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How to Compost: Everything You Need to Know About Composting

By |2018-11-05T08:32:50+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet, Gardening|Tags: , , , , , |

There are many reasons why we should know how to compost. If you’re reading this, however, chances are you’re already aware of them. For anyone that doesn’t know, here are just some of the reasons why it is becoming essential for us to know how to compost: Why we all should know how to compost In the US, 20% of a typical landfill is made up of food waste. In the UK, 7 million tonnes of food is thrown away every year. When this food

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The Problem of Plastic Waste in the World and How to Save the Environment from It

By |2018-11-03T22:01:47+00:00November 3rd, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , |

The facts and statistics that detail the amount of plastic waste in the environment do not paint a pretty picture. In fact, plastic waste statistics are disastrous. In the last decade, there has been more plastic churned out of factories around the world, used (sometimes for just seconds), and dumped than ever before in history. A shocking fifty percent of this has been used just once. It is then discarded and sits festering in dump yards, waterways, and in oceans around the world, taking a

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

By |2018-08-13T20:42:37+00:00August 13th, 2018|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , |

Do you feel strongly about zero waste living? Do you find it hard to adopt zero waste living 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 me

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

By |2018-08-15T17:22:32+00:00August 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

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5 Smart Ways to Use Biodegradable Waste to Help the Environment

By |2018-07-20T12:53:00+00:00July 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

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