Green Tips

13 Green Tips That Can Save You Over $5,000 A Year 13 Green Tips That Can Save You Over $5,000 A Year

Simple shifts to greener versions of the products you already buy can save you... 

Spring Cleaning: 6 Green Tips to Organize and Simplify Your Home Spring Cleaning: 6 Green Tips to Organize and Simplify Your Home

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Spruce Supermarket: 4 Tasty Treats You Can Make with Spruce Tree Tips Spruce Supermarket: 4 Tasty Treats You Can Make with Spruce Tree Tips

When you go for a walk in the woods, do you glance around and consider which... 

Tips for a Greener Thanksgiving Tips for a Greener Thanksgiving

Blogger Diane MacEachern of Big Green Purse offers 10 simple tips to green your Thanksgiving.... 

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Green Tech

5 Battery Trends That Represent a More Sustainable Future 5 Battery Trends That Represent a More Sustainable Future

When you think about the most eco-friendly items in your home, batteries might not... 

How the Cloud Is Going Green How the Cloud Is Going Green

You already know the many lauded benefits of the cloud — it saves paper, equipment... 

5 Smart Home Tech Trends That Can Save You Money 5 Smart Home Tech Trends That Can Save You Money

At first, you may not think technology is very eco-friendly, but emerging trends... 

Survey: Americans Miss Out on Savings from Energy Hacks Survey: Americans Miss Out on Savings from Energy Hacks

Americans love a deal. There is a proliferation of websites that specialize in coupons... 

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Recycle

Solving the recycled plastics puzzle Solving the recycled plastics puzzle

What will it take for recycled plastic to become as common as recycled paper? Here’s how the Closed Loop Fund envisions supply chain circularity. Excerpt from: Solving the recycled plastics puzzle  Read More →

Surprising Ways Today’s Trends Affect Paper Recyclers Surprising Ways Today’s Trends Affect Paper Recyclers

Think about how many things have changed in the past … The post Surprising Ways Today’s Trends Affect Paper Recyclers appeared first on Earth911.com. Originally posted here: Surprising Ways Today’s Trends Affect Paper Recyclers  Read More →

5 challenges to scaling the circular economy 5 challenges to scaling the circular economy

International import barriers and trust issues can create barriers — or opportunities — for increasing the use of recycled materials. Read the original: 5 challenges to scaling the circular economy  Read More →

Could France-sized ocean garbage patch become 196th nation? Could France-sized ocean garbage patch become 196th nation?

Plastic trash is polluting our oceans , and now there’s a garbage patch near Hawaii that is about as large as the entire country of France. The charity Plastic Oceans Foundation and publication LADbible want to have the patch acknowledged as a country called Trash Isles . Why? Two main reasons: to raise awareness of the pollution problem, and... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

This house for sale in New York has two waterfalls and a luscious forest This house for sale in New York has two waterfalls and a luscious forest

If you’re on the market for a beautiful home that allows you to get up close with nature, then you might want to check out this piece of property  on the market in upstate New York. Delphi Falls, located near Cazenovia, NY, features more than 60 acres of land that include two waterfalls, a creek and luscious woodlands. It’s basically your... [Read more from this category]

Sea turtles appearto be bouncing back from the brink of extinction Sea turtles appearto be bouncing back from the brink of extinction

Good news! Despite man-made catastrophes and the unwelcome effects of climate change , populations of sea turtles appear to be making a comeback. Comprehensive analys published in the journal Science Advances  reveals that even small populations (which normally have a tough time reviving their numbers) are “bouncing back.” However, most sea turtle... [Read more from this category]

How termites draw on solar power for climate control How termites draw on solar power for climate control

Termite mounds could hold clues to passive climate control , according to new research. Seven scientists scrutinized African termite mounds to see how they keep their homes cool in the sun while maintaining a uniform concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2). Researchers have looked at south Asian termite mounds in the past, but those are often more shaded;... [Read more from this category]

Astronomers observe an object in space unlike anything they’ve seen before Astronomers observe an object in space unlike anything they’ve seen before

Astronomers recently observed a type of object in space unlike anything we’ve come across before. 288P is a binary asteroid – or two asteroids orbiting one other – that has features similar to a comet , like a long tail and bright coma, or cloud of dust and gas surrounding a comet’s nucleus. It is the first binary asteroid we’ve... [Read more from this category]

Nicaragua joins Paris Accord, leaving the US and Syria as lone dissenters Nicaragua joins Paris Accord, leaving the US and Syria as lone dissenters

Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega has announced plans to sign the Paris Accord, leaving President Trump alone with Syria’s Bashar al-Assad as the two remaining national heads refusing to support the international agreement. In December of 2015, the leaders of nearly 200 countries signed the Paris Climate Agreement to reduce global greenhouse... [Read more from this category]

Soaring timber tower could clean up contaminated water in NYC’s Central Park Soaring timber tower could clean up contaminated water in NYC’s Central Park

New York-based DFA Studio has unveiled plans for a soaring wooden tower in Central Park that could actually purify the heavily contaminated Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. The proposed tower measures 712 feet tall with a 112-foot-tall spire – and if it comes to fruition, it will be the world’s tallest timber tower. The tower’s... [Read more from this category]

Puerto Rico could be without electricity for months due to Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico could be without electricity for months due to Hurricane Maria

When Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico last Saturday with 155mph winds, hundreds of homes and businesses were destroyed and the entire island was left in a total blackout. After a natural disaster such as this, residents would usually go about their lives and pick up the pieces along the way. Not this time. Due to the island’s poor infrastructure,... [Read more from this category]

Nouvelle AOM wins competition to give Paris’ Tour Montparnasse a massive green makeover Nouvelle AOM wins competition to give Paris’ Tour Montparnasse a massive green makeover

Nouvelle AOM has just been chosen to transform Paris’ historic Tour Montparnasse into beacon of sustainability for the City of Light. The winning design envisions a contemporary green makeover for the 40-year-old skyscraper – including a new transparent shell cladding and forests in the sky that will improve air quality in and around the... [Read more from this category]

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