5 Tips to Make Moving House in London a Memorable Experience

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Moving house in London may mean spending a good deal of fossil fuel, in addition to causing a lot of clutter if you are not too careful in handling your stuff. Relocation is a difficult task that consumes a lot of your energies and pile-up of unnecessary trash. If you are planning to move home […]

9 Things to Know About Energy-Efficient Home Improvements

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Remodeling your house is not only an opportunity to visually enhance and improve the function of your home, it’s also a great way to reduce waste and save energy. Energy-efficient home improvements will help to increase the comfort of your home while helping to protect the environment. If you’re considering remodeling, it’s worth the time […]

Why You Should Buy Your Products from Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) Sinar Mas

recycled pulp and paper

Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) is a leading international manufacturer of newsprint, recycled paper, and specialty paper products. It has its head office in Singapore, but it also has manufacturing plants in other countries worldwide. The company has a large presence across Asia, where it has a large customer base. As a result, it has […]

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 […]

7 Most Common Recycling Mistakes

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There’s no denying it, if we want to help save our climate we need to recycle more. The problem is, with so many of us committing common recycling mistakes, we might just be doing more harm than good. So, to make sure you’re doing the best that you can for the planet, here at Kwik […]

Business, Customers and Going Green

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In the contemporary business landscape, green businesses, also known as sustainable businesses, are defined as organizations with minimal negative impact on community, society, economy or environment. The most important initiative of green oriented businesses is to decrease or completely eliminate environmental harm caused by production and consumption of their products. Usually, green businesses have progressive […]

5 High-Tech Green Technology to Make Your Home Greener

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Not living in an off-the-grid house like an Earthship, for example, does not mean that you can not live the eco-friendly lifestyle. These days, there is plenty of modern green technology on the market that will make your home greener, ranging from smart lights to greener garden tools to smart thermostats and more. Most of our older […]

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 […]

Are Organic Fertilisers Better for Crops than Chemical Fertilisers?

Are Organic Fertilisers Better for Crops than Chemical Fertilisers

Do you want to improve the health of your crops? In order for all plants to grow, they need certain nutrients. While some are able to get these nutrients from the soil, others will need some help along the way to grow. This means that you might have to use fertiliser to give your crops […]

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 […]

Everything You Need to Know About Green Roofs

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Green roofs can provide a wide range of benefits to urban communities interested in enhancement and protection of their environment. Some of the most important merits of green roofs are reduction in energy use, decrease in air pollution, improved water quality, enhanced stormwater management and decreasing heat island effect. Let us explore the benefit of green […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Sustainability Matters When Improving Your Home

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When it comes to home improvement, the environment should always be a top priority. Making your home more sustainable is one of the most impactful things you can do for the planet. But the question is, why should you even consider sustainability when making improvements? Benefits of Sustainability When Renovating Your Home Sustainable home improvements […]

Role of Energy Sugar Beets in Reducing USA’s Oil Dependence

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Oil made America great in the beginnings of the last century with the industrial revolution. The U.S. has been so dependent on this oil that we have foreign policies that revolve around it that we have gone to wars over risking our own national security. Some 45 plus years ago America went through a true […]

Role of Reverse Logistics in Waste Management

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Reverse logistics is a process whereby businesses can implement a sustainable waste management and become more eco-friendly through recycling, reusing, and reducing the amount of materials used. A more holistic view of reverse logistics includes reduction of materials in the forward system in such a way that fewer materials flow back, reuse of materials is […]

Ingredients of a Vegan Diet

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The number of people who are opting for the vegetarian and vegan diet is definitely on the rise. The latter solution is even more popular today, and it’s so for many reasons. Apart from going green and fighting against animal cruelty, people also switch to veganism because of its health benefits – the right vegan […]

How Eco-Friendly Homes Save Energy

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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 […]

Flora and Fauna in the Indian State of Bihar

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India is a vast and diverse nation. Each state boasts of its unique features. As soon as you cross over to one state from another, you will notice a distinct change in all possible aspects. An experienced eye will be able to spot the differences between the facial features as well. Apart from this, 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. […]

Woody Biomass as a Source of Renewable Energy

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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 […]

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 […]

5 Buying Factors That Are More Important Than The LED Bulb’s Price

five important factors to help you choose the right LED bulb

The popularity of old-fashioned incandescents is on the wane. Even the energy-efficient CFL (compact fluorescent light) bulbs that have a much longer lifespan as compared to the incandescents are witnessing less demand. The reason being, the introduction of the high energy-efficient LED bulbs that not only offer more energy savings but also come with longer […]

