Top 3 Reasons Why We Are Failing To Take Care Of The Planet

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Aside from a select few, it’s safe to say that most people are aware of the importance of being eco-friendly. The global warming and renewable energy crisis is already starting to hit hard, and the issue has been well-publicized in the media as of late. But even with this knowledge, many of us still don’t […]

Chasing Green in India

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A consumer survey on people’s perceptions of green brands and corporate social responsibility shows that 64% of Indian consumers plan to spend more on green products. More importantly, nearly 48 % of Indian consumers said they were willing to spend over 10% more on a product simply because it is green. By defying what the consumer […]

4 Ways You Can Support Green Businesses

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There are various ways you can help to improve the environment and make sure that you have a very eco-friendly way of life. For instance, you might want to cut down on the number of times you use your car per week. You might also want to become a vegetarian so that you can reduce […]

Zero Waste Iftar Challenge 2021

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Given that Ramadan is the month of blessings, we should proactively think of one blessing that is far too little thought about: our beautiful Planet Earth. We all know we are living in a time where environmental crises have reached an unprecedented level in human history. But let’s not talk about it, but do something! […]

5 Effective Ways to Raise Cleantech Awareness Through Videos

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Video can help create even more cleantech awareness in more ways than one. For one, it could be used to (fore)warn humans about the nuisance and dangers of uninhibited tech pollution, including the environmental and economic impacts/costs. According to recent 2018 reports, a whopping $460 billion is needed per year for the next 12 years […]

Environment-Friendly Business Practices You Can Apply Today

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If you run a business, then you must always look for ways that you can boost your profits and cut cost. In addition to this, there is an increasing social pressure to assume environmentally sound operations. There are several easy-to-implement environment-friendly business practices that you consider in order to reduce environmental impact, boost brand image, […]

The Importance of Teaching Your Children About Sustainability

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As our society continues to place a larger and larger burden on the environment, incorporating sustainable living practices in our daily lives becomes more important. In addition to placing a personal emphasis on sustainability, it is important to share this concept with your children. Importance of Sustainability Many of these resources provided by Earth like […]

Seagrass: An Important Factor in Climate Change Mitigation

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Seagrass, an aquatic plant, which is found on the seabed floor in shallow waters, is able to store carbon 35 times faster than tropical rainforests!!. But the bad news is that seagrass is seriously threatened by polluted waters and poor marine practices. Yet it is a critical ecosystem that provides ideal breeding grounds for small […]

Impacts of Imperiled Shark Populations

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Shark species are increasingly becoming threatened because of commercial and recreational fishing pressures, the impact of non-shark fisheries on the seabed and shark prey species, and other habitat alterations such as damage and loss from coastal development and marine pollution. Rising demands for shark products has increased pressure on shark fisheries, but little monitoring or management occurs […]

The Debate on Banning Plastic Bags in Africa

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Africa, the continent with the least commitment to creating an environmental haven still hangs with an ongoing debate on plastic bags. This running debate circles around whether or not to ban plastics on the entire continent. For this to happen, it would take 54 different governments to pass a plastic bag bill in each of […]

The Quest for Climate Justice

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Climate change represents a real threat to human rights. It should be treated seriously to prevent the breakdown the biodiversity harmony of the planet and well-being of the people. Climate justice holds paramount importance in order to safeguard the health and livelihoods of most vulnerable communities. Despite the various contradictory stories concerning the real impact […]

What Are the Benefits of Biomethane to the Environment?

