Posts by Category: Eco Friendly

All things green and planet saving.

Eco Friendly November 22, 2018 posted by

Light Pollution – this infographic shows the harm of this issue

Light pollution is real. In urban areas it is common to see streetlights, building lights, etc wherever you go, there’s hardly any night at all! Which is a major problem for nocturnal animals. It may seem the only creatures who are affected by our lights are bugs but there’s so much more. This handy inforgraphic points out some of the major issues with light pollution.


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Light Pollution – this infographic shows the harm of this issue
Eco Friendly November 20, 2018 posted by

Fish Waste To Fuel – cruise ship company moving towards renewable fuel from waste

Cruise ships, as it turns out, are helping to contribute to the pollution problem. The fuel they use dumps harmful chemicals into the air and is even worse than just everyday vehicles but an alternative is coming form an ironic source. Cruise ships of the future may run on waste fish parts.


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Fish Waste To Fuel – cruise ship company moving towards renewable fuel from waste
Eco Friendly November 20, 2018 posted by

Bacteria “Batteries” – bacteria may be key to turning waste water into energy

Waste water, the stuff that you flush and let run down the drain, generally not thought off as something that’s worth anything but it turns out that it may hiding the secret for some renewable energy. Turns out that it has a lot of potential for useful applications and purple bacteria may help us make use of it.


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Bacteria “Batteries” – bacteria may be key to turning waste water into energy
Eco Friendly November 19, 2018 posted by

Solar Panels Help Keep Grass Green – solar panels, green energy and green grazing lands

Solar panels, great for getting nice, green energy. Also it turns out, great for keeping the surrounding lands nice and green too. Green goodness all around. A new study shows that solar panels help to increase grazing lands for some of our herd animals.


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Solar Panels Help Keep Grass Green – solar panels, green energy and green grazing lands
Eco Friendly November 13, 2018 posted by

Volkswagen EV – the classic company is entering into the electric vehicle race

So, cars that run on gas, not great for the environment. We’ve known this for a long time but most of us still . . . have cars that run on gas. Well if you’re in the market for a Volkswagen, good news, they’re committed to producing 50 million electric cars.


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Volkswagen EV – the classic company is entering into the electric vehicle race
Eco Friendly November 9, 2018 posted by

OceanSaver Pods – keep plastic cleaner bottles out of the ocean and reuse them

Cleaning products, we all use them (hopefully) and for most of us, when we’re done with a bottle, we just toss it in the trash. The problem is that the bottles are plastic waste and plastic waste ends up in the ocean. You can’t really reuse the bottles for anything else because they had chemicals, so what do you do? Put more cleaner in there of course. OceanSaver Pods are concentrated cleaning pods that you can drop into those empty…


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OceanSaver Pods – keep plastic cleaner bottles out of the ocean and reuse them
Eco Friendly November 7, 2018 posted by

Molecular Solar Thermal Energy Storage – store the summer’s heat for winter

You know the drill, you complain about the heat all summer but then as soon as the cold weather hits, you complain about that. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was some way to store that delicious summer heat for when you really need it, like the dead of winter. Science thought so too! Molecular Solar Thermal Energy Storage (MOST) saves heat for a cold day.


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Molecular Solar Thermal Energy Storage – store the summer’s heat for winter
Eco Friendly November 6, 2018 posted by

Plastic Into Aerogels – new technique recycles plastic bottles into aerogel

What are we doing with our plastics? Throwing them in landfills and the oceans mostly is what it seems which isn’t the greatest solution for the waste problem that we have in modern life which is why we recycle. One group of scientists have pioneered a better way to recycle PET plastic waste into aerogels.


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Plastic Into Aerogels – new technique recycles plastic bottles into aerogel
Eco Friendly October 31, 2018 posted by

Solosocks Share – get a pair, share a pair

Socks. Most of us wear them because they help keep our feet warm. But they also end up in landfills and when they’re not made in a sustainable way, contribute to the overall pollution in the world. That’s not good. Shop for a better sock, a more sustainable sock with the Solosocks Share, the sustainable sock choice that also gives socks to the homeless.


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Solosocks Share – get a pair, share a pair