23.03.2011 17.Adar ll, 5771
Members of the Friends of the Earth Middle East stood on Tel Aviv street corners handing out four-minute hourglasses to time showers.
Perhaps bathing isn’t always an advantage.
On Tuesday afternoon, members of the Friends of the Earth Middle East grassroots environmental organization stood on the corner of Rothschild and Sheinkin streets in Tel Aviv, distributing free hourglasses so Israelis could easily time their showers – which the group says should be no longer than four minutes in total. Members of the team handed out several hundred of the hourglasses – which usually cost NIS 5 – in honor of International Water Day, established by the UN Conference on Environment and Development in 1993 and marked on March 22….