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The Best Ways to Reduce VOCs in Your Home

The quality of air you breathe is essential to your health. While you may be aware of outdoor pollutants and chemicals in office buildings, don’t forget to check the air quality of your home, too.  Some of the most common toxic chemicals found in indoor air are volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Many common household products can emit VOCs, damaging your air quality and your health.  Here’s everything you need to know about how to reduce VOC levels in your home.
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What will the world actually look like at 1.5°C of warming?

By the 1980s, when scientists first warned about the risks of climate change, the world had already warmed by around 0.4°C. Things have accelerated since, and while year-to-year changes show downs as well as ups, the general ongoing trend is upwards. Latest data from the Met Office shows 2016 is expected to be 1.2°C above pre-industrial levels – the hottest year ever recorded. So given this, what will a world above 1.5°C look like?

Is Desalination Our Only Way Out of the Water Crisis?

Desalination technology has been in existence for quite some time. Indeed, some countries, especially those in desert regions use it extensively for their water needs. So, why are we not using it at scale to solve the global water crisis?
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How to Make Tree Removal Safe & Efficient – The Do’s & Don’ts

Tree removal is a tedious task and can be pretty injurious if not done the right way. However,  there are certain dos and don’ts that should be considered during the removal process of a tree so that the work isn’t just safe but is also efficient. Let’s see what those are.
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Why Bees Are Not the Only Important Buzzing Insects to Our Ecosystems

“Save the bees” is a buzz phrase in the media that emphasizes biodiversity’s importance. Environmentalists pulled on society’s childhood connections to bees, evoking an actionable response. Now that they have our attention, it is essential to evaluate the other pollinators supporting the ecosystem and facing endangerment.
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8 Ways to Live More Sustainably on Campus

Being more sustainable at home can be easier to achieve than at an educational campus for example. It is quite simple, where there are more people there are more problems with ecosystems. However, there are lots of ways to live more sustainably on campus that are simple to implement.
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10 Reasons Why We Need to Put an End to Fast Fashion

Slow fashion promotes choosing clothing that is sourced, produced, and distributed in a sustainable way instead of going to the nearest department store and buying things that are mass-produced and will only last for a short season. Here are 10 reasons you should consider ditching fast fashion:
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Why Hemp Could be The Next Big Thing in Sustainable Fashion

The world needs new ways of tackling any form of waste and pollution that accelerates climate change. As the fashion industry moves towards sustainability, the hemp plant is emerging as a more sustainable option. Here are the 10 reasons why.
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Are Electric Cargo Bikes the Future of Urban Deliveries?

Cargo bikes have been in use for many years, with many observers touting them as a revolution in last-mile deliveries. Thanks to disruptive technology, the addition of electric power has made the bikes an even more attractive proposition to delivery companies and Eco-conscious individuals.
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Is Watering Plants With Softened Water Good Or Bad?

Whilst softening hard water will likely benefit you and your household, the same can’t be said for your garden. In fact, watering your garden, plants and soil with softened water is actually detrimental to their health.

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