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The planet is already suffering because of questionable environmental practices. It is becoming increasingly necessary to find sustainable solutions to save the earth. One of the solutions comes in the form of alternative energy sources. Biomethane is counted among the few alternatives of energy sources. This is because it is both renewable and eco-friendly. While […]

The Objectives of Environmental Education

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Environmental education is a holistic, lifelong learning process directed at creating responsible individuals who explore and identify environmental issues, engage in problem solving, and take action effectively to improve the environment. As a result, individuals develop a deeper awareness and understanding of environmental issues and have effective skills to make informed and responsible decisions that […]

Art from Trash

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Recycling is a process of using a second hand product to create a new output that makes sense and a good use of it by using our creativity whereas art is a form of using our imagination and creativity to create an object with a hidden or direct message to the public or the viewers […]

Ways to Minimize Environmental Disruption in Construction

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The construction market is flourishing, and the projects significantly impact the environment. The industry utilizes a lot of resources, produces waste and emits greenhouse gas which conflicts with the ecosystem’s needs. All aspects of building have quantifiable impacts ranging from mining procedures for materials to the waste produced by the project and how it is […]

Everything You Need to Know About Climate Variability

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Earth’s climate has always been affected by a range of natural factors. It is known to have changed significantly during recorded history, even before gaseous emissions from human activity could have posed any significant threat to atmospheric or climatic conditions. Natural climate variability can arise from natural forcing mechanism which includes both internal oscillations and […]

Trash Talk from India

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An American produce 2.1 kg of garbage per day against 0.6 kg for an Indian, according to a 2009 study by the National Sanitary and access to water-governmental organization, the CPHEEO (Central Public Health and Environmental Engineering Organization ). Yet the country with a total of 1.2 billion people takes the cake in terms of […]

How to Get Your Children to Help in Environment Protection?

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Climate change is a real and impactful process that may begin to drastically change our way of life in the next century.  The best way to counteract climate change is by beginning to live a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle – however, if the message is not passed on and spread, it is difficult for any victory […]

6 Eco-friendly Gift Ideas For This Christmas

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No matter how busy you’re and running out of time, Christmas is a such a joyful celebration that makes any person happy for picking a right giveaway. You must think something that would be beneficial for the environment. With global warming and other adverse environmental condition, the earth is suffering from an alarming situation. To […]

Top 4 Benefits of Recycled uPVC Windows

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Eco-conscious consumers in the United Kingdom have a new environmentally friendly option for replacing the windows in their home. Recycled uPVC (or unplasticized PVC) is durable, energy efficient and recyclable, making it an environmentally responsible choice of material for anyone who needs new windows. Read on to learn more about the benefits that recycled uPVC […]

The Huge Economic Benefits of E-Waste Recycling

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Every day, each American throws away five pounds worth of waste. Given that over 328 million people are living in the United States, that’s an awful lot of waste disposal. However, that doesn’t even begin to get into e-waste and how along with general waste, it’s contributing to an ever-growing problem. We store 55 tons […]

Hazardous Waste Management in the UAE

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Major hazardous waste streams in UAE are Petrochemical waste, Medical Waste, and e-Waste. To avoid hazardous waste export the cash rich government-owned petrochemical companies have established centralised treatment facility. Centre for Waste Management (CWM) has established treatment facilities for Medical Waste Incineration, Engine Oil treatment, Tyre Shredding through PPP business model. Government is encouraging private […]

Water Purification Designs for Developing Nations

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According to the World Health Organization, 748 million people lack access to uncontaminated drinking water sources. Moreover, WHO estimates that 1.8 billion people use a fecally contaminated drinking water source, 2.5 billion lack access to improved sanitation facilities and more than 840,000 people die from water related diseases annually. Contaminated water is the number one […]

6 Ways Going Green Will Boost Your Business

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As our society embraces a deeper concern for the environment, more businesses are being called upon to grow green. Either through government regulations, or through consumer pressure, businesses are urged to make eco-friendly changes to the way they operate. While this is often seen as a hindrance by business owners, there are actually many benefits […]

Practical Ways To Enhance The Eco-Friendly Element Of Your Business

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These days, going green is on everyone’s minds, and it should be. The growing concern for the planet’s shortening lifespan is enough to stress anyone out, especially when considering that science predicts the death of the planet within our lifetime. Fortunately, we have enough time to undo the damage by making wiser decisions that will […]

