Posts by Category: Eco Friendly

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Eco Friendly January 22, 2019 posted by

To Flush Or Not – check out this list of things that shouldn’t be flushed down the toilet

You’re probably pretty careful with what you flush, after all, no one wants to clog up their toilet, that’s never a fun time. But there are some items that seem OK to flush but really, really aren’t. Check out this list of 14 things that you should just toss in a bin.


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To Flush Or Not – check out this list of things that shouldn’t be flushed down the toilet
Eco Friendly January 18, 2019 posted by

Nets Over Drainage Pipes – simple solution to a large problem

Trash gets into our water ways and causes lots of problems for the environment. One way we can help is simply by making sure our garbage makes it into bins and we’re not just littering all willy nilly. But there will still likely be stragglers. One Australian city is using a simple solution to catch this garbage: Nets.


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Nets Over Drainage Pipes – simple solution to a large problem
Eco Friendly January 16, 2019 posted by

Hemp, A Miracle Plant? – check out his infographic that shows off all the ways we can use hemp

Hemp a plant with a a ton of uses. Many people associate hemp with marijuana but hemp is not the same and unlike marijuana it can be used in a variety of practical ways with less carbon impact than other alternatives. This handy chart lays it all out.


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Hemp, A Miracle Plant? – check out his infographic that shows off all the ways we can use hemp
Eco Friendly January 15, 2019 posted by

Large Scale Batteries – an integral part of renewable energy

As people against renewable energy have pointed out, the sun does not always shine, the wind does not always blow and what will we do then? Well, the answer is simple, honestly. Batteries, we need batteries which is why in the coming years some people think we’ll see a rise in large batteries.


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Large Scale Batteries – an integral part of renewable energy
Eco Friendly January 15, 2019 posted by

Stopping Light Pollution – ‘reduce’ is the R that helps here

Light pollution sounds like such a funny thing, how can light pollute anything? It’s LIGHT! Although light is generally considered a good thing, the truth is, it’s destroying something important: Night. And we as well as nature in general need that time of darkness to survive. This article has some tips on reducing light pollution.


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Stopping Light Pollution – ‘reduce’ is the R that helps here
Eco Friendly January 11, 2019 posted by

Solar Energy Desalination – new prototype may open the way for more sustainable desalination process

Drinking water is a resource that we are quickly running out of. There is water all over the plant of course but it’s ocean water and desalination is an expensive and energy consuming process. New research has lead to a prototype that uses solar energy to complete the process.


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Solar Energy Desalination – new prototype may open the way for more sustainable desalination process
Eco Friendly January 10, 2019 posted by

Carbon Powder Traps Emissions – this powder can capture emissions before they hit the atmosphere

Turning back the clock on climate change is a battle fought on many fronts. While we’re switching over to sustainable energy sources, there still needs to be done with the emissions that being poured into our air now. One researcher has developed a powder that can capture emissions keeping them out of the air and shows some promise.


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Carbon Powder Traps Emissions – this powder can capture emissions before they hit the atmosphere
Eco Friendly January 8, 2019 posted by

My Smart Blinds – make your windows smarter and save on your energy bill

One of the easier ways to cut down on energy use is to use natural light instead of electric one. Which is to say, open the blinds! If you’re bad at remembering to let the sunshine in check out My Smart Blinds, the system that will make sure you’re getting the most out of your windows.


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My Smart Blinds – make your windows smarter and save on your energy bill
Eco Friendly January 4, 2019 posted by

How Much Plastic Waste Is There – graphic lays out how big the problem is

How much plastic is there in landfills? Is it really that big of problem? Well the short answer is, yes. This awesome graphic from the Royal Statistical Society drops some quick facts about the state of plastic in the world and shows why, more than ever, we need to be moving towards less plastic use rather than counting on recycling to save us.


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How Much Plastic Waste Is There – graphic lays out how big the problem is
Eco Friendly January 3, 2019 posted by

Cloud Seeding – this science fiction concept is a reality

Snow, it’s more important than people think. If you’re just living in a city, it’s the white stuff that makes your morning commute a hassle but for people in certain parts of the world that rely on winter snowfall to create the green pastures of spring, the lack of it is causing big problems. No worries though, science can make more with cloud seeding but it has some drawbacks.


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Cloud Seeding – this science fiction concept is a reality
Eco Friendly January 3, 2019 posted by

Sustainable Options for Food Waste – startups are beginning to tackle this yummy problem

We waste a lot of food. Like, as a society, not just the leftovers that you let go off in your fridge. We throw out food from restaurants, grocery stores, and even before it makes it to those places for not being pretty enough and startups are beginning to fight this problem.


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Sustainable Options for Food Waste – startups are beginning to tackle this yummy problem