5 Ways for Going Greener In Your Everyday Life

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The big concern of our lifetime is the environment. Everything else is mumbo-jumbo in comparison because, without a habitable world, nothing else can exist. Forget politics, economics, business, social structuring, anthropology; everything falls short in comparison to the importance of the environment. With billions of people now living on this earth, it is more important […]

How Going Green Can Benefit Your Life?

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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 […]

Unending Benefits of Refuse Derived Fuels

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Solid waste is a growing problem in all countries, and a critical problem in almost all the cities of the developing world. Developed countries have in recent years reduced the environmental impact of solid waste through sanitary landfills and high-temperature incineration, as well as conserving natural resources and energy through increased recycling, but the volume […]

Smart Cities Have To Be Clean Cities

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Our cities are becoming smart cities every day, but unless our cities are clean and litter-free, we are going to face massive problems. Globally there are over 1.5 Billion Unsecured wheelie bins, these bins are massively concentrated in cities. Wheelie bins are a prominent cause behind litter pollution and are responsible for many environmental and […]

Illegal Quarries in Lebanon

Illegal quarries in Lebanon, extract stone or sand, which is then used by construction companies to build apartments, shopping malls and offices, and for landscaping. The proliferation of quarries began in the early 1990s, at the end of the civil war, as the country tried to rebuild itself after 15 years of large-scale destruction. Currently […]

5 Techniques You Should Apply to Clean Your Garden

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Cleaning out garden allows you to spend more time on the fun aspects of gardening and provides a clean state of perennials and vegetables to grow. Cleaning up garden plants with dead or broken plant material can be done at any time of year. On the other hand, one of the critical aspects of fall […]

3 Natural Ways To Keep Pests and Critters Out of the House

Pests and critters have a way of finding their way into your home. They hitch rides on pets. They sneak in with the groceries. They walk in through cracks and vents. It’s always unsettling to find them in your basement, kitchen or bathrooms. The dilemma is getting rid of them without harming the occupants you […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Health Impacts of Heat Waves

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2016 was the hottest year in world’s history. The strong El Niño marched forward in 2016, raising the possibility that 2017 will again set a global temperature record. The El Niño pattern is also disturbing the circulation of the atmosphere, contributing to worldwide weather extremes that may include a drought in many countries, threatening the […]

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 […]

Unending Benefits of Sustainable Buildings

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The concept of sustainable building was started during 17th century when Greeks developed technological innovations for passive solar design so that every home can avail solar heat during winters.  A Sustainable building is designed, renovated, operated or reused in an ecological and resource efficient way without compromising with needs of future generation and reduce negative impacts […]

Australia’s Energy Future is in Reliable and Affordable Power

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The writing is on the wall. At some stage in the future diesel and petrol vehicles will no longer exist. Gas will disappear. Coal-powered stations will become a part of history. Simple machinery that once relied on diesel will run on solar power. It may seem like a long way off however we are moving […]

Sustainable Coffee Growing: The How’s and Why’s

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If you are like me and love coffee, you probably noticed many “sustainability” labels on different coffee products and wondered what it all means. First, let’s start off by explaining the concept of sustainability. The EPA describes sustainability as “Everything that we need for our survival and well-being depends, either directly or indirectly on our […]

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 […]

Role of Anaerobic Digestion in Rural Development

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The rural population of developing countries exhibit unique resource optimization capabilities as compared to urban populations. Tracts of land are cultivated and cattle are reared and the produce is sold off in the market or consumed. The wastes generated from crop cultivation and rearing animals are also utilised domestically. While the dung of animals is […]

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 […]

Why Businesses Should Recycle Waste Responsibly

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Should businesses really practice waste recycling, especially responsible waste disposal? Definitely. And for two very good reasons: it’s good for the environment, and it’s great for business. Responsible waste management, 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 […]

The Environmental Impacts Of Globalization

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Globalization was meant to change the world– and it did. The founding idea of globalization is that no country should be restricted to their own borders; that the world is part of a large community rather than restricted to small countries. Globalization aimed to take borders down, to unite everyone, to make us all citizens […]

3 Reasons Why Environmentally Friendly Corporations Are Thriving

Environmental friendliness in corporations has been on the rise for several decades. Due to the massive pollution that has overtaken our planet since the Industrial Revolution, environmental activists have become more and more demanding of environmentally friendly systems for both corporations and our governments alike.   Sustaining our planet is sustaining ourselves. Environmentally friendly corporations […]

