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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

Sweden Launches World’s First Electric Road That Charges Cars As They Drive

Posted by on April 16, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Sweden Launches World’s First Electric Road That Charges Cars As They Drive

By 2030, Sweden aims to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels by 70 percent. Days ago, the country took a big step toward achieving its goal. Electric rail has been embedded into the nearly 2 km (1.2 miles) of public road which is located near Stockholm. This is just the first stretch of electric rail road intended to be built. The government’s roads agency has already drafted a national map which outlines future expansion.

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Farmer Converts 40,000 Acres Into Largest Organic Farm In Canada

Posted by on March 29, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Farmer Converts 40,000 Acres Into Largest Organic Farm In Canada

Travis Heide’s farm is large enough to produce 2,200,000 bushels of wheat per year. Although he has been mostly quiet about his transition to organic, his company Organics Canada Ltd. is set to boom as he will begin producing oats, lentils, peas, wheat and hemp all organically.

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Norway Aims for Electric Planes to Help Slow Climate Change

Posted by on March 24, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Norway Aims for Electric Planes to Help Slow Climate Change

Norway—home to the world’s highest per capita number of all-electric cars—is also planning to go emission-free in the friendly skies.

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Tesla Vies to Build World’s Largest Battery Again

Posted by on March 17, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Tesla Vies to Build World’s Largest Battery Again

This Elon Musk-headed venture is vying to build another massive Powerpack system in Colorado for Xcel Energy Inc., an electric utility operating in eight Western and Midwestern states.

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Dutch Grocery Store Unveils The World’s First Plastic-Free Aisle

Posted by on March 8, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Dutch Grocery Store Unveils The World’s First Plastic-Free Aisle

Ekoplaza unveiled the aisle at its Jan Pieter Heijestraat location last Wednesday. As GoodNewsNetwork reports, the aisle includes over 700 products, such as fruits, vegetables, cereals, condiments, beverages, snacks, meats, and non-perishables. Every single item can be recycled or is biodegradable. By the end of this year, the company’s 70 other branches should roll out similar aisles.

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Ethiopia is Building Africa’s First Energy Plant That Converts Trash Into Electricity

Posted by on March 5, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Ethiopia is Building Africa’s First Energy Plant That Converts Trash Into Electricity

For nearly fifty years, Ethiopia’s largest trash dump, Koshe, was home to hundreds of people. Those who lived nearby would collect and resell rubbish trucked in. Last year, however, 114 people were killed after a massive landslide. Now, Koshe is being turned into a waste-to-energy plant.

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Plans Unveiled for World’s Largest, Most Powerful Offshore Wind Turbine

Posted by on March 3, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Plans Unveiled for World’s Largest, Most Powerful Offshore Wind Turbine

GE Renewable Energy has unveiled plans to develop the world’s largest and most powerful offshore wind turbine.

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Ethiopia is Building Africa’s First Energy Plant That Converts Trash Into Electricity

Posted by on March 3, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Ethiopia is Building Africa’s First Energy Plant That Converts Trash Into Electricity

Go, Ethiopia! The African nation is doing its part to reduce the continent’s burgeoning trash crisis.

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Restoring Coral Reefs Is Possible and Surprisingly Fast

Posted by on February 28, 2018 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.

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The Last Straw? EU Official Hints Ban on Single-Use Plastic Across Europe

Posted by on February 24, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
The Last Straw? EU Official Hints Ban on Single-Use Plastic Across Europe

A top EU official hinted that legislation to cut plastic waste in Europe is coming soon.

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IKEA To Begin Selling “At-Cost” Home Solar Panel Systems For Under $10,000

Posted by on February 24, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
IKEA To Begin Selling “At-Cost” Home Solar Panel Systems For Under $10,000

Swedish furniture manufacturer IKEA recently announced a plan to sell “at-cost” home solar panel systems that will range from $7,500 – $10,000.

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Renewables Now Contribute Nearly One-Fifth of U.S. Electricity Generation

Posted by on February 17, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Renewables Now Contribute Nearly One-Fifth of U.S. Electricity Generation

Renewable energy now makes up 18 percent of total electrical generation in the U.S., roughly double the amount a decade ago, a new report shows.

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Tesla To Sell Solar Products In 800 Home Depot Stores Starting This July

Posted by on February 6, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Tesla To Sell Solar Products In 800 Home Depot Stores Starting This July

According to the company’s website, prices for a Tesla rooftop solar system range from $10,000 to $25,000. The Powerball energy storage battery costs an extra $7,000. By displaying its solar products in Home Depot, Tesla will save money and receive exposure to a much broader market.

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First-Ever Biofuel Flight From US To Australia Is Powered By Mustard Seeds

Posted by on February 2, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
First-Ever Biofuel Flight From US To Australia Is Powered By Mustard Seeds

After taking off from the United States, the aircraft landed in Melbourne, Australia on Tuesday. It used a blended fuel that was 10 percent derived from the brassica carinata, an industrial type of mustard seed that can function as a fallow crop.

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China Built the Biggest Air Purifier in the World

Posted by on January 25, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
China Built the Biggest Air Purifier in the World

Want to know about the biggest air purifier ever made? Read this!

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