Generally speaking, taking a shower is considered more water efficient than taking a bath. Many also consider a shower the cleaner, healthier option since it's a steady stream of clean water unlike a bath where you sit in the water containing your own filth. However, taking a shower can use up quite a bit more water depending of the duration and the gallon-per-minute rating of the showerhead. Installing new…Continue
Added by Antonio Garcia on July 21, 2016 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Two of my heros of the earth steward movement are Thomas Berry and Wendell Berry. Bill Moyers
was fortunate enough to have a sit-down interview with Wendell Berry and here is the full interview. Great Stuff!
Added by Bruce Weaver on October 9, 2013 at 1:35pm — No Comments
Many years ago I come across a hard to find book by Robert De Ropp - Church of the Earth The ecology of a creative community - it was writings based on Robert leaving the life of a scientist and going back to the land to grow his own food and develop an experimental community. It was more than just living on the land it was about experimenting on a deeper level with community living and working with…Continue
Added by Bruce Weaver on September 20, 2013 at 6:45pm — No Comments
Contrary to expectation, and something of an anomoly, as we head into the rainy season, water shortages and water storage have been on my mind.
My experience thus far has been that when the island has high or sudden rainfall, the reservoir gets filled with silt and debris as water thunders down the…Continue