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Eco Friendly November 8, 2019 posted by

What Does The UK Do For Floods – you can’t stop floods, you can only manage them

Flooding has always been a problem for certain areas and with climate change, the problem has gotten worse and for some places. Unfortunately, it will continue to do so. It is imperative that there be plans for that so how is the UK dealing with flooding considering that they have been having a bit of trouble with rising waters recently?


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What Does The UK Do For Floods – you can’t stop floods,  you can only manage them
hmm..interesting November 4, 2019 posted by

Rubber Concrete – new concrete mix has a bit of a bounce

Buildings need to be strong and although concrete isn’t a very pretty material, it is pretty tough. A new process using waste materials will make it a little tougher and a little bouncy to boot. The new “rubber” concrete will be able to take impacts better and last longer than traditional concrete.


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Rubber Concrete – new concrete mix has a bit of a bounce
Eco Friendly October 30, 2019 posted by

Clean Energy Can Make Money – one investor talks about a different way to view sustainability

The idea that green energy isn’t profitable is one that (sadly on many levels) holds many parts of the world back from making real, long lasting changes in manufacturing and energy usage. Ibrahim AlHusseini, a successful investor, says that this concept is bunk and the environment can be profitable.


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Clean Energy Can Make Money – one investor talks about a different way to view sustainability
hmm..interesting October 29, 2019 posted by

Kradle – lift your home above flood waters

In the coming years the coastlines are going to change. Sea levels are rising, this isn’t a fantasy or a myth, it’s a real problem. To that end, waterfront property is still really popular despite the fact that floods will literally take them out whenever the water gets too high. Never fear, Kradle is here and ready to lift your home above the water.


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Kradle – lift your home above flood waters
Eco Friendly October 15, 2019 posted by

Microplastics In Our Food – these little bits of plastic are everywhere, even in us

Microplastics are everywhere. We talk about them all the time but it’s true, these tiny bits of plastic debris are being found in just about every body of water and on every bit of land, even extremely remote and uninhabited locations, and as a consequence of that, even in the food we eat.


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Microplastics In Our Food – these little bits of plastic are everywhere, even in us
hmm..interesting October 14, 2019 posted by

The Life Of Tapes Is In Danger – key element needed for cassettes is running low

Cassette tapes are not exactly in use for the vast majority of people anymore but they sure are nostalgic. I mean, we still make MIX TAPES despite them . . . no longer being on tape. In any case, the iconic medium is in trouble due to a world wide shortage of gamma ferric oxide needed to make them.


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The Life Of Tapes Is In Danger – key element needed for cassettes is running low
Eco Friendly October 10, 2019 posted by

What Does the Future Look Like? – short story about climate change shares some visions

With climate change a reality, what will the future look like on an urban level? This short story gives one hopeful vision of that future. Although the world wasn’t able to stop the changes our choices and practices have caused, there is some hope.


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What Does the Future Look Like? – short story about climate change shares some visions
Eco Friendly October 7, 2019 posted by

UK Animals are in Danger – one in seven species faced with extinction

Animals in the UK are in trouble. Current numbers show that one in seven species are in danger of extinction and 41% are in decline. This is not great. The changes we make to our world, particularly in agriculture and climate change, is causing harm to the creatures we share the planet with.


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UK Animals are in Danger – one in seven species faced with extinction
Eco Friendly October 4, 2019 posted by

Climate Change is Hurting Us – health outcomes are already effected by the crisis

Climate change isn’t just about drought and rising sea levels. Food shortages and unbearable heat. The crisis has a real cost on our physical health and we’re already starting to see the effects of it. Many common conditions are being exasperated by the effects of climate change.


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Climate Change is Hurting Us – health outcomes are already effected by the crisis
Eco Friendly September 30, 2019 posted by

No Red October – cutting red meat for the good of the planet

Cutting out red meat is often cited as one of the ways we can help reduce our carbon footprints. Popular Science holds a yearly event called No Red October where they encourage readers to cut out cow. They’ve published a handy guide with some tips for cutting down the beef. Even if you’re not participating, here’s some advice you can incorporate to lower the amount of red meat in your diet.


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No Red October – cutting red meat for the good of the planet
Eco Friendly September 24, 2019 posted by

Environmental Crisis Then and Now – climate change is something totally different

Although the phrase “climate change” may be a bit newer the idea of making changes to avoid man made environmental disasters is not, so why is the momentum behind them so different from the 70s and 80s? Well, the short answer is because climate change isn’t as “exciting”.


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Environmental Crisis Then and Now – climate change is something totally different