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Innovative Biogas System Lets You Convert Your Organic Waste

By |2019-04-01T23:42:38+03:00February 11th, 2016|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , |

The thought of living in a self-sufficient environment sounds attractive, don’t ya think? Growing your own food, making natural products to use around the home and seeking light and warmth from nature alone, these are the goals many of us want to accomplish. Some of these tasks are easy while others take a little more time and thought. For instance, one of the most recent accomplishments comes from an Israeli startup, Home Biogas system. What is the Home Biogas System? Home Biogas has created a

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3 Amazing Uses for Used Dryer Sheets

By |2019-04-01T20:17:09+03:00December 5th, 2015|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY, Life Hacks|Tags: , , |

If you’re one of the many people consistently looking for ways to save money and recycle items right in your home, those used dryer sheets can come in handy. They are small enough to not take up much space, yet large enough to tackle any cleaning job. Check out these three amazing uses for used dryer sheets throughout your home. Clean Around Your Home Using Fewer Chemicals It’s enough that cleaning is a chore, but then you have to spend money on cleaning items? No

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This Incredible Artist Creates Amazing Street Art Murals From Trash

By |2019-04-09T01:27:51+03:00July 17th, 2015|Categories: Design, Inspirational|Tags: , , , |

Bordalo II is a promising artist trying to change the world through street art. His works are a way of condemning the “throwaway culture” that dominates the world we live in and transmitting the message of recycling. What a mission, and what an amazing way to achieve it! Bordalo II goes against the flow of overconsumption and rapid obsolescence. Animal suffering due to human exploitation, an overlooked aspect by the majority of modern societies, is the main subject of his "Big Trash Animals" collection. As

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Electronic Waste: Where Does it All End Up? – Infographic

By |2018-03-24T10:16:18+03:00June 15th, 2015|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , |

How much e-waste or e-scrap we are wasting every year? The answer is 20 to 50 million metric tons of electronic waste, and we only recycle the 10% to 18% worldwide. Some of the most used electronics that are usually replaced are television, printers, portable devices like cellphones, USB, and music players. Although electronic waste is the fastest-growing portion of the municipal waste stream, because they are full of valuable resources, including silver, gold, titanium, fossil fuels, aluminum, iron, tin, copper and much more. Many

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How to Reduce Food Waste in Your Home and Why You Should Do It

By |2019-04-12T18:37:33+03:00November 23rd, 2014|Categories: Environment & Planet, Food and Nutrition, Home Improvement & DIY, Life Hacks|Tags: , , |

Reducing food waste in your home is one of the best things you can do to minimize the effect you have on the environment. It will not only mean that overall less food needs to be produced. It also means reducing the carbon footprint of food manufacturing as well as reducing other negative environmental side-effects of food production. When you reduce food waste, it means that you send less food to the bin at the other end, which is not only better for the environment

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Part of Nature cartoon by Stuart McMillen

By |2019-04-01T00:01:11+03:00October 30th, 2014|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , |

This is the product of 5-6 weeks of drawing, "Part of Nature" is an amazing infographic by Stuart McMillen about environment and nature. "Graphically and, I hope, thematically it is miles ahead of the work I was doing at the start of the year. I feel it it my best strip to date. I’m trying harder to set a sustained tone with my strips." said Stuart McMillen. Stuart McMillen used to know all the answers, but now he’s not so sure. Now armed with questions

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How Would Our Life Be Without Paper?

By |2019-03-23T04:12:48+03:00July 13th, 2014|Categories: Environment & Planet, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |

From the moment you wake up in the morning, the paper is a part of your life. But what if one morning paper didn’t exist? Interested in helping the environment? I read about this project that the 4/5 classroom created. The main idea is to conserve energy and help the environment. So, without using paper, I asked myself, well, if you switch to electronics to do your homework, wouldn't you be wasting electricity and battery, which aren't "recyclable?" They answered that clearly: You can also

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Gregory Kloehn Repurposes Trash Into Vibrant Houses for the Homeless

By |2019-03-12T14:17:19+03:00June 30th, 2014|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY, Inspirational, Life Hacks|Tags: , , , |

The necessity to shelter the homeless is a prevalent and widespread reality for many urban areas, including Oakland, California, the hometown of American artist Gregory Kloehn who is using his creative capacity as an action for change. As the founder of the ‘homeless homes project‘ — a community has driven initiative — Kloehn has realized a low-cost, practical and imaginative solution for the construction of habitable shelters for those living on the streets. He combs through heaps of illegally dumped trash, commercial waste and excess household items

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