Finding a Cure for ‘The DaVinci Code Syndrome’

by Robyn Ross | Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 8:15 CST
An Austin used-bookstore manager crusades for zero waste.
The treatment tank for a permitted graywater system in Austin. The wastewater from the washing machine (background) is piped to the tank and later used to irrigate a small garden. by Fauzeya Rahman


How graywater could be a conservation method for the masses. (But isn't.)

Graywater has the potential to be a significant water conservation method in Texas but cities have done very little to encourage its use....Read More

Hohn Road, near the proposed site for the controversial fracking waste pits. by Alex Hannaford

Pit Stop

Nordheim inherits the waste, and few of the profits, from the South Texas oil boom.

Tiny Nordheim, Texas, is reaping the costs of of the South Texas oil boom but little of its profits. ...Read More