Posts by Category: Eco Friendly

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Eco Friendly April 19, 2019 posted by

TENG – electricity from snow

Snow, most people are pretty annoyed when it starts falling but maybe in the future it will be a boon to our electricity bills. New device can create electricity from snowfall which may also go on to bridge the gap for solar usage in areas were it snows a lot. The triboelectric nanogenerator (TENG) can make sustainable energy an option even for frozen wastelands.


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TENG – electricity from snow
Eco Friendly April 15, 2019 posted by

Rareform – bags from billboards

Tote bags, the answer to the plastic bag issue. Well, as we brought up before, not always and you have to be careful about what materials you’re replacing plastic with but a solid rule of thumb is to try to stick with upcycled and re-purposed materials when buying new. Rareform is the company that makes bags (and other things) from billboards.


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Rareform – bags from billboards
Eco Friendly April 11, 2019 posted by

Melting Glaciers – at this rate, they may disappear by 2100

The glaciers are melting around the world which we knew but there’s a bit more bad news, they’re melting faster than we previously thought. So fast that if they continue at this rate, they won’t last the century in a number of regions. Which means come 2100, we’ll be living in a very wet, very hot world.


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Melting Glaciers – at this rate, they may disappear by 2100
Eco Friendly April 9, 2019 posted by

Green Campus – this school in India is working on sustainability as part of the curriculum

There are some harsh places to live in the world but that doesn’t mean that you can’t be as Eco-friendly as possibly when living in them. A school in India is located in one of the harshest environments in the world and they’re focused on green education, despite very little actual greenery.


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Green Campus – this school in India is working on sustainability as part of the curriculum
Eco Friendly April 8, 2019 posted by

What’s the Carbon Count? – Guardian to publish daily count alongside the weather

CO2 levels are sort of an abstract idea when it comes to the public. They are very real, and can be measured in real ways but most people really only here about them yearly, or when some big report comes out that manages to come across their radar. The Guardian wants to change that by reporting the CO2 level daily with the rest of the weather.


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What’s the Carbon Count? – Guardian to publish daily count alongside the weather
Eco Friendly April 8, 2019 posted by

Cotton Totes Aren’t Great – new study shows that these totes have some hidden dangers

People generally know that plastic bags aren’t great for the environment but are you aware your cotton tote isn’t either? Sure it’s not going to end up in the ocean or sitting around a landfill forever and ever but it has some drawbacks as well. Which isn’t to say dump it, it’s just use it as much as you can before you replace it.


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Cotton Totes Aren’t Great – new study shows that these totes have some hidden dangers
Eco Friendly April 4, 2019 posted by

New Carbon Capture Process Finds Funding – good news for reaching carbon goals

In order to get the climate numbers where we need them to you know, not die, scientists have said that not just making changes to our carbon output is needed but also carbon capture. To this end, Carbon Engineering has developed a process that is effective at removing carbon from the air.


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New Carbon Capture Process Finds Funding – good news for reaching carbon goals
Eco Friendly April 4, 2019 posted by

China On Climate Change – they’ve got a long road ahead but they’re making real change

When we talk about climate change, there are a few “bad actors” on the global stage that get mentioned a lot. One of them is China and honestly, they don’t deserve it. Although they are responsible for a good deal of carbon emissions, they’re really cleaning up their act and more importantly, climate change is everyone’s problem.


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China On Climate Change – they’ve got a long road ahead but they’re making real change
Eco Friendly April 2, 2019 posted by

Air Pollution and Your Health – breathing dirty air is bad but how bad?

Air pollution is a big topic in environmental discussions. The emissions we’re putting out into the air aren’t just messing up the climate (which is really not great) but it’s also messing up our health. With the rise of air pollution, we’re seeing poor health outcomes in our bodies as well and the only way to fix this is to stop it.


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