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© PureMadi

Affordable ceramic purifier uses nanoparticles to clean water

Low-tech solution for safe drinking water
Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 12:33 PM

Another example of a simple solution for purifying water in emergency and off-grid situations. 

http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-product-design/puremadi-ceramic-nanoparticle-water-purifier.html

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Jessica Ramey - diystudio.net/2011/06/pop-bottle-solar-tubes/

Pop Bottle Solar Tubes

Light up dark spaces using simple materials
Monday, July 23, 2012, 2:15 PM

Need simple lighting to brighten up your chicken coop or shed?  Here is a great way to recycle your waste and give you plenty of light inside during the day. 

http://diystudio.net/2011/06/pop-bottle-solar-tubes/

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DIY Wind-Powered Water Pump Made from Bike Parts

Inspiration for off-grid water pumping
Friday, July 6, 2012, 1:27 PM

An interesting concept to get inspired for low tech water pumping and building some water resiliency into your plans.

http://www.treehugger.com/wind-technology/diy-wind-powered-water-pump-made-bike-parts.html