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Getting Around in a Green Way

Getting Around in a Green Way

We're all trying to save gas and save the planet. Biking is certainly an earth-friendly way to get around. However, there are some glitches to be worked out.
The Economy Or the Environment?

The Economy Or the Environment?

There are those who would have us believe that resources and actions must be devoted to solving the world's financial crisis at the expense of all else. These same people would also have us believe that addressing the issue of climate change and the environment must be put aside in light of thi
The Greenhouse Effect - A Growing Problem

The Greenhouse Effect - A Growing Problem

Kids are learning more today about the environment than ever before. Chances are, if a parent wants to understand the greenhouse effect all they have to do is ask their children.
Processed Water - How to Get the Best From Devices to Purify Water

Processed Water - How to Get the Best From Devices to Purify Water

There are various devices that we may use to obtain potable water. This article discusses these, and looks at ways to make them more effective.
Causes And Effects Of Land Pollution

Causes And Effects Of Land Pollution

The problem in land pollution is a global concern. Many people are often affected because any pollution in land can cause several problems such as illnesses or diseases, death and other health concern.
Reduce your Carbon Footprint - Use Public Transport

Reduce your Carbon Footprint - Use Public Transport

The environmental impact of using a car is much greater than the bus or train, so could you make more use of public transport?
How to Produce Your Own Homemade Wind Power

How to Produce Your Own Homemade Wind Power

With the rising prices of oil products, energy in general has been getting more and more expensive as time passes by. This is why renewable energy sources have been getting quite popular. The one getting a lot of attention now are the possibilities of harnessing the power of the wind.
How to Go Green in 2009

How to Go Green in 2009

In 2009, the idea to go green is more practical than ever because making eco-friendly changes to your lifestyle not only helps save the environment, it also helps you save a lot of money. Going green is also very easy because there are so many different ways that we can all chip in to make a differe
How Far Can Leightweighting Go?

How Far Can Leightweighting Go?

Lightweighting is not the definitive answer to the environmental problems associated with packaging but it can certainly help. Any product that cannot be fully recycled should be made as lightweight as possible. Reducing land fill (along with carbon footprint) is the ultimate challenge that lies ahe
Fun and Creative Ways to Reuse Plastic Bags

Fun and Creative Ways to Reuse Plastic Bags

Plastic bags are useful even today although a lot of people started frowning upon using them as they consider them harmful for the environment. This is true, however what if you knew that you can reuse your plastic bags in creative ways, which means that there would be less plastic waste to grace ou
Plastic Bottles Banned From North Carolina Landfills

Plastic Bottles Banned From North Carolina Landfills

The state of North Carolina has recently put into effect a law banning plastic bottles from the landfills. Now, this doesn't mean that the state will be sending out officials to go through people's trash to see they're obeying the law.
Sweep Out Trash on Renovation Projects in Guam Through Dumpster Rental

Sweep Out Trash on Renovation Projects in Guam Through Dumpster Rental

Guam is unincorporated territory of US; it is one of the five US territories. The state builds its economy primarily on tourism Industry, Department of Defense installations, and locally owned businesses.
Dell Continues To Go Green

Dell Continues To Go Green

The Round Rock, Texas headquarters of Dell has recently converted to 100 percent renewable energy.The 2.1 million square foot building completed its conversion and made the announcement on April 3rd.Dell's global headquarters campus has utilized the technology of wind power at the building, and
How Landfills Can Provide Energy

How Landfills Can Provide Energy

While it is true that recycling and reducing waste is important to the future of our planet, the evils of landfills can be mitigated by using them to provide energy. While this doesn't eliminate waste, it at least puts waste to good use.
Why Recycling Is So Important

Why Recycling Is So Important

Recycling is extremely important, especially in this day and age when the planet Earth is on an irreversible decline. Never has recycling been more important and in years to come it might become imperative.
Chinese Determination Is Put on Display in Pollution Clean Up

Chinese Determination Is Put on Display in Pollution Clean Up

I have already written several posts concerning my recent trip to China. Today, I want to deviate a bit from financial planning and share my thoughts on a problem for which China has received a lot of attention. When I was in Beijing, I had the opportunity to witness the amazing efforts made by the
Say 'Yes, We Can' With Reusable Bags

Say 'Yes, We Can' With Reusable Bags

Denounce plastic bags to say yes to eco bags. Cool and durable, eco bags are here to stay and challenge the enormous presence of plastic bags.
Crucial Info on Green Shipping and Why it Will Help Save Earth

Crucial Info on Green Shipping and Why it Will Help Save Earth

The future of Earth is at stake and all the nations of the planet are engaging in lengthy waltz of bureaucratic nonsense. Action is needed if we are to construct a sustainable future and one of the first industries that needs to be modernized is the transportation and shipping industry.
The RoHS Lead Free Directive and How to Comply

The RoHS Lead Free Directive and How to Comply

Health hazards caused by discarded electrical and electronic products are an increasing reality worldwide. The danger arises mainly from lead in components, though other materials may also be toxic. The RoHS directive is one of the affirmative actions used to protect the environment, established by
Do We Have a Water Crisis on Our Planet?

Do We Have a Water Crisis on Our Planet?

To someone living in the Middle East, water is a precious commodity. To someone living in the United States, it is almost seen as an entitlement. We can see wars being fought in the future over water, just like they are now fought over oil.