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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

10 Cancer Causers You Should Throw Away (& How to Replace Them)

Posted by on October 26, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
10 Cancer Causers You Should Throw Away (& How to Replace Them)

Did you know many household products you use contain cancer-causing chemicals? Here are ten such products along with healthy alternatives.

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World’s Most Remote Island Is About To Become Self-Sufficient

Posted by on October 24, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
World’s Most Remote Island Is About To Become Self-Sufficient

The world’s most remote island is about 1,000 miles away from the closest landmass, a point of pride for the small South Atlantic island of Tristan da Cunha. Since they are so isolated, it’s not only important that they become self-sufficient but that they also pass on the knowledge necessary to keep the community going for future generations.

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New Wind-Powered Device Can Produce 11 Gallons of Clean Drinking Water from the Air

Posted by on October 17, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
New Wind-Powered Device Can Produce 11 Gallons of Clean Drinking Water from the Air

Discover how this simple, but amazing water-harvesting technology works.

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Trees Outfitted With Tiny, Vertical Wind Turbines Generate Clean Energy [Watch]

Posted by on October 12, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 5 Comments
Trees Outfitted With Tiny, Vertical Wind Turbines Generate Clean Energy [Watch]

One of the biggest criticisms of wind turbines is that in addition to being very loud, they’re not very nice to look at. This is likely to soon change – at least in urban environments, thanks to an aesthetically appealing innovation created by the French company New Wind. When one first glances at a Tree Vent, it appears to be like any other tree. Upon closer inspection, however, it becomes very obvious that each ‘leaf’ on the device is actually a vertical wind turbine.

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Why We Must Ban Plastic Bags and Support a Circular Economy

Posted by on October 11, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 8 Comments
Why We Must Ban Plastic Bags and Support a Circular Economy

Plastic bags by design are really good at escaping our recovery systems and knowing now how dangerous plastics are to the environment, the logical next step is a design overhaul.

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10 Ways To Make Your Kitchen More Green

Posted by on September 29, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
10 Ways To Make Your Kitchen More Green

Energy-efficient food preparation and cleaning habits, using equipment made from sustainable materials, and dodging toxic chemicals are also important if you want to have a truly healthy kitchen.

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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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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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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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