The Unlimited Benefits of Solar Street Lighting

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Outdoor lighting is an important aspect of public space architecture and can have a significant impact on its structure. Its quality has a direct impact on the community, whether it is utilized for roads, cycling lanes, walkways, residential areas, or parking lots. Good lighting may promote security, develop community relations, and increase the attractiveness of […]

Everything You Need to Know About Protecting Rainforests

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Rising levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere have been linked to climate change. Rainforests are part of the solution to climate change because they remove 4.4 billion tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere every year. With the destruction of large sections of the rainforest to make way for cattle ranching, agriculture, logging or […]

Simple Changes to Switch to a Sustainable Lifestyle

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Climate change is real. From the North Pole to the South Pole, we have seen that the world is heating up at dangerous levels. The oceans are warming, the ice caps are melting, and natural calamities have been worsening. Every year, it feels like the effects of climate change continue to get worse, despite the […]

A Handy Guide on How To Shop Sustainably For Clothes

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We are now aware that “fast fashion” is not sustainable, so we have to find ways to shop for clothing that are sustainable. First and foremost, look for pre-owned, pre-loved, pre-bought and paid for. Pre-loved clothing is not new, it has been owned. It may have been worn but perhaps not. There can be all […]

The 3 New Mindsets To Take On To Live Off-Grid

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Living off-grid is not so much just about getting away from it all and living in a remote area. It’s a mindset and a culture that is taken on to be able to live this way. People often get hung up on the logistics, which is totally understandable. You do have to understand what goes […]

4 Public Transport Changes Necessary For A Greener Future

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If you want to save the world, then you should use public transport— or that’s the idea that’s promoted by governments the world over, anyway. We can all acknowledge that the fewer cars there are on the road, the better, but public transport still doesn’t feel like a viable alternative to your own motor. We […]

Evolution of International Environmental Law

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Protection of environment has become a major part of international law. International environmental law is developed between sovereign states to develop standards at the international level and provide obligation for state including their behaviour in international environmental matters. What is International Law International law is created by collective actions of nearly 200 countries around the […]

How Are Different Types of Wastes Recycled?

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There are various guidelines that need to be understood when it comes to recycling. Rubbish removal companies carry out several methods of recycling to ensure that the environment remains clean. Various procedures for recycling paper, cardboard, metal, wood, and glass wastes are carried out systematically to provide solutions for the reduction of wastes. A proper […]

Sustainable Fashion To Protect Our People And Our Environment

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Did you ever think the concept of a sustainable wardrobe would enter your home, let alone your mind? We all thought sustainability was about environmental matters. Well, yes, but we are all part of the environmental system. We are all in this ‘give and take’ concept of using resources, and often without thinking about the […]

Artificial Intelligence as a Tool for Environment Protection

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Artificial intelligence or AI (also known as machine intelligence) is the process of making a machine behave like a human. Artificial intelligence has swiftly emerged as an effective tool for environment protection and conservation of natural resources. Installation of smart grids in cities can utilize AI systems to regulate and control the power consumption. The […]

Here’s How Nike Embraced Sustainability Through Innovation

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It is not easy for an international brand, like Nike, to cater to its customers. It must come up with innovations, which will not only boost its production and quality but will also assist it to play a pivotal part in environmental sustainability. Several organizations have failed to achieve this feat, while others have improved […]

The Implication of Ocean Acidification on Marine Life

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There is a forlorn hope that spraying 7 billion tonnes per year of fossil carbon (in the form of carbon dioxide) from the combustion of coal, oil and gas into the atmosphere will have little impact on the chemical structure of the atmosphere and the oceans. Sadly, this is not the case. Since the industrial […]

Natural Gas as a Feasible Alternative to Diesel

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Our dependency on fossil fuels has become a hotly debated topic over the past few years, and many industries are now turning to alternative fuels in an effort to protect the planet from harmful emissions. Natural gas has emerged as a forerunner in the field of alternative transportation fuels, and many drivers, both commercial and […]

