5 Ways to Improve Environmental Management Systems

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Environmental management systems play a key role in helping organisations manage their environmental impacts and implement improvements to reduce detrimental consequences that their activities may have. An environmental management system is a set of policies, procedures, registers, lists and other documents and tools that establish how a business functions with regards to environmental management within […]

Keeping Your Green Home Smart and Safe: A Guide

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Planet Earth is faced with many ecological dangers, and we need to raise awareness of the importance of being eco-friendly. After all, we only have one planet, and we must act now to save it. On the other hand, we cannot escape the technological developments happening every day. Many useful smart devices connect to Wi-Fi, […]

Reinventing Business Cards: Environmental Perspectives

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Each year 100 billion business cards are produced worldwide leading to the potential loss of approaching 6 million trees. Perhaps more shocking is the fact that within a week after receiving a business card, almost 90% of them are thrown away. Some of these cards will be recycled, but many will find their way into […]

Towards a Green Eid

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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 […]

Top 3 Green Buildings Rating System in the Middle East

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Green buildings not only contribute towards a sustainable construction and environment but also bring lots of benefits and advantages to building owners and users. Lower development costs, lower operating costs, increased comforts, healthier indoor environment quality, and enhanced durability and less maintenance costs are hallmarks of a typical green building. A wide range of green […]

Are There Any Safe Alternatives to Growth Hormone Therapy?

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HGH is an essential growth hormone (GH) that assists in the growth and regeneration of body tissue. A particular organ in the brain called the pituitary gland produces this hormone. In addition to helping with the development of body tissue, it also assists in developing muscle mass, bone density, and strength in enhancing your immune […]

Environmental New Year Resolutions to Help the Planet in 2023

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

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 with your best electric scooter for heavy adults? Below is a list of maintenance tips to to maintain your electric scooter and also do a little bit of hands on and try fixing the e-scooter yourself. When discussion comes […]

6 Eco-friendly Gift Ideas For This Christmas

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

Top Solar Questions, Answered

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The technology behind solar panels has been around since 1883, and solar panels akin to the ones used today have been in existence since 1954, but the use of solar energy is just starting to take off on the world stage. Solar panels are now found in at least 37 countries, but only some of […]

5 Effective Ways to Make Logistics Sustainable

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

Everything You Need to Know About the Sewage Lake of Jeddah

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Jeddah, one of the largest cities in Saudi Arabia, has more than three million residents. The estimated water  use is 200 liters per capita per day. Typically, 80% of potable water used  for municipal purposes returns to the environment as wastewater. Since  85% of Jeddah is not connected to sewerage pipelines, wastewater accumulates in underground cesspools […]

How a Career in AI Helps in Climate Change Mitigation?

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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. […]

Be Sustainable: Turn Your Garden Into The Supermarket

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If you’re trying to cut back on costs and live a more sustainable lifestyle, then you should be very proud of yourself. A lot of people talk about wanting to change the way they live their life, but not many people actually do anything about it. If you’d like to take the next step – […]

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 […]

Asia Pulp & Paper in Crafting Long-Term Sustainability Goals

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Building A Feasible Long-Term Sustainable Development Strategy As the global climate crisis continues to worsen, companies and organisations around the world are recognising that sustainability is more than just a buzzword. While sustainable or eco-conscious development was previously considered a small part of a business’ overall strategy, more companies are now aware that a sustainable […]

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 […]

5 Benefits of a Greenhouse

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Greenhouses came about during the 17th century, as a designated place to protect plants from extreme elements. As time passed and glass became less expensive, these brick or timber housing units began to resemble glass houses, only using minimal wood or metal for, primarily, the frame itself. Due to advanced heating and other relevant technology, […]

5 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home

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Climate change is moving from scientific theory to everyday fact. Global warming effects are beginning to filter down to the average person’s day-to-day experiences. Record heat waves are hitting the U.S. Larger forest fires are burning entire cities. Historic flooding events are inundating coastal areas. Hurricanes are getting more frequent and destructive. Climate change is […]

COP24: Expectations, Hopes and People’s Demands

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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 […]

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 […]

5 Top Ways to Cut Energy Costs Now

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They say you have to spend money to save money. However, when it comes to personal finance, that isn’t always the best option (or even possible). Cutting back on certain expenses can make a significant difference to your net worth over time, whether you use those savings to invest or to pay off debt. Energy […]

The Top 5 Green Technologies of the Future

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The earth is going through some big changes and we’re starting to feel the effects. The average person is becoming more aware of their impact on the environment and they’re looking for ways to reduce their footprint. One way to reduce your impact is to invest in green technology. Green technology is designed to be […]

Integration of Solar Energy in Buildings

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Application of solar energy systems in building design saves money and conserves energy, in addition to attractive architectural designs and improving environmental conditions surrounding the building. Passive solar technologies and PV systems can be effectively used making a building sustainable. Passive Solar Design Passive solar technologies directly take advantage of the sun’s light and heat […]

How to Dispose of Old Makeup Products and Used Contact Lens?

