustic drain openers for a clogged drain. Instead use boiling water or a drain snake to open...

Ask the Expert: What are 5 ways to make a kitchen more green?

Ask the Expert: What are 5 ways to make a kitchen more green?

Experts share tips on how to add more green to a kitchen.

The sustainability megatrend

The sustainability megatrend

Thanks to David Lubin, senior advisor of Esty Environmental Partners and Chairman of Sustainability Innovators Working Group for a great webinar and article in Harvard Business Review on "The Sustainability Imperative." This is a particularly relevant topic to me since...

Ask the Expert: Wastewater treatment systems to save on utility bills

Ask the Expert: Wastewater treatment systems to save on utility bills

ProudGreenHome: How do I reduce summer utility bills? Tom Smith: Homeowners with decentralized wastewater treatment systems can save on their utility bill year round by using a peat fiber biofilter rather than an aerobic treatment unit. The peat fiber biofilter...

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