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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

Scientists Just Discovered A Highly Efficient Way To Convert Trash Into Usable Fuel

Posted by on June 21, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 11 Comments
Scientists Just Discovered A Highly Efficient Way To Convert Trash Into Usable Fuel

As humans continue to create more than 100 million metric tons of polyethylene a year, scientists and environmentalists alike are scrambling to find a way to reverse the detrimental environmental effects of plastic waste.

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India Unveils World’s First 100% Solar-Powered Airport

Posted by on June 17, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 2 Comments
India Unveils World’s First 100% Solar-Powered Airport

If India can develop a 100% solar-powered airport, what is stopping the USA or any other country for that matter from doing this?!

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Even After Paris Climate Talks, Biggest Banks Continue to Invest In Eco-No-No Fossil Fuels

Posted by on June 15, 2016 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment with 5 Comments
Even After Paris Climate Talks, Biggest Banks Continue to Invest In Eco-No-No Fossil Fuels

Big banks are still funding extreme fossil fuels. Read this and be informed!

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The Second-Largest City In The U.S. Is On The Verge Of Being 100 Percent Renewable

Posted by on June 13, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
The Second-Largest City In The U.S. Is On The Verge Of Being 100 Percent Renewable

Los Angeles has long been seen as one of the country’s most modern cities. But now, as our collective dependence on power has been found guilty of damaging our water, air, and climate, the city is taking steps to be part of the new future: a clean energy future.

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Scotland Just Banned Fracking Forever

Posted by on June 8, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 11 Comments
Scotland Just Banned Fracking Forever

With the original intention of conducting full health and environmental impact assessments before continuing with all unconventional oil and gas extraction — including fracking — Scotland implemented a temporary halt to all such procedures in January 2015. Now it’s permanent.

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By 2025, Norway Will BAN the Sale Of Diesel And Gas

Posted by on June 6, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
By 2025, Norway Will BAN the Sale Of Diesel And Gas

Environmentalists – including entrepreneur Elon Musk – are optimistic that the country, which sells approximately 150,000 cars per year, will follow through with the plan.

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This Sustainable Tiny House Can Be Built In a Day, Lasts a Lifetime and Is Made of Cardboard (Really!)

Posted by on June 3, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 15 Comments
This Sustainable Tiny House Can Be Built In a Day, Lasts a Lifetime and Is Made of Cardboard (Really!)

Interested in tiny homes? Check out the Wikkelhouse – it’s a whole new breed!

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MIT Researcher Creates Solar Panels From Grass Clippings [Watch]

Posted by on May 31, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
MIT Researcher Creates Solar Panels From Grass Clippings [Watch]

Mershin’s ultimate goal is for consumers to be able to purchase a cheap plastic bag that comes pre-filled with the necessary chemicals and “one sheet of cartoon instructions, with no words.”

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Thailand Begins Planting Millions of Trees by Dropping “Seed Bombs”

Posted by on May 30, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
Thailand Begins Planting Millions of Trees by Dropping “Seed Bombs”

Planes are widely used to fight wildfires, drop relief material in times of calamities, fly, as well as bomb people, but the idea of repairing what we destroyed with planes is our best weapon against deforestation.

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Earth Justice: Activist Group Wins Fight to Force EPA to Set Rules for Corporate Polluters

Earth Justice: Activist Group Wins Fight to Force EPA to Set Rules for Corporate Polluters

Time and time again, we’ve seen big industrial polluters emit toxic pollution that poisons the people and ecosystems nearby. And time and time again, we’ve seen these polluters walk away from the bill, leaving taxpayers to fund the cleanup and communities to live with the contamination. That’s not right. But there’s good news. In a groundbreaking Earthjustice victory following nearly eight years of litigation, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the EPA to get moving on rules that will break this cycle

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This eco-village in Panama will be constructed from recycled plastic bottles

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 7 Comments
This eco-village in Panama will be constructed from recycled plastic bottles

A Panama village is “recycle” plastic bottles by using them as the inner, insulated structure of eco-homes.

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Edible Silverware Could Cut Down on Plastic Waste and Pollution

Posted by on May 7, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 7 Comments
Edible Silverware Could Cut Down on Plastic Waste and Pollution

Know what would be really different? If you’re sitting around with friends enjoying dinner, and suddenly you start eating your knife and fork. Of course you can’t eat silver or plastic, but edible utensils do exist, and you might have seen them recently on Facebook.

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Will There Be More Plastic than Fish in the Ocean by 2050?

Posted by on April 30, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 17 Comments
Will There Be More Plastic than Fish in the Ocean by 2050?

Yearly, 8 million tons of plastic wind up in the world’s oceans, and experts estimate there is 165 million tons of it is in our oceans right now. Every minute of every day, we dump one garbage truck’s worth of plastic into the ocean. That’s projected to increase to 4 per minute by 2050, says a report released recently by the World Economic Forum (WEF) and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF).

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5 Solar Energy Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

Posted by on April 25, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
5 Solar Energy Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

Things have changed. This is not your mama’s solar. It’s time to let go of some of the false ideas you may hold about solar energy so you can embrace this growing form of sustainable energy.

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10 Modern Eco Villages: Eye-Opening Sustainable Communities

10 Modern Eco Villages: Eye-Opening Sustainable Communities

Our eco-system isn’t just responsible for our physical sustenance and survival, in fact it is as an essential element in my spiritual journey of self-knowledge, health and wholeness.

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