Posts by Category: Eco Friendly

All things green and planet saving.

Eco Friendly April 2, 2019 posted by

Natural Forests as Carbon Captures – this does not mean more farming

More green spaces, in general, make for better climate outcomes. More trees and plants to clean out the air and bonus, large green spaces create other favorable outcomes for humanities. But it’s important to keep something in mind about this. Not all green spaces are the same and for the biggest impact, we need native trees, not just. . . plants. Especially not just one type of plant.


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Natural Forests as Carbon Captures – this does not mean more farming
Eco Friendly March 29, 2019 posted by

Green Delivery – are we cutting enough emissions from online shopping?

Online shopping is awesome. So convenient, so fulfilling. But how green is your shopping? Sure you’re not traveling to the store but someone is traveling to drop off your packages. Companies around England are making moves to ensure that their services are as Eco-friendly as possible with a variety of different ideas.


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Green Delivery – are we cutting enough emissions from online shopping?
Eco Friendly March 28, 2019 posted by

Electric Passenger Bus – this bus has zero emissions and is coming to zip you around campus

When we think of electric vehicles, it’s mostly cars but that might change in the future as NTU Singapore have launched the first full size electric bus and it’s autonomous to boot. This new vehicle has been a few years in the making but it’s finally ready to roll out.


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Electric Passenger Bus – this bus has zero emissions and is coming to zip you around campus
Eco Friendly March 27, 2019 posted by

Moderation Goes A Long Way – in fighting climate change, small changes can really help

There are a lot of articles out there about what drastic changes you should make in your personal life to fight against climate change. Stop eating meat! Never fly again! Insert very dramatic course of action here! In case you were wondering, making small changes where you can is ok too. This article goes over some of the common bits of advice and gives some perspective.


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Moderation Goes A Long Way – in fighting climate change, small changes can really help
Eco Friendly March 25, 2019 posted by

The Future of Weather Reports – climate change is going to make predicting weather harder

As the weather issues become more extreme in the coming years, it will become as important as ever to be able to predict the changes in weather so that communities and individuals can plan accordingly for their safety. Too bad climate change is going to make even that difficult.


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The Future of Weather Reports – climate change is going to make predicting weather harder
Eco Friendly March 25, 2019 posted by

Mt. Everest is Melting – bodies are resurfacing and that’s very bad news

This is a little bit more grizzly than we usually talk about, but it’s very important. Climate change is exposing bodies on Everest and as gory as that news is, it’s also really, really bad news. The exposure of the bodies is a grim reminder of the how desperate our environmental situation has become.


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Mt. Everest is Melting – bodies are resurfacing and that’s very bad news
Eco Friendly March 21, 2019 posted by

We’re Recycling Wrong – here are some tips for being better

Recycling is having some problems in the west. What most people don’t realize is that we ship most of our waste to other countries to be processed but unfortunately for us, those countries aren’t taking our trash anymore and we aren’t very good at making sure that our garbage is sorted properly which keeps it from getting recycled. We’ve gotta do better and this article gives some tips how.


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We’re Recycling Wrong – here are some tips for being better
Eco Friendly March 21, 2019 posted by

California Hits 33% Renewable – the state makes it’s goal of a third before 2020

Locations around the world are making moves toward more sustainable energy solutions. Slowly but surely, everyone is jumping on this bandwagon which makes sense since the alternative is. . . not good. Although there’s still a whole lot of work to be done, it’s good to celebrate the successes! California has met its goal of being 33% renewable and it did it early.


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California Hits 33% Renewable – the state makes it’s goal of a third before 2020
Eco Friendly March 19, 2019 posted by

Where do our recyclables go – after China becomes more strict, we need to question this more

One of our biggest problems is trash and now with China refusing most of our recyclables, this problem is coming home to roost with disastrous consequences. Instead of being recycled, most things that can be are actually ending up in landfills and at incinerators which means, we need to be way more aware of what we are throwing out and how to reduce that.


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Where do our recyclables go – after China becomes more strict, we need to question this more
Eco Friendly March 15, 2019 posted by

Plastic-Free – the how to guide for dumping plastic (out of your life)

Dumping plastic is a full on lifestyle change and that can be hard. These things are much easier when you have a bit of help along the way. The book Plastic-Free by Beth Terry is a how to guide to breaking up with plastic in your life. Spoiler alert, it’s not easy but for many it’s doable.


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Plastic-Free – the how to guide for dumping plastic (out of your life)
Eco Friendly March 15, 2019 posted by

Avani – the company that makes biodegradable “plastic” products

Anything we make out of plastic, we can probably use another product that doesn’t sit in a landfill forever and forever after it’s no longer any good. Still, there are times we need to use and toss for whatever reasons. Avani is the company that is filling the need for disposables that won’t destroy the planet.


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Avani – the company that makes biodegradable “plastic” products