Everything You Need to Know About CBD for Pain Management

CBD Health Benefits

Our daily life puts us in front of various situations, physically and mentally. It is quite hard to think that someone is born and grown up without ever feeling pain. And different kinds of pain are not easy to manage or prevent. While we are through pain all we want is some kind of treatment […]

An Easy Guide on How to Join the Solar Energy Bandwagon

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Installing solar panels can be a considerable investment. A photovoltaic array may be connected in series or parallel depending on your needs. You can expect operational problems to arise, but most homeowners currently using renewable energy don’t have much to complain about. How to Join the Solar Energy Bandwagon There’s no need for you to […]

All You Need to Know About Biogas Production from Food Waste

food waste

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 […]

How Recycling Can Become an Art

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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 […]

A Room By Room Guide To Having An Eco-Friendly Home

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We all need to do our bit to protect the environment, and by visiting our website, you will pick up a lot of ideas on how you can go green. This includes going eco-friendly at home. From practical everyday habits to home renovations, you can save money while saving the world. In this room-by-room guide, […]

Building in Sensitive Natural Environments: 4 Examples

Temporary Road Building

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 […]

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?

buying local

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 Top Benefits of Indoor Gardening

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Plants are associated with a good and positive vibrancy and thus having them inside the enclosure is sure to be a positive influence. Lots of benefits are associated with indoor plants, health in particular. There are a lot of plants that can be grown indoors, but make it a point to care for them 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

sustainable logistics

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. […]

Easy Ways To Cut Energy Usage At Home

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Most people these days could do with saving more money and cutting back on their spending. This is something that is important if you want to avoid financial strains, and the best place to start when it comes to cutting costs is in your own home. Many people waste a huge amount of money due […]

Solar Decathlon Africa 2019: Focus on Sustainable Housing

solar decathlon africa 2019

Solar Decathlon Africa is an initiative launched by Institute Research Solar Energy Et Energies Nouvelles (IRESEN) and Mohamed VI University under the high patronage of his majesty King Mohamed IV of Morocco. The key aim of Solar Decathlon Africa is to support the solar energy systems and sustainable buildings in Morocco and Africa through an […]

Biological Desulphurization of Biogas

Biogas Volvo

Biogas basically consists of methane and carbon dioxide. In addition, it also contains unwanted contaminants, especially hydrogen sulfide (H2S). Hydrogen sulfide mainly occurs because of the degradation of sulfur-containing proteins (e.g. methionine and cysteine) or the desulfurization of sulfates. The fermentation of manure and other organic wastes shows typical H2S concentrations in the range of […]

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 […]

Why Do We Need More Sources of Sustainable Energy?

clean energy

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, […]

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

green-resolutions

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 […]

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing Energy-efficient Windows

smart 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 […]

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 Things 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, […]

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 […]

An Easy Guide on How to Use the Bamboo Plant

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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 […]

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

plastic waste in africa

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. […]

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 […]

Unending Benefits of Sustainable Buildings

sustainable-building

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 […]

Organic Cleaning Products for a Better Tomorrow

organic cleaning products

Body disorders and deficiencies are not caused overnight in human beings. Over a period of time when someone keeps ingesting chemicals in very low quantities the body just fills up which results in the malfunctioning of the vital organs of the body that gives rise to various problems inside the human body. Organizations like eco […]

An Easy Guide to Deal with a Mercury Spill

mercury spill

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

Greenhouse-Gas-Emissions

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 […]

Everything You Need to Know About 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 […]

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 […]

How to Make Your Relocation an Eco-friendly Exercise?

ecofriendly-relocation

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 […]

Pathways of Transition to Agroecology: Technologies and Trends

agroecology

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 […]

Chasing Green in India

green-resolutions

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 […]

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 […]

Role of Anaerobic Digestion in Rural Development

biogas-rural-development

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 […]

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 […]

Everything to Know About Sustainable Coffee Growing

sustainable coffee

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 […]

The Objectives of Environmental Education

environmental-learning

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

Africa

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

home solar installation

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

seagrass marine wildlife

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

food waste

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

LEDs Outdoor-Application

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

rubbish clearance uk

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

CatHotel

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 […]