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Wind Turbines Killed 600,000 bats in America in 2012

According to a study done in the University of Colorado, more than 600,000 bats were killed by wind energy turbines in 2012. That is more than 10 times the amount of American soldiers killed during the whole of the Vietnam War. This is a serious blow to this amazing population of mammals that are integral […]

Why Should You Buy from a Thrift Shop

Why Should You Buy from a Thrift Shop?

The right choices when shopping is concerned can make a difference not just to the wallet but also to the environment. Consignment and thrift shopping help trim budgets and contribute to a reduced carbon footprint. For the uninitiated, this may seem like hearsay, but in fact, thrift or second hand shopping for apparels and accessories […]

Africa Clean Energy Corridor from the Joined Effort of 19 Countries

Africa Clean Energy Corridor from the Joined Effort of 19 Countries

Since the energy needs of Africa are constantly increasing, 19 countries committed to joining their forces to create the African Clean Energy Corridor. Their work will be led by the IRENA. The stakeholders strongly believe that their regional approach could bring them the investors that they need. The Corridor The energy corridor will stretch from […]

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Ways in Which Casinos are Becoming More Environmentally Friendly

When you think of a casino you probably think of a place where a lots of enjoyment takes place, while this is definitely the case for many large casinos a lots of wastage also happens in terms of harming the environment. This is one problem that casino online websites do not have. This is because […]

Test Your Home for Radon

Test Your Home for Radon

Did you ever think about the fact that you might have radon in your home? This is one of the leading causes of lung cancer. Radon is a natural gas that comes from uranium tainted rocks and soil. In case you would like to know whether you’re exposed to it, there is a test you […]

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Best Green-Friendly Ways to Stay Cool in a Hot Apartment

You want to live in a green-friendly apartment. Who doesn’t? We all care about the environment to some extent, and most of us also realize that green living costs less than wasteful living. But what about during those warm summer months in your very hot apartment? In homes and rental properties across the country, concerns […]

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Types of Plants You Can Grow From Seeds Indoors

As we get into the swing of 2014, you might be thinking about how to make your home a little greener and a little more environmentally friendly. One easy and cost-effective way to do so is to begin growing indoor plants. There are simply hundreds of lovely indoors plants you can grow, all of which […]

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Creating Biodiversity within Your Business

For many businesses, running a sustainable and eco-friendly operation that is rich in biodiversity is becoming increasingly important. What do we mean by biodiversity? Biodiversity is a term that is commonly used to describe the degree of variation in life forms. Naturally, within your offices you will most likely only have human life forms, and […]

Sacramento to Reduce Water Sewage and Improve Water Conservation

Sacramento to Reduce Water Sewage and Improve Water Conservation

All communities have plants to clean the sewage water before it reaches the rivers and lakes. However, in the majority of the cases rainwater and sewage water go to the same pipes and in case of heavy rains the system isn’t able to clean it all. As a result the untreated sewage water will be […]

Post Holidays Recycling Facts and Ideas

Post Holidays Recycling Facts and Ideas

If we think about what events cause the largest additions to the landfills of the world we can place winter holidays on a top position. Think about the huge crowds gathering in public spaces, the endless rain of confetti, champagne and beer bottles, paper cups, party hats and noise makers and the huge pile of […]