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5 Ways Renewable Energy Can Save Businesses Money

Profit is when your income exceeds your expenses, and a business that is not profitable will not be around for long. Businesses are always looking to save money, as the lower the operating costs of a business are, the more money they stand to make. At an elementary level, the goal in running a business […]

Concentric Circle Leaf, Green Wings Award Winner

Concentric Circle Leaf | Green Wings Award

After blowing around in the wind and the snow for a while, this incredible fallen leaf has managed to win this week’s Green Wings Award! Most leaves don’t get a chance to stick out and show their artistic talent, but the CONCENTRIC CIRCLE LEAF has just proven that you don’t need to be a mobile life […]

Earth Day: What Is Your Act of Green?

Each year, on April 22nd, people all across the globe join together to celebrate Earth Day. The day itself is actually the anniversary of what many consider to be the modern-day environmental movement. This year marks the 47th anniversary of Earth Day and in it’s honor, millions of people around the world are being asked […]

CO2 Emissions: 10 Ways to Reduce Your Footprint

According to a report from The World Bank,  worldwide CO2 emissions as of 2013 were 4.996 metric tons per capita. For those of you who are unfamiliar, a metric ton is 2,204.62 pounds. This means each person is producing approximately 11,014 pounds of emissions each year. Unfortunately over the past 15 years, we have seen a […]

Innovations in Renewable Energy

When it comes to renewable energy, capture and storage are two of the key components. As long as you have a way to collect energy from the sun (solar), air (wind) or water (hydro or tidal), you can generate your own power.  Providing you can then store excess energy, you will have the ability to continue […]

30 Ways to Save Energy at Home

Saving energy should really start at home. Each of us needs to be aware of the amount of energy we use (or waste), as only then will we take action to curb our energy usage and opt for more environmentally-friendly alternatives (solar, wind, micro-hydro and other sustainable sources of energy). To get you started, here are 30 ways […]

26 Ecofriendly Habits You Should Incorporate Into Your Weekly Routine

Each of us have habits we’ve developed over time, some that hinder us to the point we’d rather do without and others which aid in our survival.  Getting rid of bad habits is not always simple but, lucky for us, forming habits can be done quite easily. Many times a habit is developed with little or […]

7 Ways Solar Energy Can Help Power Your New Year

Happy New Year to you and yours! As you ring in the new year, hopefully some of your resolutions or changes you plan to make in 2016 involve lowering your environmental footprint. Many people are well-aware the future of energy lies in renewables like solar, wind, hydrokinetic and other sustainable power sources. So, this new year, […]

A Biofriendly Way to Tap Into Renewable Energy? Use Existing Properties.

As our society begins to intensify its efforts to move away from fossil fuels and invest in more renewable energy sources, the signs of this expansion can be seen all over the world. We can see wind turbines going up off the coast of major countries, solar farms being spread across open deserts, and farmers […]

Solar Advancements: More Ways to Tap into the Sun’s Power

There are numerous renewable energy resources that are available on this planet. Just because they are available, however, does not mean that people are tapping into them and using them to their advantage. Many people, in fact, are continuing their dependency on oil and letting energy resources like the sun, waves, wind and such, go […]