Negative Effects of Industrialization

When exploration of crude oil, coal mining occurs and burning of fossil fuels there is an increase in atmospheric carbon which is higher than natural sedimentation of Carbon as observed in industrialized nations.  In the last two and a half centuries, the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere has increased by one third. Ecosystems which were a […]

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 […]

M-Bot Cleaner: Marine Waste Cleaner Developed by 10-Year Old Kid

I am currently working towards Sustainable Development Goal 14 – Conserve and judiciously use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development. My innovation M-Bot Cleaner (Marine Robot Cleaner) intends to provide vital protection (in a sustainable manner) to the marine habitats as it removes the waste from the surface of the water bodies […]

The Top 4 Green Materials for Your 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 […]

An Introduction to 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, leadind to huge increase in the demand for healthy and organic products and fishes. Therefore, new and sustainable farming techniques must be found […]

Top Ways to Reduce Wastewater Generation

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Freshwater is one of the most precious resources on earth. Everyone can take benefit from its preservation. There are many ways in which we can reduce its wastage. There are many inefficiencies that we need to overcome to ensure that we intelligently use this rare source of life. Wastewater generation is increasing at an astonishing […]

How a Career in AI Helps to Study and Research in Climate Change?

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Climate change has a direct impact on the agrarian societies, the frequency of natural disasters and the overall ecology of the planet. Using artificial intelligence, countries like Norway and India have made significant development in increasing their crop yields (30% increase in groundnut yields) and production of flexible and autonomous renewable energy grids and circuits. […]

5 Top Outdoor Activities for Kids

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Outdoor activities are essential for the overall growth and personality development of children as it gives them an opportunity to learn new things, boosts their creativity and nurtures their connection with nature.  It also helps kids in acquiring social skills, getting closer to parents, developing a positive attitude and ultimately leading a healthier lifestyle. Below […]

How Climate Change is Threatening the Existence of Penguins?

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The Antarctic Peninsula is among the region that is warming the fastest and the melting of its glaciers is contributing to global sea level rise. The climate change is threatening the existence of one of the most popular symbols of Antarctica – the penguin. The environmental conservation group WWF has warned that rising temperatures and […]

An Amateur’s Guide to Gardening

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So you’ve decided to take the plunge and spruce up your garden. There’s only one problem: you have no idea what you’re doing. Sure, you looked at some videos and saved some photos, and it seemed simple enough . . . until you got started. Turns out, DIY gardening is tougher than it looks. Not […]

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 […]

Green Garments: Clothing Choices That Are Healthy For You

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 […]

6 Unique Solutions to Eczema

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Eczema can be problematic and living with eczema is a difficult thing. It causes the skin to get red and itchy. Those who live with it are in a constant search for relief from these symptoms. If you suffer from the condition, then you have in all likelihood tried a few different products for it. […]

5 Features to Look For in Energy-Efficient Windows

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 […]

10 Most Amazing Eco-friendly Experiences Around the World

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 […]

It’s Official: Going 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 […]

Sustainable Ways to Stand Out as a Business

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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 […]

CDM Prospects in Middle East and North Africa

The Middle East and North Africa region is highly susceptible to climate change, on account of its water scarcity, high dependence on climate-sensitive agriculture, concentration of population and economic activity in urban coastal zones, and the presence of conflict-affected areas. Moreover, the region is one of the biggest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions on account […]

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 […]

Introduction to Green Buildings

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Green building refers to a structure and using process that is environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building’s life-cycle: from siting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, and demolition. Benefits of Green Building Green buildings offer widespread benefits to a number of building industry stakeholders, including building occupants and society as a whole. Green buildings […]

Towards a Green Eid

Eid, like other local, national and religious festivals have a major impact on the environment. Extra food, drinks and clothes are made, used and consumed. People spend huge amount of money in buying these items. Visiting public places, malls and entertainment location cause massive littering. The environmental consideration of Eid is often being neglected and […]

Why Having Strong CSR Credentials is Important for Businesses

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Corporate Social Responsibility has become the latest buzzword of late, only because people have started realizing that the ‘profit only’ motive of the corporate giants has a terrible impact on social issues, like human rights and environmental sustainability. Infact, many corporations push governments to ease environmental regulations to save millions through shortcuts in environmental care […]

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 […]

A Glance at Top 10 Eco-Friendly School Projects

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As a responsible citizen, student or parent, it is your duty to do all you can within your power to protect the environment. And what is the most popular way to get your voices heard than your school? As a student, it is highly likely that environmentally-friendly school projects, which can also be classified as […]

