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 […]

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 […]

4 Green Business Ideas for Eco-Conscious Entrepreneurs

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Green businesses are on the rise nowadays. Both entrepreneurs and consumers are becoming more eco-conscious and environmentally aware. Consumers expect more from the products and services they get, and the entrepreneurs expect more form themselves. Our planet’s resources are scarce, and being socially responsible is one of the top priorities of people in developed countries. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Best Indoor Plant Options For Your Home Office

Best Indoor Plant Options

Keeping plants in your office has been popular since the 1950s; when women started working in the office, they created a whole new idea that worked out perfectly by making the work environment far more pleasant and welcoming. And you can source a variety of stylish planters from PureModern to display your selection of elegant […]

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 […]

Everything You Need to Know About Aquaponics

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Aquaponics is a combination of aquaculture (the raising of fish) and hydroponics (the growing of plants without soil). Because of increase in population, people are moving to urban areas in large quantities, leading to huge increase in the demand for healthy and organic products and fishes. Therefore, new and sustainable farming techniques must be found […]

Energy Usage of an Average Church

How to Reduce Energy Usage of Church

Churches are large structures with an open interior to accommodate people for worship. Due to this plan, churches tend to be expensive in terms of energy usage. There are a variety of factors that need to be considered when determining the church’s energy usage. Size and energy usage of a church An average church is […]

6 Ways to Reduce Food Waste at Home

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According to research, up to 50% of food grown on the planet never reaches a human stomach. Supermarkets demand ‘perfect’ produce which means much of it gets rejected at source, manufacturers continue to use ‘Best before’ dates which confuse consumers and householders are buying and cooking too much food which ends up being wasted. Many […]

Top 10 Reasons to Use LED Lighting

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LED stands for light-emitting diode. LED products produce light that is 90% more efficient than ordinary light bulbs. They work on a very simple principle; the electrical current passes through a microchip, resulting in illumination of light sources called LEDs. The lifespan of LED lighting products is different from that of incandescent light and CFL. […]

Fun Family-Friendly Ways to Recycle and Reduce Waste

Family-Friendly Ways to Reduce Waste

With global warming and overflowing landfills becoming a more pressing problem, many people are taking the personal responsibility to reduce their waste. By reducing waste in the first place and recycling the trash that you do produce, you can do your part to help the environment. But are there ways to make sure you are […]

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 […]

LlobreGats – A Saviour of Stray Cats

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Llobregats is a non-profit whose objective is helping to improve the life of stray cats who live in cities. The primary methods used by Llobregats are waste recycling/reuse and the TNR method (Trap, Neutered and Return). In only 50 stray cats colonies Llobregats has reused about 3 tons of materials and is always attentive to […]

Green Home Improvement Projects That Help Save You Cash

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While working on any home improvement project, the top question on most homeowner’s minds is, “Will this improvement save me more money?” In some cases, homeowners wish to make certain changes but think, “Can I fit this in my budget, though? I don’t think so.” Some of us will even think, “Will the changes I […]

3 Things You Can’t Miss on Your Next Bathroom Renovation

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The bathroom is one of the most commonly abused parts of the house, so it’s natural to see signs of wear and tear early on. If you don’t want to live with a shabby bathroom, maintenance and renovations are essential to keep it in good condition. A nice, clean, and presentable bathroom is not just […]

7 Tips to Create a Relaxing Backyard During the Summer

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During the summer months the backyard can become the most important place in your home. Deciding to improve it and make it more usable is a great idea. After a hard day at work there is nothing better than relaxing in your own garden. It should also be a place where you want to invite […]

3 Tips for Building An Eco-Friendly Business

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There is no doubt that you are going to have a lot of concerns when you are first starting your own business. How are you going to finance it? Who are your competitors? Is there actually any demand for your product or service? How are you going to manage business loans? These kinds of questions […]

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 […]

How to Reduce the Fuel Consumption of A Car

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Are you getting fed up with keep pulling to a petrol station? Are you scared to get on your automobile because of fuel expenses? Do you want to help the environment by running your auto efficiently? Reducing fuel consumption in cars is easier than you think. The best part of it is that when you […]

