Hybrid versus Diesel Engines: A Comparison for New Car Buyers

When purchasing a new automobile, consumers often have questions regarding fuel-efficiency of diesel engines and hybrid engines. However, there are many factors that must be taken into account when making the hybrid versus diesel comparison. It is frequently surprising for some people to learn that the differences between diesels and hybrids often make one vehicle a […]

7 Effective Ways to Make Your Business More Sustainable

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 […]

Introduction to Vermicompost

Vermicomposting is a type of composting in which certain species of earthworms are used to enhance the process of organic waste conversion and produce a better end-product. Vermicomposting is a mesophilic process utilizing microorganisms and earthworms. Earthworms feeds the organic waste materials and passes it through their digestive system and gives out in a granular […]

Towards a Green New Year

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 […]

Everything You Need to Know About Carbon Offsetting Your Flights

In 2017 alone, airlines in the United States carried more passengers than ever before — a whopping 849.3 million travelers. Though flying is more popular than ever, there is a problem. Passengers who fly frequently are increasing their carbon footprint. Flying takes a lot of manpower and fuel, and isn’t great for the environment. You […]

Recycling of Fluorescent Lamps

An analysis of the lighting industry shows a trend shifting from the usage of incandescent bulbs to fluorescent bulbs (also known as Compact Fluorescent Lamp or CFL). Incandescent bulbs use more fossil fuel energy, are more costly and are less effective than fluorescent bulbs, in the amount of artificial light they produce as fluorescents produce […]

The Debate on Banning Plastic Bags in Africa

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

The Dos And Don’ts Of Supporting Green Businesses

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 […]

Artificial Intelligence: An Effective Tool for Environment Protection

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

Climate Change and Public Health

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

Five Amazing Benefits of a Solar-Powered Home

Believe it or not, there are several compelling arguments to living in a solar powered home. While the initial investment may seem high, you’re going to be saving big over the coming months and years as those energy bills dip to the lowest numbers you’ve ever seen in your life. #5 Save Money Immediately By going […]

Business, Customers and Going Green

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 […]

Art from Trash

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 […]

10 Ways You Can Conserve Freshwater and Reduce Water Wastage

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

8 Benefits of an Eco-Friendly House

The world all around you is going eco-friendly. The term may befuddle you at first and make you question how the houses you’re currently living in could be dangerous for the environment. The answer lies in one word: energy. Everything you use and see is somehow a form of energy. The main objective of an […]

Benchmarking for Building Energy and Water Efficiency

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

7 Most Common Recycling Mistakes

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 […]

Planting Trees Has Never Been This Easier!

Global warming was a new word to me when I was in 6th grade. Astonishing with the consequences, I asked my science teacher, “if we students of our school could plant trees?”. The idea was to plant around 500 trees. Unfortunately, the response came anomaly. Indeed, it was pragmatic challenge for us to get a […]

Integration of Solar Energy in Buildings

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 Eco-Friendly Industries Have Publicized Their Breakthroughs

If you want to publicize your breakthroughs in your industry, it can be difficult. After all, the world is more competitive than ever before. Plus, if you are an eco-friendly industry, you want to do it in a way that doesn’t use more resources than you need. Therefore, you need a good strategy. Here are […]

5 Eco-Friendly Ways to Remodel Your Home

Remodeling your home might be on your to-do list in 2020. But if you’re environmentally conscious then you might be wondering whether or not a remodel is good for the environment. Not to worry! Here are 5 ways you can give your home a makeover in eco-friendly fashion. 1. Replace Your Lawn One of the […]

The Best Examples of How Businesses Are Paying More Attention to the Environment

Global business has a big impact on the environment. Over the decades and centuries, the environment has been abused in all kinds of ways, but that could be beginning to change. These days, it’s possible to see examples of how the business community is paying more attention to the environment if you look closely. Here […]

Water Security for Refugees

Since the outset of the Syrian civil war in 2011, refugee populations in the Middle East and North Africa have ballooned. Half of Syria has been uprooted. More than 5.2 million Syrians have fled their home. Escaping from war torn land, refugees seek shelter in neighbouring countries like Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey. Camp shelters for […]

