Posts by Category: Eco Friendly

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Eco Friendly January 2, 2020 posted by

Germany’s Masterclass in Coal Shut Down – moves away from coal without layoffs

Shutting down the coal industry is vital for fighting climate change. The fuel source that has been an essential part of life for well over a century just isn’t a sustainable option for a variety or reasons. But shutting down the mines and plants leaves people and their communities in the cold. Germany is a masterclass in powering down the coal industry without leaving anyone behind.


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Germany’s Masterclass in Coal Shut Down –  moves away from coal without layoffs
Eco Friendly December 24, 2019 posted by

Reduce Mattress Waste – too many old beds are ending up in landfills

Mattresses don’t last forever and even if a mattress is in good repair, almost no one wants a used mattress. In fact, most people will tell you to absolutely not buy a used mattress for any reason whatsoever. So they end up in the dump and Zero Waste Scotland wants that to change.


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Reduce Mattress Waste – too many old beds are ending up in landfills
Eco Friendly December 23, 2019 posted by

Eating For Conservation – new plan to turn destructive species into a food source

When it comes to climate action, people generally recommend eating less meat but that’s not the case for every location! In order to help the bull kelp of northern California survive, there’s a new, radical plan: Eat the purple sea urchins that are decimating it.


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Eating For Conservation – new plan to turn destructive species into a food source
Eco Friendly December 20, 2019 posted by

Sand Is In Danger – Mekong River sand as well as other locations are not infinite

The ecosystem along the banks of the Mekong River is in serious trouble because industry is snatching up all the sand. Sand is a key component in many things that we use from glass to electronics and most of all, cement. The massive amounts of sand drawn from this and many other locations are destroying them.


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Sand Is In Danger – Mekong River sand as well as other locations are not infinite
Eco Friendly December 20, 2019 posted by

Climate Change Through Clouds – a different way to look at things

Climate change is sort of hard to understand, this is a fair statement. It’s a complex idea, the basics of which is things are getting hotter but the reason why and how the planet works are more complicated which is part of what makes dismissing the concept so easy. This article is an interesting look at the variables that go into climate change by looking at clouds.


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Climate Change Through Clouds – a different way to look at things
Eco Friendly December 19, 2019 posted by

How Many Fires Did We Have? – check out this cool visual that maps the world’s fires

There were some big fires this year most notably the Amazon fires but as a whole, there have been quite a few large fires all over the world and as climate change ramps out, we’re only likely to see even more of them. Check out this video to see how many fires we’ve actually had this year.


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How Many Fires Did We Have? – check out this cool visual that maps the world’s fires
Eco Friendly December 18, 2019 posted by

Peak Meat – we should really start seeing the amount of meat we eat drop

People have been coming down pretty hard on livestock since the world has been catching up on the fact that we need to make changes to avoid a climate catastrophe. Well, the news for herd animals isn’t getting better as scientists begin calling for “peak meat” to be found this decade.


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Peak Meat – we should really start seeing the amount of meat we eat drop
Eco Friendly December 18, 2019 posted by

Returns Sent to Landfill – new report shows that companies are trashing clothes rather than reselling

If you buy clothing online, you’ve probably, at least once, picked up multiple sizes in one item to check the fit and sent the ones that didn’t work out back to the store. That’s fine right? Well, turns out when you do that chances are those items go right into the dumpster rather than back into circulation.


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Returns Sent to Landfill – new report shows that companies are trashing clothes rather than reselling