5 Ways to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Your Business

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Reducing your carbon footprint is not something that is only beneficial for the environment, but is also something that is incredibly useful when improving the overall efficiency of a business. Companies all over the world are looking to become more sustainable and more environmentally friendly with all that they do, especially when trying to make […]

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. […]

Want to Reduce Energy Bills? Things To Change About Your Home

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Are you the kind of person who considers yourself to be a bit of an environmentalist? You may very well care about the environment, but if you’re not doing the following things, your home could be more damaging to the environment than it is helping. Start by doing the following 5 things and you will […]

The Top 4 Green Materials for Your Sustainable Furniture

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Every home needs functional and eye-candy pieces of furniture. But in our era today, functionality and style are no longer the criteria in buying such items. The necessity of furniture to become eco-friendly or ‘green’ is now the new norm, not just for lifestyle-conscious people, but also for those who are looking for ways to […]

What is it Like Driving an Electric Car?

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Are you thinking about making the switch to an electric car? This is something that many people are now doing and for good reason too. Going electric will help reduce your environmental impact, it will help to greatly reduce your motoring costs and there are now many different types to choose from along with an […]

6 Things You Need to Know About Sustainable Car Manufacturing

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Pushed by consumer awareness and regulations, automotive manufacturers are looking for new solutions to reduce the impact of car manufacturing and operating  on the environment. Here we look at a few innovations that could make the industry more sustainable and promote sustainable car manufacturing. 1. Better fuels, lighter materials and better engines In the last […]

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing Energy-efficient Windows

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When it comes to buying new windows, there’s a lot to consider. As an energy-conscious homeowner, selecting the right windows is crucial. But with so many window choices available, one could be forgiven for not knowing what exactly to look for. If you’re in the market for new windows, there are five features to consider […]

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 […]

Myths and Truth about Eco-Friendly Epoxy Floors

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It turns out that among the general public there is indeed such a fear, which is why many people refuse to make such a beautiful flooring at home. But in fact, among all the reactive plastic resins that we breathe every day (you just need to leave home), epoxy resins are the most harmless. In […]

10 Ways to Conserve Freshwater and Reduce Water Wastage

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In many countries, people struggle to access clean water for drinking. As such, governments and organizations across the world are increasingly aware of environmental conservation efforts focusing on saving freshwater supplies. In effect, many people and countries are trying to minimize water used in homes and are looking for ways to utilize a readily renewable […]

OneLessStraw Pledge Campaign

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In October of 2016, One More Generation founders Olivia (14) and her brother Carter (15.5) launched their global OneLessStraw Pledge Campaign in an effort to help clean up our environment and educate people on the harms of using single use plastic straws. Some interesting facts: Did you know that in America, we are using an […]

7 Tips for Creating an Amazing Backyard

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A wonderful backyard can add so many memorable moments for the residents and refine the exterior design of your house. It doesn’t matter if your backyard is big or small, with so many modern solutions like introducing an inventive backyard water fountain, will make it easy to achieve the landscaping goals in Dubai. And with […]

5 Simple Changes To Make Your Home Green

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No matter what you may think or what others may tell you, there are so many eco friendly changes that can be made in every single home in the world when the goal is to go green. The only problem is the lack of knowledge or interest when looking at the homeowner. According to Excel […]

How to Survive a Raw Vegan Diet

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People who had never tried a raw vegan diet have a hard time understanding the limits it entails. Does this mean that practitioners of this dietary strategy consume only raw fruits and vegetables? Not necessarily, the entire point is to avoid cooking or frying highly nutritious foods on the temperature that exceeds 46°C (or 114.8°F), so […]

6 Top Ways to Deal With E-Waste

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The world is full of electronic goods of all shapes and sizes. From old computer monitors and desktop PCs to ancient cell phones and miscellaneous cables and peripherals. A significant amount of e-waste ends up in landfill sites, where it lies buried under mountains of garbage. E-waste doesn’t rot away. Instead, it leeches dangerous chemicals […]

The Top 5 Benefits of Going Green

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Despite warnings about global warming and the effect our actions have on the environment, many people still refuse to go green! Why? Perhaps it’s laziness. Why go through the hassle of recycling when you can throw everything into one garbage bag? Some people may refuse to accept scientific reports about climate change and pollution, or […]

