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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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24-Year-Old Yemeni Engineer Develops Micro-Biogas Plant That Converts Trash Into Fuel

Posted by on January 20, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
24-Year-Old Yemeni Engineer Develops Micro-Biogas Plant That Converts Trash Into Fuel

24-year-old Yemeni engineer, Omer Badokhon, invented a micro-scale biogas device that transforms trash into fuel.

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Greenpeace Slams Coca-Cola Plastic Announcement as ‘Dodging the Main Issue’

Posted by on January 20, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Greenpeace Slams Coca-Cola Plastic Announcement as ‘Dodging the Main Issue’

Greenpeace criticized Coca-Cola’s new global plastics plan for failing to address the urgency of ocean plastic pollution.

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China to Plant New Forests the Size of Ireland This Year

Posted by on January 13, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
China to Plant New Forests the Size of Ireland This Year

China’s government announced plans for a major reforestation project.

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World’s First Vertical Forest for Low-Income Housing to be Built in The Netherlands

Posted by on January 13, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
World’s First Vertical Forest for Low-Income Housing to be Built in The Netherlands

Boeri is on a mission to create the world’s first vertical forest for low-income residents

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Couple Protect Over 2 Million Acres & Donate Land To The Public

Posted by on January 12, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 2 Comments
Couple Protect Over 2 Million Acres & Donate Land To The Public

Want a little environmental inspiration? You need look no further than Doug and Kris Tompkins. This is their story of green philanthropy.

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