A Glance at Drilling Wastes Management

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Drilling waste management technologies and practices can be grouped into three major categories: minimization, recycle/reuse, and disposal. During the exploration and production of oil, huge amounts of drilling wastes are produced in the form of mud and cuttings. As per conservative estimates, around 0.37 kg of drilling wastes is generated for every barrel of oil […]

All You Need to Know About Sea Turtles in Southeast Alaska

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It is uncommon for sea turtles to range north of Oregon, but their appearance in Alaskan waters occurs often enough that they can’t be considered accidental visitors. Just how common an occurrence are sea turtles in Alaska? Between 1960 and 20017, records show 19 leatherbacks, 9 green, 2 Pacific Ridley’s, 2 loggerheads, and 2 unidentified […]

Marine Litter, Plastics and Our Responsibility

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Marine litter is a major environmental problem that is being faced around the world, especially by small island developing countries. The litter is generated due to fishing boats, trawlers and industries located near to the shores. Up to 80% of all marine litter in our oceans consist of plastic and from the land based activities […]

Importance of Recycling in the Case of Battery Energy Storage

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In this day and age, batteries are a common household item. The AA, C and D batteries help power laptops, portable audio equipment, electronic toys and games, remote controls, and several other gadgets. But, what happens when a cell in one of your devices dies?  Do you toss it in your trash can? If dead […]

Why are Butterflies Important for the Environment?

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Butterflies are largely known for their extraordinary beauty and unique transformations. However, did you know that they are also a very important part of our environment? You could argue that butterflies are just as important to our environment as bumble bees. Unfortunately, a lot of butterflies are under threat of extinction. So, what would happen […]

Environmental Conservation in Islamic Teachings

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Islam has a rich tradition of highlighting the importance of environmental conservation. According to basic Islamic teachings, the basic elements of nature – land, water, fire, forest, and light – belong to all living things, not just human beings. Islam integrates the concept of environmental conservation into the philosophy of life for every believer. By doing […]

Ad Lansink and the Making of Waste Hierarchy

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How are ladders, the Royal Dutch Football Association and the Christian concept of humanity’s stewardship of the planet connected with the creation of one of waste management’s best explanatory tools? The answer can be found in the life story of Ad Lansink. You may not have heard of him – he is little known outside […]

The Relationship Between Climate Change and Human Health

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Climate change is now a major universal challenge and needs urgent attention. The impacts of climate change are not only restricted to the physical and climatological events like changing weather patterns, heavy rainfalls, floods, hurricanes, droughts, wildfires, heat stress, food and water shortages etc. but also has a major impact on human health. Climate change is severely affecting the […]

Ecotourism Hotspots in the USA That You Can Visit Today

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People spend more time on things that benefit them, right? After all, that’s the basic law of a market economy. And ecotourism is a lot like that, too. Namely, everybody benefits. That’s because the tourist has a wonderful time. And the business gains a healthy profit. Also, the local population benefits from fair business practices. […]

6 Surprisingly “Green” Facts About Porta Potties

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In an age when 74 percent of U.S. adults believe the country should do whatever it takes to protect the environment, it’s time to shed light on the misconceptions and eradicate the stigma of what is actually one of the world’s largest sources of sustainability: porta potties. These two words may conjure thoughts of stifling […]

3 Ways to Make Your Office Eco-Friendly

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One of the latest terms in office procedures and office setup is “Eco-friendly.” That broad term refers to items, practices, procedures and standards that do not harm the environment. It applies to everything from printer paper to cloud computing. What Eco-Friendly Really Means While people use the term to loosely refer to products contributing to […]

Why Grocery Shopping Isn’t Complete Without a Tote Bag

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The most activity people are getting to do during the COVID era is going grocery shopping. It has always been an enjoyable experience for a lot of people, but when the threat of coronavirus sprung on everyone, this weekly activity has taken on a new meaning. What was fun became a matter of survival, a […]

7 Practical Ways to Achieve a Sustainable Home

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It’s apparent how we’re slowly destroying our planet Earth. As we’re gradually contributing to environmental degradation, we now have the responsibility to care for the environment and save mother Earth. That’s why there has been a strong call for sustainability among all sectors involved in recent years. In business, sustainability means doing business without harming […]

A New Shade of Green: Sustainable Homes in 2022

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The financial crisis brought upon us by the COVID-19 pandemic has made it difficult for some new homeowners to cope with the adjustments needed. Although this may be the case, a fresh start is what some of us need to get out of the pandemic rut. Despite this need for a fresh start though, there […]

Why Should You Buy Local Rather Than Imported?

