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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

Mark Ruffalo: The Renewable Energy Race Is On

Posted by on December 22, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 5 Comments
Mark Ruffalo: The Renewable Energy Race Is On

The count down for clean renewable energy world wide has already started since the World leaders finally made commitments to clean, renewable energy. The agreement signals that the age of fossil fuels is coming to a close and the age of renewable energy is dawning.

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Elon Musk: We Can Power America by Covering Small Corner of Utah With Solar

Posted by on December 21, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 131 Comments
Elon Musk: We Can Power America by Covering Small Corner of Utah With Solar

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, has the 44-year-old CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, once again championed the incredible potential of renewable energy

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

Posted by on December 18, 2015 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.

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Brazil Shopping Mall Recycles Their Food Waste into Thriving Rooftop Garden for Employees

Posted by on December 17, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 53 Comments
Brazil Shopping Mall Recycles Their Food Waste into Thriving Rooftop Garden for Employees

A shopping mall in Sao Paulo is taking all of the organic waste generated from the mall’s food court and turning it into compost for growing vegetables and herbs on the rooftop. Almost 900 pounds of food waste is generated there every day, and it’s all being turned into new food on location.

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New Recirculating Shower Saves 80% of the Energy & 90% of the Water For Eco-Friendly Luxury

Posted by on December 8, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
New Recirculating Shower Saves 80% of the Energy & 90% of the Water For Eco-Friendly Luxury

Like long, high pressure showers without the guilt of wasting resources? This new shower may be the answer.

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Check Out This Earth-Sheltered Home You Can Literally Buy Off the Shelf

Posted by on December 7, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 4 Comments
Check Out This Earth-Sheltered Home You Can Literally Buy Off the Shelf

If you like Hobbit-type earth-sheltered homes, you’ll love this easy and affordable prefab design that a new Florida company has created.

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This Country Shifted To Getting 95% of Its Electricity From Renewables In Less Than 10 Years

Posted by on December 7, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 16 Comments
This Country Shifted To Getting 95% of Its Electricity From Renewables In Less Than 10 Years

At the climate summit in Paris this week, Uruguay announced that it gets an enviable 95 percent of its electricity from renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar. And they’ve done it without government subsidies or raising the price for consumers.

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Silent Rooftop Wind Turbines Could Generate Half of a Household’s Energy Needs

Posted by on November 30, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 5 Comments
Silent Rooftop Wind Turbines Could Generate Half of a Household’s Energy Needs

New technologies are being developed daily so the idea of 100% sustainability with renewable energy can be a vision attained. Here is how a Dutch energy company is creating a new small-scale wind turbine — one that is almost silent and is far more efficient at converting wind into energy.

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The Hunger Games, Its Real Meaning and Why the Message Must be Understood

The Hunger Games, Its Real Meaning and Why the Message Must be Understood

The Hunger Games real meaning is an allegory. Main actor, Donald Sutherland is risking his career to expose it. It is vital that young people seeing the movies know what they are really about.

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That Dutch Solar-Panel Bike Lane Really Works

Posted by on November 23, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
That Dutch Solar-Panel Bike Lane Really Works

Did you know there can be solar energy generated from road ways? The author highlights that the dutch solar-panel bike lanes have produced a lot of energy.

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Energy Revolution Is Possible… And It Would Only Take 782 Rich People To Pay For It

Posted by on November 21, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 9 Comments
Energy Revolution Is Possible… And It Would Only Take 782 Rich People To Pay For It

It is a gross injustice that .000015% of the global population hold the kind of wealth that could halt a climate disaster, but instead often exacerbate the problem.

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Texas Wind Farms Generate So Much Power Utilities Are Giving Electricity Away for Free

Posted by on November 16, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 8 Comments
Texas Wind Farms Generate So Much Power Utilities Are Giving Electricity Away for Free

Do you think renewable energy can power the planet? Well clean energy produced from the wind in Dallas generates more power than the city uses.

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Couple Ditched the City to Live in This Fire Look Out With Spectacular Views

Posted by on November 10, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 11 Comments
Couple Ditched the City to Live in This Fire Look Out With Spectacular Views

“We decided to be totally irresponsible and quit our jobs and move here,” said Tompkins to Zillow.

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Can You Build a Home for Under $500? This Man Did!

Posted by on November 6, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 3 Comments
Can You Build a Home for Under $500? This Man Did!

Looking for a viable home at minimal cost? Here’s what can be achieved with a shoestring budget under the right circumstances: recently-completed Transforming Tiny Home, built for an estimated cost of under US$500.

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New Design Points a Path to the ‘Ultimate’ Battery

New Design Points a Path to the ‘Ultimate’ Battery

Scientists have developed a working laboratory demonstrator of a lithium-oxygen battery which has very high energy density, is more than 90% efficient, and, to date, can be recharged more than 2000 times, showing how several of the problems holding back the development of these devices could be solved, and would enable an electric car with a battery that is a fifth the cost and a fifth the weight of those currently on the market to drive from London to Edinburgh on a single charge.

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