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Xeros CEO on CapeTalk Radio to publicise South Africa launch of Near-Waterless Laundry

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It was time to talk water on CapeTalk Radio this morning, with Xeros' CEO Mark Nichols a guest on Kieno Kammies' popular Cape Town Breakfast Show   Read More

Topics: Water Conservation, South Africa, Water Scarcity, Partner, Interview, Radio

Water-Saving Technology We Hope to See More of in 2018

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Seventy percent of Earth’s surface is covered with water, but only one percent of that is available for humans to use. Water is a precious resource that humans have sometimes taken for granted, but with the rise of public water-saving initiatives, an increased focus on personal responsibility, and the progress being made with advanced technology, we're more poised than ever to fix that.  Read More

Topics: Water Conservation, Green Technology

The Growing Water Industry:  Where the Jobs Are!

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Water is considered our most precious natural resource. It covers about 70% of the Earth’s surface, but less than 1% is available for human use, making it a finite resource and a valuable commodity.  Access to clean water is a growing problem around the world.  The drought in South Africa is resulting in near famine in some areas.    Read More

Topics: Water Conservation

Why Water Conservation Matters For Hotels

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Some of you may be wondering why we still have to answer this question. Obviously water conservation is important—for everyone. The thing is, it's especially important for hotels and the hospitality industry in general, and not just because the industry uses an incredible amount of water.   Read More

Topics: Water Conservation

The Million Gallon Club - Water Conservation Takes Center Stage

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Xeros is pleased to announce The Million Gallon Club- an exclusive club where businesses are saving over a million gallons of water by using the Xeros near-waterless laundry system.  Read More

Topics: Water Conservation

New Promising Desalination Technologies

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Seawater desalination is one of the most expensive sources of fresh water. It is not a silver bullet for the current water shortages. The total costs of desalination combined with environmental costs are high, both in absolute terms and in comparison with the costs of other alternatives.    Read More

Topics: Water Conservation

How Polymer Beads Make Commercial Laundry Sustainable

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Water is one of the most precious resources on planet Earth. Without water, humanity cannot exist. Water is so integral to our bodies that, according to the USGS water science school, “In adult men, about 60% of their bodies are water.” That’s right, most of your body weight is water. Just to survive and be healthy, you need to drink about 2 – 3 liters of water every day. This makes clean drinking water a critical resource for human survival. Yet, as reported by water.org, roughly “750 million people lack access to clean water” and “more than 840,000 people die each year from a water related disease.”  Read More

Topics: Commercial Laundry, Polymer Beads, Sustainability, Water Conservation

3 Amazing Sustainable Water Technologies

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Water is one of the most precious resources on this Earth. Without it, humanity could not survive. Yet, we all too often treat it like some unlimited resource that will never run out.  Read More

Topics: Environment, Sustainability, Water Shortage, Water Conservation

4 Outdated Hotel Laundry Processes to Forget with Xeros

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Getting hotel linens clean is an expensive, time-consuming process for many hotels. Between the water, chemical, energy, and labor used on each load of laundry, the expenses can really pile up. Because of this simple fact, many hotels are constantly trying to find ways to cut costs in their hotel laundry operations. This, in turn, has led to the creation of many different processes for handling hotel laundry. However, recent developments in green commercial laundry technology, such as the use of stain-eating polymer beads to remove soils from fabrics instead of water, have rendered some old laundry processes obsolete.  Read More

Topics: Water Conservation, Laundry Costs, Hotels

Who Said People Can’t Change? Californians Rise to Water Conservation

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They say bad habits are hard to break but Californians are doing so in rising to the water conservation challenge. Residential water usage dropped a whopping 29% in the month of May after Governor Jerry Brown called for sweeping water consumption reductions in the face of a historic drought.  Read More

Topics: Water Shortage, Water Conservation