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Many time I heard from my mom that it’s better to buy local goods rather than imported. And now together with you I’ll try to find the reasons why and prove it to myself. Here are the top reasons to buy local instead of imported: 1. Price The local goods mostly will be cheaper because […]

5 Ways Greener Sustainable Office Affect Employee Productivity

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Different companies today are joining the trend of transforming their office into a sustainable environment workplace. It does show not only a gesture of help to our Mother Nature but also gets a lot of benefits to the office itself. If you want to build a greener sustainable office, you need to start on the […]

4 Ways Better Education Helps in Environmental Awareness

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There has always been an innate link between education and environmental awareness. As we learn more about the world and disseminate this information to students of all ages, awareness can quickly turn to positive action. Better environmental awareness can better arm the population to protect the environment around us and preserve it for generations to […]

5 Effective Ways to Make Logistics Sustainable

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The modern supply chain is an intricate and nuanced business process that involves numerous key actors, and of course, requires mounds of resources in order to function efficiently, effectively and securely. For those key actors, that is. As for the environment, or the individual logistics businesses involved in the process, the costs can be sky-high. […]

Why You Should Use Steel In Your Home’s Interior Design?

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Perhaps, you’re thinking about using steel for your home’s interior design. But, you might be on the fence about using this material as part of your interior décor. If so, consider reading the rest of this article to know the different reasons why you should use steel in your home. 1. Trendy If you look […]

10 Top Reasons to Purchase Hybrid Cars

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When you’re made to choose between buying a hybrid car and a normal car, you’d probably by the latter. Reasons could be that hybrid cars “might” be more expensive than normal cars, while for others changing preferences with a usual car to a hybrid one is like changing your views and might end up choosing […]

Role of Chemical Pollution in Disease Proliferation

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While the effects of chemical pollution on human health are poorly defined, its contribution to the global burden of disease is almost certainly underestimated. Diseases caused by pollution were responsible for an estimated 9 million premature deaths in 2015—16% of all deaths worldwide, which is three times more deaths than from AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria […]

Why Do We Need More Sources of Sustainable Energy?

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If I ask you to plan your future, can you make a list that you and your children will benefit from? Planning for your future can be an easy task, you have to take care of the financial stability, funds for your children’s studies, a house to live, and some funds for fun. I bet […]

Why Small Communities Struggle with Water Treatment?

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Smaller communities generally have a tougher time growing and modernizing. The community infrastructure does not benefit from the same economies of scale as they do in larger metropolitan areas. However, this does not mean there are no solutions to infrastructure challenges, especially for water treatment. Often times we believe it to be a funding issue, […]

Is it Worth Getting an Electric Car in the New Year?

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There’s never been a better time to make the switch to an electric vehicle. Battery prices are declining, petrol prices are soaring, and the UK’s charging infrastructure is growing exponentially. But is now the right time to invest in electric cars? Here, we’ll take a look at what you really need to know. Types of […]

Why Going Green Is the Best Thing Your Business Can Do?