Break Free from Fossil Fuels

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“Not in my back yard” a well known metaphor that explains the human actions, people were extremely happy when fossil fuels were found, the thought that their problems are finally going to be solved, not knowing the adverse effect of this discovery, and no one had questioned about the future. Probably now, while you are […]

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 […]

An Easy Guide to Building Eco-Friendly Homes in Australia

In response to international initiatives to combat pollution and climate change, increasing amounts of people are seeking to reduce their carbon foot print by building eco-friendly, environmentally sustainable homes. But building a new home can be a daunting task for even the most experienced homeowner, and building one that is truly environmentally friendly can be […]

Upciclo: India’s First Marketplace for Sustainable Living

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Some do it because it is a trend, some do it because they don’t want to be left behind, some do it because their friends did it. Whatever your reason, going green is a better choice and it is now and always will be! A Bengaluru, India-based enviro-citizen, a Mom to a bouncy 8-year old […]

Ways In Which Businesses Are Becoming Greener

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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 […]

5 Fantastically Green Cities Around the World

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There are a number of criteria that are used to judge how green a city is. Whether it’s by energy consumption and GHG emissions, transportation methods and green spaces or planning and sustainable buildings, it is difficult to balance the population’s current needs with those required for future generations. Making real inroads into achieving this […]

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 […]

Top 6 Benefits of Renewable Energy

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Renewable energy is defined as the type of energy which is derived from the imperishable resources of nature. Whenever thinking of renewable energy, most of the people think about solar and wind as they are quite popular. But in addition to that renewable energy resources also include the following: Hydrogen Geothermal energy Tidal energy Biomass […]

Financial Aspects of CDM Projects

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The primary goals of CDM projects are to promote sustainable development in developing countries and to allow industrialized countries to earn emissions credits from their investments in emission-reducing projects in developing countries. Any CDM project requires a tremendous amount of administrative work which makes carbon finance a complicated undertaking. A wide array of transaction costs associated […]

8 Things You Can Do To Help The Environment Now

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Being green doesn’t have to be hard – but sometimes it takes a bit of thought and the breaking of a few bad habits. Here are 8 ways you can start helping the environment right now. 1. Don’t recycle everything We’re always told to recycle everything we can – but the truth is, over-zealous recycling […]

How to Use the Miracle Plant Called Bamboo?

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Living sustainably brings many challenges nowadays. Aside from trying to find what to eat, how to sort out your garbage and what cosmetics to use, you also need to pay attention to the clothes you’re going to wear. You also need to look for the fabrics that feel comfortable and also look good. As some […]

Making A Cleaner Impact: Moral Business Methods

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We’re living in uncertain times. Given the political and economical state of the world, it’s becoming trickier and trickier for businesses to separate right from wrong. There are so many rings through which you must jump and so many policies with which you must keep up to date. Of course, it’s becoming clearer and clearer […]

How to Make Your Relocation an Eco-friendly Exercise?

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Carting stuff around while moving may mean expending lots of fuel and emitting many pollutants. Moving all your stuff can also cause a lot of clutter if you are not too careful while moving. It may hence be quite inherently unfriendly for the environment. Relocation is challenging task that drains you of your energies, and […]

Why You Should Not Use Plastic Bags?

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Plastic bags are one of the most objectionable types of litter in 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 […]

An Introduction to Environmental CSR

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Environmental CSR is the duty to cover environmental consequences of a particular company’s operations, products and facilities. The major components of environmental CSR are elimination of waste and emissions, maximizing energy efficiency and productivity and minimizing practices that may adversely affect utilization of natural resources by coming generations. Sustainability and carbon footprint occupies an increasingly […]

Energy Sector in Egypt

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While many countries across the world are grappling with the twin problems of a growing population and an ever-increasing demand for energy, nowhere is this more acute than in Egypt, one of the most populous nations on the African continent. If business requires a strong financial backdrop and first class business banking services in order […]

How to Double Your Car’s Fuel Economy

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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 is easier than you think. The best part of it is that when you discover the […]

How LEDs are Transforming Illumination

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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. […]

Gaining Ground on Air and Water Quality Improvements

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Air and water quality are important aspects of both our environmental and our personal health. In the United States alone, poor air causes an estimated 60,000 deaths per year, while water pollution continues to be a significant and costly problem for communities like Flint, Michigan. Awareness of the importance of air and water quality has […]

My Date with COP23

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 […]

People-centered Approach to Green Design and Marketing

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 […]

