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Rather than throwing out all your unused things, imagine being able to pass them on to other people who really need them, with no cost to either party. That is the concept behind freecycling. Many people around the world are...
The normal, everyday habits of most of our population show little regard for the environment, and the result is increased pollution and many negative side effects on the environment itself. Many fairly simple habits have serious consequences for the environment.
In the United States, nuclear power controls close to 20% of the electricity. Therefore, citizens use nuclear energy daily in their lives. Nuclear power is the power created from controlled nuclear reactions. The power source is the heat generated by...
Instead of taking extra food, cardboard boxes and other biodegradable waste to the dump, turn it into compost. Compost is the result of bacteria and fungi breaking down organic waste. Composting is the same as decomposition, which happens all the...
As more and more people look to the possibility of harnessing the wind to generate electricity, some points need to be shown that will help determine the feasibility of such energy production as it applies to both individuals and large...
The popular movement to adopt sustainability as a core virtue has made impressive progress in recent years. Environmentalism has gone from a barely noticeable fringe movement to a powerful mainstream force that has dramatically transformed the marketplace and changed which...
Sustainable living isn’t just for the home. More and more businesses are going green with big statements, such as switching to solar or wind power, and small, such as using recycled paper. Whatever your business’s approach is, here are some...
Organic foods, energy-efficient lights, appliances and non-toxic household cleaners are just a small part of a sustainable lifestyle. These are examples of things that have been recieving more attention around being more environmentally friendly. Something that is usually overlooked is...
Light has come to the darkest areas of the globe with bulbs powered by the sun. In June of 2010, Nokero International Ltd. announced the Nokero N100: the world's only solar powered light bulb, designed to bring light to areas...
Hemp is one of the planet’s most versatile and abundant plants, able to be used in a wide variety of products that impact the Earth in a low or positive way. Hemp seed uses range from nutritional supplements and body...
Green gadgets to replace items that are damaging to our environment will be flooding into the market in upcoming years. Some of these green gadgets will make it, some won't; some are pretty much useless, and some have the potential...
As a society and as individuals we have a huge environmental impact on our surroundings. We leave one of our biggest footprints on the environment through everyday living in our homes and in our offices. Our homes generate large amounts...
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