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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

California Bans Pesticide Linked to Brain Damage in Children

Written by on October 13, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
California Bans Pesticide Linked to Brain Damage in Children

A popular agricultural pesticide that has been linked to brain damage in children will no longer be sold in California starting in February, state officials announced on Wednesday, as the AP reported. #pesticideban

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In European First, Proposed Constitutional Amendment in Sweden Would Enshrine Rights of Nature

Written by on October 9, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
In European First, Proposed Constitutional Amendment in Sweden Would Enshrine Rights of Nature

The proposed amendment to Sweden’s Instrument of Government would secure the Rights of Nature to “existera, blomstra, regenerera och utvecklas”—which translates as “exist, flourish, regenerate, and evolve”—in order to provide the people and government of Sweden the ability to defend and enforce these rights on behalf of Nature. #protectnature

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Study Suggests Hemp Batteries Are More Powerful Than Lithium and Graphene

Posted by on October 5, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Study Suggests Hemp Batteries Are More Powerful Than Lithium and Graphene

Hemp batteries could be more powerful

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Trader Joe’s Got Rid of Plastic Packaging And Produce Prices Fell By Up To 25%

Posted by on October 5, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Trader Joe’s Got Rid of Plastic Packaging And Produce Prices Fell By Up To 25%

Trader Joe’s reduces plastic packaging in its stores.

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New Solar Briefcase Could Be a Valuable Off-Grid Accessory

Written by on October 4, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
New Solar Briefcase Could Be a Valuable Off-Grid Accessory

Now your briefcase can give you power for things like your phone or laptop. Read about the new Phoenix solar briefcase. #solarpower

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This Portable, Off-Grid Solar System Is Powerful Enough to Be Your Emergency Back Up

Written by on September 26, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 15 Comments
This Portable, Off-Grid Solar System Is Powerful Enough to Be Your Emergency Back Up

Want an ideal emergency home power source? The portable solar charger is described as an “off-grid home solar system in a box,” and it could be a much safer option for home backup power than a gas generator. #solarenergy #solarsystem

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While Choosing Eco-Friendly Food Boxes You Should Be Aware of Few Things

Posted by on September 26, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
While Choosing Eco-Friendly Food Boxes You Should Be Aware of Few Things

Perishable products like foods require additional protection and #ecofriendly, cardboard food boxes can provide the desired protection level.

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Affordable Ways to Live Sustainably

Written by on September 25, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Affordable Ways to Live Sustainably

There are many ways to bring sustainability into your life without breaking your budget — in fact, it can even help you save money. From breaking bad habits around the house to making upgrades in your home, you can live guilt-free and keep your newly saved dollar bills. #sustainableliving

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10 People Who Are Saving the Planet (and Winning)

Posted by on September 21, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
10 People Who Are Saving the Planet (and Winning)

Some companies and countries are fighting climate change brilliantly

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Restoring Coral Reefs Is Possible and Surprisingly Fast

Written by on September 20, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Restoring Coral Reefs Is Possible and Surprisingly Fast

Biorock shows promise for restoring reefs; it starts with metal structures that are planted into the reef. Transplanted fragments of live coral (that have been damaged by storms, anchors or other mishaps) are attached and the structure is fed low-voltage electricity to accelerate the growth process. #coralreef #coralreefs

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Study: Even Short-Lived Solar Panels Can Be Economically Viable

Written by on September 20, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Study: Even Short-Lived Solar Panels Can Be Economically Viable

A new study shows that, contrary to widespread belief within the solar power industry, new kinds of solar cells and panels don’t necessarily have to last for 25 to 30 years in order to be economically viable in today’s market. #RenewableEnergy #solarpanels

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

Written by on September 19, 2019 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. #rainwaterharvesting

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EPA Approves Organic Fungicide Intended to Help Save Bees

Written by on September 18, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
EPA Approves Organic Fungicide Intended to Help Save Bees

In an effort to help curb the decline, Bee Vectoring Technologies in Canada created an organic fungicide that can be delivered to crops by bees. The fungicide, called Clonostachys Rosea CR-7, or Vectorite, is set to be released this fall for use on crops of high value — such as strawberries, blueberries, sunflowers, and almonds. #savethebees

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Check Out This New Invention: A Solar Canopy That Creates Shade and Filters Water Too

Written by on September 16, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Check Out This New Invention: A Solar Canopy That Creates Shade and Filters Water Too

Like fresh new, environmentally-friendly inventions? Read this! #environmentallyfriendly

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Unlike a Globalized Food System, Local Food Won’t Destroy the Environment

Posted by on September 9, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Farming with 0 Comments
Unlike a Globalized Food System, Local Food Won’t Destroy the Environment

If you’re seeking some good news during these troubled times, look at the ecologically sound ways of producing food that have percolated up from the grassroots in recent years. Small farmers, environmentalists, academic researchers and food and farming activists have given us agroecology, holistic resource management, permaculture, regenerative agriculture and other methods that can alleviate or perhaps even eliminate the global food system’s worst impacts: biodiversity loss, energy depletion, toxic pollution, food insecurity and massive carbon emissions. #environment #farming #sustainablefarming

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