Posts by tag: environment

Eco Friendly July 27, 2020 posted by

Revolution Container – recycled shipping container offers COVID friendly eco washing on the forecourt

Photo-Me, the mega passport photo booth people, have just announced a new edition to their portable launderette products for the high street. The Revolution Container is a recycled shipping container which holds four washing machines and two dryers capable of offering launderette services from supermarket, gas station and other forecourts. The 5.5 tonne box – which fits into 2 car parking spaces – is designed to be functional rather than beautiful, but the owners hope that it will provide a…

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Revolution Container – recycled shipping container offers COVID friendly eco washing on the forecourt
Bizarre February 28, 2019 posted by

Multi-colored toxic snow is causing concern in Russia

When we think of snow, what usually comes to mind is that lovely fluffy stuff that is white and chilly. But what if suddenly there were multiple different colors involved in the snow thing? The Russian city of Pervouralsk is currently covered in snow, but in some parts of the city, citizens are witnessing the fall of “green snow.” Yep, we’re not making this up. 

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Multi-colored toxic snow is causing concern in Russia
Eco Friendly February 25, 2019 posted by

How to have a conversation about Climate Change

Understanding climate change and the effect it has on our planet is not easy, especially for those who refuse to accept it. We all have our own belief and understanding of what is happening to the world. So changing people’s minds requires patience and the ability to walk away if all doors are shut. So the big question right now is, how can we have a conversation with non-believers about climate change with the hopes they’ll change their mind? Well,…

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How to have a conversation about Climate Change
Eco Friendly February 22, 2019 posted by

How much is comfort worth? Super soft toilet tissues are causing massive deforestation

Toilet paper is very important for obvious reasons, so it makes perfect sense for consumers to gravitate towards the best there is. Usually the best toilet paper is the soft stuff. But unfortunately, that comfort comes at a cost. This soft toilet paper might not be great for the environment. Here’s the thing, most soft toilet paper requires the use of virgin timber, and this comes from wood pulp via ancient trees in Canada and other parts of the world….

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How much is comfort worth? Super soft toilet tissues are causing massive deforestation
Eco Friendly February 22, 2019 posted by

Resin Bee – the world’s biggest bee – is back in action after being missing for 38-years

We’re not experts when it comes down to bees and most animal species, and that’s why we knew nothing of the Resin Bee, also known as Wallace’s Giant Bee. Yes, folks, it’s the largest bee on the planet, and for decades, scientists thought it went extinct. Such is no longer the case because the bee was recently found on a group of Indonesian island known as the North Moluccas. What’s interesting about the Resin Bee, is its  6 cm wingspan, and…

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Resin Bee – the world’s biggest bee – is back in action after being missing for 38-years
Eco Friendly February 20, 2019 posted by

Lab grown meat in its current form could do more harm to the environment than good

Have you ever heard of “lab-grown meat”? Researchers are saying it’s the future and the best way to solve world hunger. It’s also supposed to be one of the many catalysts which will save the environment. But is that true? A recent study suggests that lab-grown meat could cause more damages to the planet than real meat over the long term. Right now we do know that meat farms produce a lot of greenhouse gas emissions, and this helps to increase…

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Lab grown meat in its current form could do more harm to the environment than good
Eco Friendly February 19, 2019 posted by

New eco-friendly wireworm killing fungus could reduce the need for pesticides

Have you ever heard of the wireworm? Well, farmers from around the world have to deal with this pest on a regular basis, especially potato farmers. Typically farmers would spray pesticides to get rid of these worms, but as we know, such things are not good for the environment. To help fight the wireworm pest, the EU chose to fund an eco-friendly project known as INBIOSOIL. It was designed from the ground up to control wireworms in potatoes, but not only…

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New eco-friendly wireworm killing fungus could reduce the need for pesticides