Eco-Friendly

Environmentally friendly, environment-friendly, eco-friendly, nature-friendly, and green are terms referring to goods and habitats, services, laws, guidelines and policies that inflict reduced, minimal, or no harm upon ecosystems or the environment

Breakthrough: Alaska Airlines Makes First Commercial Flight with Renewable Energy

Posted by on February 24, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Breakthrough: Alaska Airlines Makes First Commercial Flight with Renewable Energy

The plane reportedly made the journey using a partial alternative fuel made from the bark of trees recycled from the harvesting of managed forests.

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Top 10 Eco-Friendly Ways to Renovate Your Home

Posted by on February 13, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Top 10 Eco-Friendly Ways to Renovate Your Home

Thinking of renovating? Here are some tips to do it green.

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Solar Possibilities Just Grew Immensely with Tesla’s Innovative, Big Batteries – Here’s How

Posted by on February 6, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Solar Possibilities Just Grew Immensely with Tesla’s Innovative, Big Batteries – Here’s How

Think you may want to go to solar? Read about Tesla’s latest innovation.

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Bowl-Shaped Roofs Harvest Rainwater To Naturally Cool Homes In Arid Environments

Posted by on February 1, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
Bowl-Shaped Roofs Harvest Rainwater To Naturally Cool Homes In Arid Environments

The architects explain that the system is designed to “help [make] even the smallest quantities of rain [flow down] the roof and eventually coalesce into bigger drops, just right for harvesting before they evaporate.” Considering hot, dry climates can be almost unbearable for residents during the summer, this intriguing concept has a variety of positive implications.

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Canadian Schools Promote ‘Litterless Lunches’ To Reduce Waste And Increase Health

Posted by on January 24, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Canadian Schools Promote ‘Litterless Lunches’ To Reduce Waste And Increase Health

When Canadian schools began to track how much waste their students were producing just by bringing disposable items to school (such as napkins, lunch bags, and all packaging surrounding processed food items), they found that EACH CHILD was adding 67 pounds to the landfill each school year. The schools sought to change this and decided to open up a dialogue with parents and students about employing waste-free practices when packing lunches at home.

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Outdoor Industry “Competitors” Band Together to Protect Public Lands from Government Abuse

Posted by on January 23, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Outdoor Industry “Competitors” Band Together to Protect Public Lands from Government Abuse

Feeling depressed about the un-eco-friendly agenda of the current government? Read this and learn about how so-called business “competitors” are teaming up to fight harmful policies.

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Australian Desert Farm Grows 17,000 Metric Tons Of Veggies Using Seawater And Sun

Posted by on January 17, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Australian Desert Farm Grows 17,000 Metric Tons Of Veggies Using Seawater And Sun

Crops are grown at Australia’s Sundance Farm in a hydroponic greenhouse lined with water-drenched cardboard, which means there is no need for soil, fossil fuels, groundwater, or pesticides.

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All Electric Trains In Netherlands Now Run On 100% Wind Power

Posted by on January 13, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
All Electric Trains In Netherlands Now Run On 100% Wind Power

According to Dutch electric company Eneco, which signed a 10-year deal with Dutch railway company NS two years ago, 600,000 passengers are now “the first in the world” to travel by wind energy. On an average day, 5,500 trains are operated by NS, which is one of the largest railway companies in the Netherlands.

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Gangsta Gardener Ron Finley Asks the World For Assistance To Save His Garden

Posted by on January 11, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Farming with 0 Comments
Gangsta Gardener Ron Finley Asks the World For Assistance To Save His Garden

The Gangsta Garden has evolved into more than a symbol of healthy change for urban communities including an educational site, a propagation station for more edible landscapes and the formal headquarters for The Ron Finley Project (RFP). Currently, RFP is fighting for their headquarters. The only solution they have been offered is to purchase the property, otherwise… they face eviction. RFP needs to raise $500,000 to #savethegangstagarden. This is not a call for handouts, it is a call to support an idea whose time is long overdue.

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It’s Finally Happening: Solar Becoming Cheapest Form Of Electricity Production Globally

Posted by on December 25, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
It’s Finally Happening: Solar Becoming Cheapest Form Of Electricity Production Globally

New statistics from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) released show that solar has become a cheaper form of electricity production than wind power, and is also out-competing coal and natural gas for the first time. It appears that global energy markets are set to undergo a major transformation as the world begins to finally shift to energy that is both affordable and renewable.

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If Las Vegas Can Do It… ‘Sin City’ Now Runs on 100% Renewable Energy

Posted by on December 23, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
If Las Vegas Can Do It… ‘Sin City’ Now Runs on 100% Renewable Energy

Hopefully what happens in Vegas doesn’t just stay in Vegas, because the gambling capitol now runs entirely on renewable energy. Here’s how…

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Norway’s Biggest Oil Company to Build Huge Wind Farm Off New York Coast

Posted by on December 22, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
Norway’s Biggest Oil Company to Build Huge Wind Farm Off New York Coast

Norway’s biggest oil company will be developing an offshore wind farm outside of New York. Statoil submitted the winning bid of $42.5 million to the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management last Friday to lease nearly 80,000 acres of federal waters roughly 14 miles off the coast of Long Island

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‘Smog Vacuum’ In China That Turns Pollution Into Jewelry Is Actually Working

Posted by on December 16, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
‘Smog Vacuum’ In China That Turns Pollution Into Jewelry Is Actually Working

Earlier this year, Studio Roosegaarde installed a smog-sucking vacuum tower in Beijing, a Chinese city renowned for its air pollution. The Smog Free Tower works to combat air pollution by sucking 75% of PM10 and PM2.5 particles from the air. It runs on a small amount of electricity and is powered by wind energy.

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Solar Can Already Generate More Energy Than Oil, Study Says

Posted by on December 14, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Solar Can Already Generate More Energy Than Oil, Study Says

The world has also seen solar energy continue to gain momentum as just last month, the Tesla company announced that they will begin selling solar roof panels in 2017 that will likely be more cost effective than a “regular roof.” Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk said of the announcement: “It’s looking quite promising that a solar roof will actually cost less than a normal roof before you even take in the value of electricity into account.”

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Could “Plug-and-Play” Solar Be the Next Clean Energy Wave in the U.S.?

Posted by on December 9, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Could “Plug-and-Play” Solar Be the Next Clean Energy Wave in the U.S.?

You may be able to use solar – even if you don’t own your home – with this new “plug-and-play” solar technology.

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