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Hamburg Bans Single Use Coffee Capsules

Posted By: ADMIN, 26 February 2016, 0 COMMENTS
Tags: Coffee, Coffee Pods, Coffee Capsules, Recycling, Germany, Hamburg, Bean to Cup
Many of use now have coffee machines in our homes or at least had a drink made from one. We have all seen someone with their shiny new coffee machine wanting to show how quickly their machine can make a cappuccino with a frothy topping. We watch as they offer up a selection of different coffees from a box of coffee pods / capsules, the coffee appears as if from nowhere and the capsule is casually tossed in the bin...

The Guardian Water Purifier

Posted By: ADMIN, 21 July 2015, 0 COMMENTS
Tags: MSR, Mountain Safety Research, US Military, The Garden, Water Purifier, OutDoor, Trade Show, Water Industry, Germany, Seattle
A new water purifier has been given an award last week at the OutDoor trade show in Friedrichshafen, Germany. The Guardian is the work of Mountain Safety Research and has undergone 6 years of testing in the US military. Speaking about the new filter, the judges at trade show said: “This is the first filter that mechanically eliminates bacteria from water...

Is Germany Saving Too Much Water?

Posted By: ADMIN, 01 October 2014, 0 COMMENTS
Tags: Germany, Berlin, Water Saving, Sewers, Flooding, Groundwater, Water Bills, Efficient, Water Footprint
The Germans are well-known for being efficient but is it possible to be too efficient? Apparently so, at least when it comes to water efficiency, the people of Germany need to start using more water. Since the Wirtschaftswunder (Economic Miracle) in the the 1950's the people of Germany began doing all they could to save water. Since the Berlin Wall came down in 1989 the ground water level in the area has risen by half a metre...