Top Energy Management Tips for Students

When you join college, you realize you’re responsible for your wellbeing. You can no longer turn to your parents every time you have a problem. That is why you need to figure out suitable ways to make it to the end of each semester on your own. The first thing you need to learn is […]

Ingredients of Climate Finance

One of the central elements of climate change negotiations is climate finance, sometimes also referred to as green finance. Let me quote the definition of Climate finance from the Standing Committee on Finance under the UNFCCC: “Climate finance refers to local, national or transnational financing, which may be drawn from public, private and alternative sources […]

6 Top Solutions to Cut Down Your Energy Waste

If you’re looking for a way to save money while helping the environment, reducing your energy consumption in your home or business can be an excellent place to start. There are many things that you can do to cut down on energy use, and some of these methods don’t require a lot of time, money […]

Dealing with 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, […]

What Are the Benefits of Biomethane to the Environment?

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 […]

5 Tips to Make Moving House in London a Memorable Experience

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 […]

Can Families Really Save Both Money and Energy

Green energy technologies have brought many improvements and opened up numerous possibilities, enabling small businesses and households to generate their own power and even make profit, all the while preserving the environment. But just like all other technologies, they too have their drawbacks. Green energy technologies rely on generating electricity using renewable resources, such as […]

Clean Energy from Food Wastes

The waste management hierarchy suggests that reduce, reuse and recycling should always be given preference in a typical waste management system. However, these options cannot be applied uniformly for all kinds of wastes. For examples, organic waste is quite difficult to deal with using the conventional 3R strategy. Of the different types of organic wastes […]

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 […]

How to Handle E-Waste

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

Illegal Quarries in Lebanon

Illegal quarries, estimated to number between 700 and 1,300 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 […]

Methodology of Composting

The methodology of composting can be categorized into three major segments—anaerobic composting, aerobic composting, and vermicomposting. In anaerobic composting, the organic matter is decomposed in the absence of air. Organic matter may be collected in pits and covered with a thick layer of soil and left undisturbed six to eight months. The compost so formed may […]

Biomass Energy Resources in Malaysia

Malaysia is gifted with conventional energy resources such as oil and gas as well as renewables like hydro, biomass and solar energy. Malaysia’s commercial demand for energy is projected to continue its upward trend, from 1,244 PetaJoule (PJ) in 2000 to an estimated 2,218 PJ in 2010. This consumption growth is mainly driven by industrialisation. […]

Support Arab Climate Advocates to 2017 Bioneers Conference

In October 2015 a team of climate advocates from the Gaza Strip, Palestine received the James Mohawk Scholarship for entry to all conference sessions hosted by Bioneers in San Rafael, California (USA).  It was the first time to the United States of America for the team and the first time Bioneers invited Palestinians to their conference. The team was responsible […]

Eco Car Manufacturing

Pushed by consumer awareness and regulations, automotive manufacturers are looking for new solutions to reduce the impact of car manufacturing and operating  on the environment. Here we look at a few innovations that could make the industry more sustainable and promote eco car manufacturing. Better fuels, lighter materials and better engines In the last 30 […]

8 Steps to Grow a Natural Organic Apple Tree

As more information becomes known about the potential negative health impact of commercial pesticides and genetically modified organisms (GMOs), eating organic is becoming more important to people today than ever before. Concerned parents want the best products for their kids. Chefs lure in new diners with the promise of fresh organic dishes that maximize flavor […]

Climate Variability and its Causes

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

How Weather Affects Solar Panel Efficiency

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 […]

5 Harsh Realities of Medical Office Cleaning Services

You may have found your way to work as a medical office cleaner and probably, you love your new job. However, there is a lot more than just working as a cleaner. The cleaning services you offer in the medical facility is important as the doctors and nurses there. Below are some 5 harsh realities […]

Trends in Energy Management

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 […]

The Climate Change Quiz

The defining issue of our time is Climate Change. The Earth’s climate has changed throughout history. Advanced technologies have enabled researchers and scientists to see the big picture as they are collecting different types of information about our Mother Earth and the climate change on a global scale. Please take the Climate Change Quiz by clicking the […]

OneLessStraw Pledge Campaign

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

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 […]

The Benefits of Recycling Oil

Recycling is an environmental industry buzzword. Oil is one of the most used products around the world. It also is one of the most common environmental pollutants. Its hazardous effects on the environment have been widely documented and so have the benefits of its recycling. Here are some of the benefits of recycling oil. Job […]

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 […]

Is Sustainable Housing Affordable?