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Going green is the best thing your business can. Why? By helping and pushing your business to go green you open a host of opportunities for it. Well, read on to find out more about how to create an llc that is eco-friendly and sustainable: Earn customer trust When you watch a movie, you tend […]

Everything You Need to Know About Carbon Footprint

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With rising awareness of global warming and effects of emissions on the environment, businesses and individuals alike are rising to tackle environmental challenges. Carbon footprinting, the first step to reduce carbon emissions, is the total set of greenhouse gas emissions caused directly or indirectly by an individual, organization, event or product. The main reason for […]

Environmental Resolutions to Help the Planet in 2022

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With the advent of the New Year, we always plan what main tasks we will be doing this year and what we will try to achieve. While main thrust of New Year resolutions are on education, health, experience, finances, housing, travel, holiday, love and entertainment but a main aspect we should be targeting is ‘protecting the […]

Linkage between Women and the Environment

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Women and the environment are closely interlinked, throughout history, different nations glorified women as powerful symbols of nature, and nature has always been given the female characteristics: care, reproduction and life-giving. However, women’s involvement in the preservation of the environment has seldom been recognized and documented in world history. One of the most significant phenomena in […]

Management of Organic Industrial Wastes

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Organic industrial wastes includes a wide range of organic materials obtained from industrial and commercial operation. These organic wastes, either liquid or solid, are a good substrate for biogas generation by making use of the anaerobic digestion process. Anaerobic digestion of organic industrial waste is fast gaining popularity worldwide. Sources of Organic Industrial Wastes Many […]

Say Bye to Plastic Bags

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Plastic bags have transformed people’s life in more ways than one, however its disposal has become a herculean challenge for governments, urban planners, municipalities and waste management companies. Every year the world is consuming around one trillion plastic bags and one million plastic bags per day. In the United States, 100 billion plastic bags are being […]

Using Your Investment Income Without Hurting the Planet

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Many of us invest money to attain financial freedom in the near or far future. But if your financial freedom is contributing to the earth’s destruction, you need to change your ways. But how exactly does our spending hurt the planet? Major expenditures, like building a home or traveling, have environmental impacts. Home construction generates […]

5 Ways Homeowners Can Save Money and the Planet

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Caring for the Earth is a responsibility that all people share. One of the main advantages that comes with caring for the Earth is that you can also save some money. There are several things that homeowners can do today that can help them to save money when they are looking to make their homes […]

How to Treat Industrial Wastewater without Chemicals?

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According to The United Nations World Water Development Report 2017, the volumes of industrial wastewater could double by 2025, while the market for wastewater treatment technologies is also predicted to grow as much by 2020. This shouldn’t be a surprise since wastewater can present an opportunity for cost saving and reducing water dependency when managed […]

What Does Islam Teach About Environmental Protection

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Environment protection is an important aspect of Islam. Being stewards of the Earth, it is the responsibility of Muslims to care for the environment in a proactive manner. There is a definite purpose behind the creation of different species, be it plants or animals. Protection of the environment is essential to Islamic beliefs and mankind has […]

Our Plastic Nightmare – An Infographic

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While recycling programs are often touted to the public, the true numbers are abysmal. Sustainable waste management programs would benefit from today’s consumers participating fully in waste reduction and recycling programs. More than 80% of urban waste should end up in recycling plants, but less than one-fourth of the garbage makes it to recycling facilities. […]

Different Solar Light Configurations

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Lights consume a lot of energy, which add up to our electricity bill. Because of this a lot of us are trying to find better alternatives that can help lessen the bills and also be eco-friendly at that. Solar Lights are great options if you want to save power, and this article will help you […]

Why Disaster Cleanup Process is a Major Strategic Operation?

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The frequency of occurrence of natural disasters and man-made states of devastation are increasing exponentially.  The actual natural disaster is a major challenge for all those in the immediate vicinity, but likewise, the cleanup operations are also strategic nightmares that need to be acted upon in a timely manner so as to minimize further hazards […]

Wastes from Leather Tanning

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Tanning refers to the process by which collagen fibers in a hide react with a chemical agent (tannin, alum or other chemicals). However, the term leather tanning also commonly refers to the entire leather-making process. Hides and skins have the ability to absorb tannic acid and other chemical substances that prevent them from decaying, make […]

An Easy Guide to Deal with a Mercury Spill

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Mercury finds widespread use in medical devices, industrial instruments, lighting etc. The most common applications are in high-pressure sodium lamps and fluorescent bulbs, thermostats, spent batteries, sphygmomanometers, thermometers and dental amalgams. More mercury going to landfills The amount of mercury going into landfills is increasing every year because of the growing use of mercury-based healthcare, […]

