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Eco Friendly August 20, 2019 posted by

The Future Needs Better Batteries – storing renewable energy is the next hurdle

Using power efficiently isn’t all about just using renewable sources, we also need better ways to store that power, on a large scale. A future that relies on renewable energy is a future that calls for better power storage to utilize it and right now, we’re mostly relying on decades old technology.


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The Future Needs Better Batteries – storing renewable energy is the next hurdle
Eco Friendly August 19, 2019 posted by

Vermicomposting Toilet – conveyor belts and worms for a better outdoor bathroom experience

Humans make a lot of waste. Some of it is natural. I’m talking about using the bathroom which is a gross topic but an important one because when we’re out in nature, we need to go somewhere and just digging a hole in the ground isn’t always a good solution. The Vermicomposting Toilet is the future of outdoor lavatories.


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Vermicomposting Toilet – conveyor belts and worms for a better outdoor bathroom experience
but is it art? August 14, 2019 posted by

Invasive Paper Project – a very cool take on weeding

Do you weed? If you have any sort of green space, chances are you weed and get rid of the less than lovely plants so that the ones you want can grow. Next time you’ve got a good crop, maybe think about turning them into paper so that they can be at least a little bit useful. The Invasive Paper Project was an interesting look at dealing with invasive plants in our life.


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Invasive Paper Project – a very cool take on weeding
Eco Friendly August 13, 2019 posted by

Disturbances In the Forest – catastrophic events release carbon

A lot of carbon is stored in our forests. Trees are great at cleaning carbon out of the air and holding on to it. This would be fine but trees and forests are living things and they do, from time to time, die. Sometimes much faster, and more abruptly, than we would like. And when that happens, that carbon gets put right back into the air.


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Disturbances In the Forest – catastrophic events release carbon
Eco Friendly August 12, 2019 posted by

Degrowth – the controversial plan to work less to fight climate change

Growth is good. Growth means more jobs which is great for people who need them but the busier we all are, the more emissions are created. One controversial idea to fight climate change is degrowth. Intentionally reducing work and consumption to low levels to reduce emissions.


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Degrowth – the controversial plan to work less to fight climate change
Eco Friendly August 12, 2019 posted by

Green Energy is Growing in Australia – but will it continue?

Green energy is doing VERY well in Australia! The country added 3.5 gigawatts of clean energy projects in 2018 and the output is expected to increase 36% this year alone. They’re well on their way to making their 2020 clean energy goals which is amazing! Hopefully this trend will continue once the incentives have dropped off.


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Green Energy is Growing in Australia – but will it continue?
Eco Friendly August 10, 2019 posted by

We Eat Too Much Meat – the west should cut down on meat to help fight climate change

You don’t have to go full vegan but the evidence is pretty clear that cutting down on your meat intake can really help with climate change. A new report solidifies the call for people in the west to cut down on their meat and dairy intake to help with the climate crisis.


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We Eat Too Much Meat – the west should cut down on meat to help fight climate change
Eco Friendly August 10, 2019 posted by

Coral Reefs Bounce Back – given some time to heal, some reefs are showing new signs of life

Coral reefs are important habitats for sea life not to mention living creatures all of their own. Trawling really did a number on many reefs that was so terrible it was expected that those reefs would never recover. But good news! After some time protected from humanity, they’re appear to be bouncing back.


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Coral Reefs Bounce Back – given some time to heal, some reefs are showing new signs of life
Cool Web Apps & Sites August 8, 2019 posted by

How Much Warmer? – check out this interactive map to see how much hotter it’s going to get

Global warming is already affecting us all. The planet is warmer than it was 50 years ago. That’s not a good thing! Although it may not seem that bad, we’re already facing the effects of extreme heat and water and food shortages around the world. If you’re still in doubt, see how the future temperature looks in your part of the world with this interactive map.


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How Much Warmer? – check out this interactive map to see how much hotter it’s going to get
Eco Friendly August 7, 2019 posted by

Google Commits To Sustainable Manufacturing – recycled plastics will be in all their hardware by 2022

Google is jumping on the sustainable bandwagon and pledging to use recycled materials in all of it’s hardware by 2022 and by 2020 for it’s deliveries to be carbon neutral. A tech giant of such caliber taking a stand against emissions and pollution are solid steps in the right direction.


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Google Commits To Sustainable Manufacturing – recycled plastics will be in all their hardware by 2022