Climate Change Impacts on Palestinian Women

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The Palestinian Territories, especially the Gaza Strip, are highly vulnerable to climate change due to threats posed by increasing water stress, falling agricultural productivity, greater probability of flashfloods and saline intrusion into groundwater. Women in Palestine will have to bear greater impact of climate change because of their traditional, gender-prescribed roles as they are highly […]

Top Ways To Reduce Waste For Greener Living

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: Opt for Reusable Containers If you’re the type that packs […]

How Design is Making the World More Sustainable

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It is fair to say a growing number of companies are becoming aware of the need to understand and implement sustainability. But once you get to that point, how do you implement it? How do you turn dreams into tangible, measurable reality? On my recent trip to New Zealand it became clear that finding ways […]

Seagrass: An Important Factor in Climate Change Mitigation

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 […]

5 Ways To Be Eco-Friendly While Kayaking

Kayaking is already an eco-friendly way to enjoy the outdoors. Kayaks are propelled by man-power rather than engines, they do not emit any gases that are harmful to the environment. But there are always ways to make an already eco-friendly activity, like kayaking, even less harmful to the environment. So next time you’re planning a […]

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°C will have major adverse effects on least developed countries (LDC), […]

How To Be An Eco-Friendly Camper

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No matter how much eco-camping experience you have, recent information about campers, camper vans, trailers, and RVs can be enticing. If you’re ready to see more of the country, get among the trees, and beat the summer heat, it may be time to get on the road. Here are few essential tips to be an […]

An Easy Guide to Shale Gas

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All else being equal, is fracking something we should welcome? Advocates of shale gas present it as ushering in a new age of cheap energy and increased self-sufficiency. But is it really going to be economically beneficial and will it reduce our utility bills? Is it ethical and sustainable? Let us look at exactly what […]

How to Maintain Your Electric Scooter?

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Finding it a hassle to come all the way down just to fix a minor problem? Here is what you can do. Below is a list of maintenance tips where you can better maintain your scooter and also do a little bit of hands on and try fixing the scooter yourself. When discussion comes on […]

IoT Technology Making Inroads in Construction Industry

The term Internet of Things (IoT) means that any device with particular sensors and technology attached to them can communicate with a larger group of similar devices through an Internet connection. These sensors will play a vital part in the future of our society because individual devices will allow construction industry leaders to have sensors […]

Trash Can for Diapers

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Diaper pails – many don’t even know that there are special pails for baby diapers. Until you wind up the child for the first time and realize that you want to dispose of the used diaper as quickly as possible, if only because of the smell. In fact, choosing a high quality baby nappy bin is extremely important if the nappies are not […]

What are the Benefits of Engineered Wood Flooring?

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Engineered wood flooring looks just like solid wood, but underneath it’s a different story. There are many features of this type of flooring that make it a much better choice if you’re looking to update your home. It is environmentally-friendly and super sturdy, and doesn’t suffer with some of the drawbacks of a hardwood floor. […]

Solar Power in Hawaii: The Push for a Practical Paradise

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For the longest time now, Hawaii has been one of the most robust markets for solar panel installations in the US. Hawaiian residents have reason to turn to solar power as enthusiastically as they have – electricity in Hawaii comes from burning expensive imported oil. At 42 cents a kWh, it costs three times as […]

Role of Waste-to-Energy in Waste Management

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The rapid increase in population coupled with changing lifestyle and consumption patterns is leading to an exponential increase in global waste generation. Ironically, most of the wastes are dumped in open fields, along highways or burnt wantonly. Waste-to-energy is increasingly getting acceptance as an integral component of solid waste management hierarchy. What is Waste-to-Energy Waste-to-Energy […]

Renewable Energy Potential in India

Renewable energy is growing rapidly in India. The Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) estimates that there is a potential of around 90,000 MW for power generation from different renewable energy sources in the country, including 48,561 MW of wind power, 14,294 MW of small hydro power and 26,367 MW of biomass. In […]

How To Choose A Heating Oil Provider

Christmas and the New Year might be over, but the winter is just settling in. In fact, there are many months of cold weather ahead. This is especially true if you are located in the North. In the next few months, your heating system will be working overtime to get your home sufficiently warm. Maybe […]

Woody Biomass as a Source of Renewable Energy

A wide range of woody biomass resources are available for conversion into renewable energy in natural forests, rural areas and cities. There are many ways to generate electricity from woody biomass using thermochemical pathway, including directly-fired or conventional steam approach, co-firing, pyrolysis and gasification. Direct Firing Most of the woody biomass-to-energy plants use direct-fired system […]

