Posts by tag: sustainable living

Eco Friendly January 3, 2020 posted by

Plastic Waste Is A Huge Problem – even with all the press, it continues to be a huge mess

It’s 2020 and we need to be really honest about something: Plastic is a huge problem. Everyone knows that the material harmful to the environment that it often finds itself in but how big of a problem is something that we’re shielded from. Plastic pollution is a massive issue that will take decades to clean up and the only way to cut down on it is to stop using it.

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Plastic Waste Is A Huge Problem – even with all the press, it continues to be a huge mess
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 9, 2019 posted by

Vertical Forests – “green” buildings

We all know what a forest is even if we live in areas that don’t have much in the way of greenery. This could mean urban environments or straight up deserts or both. New innovation can bring jungles into even these areas with the Vertical Forest. Three new buildings are planned for Egypt.

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Vertical Forests – “green” buildings
Eco Friendly November 28, 2019 posted by

Pinyapel – the better paper cup

Plastic is in almost everything we use. Even in our paper cups and some bags. Sure they don’t FEEL like plastic or even look like it, but the plastic is there and when we go to throw them away, the paper part decomposes but the plastic sticks around for much longer. Enter Pinyapel, the company that makes actual, usable paper products.

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Pinyapel – the better paper cup