World Water Day 2017: Celebrating Clean Water For All

The World Water Day is celebrated internationally every year on March 22nd. The United Nations’ water faction focuses on freshwater and sustainability. Every year, the theme of the event changes. This year, the event will be focusing on “wastewater” as its main theme. The purpose of this year’s theme is to examine the relationship between water and wastewater, as well as the search for sustainable development.

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How Furoshiki Cloths are Made: Dyeing Processes

In a world where everything is machine made, furoshiki are surprisingly refreshing due to their unique processing method. In fact, artisan diligently dye each piece of fabric by hand, creating unique items each and every time. In this article, we will cover just how exactly these cloths go from being plain to spectacular.