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rainwater

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Minnesota Twins stadium to recycle rainwater

The new Target Field claims to be first sports venue to use purified rain for upkeep and irrigation, asserting that it will reduce ball club's water consumption by 50 percent.

By January 13, 2010

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Rainwater harvesting advocates bring filter tech to the U.S.

For Joe Wheeler, what started as a solution to his own residential water supply problem, has turned into a business venture and a passion for a green technique that appears heading for renaissance.

By June 20, 2008

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These roofs can clean the air

Students at UC Riverside have created a cheap coating that can go on ordinary clay roofing tiles to bust smog.

By June 4, 2014

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Destroyed by tornado, town saving big by rebuilding all green

In 2007, a tornado flattened Greensburg, Kan. Now it's on a path to financial stability thanks to a city-wide green rebuilding effort. CNET Road Trip 2014 looked at the wreckage and the recovery.

By August 12, 2014

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GoPro upgrades sports camera line with Hero3+ models

BASE jumpers, snorkelers, and skate punks rejoice: The new models bring smaller size, better battery life, new video modes, and faster Wi-Fi.

By October 1, 2013

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Spherical house provides sustainable, disaster-proof living

A UK project is trying to create a method of sustainable, disaster-proof, off-the-grid living for thousands around the globe.

By April 18, 2013

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Motorola Moto E

The Motorola Moto E is unquestionably cheap and has a set of specs that makes it more than capable of handling your basic everyday tasks. Its price, however, isn't much lower than the Moto G, which has a better camera, more powerful processor, improved screen and longer battery life. Unless you're shopping on a very tight budget, the Moto G is still the best value phone around.

May 21, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 21, 2014
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GM's Lansing, Mich., plant meets Energy Star standards

General Motors' Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant has received an Energy Star certification for energy efficiency.

By December 6, 2011

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GE invests in high-tech green building outfit

General Electric joins three venture capital companies to invest $22 million in Project Frog, which uses high-tech tools to make low-energy buildings.

By September 7, 2011

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Rainmaker wins $100,000 Lemelson-MIT award

Nonprofit venture capitalist BP Agrawal wins humanitarian award for rain-harvesting system, health kiosks.

By April 28, 2010