Towards a More Environmentally-Friendly Drug Industry

Why Pharma Companies Need to Measure Humidity Levels

Medicines are one of the greatest advancements of modern medicine and healthcare in the last century. Without over-the-counter pain meds, people would still be drilling holes in their skull to relieve a headache, or allowing a leech to suck on their arm for pain from an unknown condition. Medicine has helped the healthcare industry to provide a […]

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 […]

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 […]

7 Eco-Friendly Gadgets You Should Have in Your Bag

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Have you thought much about how you’ve been living your life in terms of your impact to the environment? When so many people have started living a more eco-friendly lifestyle, perhaps you should do so too. It’s more than just joining a trend; it’s about becoming a more responsible citizen to the planet you live […]

7 Ways to Make a Loft Clearance Easy

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Thinking about finally clearing out your loft? Well these handy tips will help make the process as easy as possible: 1: Give Yourself Enough Time While we might be able to clear out a bedroom or spare room in a few hours, when it comes to your loft you might need to dedicate more time. […]

How to Start Recycling While Gardening

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Starting a garden is a great way to give back to the earth, but if you are not careful, gardening can produce a lot of unnecessary waste. Thankfully, there are ways to intentionally reduce and reuse everyday objects while tending to your garden. The best place to start recycling in the garden is to make […]

3 Top Uses of Yard Waste

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One of the great things about owning or renting a detached home, or even an attached town home, is having a piece of the outdoors that you can call your own. You can lounge in the privacy of in your back yard or grow a garden of flowers or edible plants out front. However, the […]

Why Electric Scooters Are The Future And How Do They Actually Work?

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As more people are buying cars and motorbikes, the problem of traffic jams is increasing drastically. Not to mention the fact that fossil-fuel powered rides are changing our climate as well. The only way to change our unfortunate future is moving to electric vehicles. The mechanism of electric scooter is simple. The electric motor uses […]

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 […]

Environmentally-Responsible Flooring Across The Home

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As younger generations are slowly beginning to get traction on the housing ladder, their spending habits are beginning to be reflected in the home improvement market. Millennials are more invested in sustainability than previous generations, and luckily- they’re willing to pay to see their values reflected in their homes. A study by Forbes found that […]

The Future of Hydrogen-Powered Vehicles in Scotland

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Scotland, widely known as Europe’s off-shore energy capital, is certainly ahead of the game in their adoption of renewable energy systems and investment in clean energy. There are countless alternative energy projects currently underway in Scotland, from harnessing wind and tidal power to exploring and developing hydrogen fuel sources. In fact, over 80% of Scotland’s […]

Things To Know About the Features of Solar Street Lights

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Solar street lights have swiftly emerged as an important component of modern cities. Powered by PV panels, solar street lights are raised light sources (LEDs or CFL lamps) mounted on lighting structure or integrated in the pole itself. Some of the key features of modern solar street lights include inbuilt lithium-ion batteries, controls that monitor input […]

Is The Solar Tax Credit Worth It?

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Residential solar is booming in popularity. It helps you both lower your bills and reduce your carbon footprint so what’s not to love? If you’re searching for a way to save even more though, let’s talk about the solar tax credit and see if it makes sense for you. Here’s a few of the questions […]

5 Green Money-Saving Tips For One and All

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Going green requires knowing a laundry-list of different ways to save the planet. Many people, however, find that these eco-solutions are much too impractical to implement for the resources they have available. Sustainably produced personal care products are amazing for the planet, but not a good option for those saving the pennies. Organic foods are […]

All You Need to Know About Plastic Waste Collection Methods

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Plastic consumption has grown at a tremendous rate over the past two decades as plastics now play an important role in all aspects of modern lifestyle. Plastics are used in the manufacture of numerous products such as protective packaging, lightweight and safety components in cars, mobile phones, insulation materials in buildings, domestic appliances, furniture items, […]

People-centered Approach to Green Design and Marketing

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When Al Gore sat down to explain how civilization is unlikely to survive the next century, his proposition consisted of a need of “…serious political reform, a web-driven social movement, and the best available telecommunication and clean energy technologies in the days ahead”.  To him, and many leaders in the environmental professional community, it’s no longer about the […]