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 […]

Lebanon Climate Act

Lebanon Climate Act is being organized in line with its INDC, country’s climate change engagement at COP21. Lebanon’s INDC is the Intended Nationally Determined Contribution where Lebanon has publicly outlined what climate actions it intends to take under a new international agreement by 2030, and has mainly set a target of 15% CO2 emissions reduction […]

Eco-friendly Ways of Controlling Pests

Do you have a pest problem that you need to control, but do not wish to resort to traditional chemical treatments out of concern for children, pets, or employees? Eco-friendly pest control treatments offers a safe alternative to harsh chemical treatments. These FDA approved natural pesticides have been proven to be just as effective as […]

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 […]

9 Awesome Container Gardening Tips You Should Try

Container gardening is an interesting way to grow your favorite plants without having to bother about space and other factors. Plants are not fussy about where they are planted. Most plants are okay once they have enough space that allows them to spread their root and well-aerated soil that allows excess water to drain effectively. […]

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 […]

3 Ways to Make your Office Eco-Friendly

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 […]

WTE Prospects in Middle East

The high rate of population growth, urbanization and economic expansion in the Middle East is not only accelerating consumption rates but also increasing the generation rate of all sorts of waste. High-income Middle Eastern countries like Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait are counted as world’s largest waste producers in terms of per capita […]

Solar Decathlon Africa 2019: Focus on Sustainable Housing

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 […]

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 […]

Environmental Footprint of the Sochi Olympics

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

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 […]

8 Things You Can Do To Help The Environment Now

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. Don’t recycle everything We’re always told to recycle everything we can – but the truth is, over-zealous recycling can […]

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 […]

5 Techniques You Should Apply to Clean Your Garden

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 […]

Environmental Impacts Of Globalization

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 […]

Tips For a Green Home

We all want to help the planet in any way possible. The problem? Many of us are lazy and think that making any amount of serious, positive change to our environment is time-consuming, expensive and altogether difficult. However, we couldn’t be more wrong. There are countless ways to give your home a more green environment. […]

All You Have To Know About The Miracle Plant Called Bamboo

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 […]

How to Dispose of Old Makeup Products and Used Contact Lens

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 recycling and […]

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 […]

Stress Management: The Benefits of House Cleaning in a Person’s Health

Time flies so fast that sometimes, the daily routine you do at work turns stressful day after day and eventually makes you feel like a zombie. According to a study, over 69% of population fights with the everyday responsibilities the modern era calls.  And in a survey conducted in the UK, stress occurs more than […]

5 Effective Ways to Make Logistics Sustainable

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 and effectively. 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. From […]

Significance of Solid Waste Management

Some countries have achieved considerable success in solid waste management. But the rest of the world is grappling to deal with its wastes. In these places, improper management of solid waste continues to impact public health of entire communities and cities; pollute local water, air and land resources; contribute to climate change and ocean plastic […]

What is Biomethane

The typical composition of raw biogas does not meet the minimum CNG fuel specifications. In particular, the CO2 and sulfur content in raw biogas is too high for it to be used as vehicle fuel without additional processing. Biogas that has been upgraded by removing H2S, moisture and carbon dioxide is known as biomethane. Biomethane is […]

Energy Partnership in South Asia

South Asia has an interesting mix of countries displaying diversity in terms of natural resources, landscape, per capita income, culture, happiness index, etc. On the energy front all these countries today are facing a multitude of challenges in meeting their rapidly growing requirements in a sustainable manner. While governments of each of these countries have […]

