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Air Pollution: What Can A Regular Person Actually Achieve?

The problem of air pollution is not one to be looked down on or indeed ignored. Whether it’s in the UK or abroad, air pollution is an issue that the whole world needs to face together. Despite the news that a number of areas across the UK – particularly in London – breach the safe […]

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Eco-Friendliness Starts at Home: 3 Ways to Make Your House More Energy Efficient

We all know that the cost of energy has been rising exponentially. An inadvertent, yet arguably positive, effect of this trend is that rising energy bills have led an increasing number of people to look for ways to improve the energy efficiency of their home. Improved energy efficiency, of course, means improved eco-friendliness. According to […]

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Geodesic Domes and their Benefits

What are Geodesic Domes? First built by Walter Bauersfield in Germany in 1922 and later popularized by Buckminster Fuller in the United States in 1950, Geodesic Domes are spherical or partially spherical structures built by arranging triangles, hexagons or other polyhedrons across the surface of a sphere. Benefits of Geodesic Domes Geodesic domes have a number of […]

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Energy Efficient Ways to Save on Your Cooking Bills

Cooking takes up an average of 30 minutes to 45 minutes of energy consumption in a household per day. The energy that you expend while cooking can be reduced by more than half if you adopt methods to cook on energy efficient appliances or by adopting methods that reduce either cooking time or energy consumption. […]

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Great Ideas to Recycle Plastic Bags

It has been told for years, and we all know that plastic bags are bad for the environment as a plastic bag will take 1000 years to decompose. In spite of all these warnings and awareness about the ill effects of the plastic bags, supermarkets and stores across the countries are selling stuff packed in […]

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How to Make a School Ambience ‘Eco Friendly’

With the roaring need of eco friendly environment; public places are also been given special attention to make eco friendly. School is one of the prime places where this motto should be installed as it’s the place where children get the first hand knowledge about nature and its surroundings. Many activities can be initiated in […]

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How Waste & Recycling Centres are Saving Our Planet

Anytime that you visit a waste and recycling centre you will be astonished by the volumes of waste and items to be recycled. When you consider how many of these centres there are in this country it makes you think about how much waste we generate and how we would manage without these centres. Recycling […]

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Go GREEN With Your Clothes and Wardrobe

‘Eco chic’ is a term that is continuously and progressively utilized within the media and fashion design magazines. Eco chic is the blend of style and eco-friendly activities in fashion and living. Many people are now trending towards getting an organic wardrobe; it’s good for your skin and of course for the world as well. […]

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Eco-Friendly Kitchen Ideas and Tips

One of the biggest advantages of going green is that it benefits both you and the environment. For example, by choosing organic vegetables over the non-organic ones, you can limit the use of pesticides and other chemical fertilizers that have an adverse effect on the soil to some extent. And this would in turn prevent […]

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Give Up Cosmetics and Catch Up Green Beauty

Today the basic problem with all the skin products are the heavy contents of chemical that at the end gets absorbed through your skin and finally end up in your body, often stored in your fatty tissues. Green beauty products help you in the reduction of your toxic load that is the amount of synthetic […]