How To Reduce Waste For Greener Living

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Nowadays, people are constantly looking for ways to reduce waste and promote a greener way of living. If you’ve been feeling passionate about going green, but don’t really know how to, then check out the following tips on how to reduce waste for greener living: 1. Opt for Reusable Containers If you’re the type that […]

How to Encourage Others to Care for the Environment

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Living an eco-friendly lifestyle can give you a great sense of pride and well-being. But what if this isn’t enough? Seeing other people carry on with their non-eco-friendly methods can be hard to ignore. But nobody wants to be that irritating person forcing their views onto other people. We should know how to encourage others […]

4 Things About Cooking Oil Recycling You Didn’t Know

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We have been using cooking oil for cooking delicious food for thousands of years. But all this time, we have either consumed the oil or have been disposing of it. The developments in technology have now opened up new responsibilities for reusing the cooking oil that we usually dump. We can convert the used cooking […]

Renewable Energy Trends in India

Renewable Energy

Clean energy is the energy which is generated from natural and renewable sources, which get replenished on its own. This energy can be used for the generation of heat and electricity and is harnessed from natural resources such as solar, biomass, wind, tidal, geothermal etc. For decades, humans have done irreversible damage to the planet […]

All You Need to Know About Biomass Energy in Malaysia

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Malaysia is gifted with conventional energy resources such as oil and gas as well as renewables like hydro, biomass and solar energy. Malaysia’s commercial demand for energy is continuing its upward trend, mainly driven by industrialisation. The electricity generation in Malaysia was 160 GWh in 2018, Taking into account the growing energy consumption and domestic […]

5 Sustainable Business Practices To Achieve Success

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The movement toward sustainability has permeated all markets at this point, with green buildings and elements becoming essential norms in both the commercial and residential sectors of society. These days, it’s simply a necessity for any business to incorporate. That said, it is still the nature of the business to need continuous ways to stand […]

4 Ways Businesses Are Going Green

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There are a lot of priorities that modern businesses need to have these days. For a lot of businesses, success hinges on their ability to balance these different priorities as effectively as possible. This can often be something of a challenge because it forces them to think about what it is that they consider to […]

Aiming for Zero Waste in Your Daily Routines

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It is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the world badly. Jobs were lost, commerce was limited, so many people have lost their lives. But if we look at it from another perspective, there had been positive outcomes. We can’t say that it balances the negative because they are different concerns. One positive outcome […]

5 Reasons Why Businesses Should Use Compostable Packaging

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Yes, we are living in an age of environmental enlightenment; a ‘Make Do and Mend’ renaissance, if you may. Every day, people are banding together with influential figures, mighty governments, philanthropic investors, and prominent blue-chip companies to create a resource-saving, waste-reducing, and planet preserving green revolution. And yes, this is an uprising that persists and […]

Environmental Footprint of the Sochi Olympics

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The upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi is notorious for various controversies and scandals involving corruption and environmental violations. Gay rights activists discourage people from attending the event, whereas environmental activists highlight the fact that the country is destroying the nature of the region to build the ambitious Olympic projects. Local residents have suffered through rounds […]

Why You Should Not Use Plastic Bags?

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Plastic bags are one of the most objectionable types of trash n urban areas. The sheer volume of plastic waste generated coupled with energy and material resources required for production, as well as emissions resulting from these processes paint a grim picture of the environmental havoc created by plastic bags. Plastic bags are a huge […]

Green Garments: Clothing Choices That Are Healthy For You

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It’s not something that might spring to mind, but maybe some of our clothing choices can have a direct impact on our health. While the fact is that we buy clothes that have a direct impact on how we feel, in other words, they make us feel good, are there some clothes that don’t just […]

3 Benefits of Responsible Waste Disposal for Businesses

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Should businesses really practice waste recycling, especially responsible waste management? Definitely. And for two very good reasons: it’s good for the environment, and it’s great for business. Responsible waste disposal, then, is a win-win situation for businesses because it make the world environment-friendly and it generates more money for businesses. First, though, let’s consider what happens without […]

