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6 Environmentally-Friendly Ways to Enjoy Water Sports Over Summer Break

Water sports are a great way to get active during the summer months. They are also immensely fun while activating your body and mind like no shore-bound exercise can. They come in plenty of varieties, so you should be able to find something that suits your preferences and fitness levels. However, apart from the fun, […]

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Environmental Effects of Home Isolation

While the Coronavirus pandemic has affected nearly everyone in one way or another, the silver lining seems to be the required social distancing practices have given our environment a much-needed break. As a result of entire countries following home isolation protocols, put in place to help flatten the curve, the positive changes in the environment […]

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12 Small Changes To Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

Single-use plastic and CO2 emissions are the biggest sources of pollution. Not everybody can afford solar panels or Energy Star appliances, but we can all make smaller changes in our own homes. These changes are budget-friendly and they don’t take a lot of time; they are however efficient and they can turn your home into […]

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Sustainable Building to Help Homes Endure Severe Weather

The issues the environment faces will continue growing in upcoming years — severe weather is one of those problems. Severe weather like hurricanes, floods, blizzards and earthquakes can easily topple buildings or structures. Better preparation and planning, though, can introduce practical construction techniques that become preventative measures. With new strategies for construction, communities can better […]

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Innovative Roofing Trends to Make Your Modern Home Green

“Green” and “sustainability” have become popular buzzwords in the home design world. It’s with good reason, too. Green homes are energy-efficient, offer lower operating costs, increase property value, and, most importantly, reduce a home’s environmental footprint. Ultimately, deciding to go green with your home design leads to happier and healthier living.  But you don’t have […]

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8 Innovative Cities using Technology to Reduce Energy Use

High pollution, energy shortages and the depletion of natural resources have caused many of the world’s major metropolitan areas to rethink energy usage. City leaders are partnering with energy companies, environmental groups, technology developers and engineers to devise strategies for reducing energy consumption while creating cleaner urban environments.  Although much of the world still has […]

Green Innovations Transforming Concrete and Cement

Anywhere you go, you’ll likely see concrete as part of buildings, homes and other structures. That’s because it’s the most commonly used building material. With that said, it comes at a cost. The Problems With Concrete Although concrete has been the most popular building tool for decades, it takes a toll on the environment in a few […]

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Greenifying the Automotive Industry: The Sustainability of Electric Vehicles

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you are probably aware of the ongoing global warming crisis. Harmful carbon emissions play a big part in worsening this environmental issue and according to a 2019 report: the transportation sector causes about 24% of these hazardous CO2 emissions worldwide. This is where electric cars come in. They […]

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The Technologies That Could Combat Climate Change

Climate change is the talk of the town these days and it’s not really hard to see why. Over the last year alone, there has been more flooding than ever before in central America, major forest fires running rampage throughout Australia and huge droughts hitting the Great Plains. There’s also more carbon dioxide in the […]

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How Electric Bikes Provide Sustainable Transportation Solutions

For a long time, people simply weren’t ready to give up the comfort of their car on their daily commutes. But with the rising popularity of electric bikes, things are changing, and fast. Cities around the US are investing in infrastructure that will encourage a new generation of cyclists – a welcome change, considering that […]