Recycle Wind Turbines By Eating Them?
By 2050, it’s estimated that we will have 12 million metric tons of wind turbine blades to throw away, so how do we prevent all of them from ending up in a landfill? This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we discuss the ways of recycling wind turbines into everything from concrete to candy, why you should hold on to your nickels, and does Noel do the greatest tap dance routine in history?
This Week In Green – Feb 18, 2022
It’s time for a new This Week In Green on The Biofriendly Podcast for February 18, 2022. We’ve got clean heating from a coal mine, blade bridges, crocs that eat dinosaurs, a diving duo making a difference, C02 steaks and more!
Noel and Jacob Go Nuclear
When it comes to the topic of Nuclear Energy, most of the public’s perception has been darkened by Chernobyl and even TV shows like The Simpsons with images of glowing green goop. But this week, Noel and Jacob present how Nuclear Power could be crucial in our transition towards creating sustainable, carbon-free energy!
Renewable Energy: Wind Turbines On a Smaller Scale
Wind turbines are a sight many people are used to seeing, if not in and around their cities and towns, at least on the news. Collecting energy from the power of the wind is one of many renewable energy sources. It’s right up there along with solar and hydroelectric power. Here in California we see wind […]
Green Comes in All Shapes and Sizes
Image by dorena-wm / Creative Commons Going green isn’t just a saying, it is a way of life. Many people incorporate green actions into their daily routines, often without even realizing it. While some may think you are not being truly “green” unless you have solar panels on your roof, a wind turbine in your […]
Wind Powered Energy Going Far Beyond The Traditional Turbine
Image by Charles Cook / Creative Commons With Google recently investing a hundred million dollars into the world’s largest wind farm, alternative energies continue to be a hot topic amongst environmentalists, businesses, corporations, governments and investors alike. Opting for a greener, more environmentally-friendly method of powering our world is something many people are actually beginning […]
Wind Energy: 8 Ways to Collect It
Wind power is becoming an ever-increasingly popular way to collect energy. Just last year the wind power industry grew an impressive 31% despite the economy. It is now estimated to be a $63 billion/year industry, employing around half a million workers worldwide. However, like solar farms, there is only a limited amount of land that […]