Building in Sensitive Natural Environments: 4 Examples

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In areas of great natural beauty and sensitive natural environments, special care has to be taken in the construction of any required structures – and this often poses a challenge for engineers and developers. But with the right technology, forethought and consideration, it can be done! Here are some shining examples of projects that delivered […]

5 Steps Behind How Solar Energy Works

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People all over the world thrive towards a sustainable lifestyle. They modify their lifestyle according to the standards that sustainability requires. One of the biggest shifts that people make is switching from fossil fuels to solar energy – a renewable resource that makes our planet greener and cleaner. To access the sun’s power, people purchase […]

The Benefits of Switching to Reusable Water Bottles

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How would you like an extra $1,800 a year? That’s how much you could save by using a reusable water bottle instead of buying disposable ones for the recommended amount of eight glasses of water a day. Though that is a great benefit, the advantages to the environment and your health are even better. For […]

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 […]

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, […]

How to Build a Hydroponic System from Water Bottles

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In recent years, the hydroponic system is getting increasing popularity worldwide. The reason for why it has become so popular is that the same makes the plant growth effortless. Following this system, people prevent the unwanted use of soil as the plants are grown in the container consisting of water, oxygen, and other nutrients. This […]

6 Easy Hacks to Boost Your Drinking Water Quality

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Is your drinking water safe and healthy? While you may say yes because it looks clear and tastes fine, most drinking water supplies have many invisible contaminants that do not show their presence until you have fallen sick. Water quality is a global issue. And no, you don’t need to be a resident of an […]

Need A New Hobby? Try DIY Concrete Planters

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Are you looking for a way to spend time doing something that is more productive than just sitting around watching shows? Well, it is time to develop a new hobby. You can start by learning how to work with concrete and create planters with it. There is so much that you can do with concrete, […]

Things You Should Know About Environmental Risks of Camping

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Camping is the reserve of the eco-conscious among us. Instead of booking into hotels which use masses of electricity, we head to campsites when we go away. It doesn’t take a genius to work out that sleeping under the stars is better for the environment. But, it would be naive to assume camping is without […]

7 Tips for Making Your Small Business Run Smoothly

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Running a small business can be a lucrative endeavor, but it also takes a lot of work from the business owner. If you don’t run your business right, it won’t be lucrative at all. In fact, you could lose all the money you’ve invested and years of effort. With that in mind, check out these […]

Is Sustainable Housing Affordable?

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There is a common belief that sustainable housing is costly, which makes it unaffordable to most people. This is particularly true of the ultimate net-zero energy home that needs to be both energy and water-efficient. So how likely is it that cities, states, and global regions will reach the World Green Building Council’s Commitment to […]

All You Need to Know About Future Renewable Energy Systems

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We have a lot of renewable energy sources in the past 50 years because of the hard work of scientists. But the problem is that these are very expensive and their productivity depends on the weather. Scientists are now trying to find out how alternate methods can be found. The source of energy that will supply […]

How to Save Water: An Infographic

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Water is everywhere. You drink it to hydrate your body. You use it to cook food and make drinks. It’s one of the most ubiquitous ingredient in the products you use—soap, moisturizer, perfume, shaving foam. If it’s not part of the ingredients, it was most likely used in the making of the product. The world […]

Flowering Plants: Perfect Plants To Grow for Beginners

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Plants could make any space feel calmer and fresher. They’re beautiful, fresh-looking, and they could invite some friendly visitors to your homes like bees and butterflies. Now that people usually spend more time at home, gardening is one of the top things you’ll find on their to-do list. It’s great that people are now getting […]

5 Home Recycling Tips to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

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The world is in the midst of a climate crisis due to the escalating carbon footprints. The UN forewarns that by 2040, this lovely planet may start experiencing severe drought, wildfires, and flooding should humankind not take charge. However, reducing carbon footprint is a tasking process you cannot wake up to and achieve overnight. Sustainability […]

Ultimate Guide to Sustainable Groundwater Remediation

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While there are some fundamental commonalities in the earth’s soil, like the existence of clay or sand in parts of it, groundwater systems around the world are incredibly diverse. Accordingly, remediation treatments available are just as different as the groundwater systems that exist. Region and location play a massive role on the pervasiveness of certain […]

