Piped water may be the greatest convenience ever known, but Lloyd Alter argues that our sewage systems and bathrooms are a disaster
Showering is great, I'm a big fan. But drying off? Laaaaammmmmeeee. All that towelling, it's enough to make you need another shower, am I right? New York-based startup The Body Dryer realizes this, and they've created a device to help you skip the towel and get dry a better way. T
All soaps, unfortunately even biodegradable ones, can contaminate fresh water sources. Using a biodegradable soap doesn't reduce its environmental impact it just means that it will biodegrade in time.
I am a committed toilet hacker. Yes, I am fiercely committed to making better, smarter and more accessible toilets. In fact, I want armies of purpose d...
Immune cells and commensual skin bacteria; courtesy of Lilly Koo/Jurai Kabat/Biological Imaging Facility/RTB/NIAID
Send your question to Umbra! Q. Dear Umbra, My two sons, age 12, shower twice a week, with prompting. I told them most Americans shower daily, and one of them stated flatly, "That's cra
Getting your big plan off the ground can be tough. So break it down and create mini milestones to help give your strategy greater endorsement, practical experience and the right direction.