An Introduction to Greenhouse Gases

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Greenhouse gases are generally any gas molecules or compounds in the atmosphere which interact with outgoing infrared radiation from the sun and thus contribute to the Greenhouse Effect by warming the atmosphere. The major constituents of the atmosphere such as nitrogen (N2) and oxygen (O2) do not interact with infrared radiation and, thus are not […]

3 Top Tips for Companies to Save Water Resources

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With drought continuing to be an issue in many places across the United States, it’s important for everyone to conserve water including companies. The 3 top tips for companies to save water resources include reducing the amount of water that they’re using, reusing the water that they are using and improving their infrastructure. 1. Reduce […]

Pathways of Transition to Agroecology: Technologies and Trends

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Today, the international agricultural community recognizes the urgent need for the transition to agroecology. Developing and implementing optimal algorithms to do it as efficiently and fast as possible is the need of the hour. Such need for change comes from ineffective and non-environmentally conscious approaches to agriculture that have been in use before. Those approaches […]

Saving the Planet, One Innovation at a Time

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If you want to trust everything you see on the news, read in the papers or online then you will either believe that the world is dying and there is nothing we can do about it, or that there is nothing wrong with our planet and it will live forever. Regardless of your stance, recycling […]

How to Make Your Home Eco-Friendly

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People around the world are becoming more and more eco-aware but few think that the battle for our planet is fought in our very homes. An average household uses a lot of electricity and water, in addition to creating a bunch of waste, so being able to control these factors is important. An environmentally-friendly person […]

Waste as Wealth: A Tale of Shanghai and Lagos

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Shanghai and Lagos have two things in common. One is that both are the largest city in terms of population in their respective countries and two is the size of the waste that goes to their landfill or dumpsite. Although there is a wide disparity in their population according to the figure from a 2015 publication […]

The Dangers of Farm Run-Offs for Those Living Near a Farm

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Living near a farm is a dream come true for many people. Few things are as charming as waking up in the morning to the peace, tranquility, and beauty that country living offers. But there is also a downside to living near a farm: pesticide-ridden rain run-off that can affect your drinking supply and your […]

7 Home Improvements That Can Make a House More Eco-friendly

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Home renovation can make your home look more beautiful. If you want to renovate your home ensure you incorporate eco-friendly materials. Eco-friendly materials like solar panels, energy-efficient appliances will help conserve energy and help save money as well. These materials will also make your home eco-friendly. We will consider some home improvement ideas that will […]

Easy Ways to Recycle

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If you want to reduce your carbon footprint in a way that can instantly benefit our planet, you should look into recycling. Thanks to increased awareness, we’re now recycling more than ever. If you’re wondering why and how to recycle, this article is for you. Why you should recycle Recycling is so important because of […]

7 Ways to Gain Greater Appreciation for Mother Earth

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It’s easy to feel disconnected from nature—our busy modern lives mean we live much of it indoors in front of screens, even if we have better intentions. But there are lots of ways that we can help ourselves and our children gain a greater appreciation for Mother Earth. 1. Watch a documentary You’re already in front […]

10 Most Amazing Eco-friendly Travel Experiences Around the World

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It is important to learn how to reduce your environmental impact while you discover new places in an amazing way. The following are the 10 most amazing eco-friendly travel experiences all around the world: 1. The Game Watchers’ Safari in Africa There is no better way to be co-friendly more than staying close to the […]

Why 1.5 Degrees Matters for the Developing World

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The world cannot achieve the sustainable development goals pledged for in 2016 by going higher than 1.5°C.  Currently we are 1.1 degree C above pre-industrial era.  Many countries are facing the effects of the rise in global temperatures. The increase of global temperature by  1.5 Degrees will have major adverse effects on least developed countries […]

