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The Green Life: From Bath to Path

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May 01, 2006

From Bath to Path

Recycled-toilet trailSince the late 1990s, the water utility in San Antonio, Texas, has been doling out rebates on low-flow toilets to residents who turn in their outdated, water-wasting models. But the program posed a problem: what to do with the old commodes? Last year, the city cleaned and crushed 1,000 recycled toilets and used the pebble-size pieces to pave a nature trail at Calaveras Lake Park. The white porcelain even helps light up the pathway at night.

(Illustration by Greg Mably)

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