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 Reasons Why Solar Panels Are Becoming So Popular

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You may have noticed that solar panels are becoming more and more popular, especially among homeowners. Solar panels are changing the way we live, they are helping us become more environmentally friendly, and they are becoming more and more efficient and affordable as the technology behind them gets perfected. Solar panels from Solar Quote are changing the way […]

Sustainable Home Improvement Ideas Without the Big Budget

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Responsible homeowners should always be brainstorming ways to maintain the value of their homes. Whether this involves routine maintenance, refreshing the decor or innovations, every decision should guarantee the best ROI. Often one of the best ways to secure your investment is to make sustainable decisions. Making eco-friendly home improvements will not only add value […]

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 […]

5 Baby Products That Are Sustainable

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You may have been practicing sustainable habits for years now, but as a new parent, finding products that are environmentally friendly and sustainable is quite a challenge. Fortunately, there are a lot of great brands and companies out there that are offering products that are safe for both your baby and the planet. From diapers […]

Everything You Need to Know About a Cool Roof

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So you’ve decided that you want to be environmentally friendly and install an energy efficient roof on top of your home, one that will not only save on your heating and cooling bills, but will also allow you to help Mother Earth. You have many options to explore in the energy efficient/green realm, which can […]

6 Top Reasons to Use Modern Planter Boxes for Gardening

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There is a recent trend of modern planter boxes especially for those who love to plant trees. If you want to enjoy gardening and try to use something new, then you can buy these boxes to plant different type of trees. You may not be familiar with these self-watering planters that are very useful to […]

Global Warming and the Common Man

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Everybody is worried about climate change. It’s just that a fair proportion is convinced it is a natural phenomenon, nothing to do with human activities. When a significant number of individuals see global warming this way a lot of energy can go out of the window in arguing over who is right – energy that […]

All You Need to Know About Green Roofs

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Green roofs are emerging home improvement technologies that can provide a wide range of tangible and intangible benefits to communities interested in enhancement of their environment. Green roof development involves the construction of a vegetative layer on top of a human-made structure or building adding green spaces to areas that would otherwise be unused.  The […]

Packing Up on Protein? The Meal Deliveries Worth Mentioning!

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As a subscriber to Men’s Health I can honestly say that the value of a protein based diet cannot be underestimated. I’ve tried many diets in my time and usually and always they fall by the waste side. Sometimes they’re too hard, sometimes the knowledge of healthy eating isn’t something that you will know instantly. […]

Benchmarking for Building Energy and Water Efficiency

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Buildings in the U.S. are responsible for about 40% of the country’s energy consumption. As a result, there has been a concerted effort to cut down on energy and water usage in buildings. But improving a building’s energy performance doesn’t just happen overnight. It takes commitment and requires clear objectives and suitable resources to assist […]

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 […]

Green Business Sector in the Middle East: Perspectives

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With growing awareness among consumers for eco-friendly products, it is becoming highly important for businesses in the Middle East to adopt and implement green strategies. It is not only the requirement of customers but also compliance to regulations and reduction in operating costs that drive the implementation of environment-friendly methods in business. Corporate social responsibility (or […]

How UK Hotels Can Save Energy Through Biomass Boilers

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In today’s ever-competitive tourism market, ironing out the bottom line is just as important as attracting new business. Hotels are always under pressure to keep their expenditure down without compromising on quality, and little tweaks here and there can make a big difference overall. But what many clever accommodation managers are realising is that there’s […]

All You Need to Know About Biogas Production from Food Waste

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Food waste disposal is a big problem in all countries, especially affluent ones. There are numerous places which generate large amounts of food waste including hotels, restaurants, malls, residential societies, canteens, airline caterers, markets etc. A proper food waste management strategy needs to be devised for them to make sure that either they are disposed […]

10 Natural Building Materials to Build Homes

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Long before modern construction, before human-made materials and before manufacturing, our ancestors managed to built shelters from the natural materials surrounding them. Today, modern building mainly relies on manufactured materials to construct modern homes. But this has caused a significant adverse impact on the environment over the years. For this very reason, humankind is trying […]

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 […]