Why Sustainable Businesses are an Imperative on Today’s Market

Whether it’s the politicians, economists or marketers, the word “sustainability” seems to have become the leitmotif of our time. However, just because we can hear it nearly everywhere, it doesn’t mean that we all understand the full meaning of it. This is especially true when it comes to business, as truly sustainable businesses are hard […]

Waging Eco-Jihad for a Sustainable Future

There is an inseparable relation between the environment and our soul. Islamic teachings offer a completely integrated view of the Universe where human souls and the environment are all part of one living, conscious whole. The Holy Quran exhorts us to live a balanced, moderate and sustainable life without causing any harm to the Earth. […]

The Importance of Teaching Your Children About Sustainability

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 […]

10 Long-Term Ways to Reduce Business Costs

Reducing costs on your small business and creating processes that’ll cost you less money over time doesn’t need to have a great deal of time or perhaps a lot of work. In many cases, it’s about making smarter choices when deciding where to put your business funds. Let us have a look at 10 effective […]

What To Expect From Hiring A Tree Removal Service

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 from the tree removal company and these are normal. For the process to be smooth-sailing, it is important that you keep the area ready […]

Why Solar Panels Are Becoming So Popular

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

Why You Should Choose Cheap Rubbish Removals

There are several options when it comes to getting rid of wastes; a cheap London rubbish removal service can make the decision much easier. Children’s toys, old furniture, broken home appliances – the list of waste that builds up over time is endless. It can be frustrating when there are mountains of unwanted things lying […]

5 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home

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 […]

Getting Others To Follow In Your Green Footsteps

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

Tips to Create a Relaxing Backyard During the Summer

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 […]

7 Ways to Gain Greater Appreciation for Mother Earth

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. Watch a documentary You’re already in front of […]

Protecting Rainforests

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 […]

Importance of Recycling in the Case of Battery Energy Storage

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

Why Are Butterflies Important for the Environment?

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

Little Eco-Hero from Abu Dhabi

Abdul Muqeet, also known as the Paper Bag Boy, has risen from being just another ordinary student to an extra-ordinary environmentalist. At just ten years old, Abdul Muqeet has demonstrated his commitment to saving the environment in United Arab Emirates and elsewhere. Inspired by the 2010 campaign “UAE Free of Plastic Bags”, Abdul Muqeet, a student […]

The Promise of Biobutanol

The major technical and commercial limitations of existing biofuels has catalyzed the development of advanced biofuels such as cellulosic ethanol, biobutanol and mixed alcohols. Biobutanol is generating good deal of interest as a potential green alternative to petroleum fuels. It is increasingly being considered as a superior automobile fuel in comparison to bioethanol as its […]

Ecotourism Attractions in America That You Can Visit Today

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. […]

5 Free Ways to Cut Energy Costs Now

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 […]

Introduction to Hydrothermal Carbonization

Most would agree that the production of biofuels is important, even necessary, for our future. There are significant differences in the production of various biofuels, especially concerning the production of biocoal, which will impact the acceptance and use of biofuel in the future. This article focuses on one technology for the production of biocoal which […]

Ingredients of a Vegan Diet

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 […]

A Chat with Paper Bag Boy

Abdul Muqeet, also known as the Paper Bag Boy, has risen from being just another ordinary boy to an extraordinary environmentalist spearheading the fight against climate change in United Arab Emirates. Ten-year old Abdul Muqeet has demonstrated remarkable commitment to saving the environment and has won numerous awards including the prestigious Abu Dhabi Award. Here he […]

Chasing Green in India

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 […]

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

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 […]

5 Effective Ways to Raise Cleantech Awareness Via Video

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

Surviving a Raw Vegan Diet

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

Hotels: Future-proofing the Bottom Line Through Biomass Boilers

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

Organic Cleaning Products for a Better Tomorrow

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 […]

Urban Heat Island Effect: Causes, Impacts and Mitigation

The urban heat island (UHI) effect arises due to absorption of incident radiation from the sun by built surfaces of tall buildings, roof, concrete structures and asphalt roads and then releasing it in the form of heat. The term “urban heat island” describes the built-up areas that are significantly hotter than the surrounding open, natural […]