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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

Designer Creates Amazing Tents That Can Collect Water and Harvest Energy from the Sun

Posted by on September 26, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 30 Comments
Designer Creates Amazing Tents That Can Collect Water and Harvest Energy from the Sun

The shelters’ double-layered skin is hollow which allows cross ventilation, while also being able to seal up and huddle down during rainy months and frigid winters. The lightweight, portable, and flexible shelters for disaster zones are made of a structural woven fabric that can adapt to hot and cold climates.

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10 Tips for Living with Less Plastic and How to Avoid the Worst Types

Posted by on September 25, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
10 Tips for Living with Less Plastic and How to Avoid the Worst Types

Do you know which types of plastic to avoid? Find out now.

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Permaculture – What It Is and Why It’s So Important

Posted by on September 23, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 6 Comments
Permaculture – What It Is and Why It’s So Important

Permaculture is the ethical, scientific and synchronistic design of natural systems to ensure a sustainable philosophy of living. It also aims to facilitate abundance for the future of humanity by producing all the food and materials it needs on a local scale. At its core, permaculture is simply the collaboration of humans and nature in action.

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France To Become First Country To Ban Disposable Plastic Cups And Plates

Posted by on September 22, 2016 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment with 12 Comments
France To Become First Country To Ban Disposable Plastic Cups And Plates

In an effort to help curb some of the strains that disposable plastic puts on landfills, France is set to become the first country to ban all disposable cutlery products. By 2020, any disposable cutlery items will be required to be made from 50% biologically-sourced materials. By 2025, the cutlery will have to be made of 60% biologically sourced materials that can be composted at home.

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Costa Rica Has Been Running Solely On Renewable Electricity Again … For 80 Days

Posted by on September 15, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 9 Comments
Costa Rica Has Been Running Solely On Renewable Electricity Again … For 80 Days

Costa Rica has hit a new milestone: the country has been running on 100% renewable energy for the past 2 months solid, which is an amazing achievement in terms of sustainable energy. This is the second time in 2 years that this occurred.

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Influence of Vedic Philosophy on Nikola Tesla’s Idea of Free Energy

Influence of Vedic Philosophy on Nikola Tesla’s Idea of Free Energy

Science works best when in harmony with nature. If we put these two together, we can discover great technologies that can only come about when the consciousness of the planet is ready to embrace them.

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The World’s Most Eco-Friendly Nation Is Now Carbon-Negative

Posted by on August 19, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
The World’s Most Eco-Friendly Nation Is Now Carbon-Negative

Bhutanese people believe that their happiness and nature are linked. The high school in Drukgyel tells this to their students: “Preserve our natural rich heritage, do not pollute the surroundings. Remember, nature is the source of all happiness.”

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The True Experience of Living Off-Grid (Over 100 Sites Visited)

Posted by on August 12, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 7 Comments
The True Experience of Living Off-Grid (Over 100 Sites Visited)

Contrary to the belief that most off-grid enthusiasts are chasing the heels of a sort of Chris McCandless idealism, most are far from ascetics.

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Heat Relief: 10 Overlooked Low-Tech Ways To Keep Your House Cool

Posted by on July 24, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Heat Relief: 10 Overlooked Low-Tech Ways To Keep Your House Cool

Summer is almost here and the air is already full of the the sound of whining air conditioners, all seriously sucking kilowatts. Yet much of that air conditioning load could be reduced or the air conditioning season shortened if we did simple things, many of them common before air conditioning was common in North America. Here are some low-tech tips for keeping cool. The best ideas are those that keep the heat out of your home in the first place, rather than paying to pump it out after it gets in.

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Check Out Tesla’s New Master Plan: Electric Semis, Autonomous Buses, Solar and More

Posted by on July 24, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 4 Comments
Check Out Tesla’s New Master Plan: Electric Semis, Autonomous Buses, Solar and More

Check out Tesla’s latest master plan and let us know what you think of Elon Musk’s visions and goals.

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Why You Should Invest In Solar Power Companies and the Top 4 To Watch

Posted by on July 20, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Why You Should Invest In Solar Power Companies and the Top 4 To Watch

What a make a green and savvy investment? Think solar. Here are a few companies to keep your eye on.

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Indian State Plants 50 Million Trees In 24 Hours, Sets World Record

Posted by on July 18, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 8 Comments
Indian State Plants 50 Million Trees In 24 Hours, Sets World Record

India is looking a lot greener lately, especially since men and women in the state of Uttar Pradesh in northern India joined together to plant 50 million trees in a single day earlier this week. The activists took on the task of reforesting the Indian state not only to improve the environment, but to claim massive bragging rights.

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10 Overlooked Low-Tech, Eco-Friendly Ways of Keeping Your Home Cool

Posted by on July 13, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 3 Comments
10 Overlooked Low-Tech, Eco-Friendly Ways of Keeping Your Home Cool

The generation before us knew how to keep cool with out fancy A/C systems. Maybe we can look at their ways and learn a thing or two. Read on…

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Clean Energy: Australia Connects World’s First Ever Wave Energy to its National Energy Grid [Video]

Posted by on July 12, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 3 Comments
Clean Energy: Australia Connects World’s First Ever Wave Energy to its National Energy Grid [Video]

Clean energy proponents say wave energy technology has enormous potential to provide zero emissions electricity to Australians.

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Incredible! This Eye Of Horus Home Is Entirely Self-Sufficient

Posted by on July 8, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 6 Comments
Incredible! This Eye Of Horus Home Is Entirely Self-Sufficient

“Sustainable Architecture meets the needs of its occupants, at anytime, anywhere, without jeopardizing the welfare and development of future generations. It involves honest commitment to human development and social stability, using architectural strategies to optimize resources and materials, promoting renewable energy, minimizing waste and emissions, maintenance, functionality and the price of the buildings and improving the quality of life of its occupants.” – Luis de Garrido (architect who designed the Eye of Horus Eco-House).

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