Reducing Carbon Footprint In Your Home

There is so much talk going on at the moment about carbon pollution, climate change and the necessity for all of us to do our part to protect the environment. The truth is that carbon pollution can lead to so many different problems like altered weather patterns or food insecurities. We can all do our […]

Importance of Sustainable Energy for Singapore

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We are continuously hearing statements from people that Singapore should invest consistently in sustainable development. It should because this is the sole way to ensure dynamic growth and create an environment that is livable in the future. Although these statements are true, the expert team at “Visa Express” – Singapore visa consultant agency conducted research […]

What is Materials Recovery Facility

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A materials recovery facility is a recycling facility which accepts materials, whether source separated or mixed, and separates, processes and stores them for later use as raw materials for remanufacturing and reprocessing. The main function of a material recovery facility (or MRF) is to maximize the quantity of recyclables processed, while producing materials that will […]

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. Price The local goods mostly will be cheaper because the manufacturer will not spend money for transportation and will not include […]

COP24: Expectations, Hopes and People’s Demands

The world will gather during 3 – 14 December 2018 in the beautiful Polish city of Katowice to discuss climate change at COP24. COP refers to the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Last year, at COP23, the dialogue was renamed Talanoa Dialogue. The goal remains the […]

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 […]

How Paper, Metal, Wood And Glass Are Recycled?

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 […]

How Eco-Friendly Homes Save Energy

The green building trend has been gaining ground around the world. It can involve a wide variety of construction and operation attributes that make a building more environmentally friendly than other buildings in some way. These characteristics can include methods for conserving water, using sustainably sourced building materials and taking advantage of renewable energy, such […]

Rooftop Gardens: Catalyst for Green Cities

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Rooftop gardens, also known as green roofs, are vegetative green layer grown on a rooftop of buildings providing greenery, useful products, shade, acoustic benefits as well as remove heat from the air through evapo-transpiration, reducing temperatures of the roof surface and the surrounding air. On hot and humid summer days, the surface temperature of a […]

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. […]

Biological Decomposition of Oil Raw Sludge and Oil Sludge

The list of the types of oil raw sludge includes off-grade oily or hydrocarbon bearing mixtures. The main sources of oil raw sludge are: Oil polluted priming coats of sectional and other industrial slots. Priming coats soaked with oil after oil pipeline accidents. Ground precipitation in oil-collecting reservoirs. Hard or liquid wastes from oil-processing oil-chemical […]

6 Fun DIY Gadget Projects for Beginners

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There’s nothing quite so fun as DIY gadget projects, and beginner-level projects are fun for everyone. You can make these DIY gadget projects using simple items and supplies. The knowledge you will need is relatively basic as well. A big part of the fun with DIY gadget projects is making them. The more you create, […]

India’s Carbon Emissions Fall for the First Time in 40 Years

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India’s carbon emission data analysis undertaken by Carbon Brief and re-released by the BBC (May 12, 2020) date from 1967 to the first quarter of the year 2020, show a tend trend of a steady rising increase in carbon emissions (MtCO2). The figures start out very low, (less than 10MtCO2) reaching 30 million tonnes by […]

5 Items That You Need to Keep a Clean Air Quality in Your Home

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One of the general challenges of a home is to have unrestricted access to clean and fresh air. An essential element that makes this challenge difficult to overcome is the ever-increasing rate of air pollution, a major problem in most cities. Continual exposure to polluted air can result in a lack of focus, stress, sicknesses, […]

Can Agriculture Be A Success Story For Singapore?

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Lately many people seem to be wondering if agricultural development could succeed in Singapore. Kenny Eng, the president of the Kranji Countryside Association, seems to think so suggesting that the farms in Singapore should be valued for more than the economic productive capabilities that they possess. The question is why agriculture couldn’t be a success? […]

What are Hoop Houses

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Being a farmer or landowner, your utmost desire is to get maximum output from minimum input and this is what hoop house does. Hoop house absorbs heat from sun and spread it inside so that all the plants grown inside the house can get benefit from it. It also has the ability to increase the […]

The Art of Recycling

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When an artist transcends the strictures of logic and blends his imagination with reality, he creates truly inspirational and harmonious works of art. By following that same path, I attempt to restructure our perception of the world around us and, through my innovative approach, I will show how recycling can become Art! This time, I […]

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 […]

Guide to Skip Hire for Homeowners

Skip hire is ideal for the disposal of waste from small home renovations such as the installation of new flooring, a kitchen refurbishment or an upstairs clear-out. Yet, while a skip is the most practical way to manage your waste, you also need to be practical about the type and size of skip you choose. […]

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 […]