7 Effective Ways to Make Your Business More Sustainable

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As a responsible business owner, turning your entrepreneurship green is one of the best things you can do for your brand, employees, and our planet. Of course, sustainability might sound scary and difficult at first, but you don’t have to push yourself to make every single change possible at once. Check out the following sustainable […]

All You Need to Know About the Environmental Impacts of Fracking

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Fracking is a method to stimulate or improve fluid flow from rocks in the subsurface. Advancements in extraction technologies have enabled drillers to reach previously inaccessible gas in geological formations. The technique involves pumping water-rich fluid into a borehole until the fluid pressure at depth causes the rock to fracture. The pumped fluid contains small […]

10 Simple Ways to Go Green on a Budget: The Beginners Guide

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Climate change is a problem we are all collectively facing. That is why the green style of living has been growing in popularity. On the contrary to popular belief, going green doesn’t make our lives more expensive. Sometimes, going green can even save us more money. In this article, we picked out some simple ways […]

Making Sense of Sustainability

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Sustainability is a buzzword that people associate to in many ways. For some it is a state of self-actualisation, a fashion statement for few, some do it for regulatory purposes; whereas very few understand that it is key to survival. The capitalist world has been running a race to doomsday, and the day is not […]

Waste Management in Bengaluru

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Everything is garbage until it is segregated. However, despite a never-before crisis staring it in its face, the municipal authorities in Bengaluru doesn’t seem to have realised that there can be answers to waste management issues in the city. As for the one that has pushed Bengaluru and of course, surrounding villages like Mandur and […]

Sustainable Construction: The Whys and How’s of Eco-Friendly Building

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The movement for sustainability need not be confined to reducing paper waste at the office or recycling empty cans. Although these small steps offer a big contribution to the movement, sustainable construction is enabling homeowners and business owners to reduce their costs and positively impact the environment. Also known as “green building,” sustainable building applies […]

Advanced Technologies Widening Renewable Energy Options

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In recent years, offshore renewables have been facing rapid technology cost reductions and significant uptake in various markets. New capacities are emerging elsewhere despite the North Sea and nearby Atlantic Ocean having over 90 percent of global offshore wind installations. New technologies like floating wind installations are rapidly increasing the economic potential of offshore renewables. […]

Plastic Buildup in Our Oceans

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From food storage to furniture—we use plastic for everything. In 2008 alone 245 million tons of plastic were produced. These plastics often find there way into our waterways. Every year 6.4 million tons are dumped into the ocean. Many marine wildlife are injured or killed from plastic consumption. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a collection […]

Waste Management in Britain: Interesting Facts

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On an average, each one of UK’s households produces one tonne of rubbish per year. Nationally, a total of 31 million tonnes of waste is produced annually. Tesco generated 46,684 tons of food waste in 2016-2017. Reliable statistics clearly reveal that Britain’s mountain of waste can fill the nation’s largest lake, Lake Windermere in just eight […]

My Date with COP23

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COP23 was held in Bonn, Germany at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) headquarters. COP23 was my third consecutive conference and I was on a party badge in COP21 and COP22. This time I was an observer and YOUNGO (youth representative) focal point for 2017. Every COP is different, and each has […]

Talking Green: An Interview with Vandana Shiva

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I met Vandana Shiva in the airport. When the automatic sliding doors at the arrivals gate revealed her luggage cart and her orange sari, I half expected a beam of light to illuminate her, such is the legend that surrounds her. Of course none did because Vandana Shiva is just a human being and not a saint. […]

5 Eco-Friendly Projects for College Students

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Living a green life is not about adjusting a few behaviors; it is a total hauling of your lifestyle to make clean decisions that are sustainable and more environmentally friendly. As an eco-friendly college student, there are so many projects you can do to have fun and generate awareness on this topic. Going “green” has […]

COP21: A Message from Sudan

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On Monday November 30th the COP21 commenced in Paris with a leaders’ event at Le Bourget. Each head of state carried out a speech, and statements were different in their contexts let alone the fact that some heads of state had the opportunity to speak and skipped their turn. It is maybe because they are […]