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How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with 6 Everyday Actions

By |2020-02-22T00:26:16+03:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , |

Despite all the issues that are happening regarding climate change, it's not too late for you to make a personal difference. The protection of our planet is a critical issue facing us today as is learning how to reduce our carbon footprint. It may seem hopeless as there has been so much environmental damage - but this is the wrong approach to take. Every individual either contributes - or can combat - against the increase in carbon emissions. Why Do You Need To Reduce Your

Sustainable City: What Urban Life of the Future Will Be Like

By |2020-02-22T14:24:04+03:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A sustainable city, urban sustainability, or eco-city (also "ecocity") is a city designed with consideration for social, economic, environmental impact, and resilient habitat for existing populations, without compromising the ability of future generations to experience the same. These cities are inhabited by people who are dedicated towards minimization of required inputs of energy, water, food, waste, the output of heat, air pollution - CO2, methane, and water pollution. Richard Register first coined the term "ecocity" in his 1987 book, Ecocity Berkeley: Building Cities for a

The Importance of Renewable Energy & 8 Promising Innovations

By |2020-03-03T23:15:05+03:00February 23rd, 2019|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , , |

Wouldn't life be a lot easier than it is now if you could use your devices and save the planet at the same time? If you've answered yes to this question, you will understand the importance of renewable energy. What with pollution and climate change, we need alternative ways of running our devices. We explain the importance of renewable energy and introduce some overlooked innovations that could change our world. What is renewable energy? When defining renewable energy, we have to consider similar, non-traditional forms

Zero Waste Living: A Beginner’s Guide to Living a Waste-Free Life

By |2020-07-09T17:12:40+03:00August 13th, 2018|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , |

Do you feel strongly about zero waste living? Do you find it hard to live a zero waste life and want some tips on reducing the amount of rubbish you produce? Well, I don’t pretend to know it all but I’ve been passionate about reducing waste for years. My ethos is - everything I buy has to work hard for my money. I live on a very tight budget and have to account for every penny. The stuff I buy has to work hard for

5 Eco-Friendly Technologies That May Transform the Future of the World

By |2019-08-01T21:39:41+03:00August 5th, 2018|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , , , |

The desire to “go green” has heralded an exciting new wave of eco-friendly technologies on the market. We all know about the urgency of climate change and other environmental issues at the forefront of public concern. The world’s brightest minds are turning their attention to clean and eco-friendly technologies, to combat waste and harness green energy. Let’s take a look at some new and groundbreaking eco-friendly technologies and discoveries. One day, they may shape our future and save our planet! 1. Solar Roof Tiles The

5 Smart Ways to Use Biodegradable Waste to Help the Environment

By |2020-03-19T20:14:04+03:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , |

When something becomes superfluous to our needs we need to either dispose of it effectively or find a use for it. Biodegradable waste has become one of those things. There’s simply way too much of it. The problem is, when it ends up in landfills it leaches greenhouse gases. These cause global warming. There is also the financial cost of disposing of biodegradable waste. Significantly there has been a shift in how we view biodegradable waste. Europe, in particular, leads the fight against waste. It wants

Living Off The Grid Is Easier Than It Seems And These 7 Communities Prove This

By |2020-01-27T18:31:13+03:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

If you crave a life that's frugal, simple, and a little less ordinary, living off the grid might be for you. We are used to a fast-paced world of computers, smartphones, and instant gratification. Doing without all this may seem impossible. But the concept of simplicity and getting away from it all works. It leaves us with a sense of calm happiness, as proven by communities that have embraced this lifestyle. What it means to live off the grid When was the last time you

How Alternative Energy Sources Save Money & the Environment

By |2020-03-08T22:27:16+03:00October 27th, 2017|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , |

Did you know that one of the best ways to combat the rising cost of living is to switch to alternative energy sources? None of us are strangers to the ever-increasing cost of living in this day and age. Money seems to fly out of pockets faster than in flies in, and all of us would love to be able to cut down on expenses where we can. One of the rising costs in recent times is the cost of electricity. With prices soaring, more