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Makeup and other cosmetic products, such as contact lens, come with a shelf life that you should never take for granted. If you see some of your goodies going beyond their used-by date, you should look for ways to dispose of them without harming the environment. Here are some green beauty tips for disposal and […]

Trends in Energy Management

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Managing and reducing energy consumption not only saves money but also helps in mitigating climate change and enhancing corporate reputation. The primary objective of energy management is to achieve and maintain optimum energy procurement and utilization  throughout the organisation which may help in minimizing energy costs and mitigating environmental effects. Infact, energy management is widely acknowledged as the best solution […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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

Chasing Green in India

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

4 Ways You Can Support Green Businesses

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

6 Ways to Reduce Carbon Footprint of Your Home

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Zero Waste Iftar Challenge 2022

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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! […]

Environment-Friendly Business Practices You Can Apply Today

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

The Importance of Teaching Your Children About Sustainability

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

Seagrass: An Important Factor in Climate Change Mitigation

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

Why Does Artificial Grass Hold Up Better in Rainy Weather?

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Mother Nature likes to remind us from time to time that she’s in charge. No matter what we do or how we prepare, we simply can’t control the weather nor can we often be ready for the damaging effects that sometimes come along with it. There are, however, steps we can take to minimize any […]

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 […]

What to Do With Household Hazardous Waste?

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Hazardous waste refers to any kind of harmful waste that can prove dangerous for plants and animals. It is mostly in the form of chemical waste or accumulated dirt and can cause some serious damage to human health. Most people don’t realize it, but hazardous waste can be found inside of all our homes. It […]

The Debate on Banning Plastic Bags in Africa

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

Ultrasound-Activated Anaerobic Digestion of Sewage Sludge

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Ultrasonic disintegration is a method for breakup of microbial cells to extract intracellular material. Ultrasound-activated sewage sludge disintegration could positively affect anaerobic digestion of sewage sludge at sewage treatment plants (STPs). Due to sludge disintegration, organic compounds are transferred from the sludge solids into the aqueous phase resulting in an enhanced biodegradability. Therefore disintegration of sewage […]

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 […]

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 […]

What Are the Benefits of Biomethane to the Environment?

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

Things To Expect When Hiring A Tree Removal Service

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If you are hiring a tree service in Edmond for the first time, there are some things that you need to prepare for. You might also have a lot of expectations like license and insurance benefits from the tree removal company and these are normal. For the process to be smooth-sailing, it is important that […]

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 […]

How Weather Affects Solar Panels?

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Solar panels are an inevitable roof addition to install in order to cut electricity costs and contribute to the environment. Technology has became so advanced that panels nowadays can be almost unnoticeable or become a unique addition to your roofing system. More and more people decide to put them on their property motivated by all […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

10 Surprising Facts About Precast Concrete

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Construction products have been around for centuries. It was first used in ancient Rome, and it has played a vital role in our infrastructure ever since. However, there are still many things about precast concrete that most people don’t know about. Here are ten surprising facts about precast concrete: 1. Precast concrete is cost-effective Precast […]

Art from Trash

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

Trash Talk from India

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

How to Get Your Children to Help in Environment Protection?

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

Water Purification Designs for Developing Nations

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

6 Ways Going Green Will Boost Your Business

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

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

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

Eco-Driven Property Development – A Growing Industry Trend in 2022

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Property investment has proven over the past year to be one of the most secure, long-standing and potentially lucrative investment strategies out there. In a time where volatile markets have been shaky at points – with the pandemic causing unforeseen ripples across the globe – many investors have decided to move their capital into property, […]

The Unlimited Benefits of Solar Street Lighting

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

Everything You Need to Know About Protecting Rainforests

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

Simple Changes to Switch to a Sustainable Lifestyle

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

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

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

Solar Power versus Wind Power: Which One is Better?

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The idea of generating your electricity sounds too good to be true. At least, that’s how many people have felt many years ago. But nowadays, this idea is already a reality. As technology continues to improve, more and more companies are starting to explore the possibilities of harnessing energy from renewable sources. Because of this, […]

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 […]

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

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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 […]

Evolution of International Environmental Law

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

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

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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 […]

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

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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

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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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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 2023

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

Why Should You Buy Local Rather Than Imported?

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