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Digital Minimalism for Your Health and the Planet

Digital minimalism encourages you to intentionally shape your digital life around your values so you can feel good about the time you spend on and offline. Here’s what you have to look forward to if you do decide to give digital minimalism a go.
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The Latest Developments and Breakthroughs in Solar

The solar industry has come a long way in just the last few years. The latest developments and breakthroughs in solar technology include longer-lasting solar cells, solar cells that you can print onto flexible surfaces, solar panels that track the sun from east to west throughout the day, and solar power plants that work at night. Here's a breakdown of the breakthroughs we're most excited about.
orca carbon capture plant

What’s It Like at the Orca Carbon Capture Plant?

In September 2021, the Swiss company Climeworks opened the first carbon capture plant in Iceland. Named Orca after the Icelandic word for energy, this plant permanently removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and securely stores it underground.This technology has exciting implications for environmental health and sustainable industry. Here’s everything you need to know about the Orca carbon capture plant.
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How AI is Shaping the Fight Against Climate Change

Artificial intelligence plays a crucial role in the fight against climate change by analyzing data collected about the environment and its changing conditions. Scientists can then use that data to build predictive models for weather phenomena such as cyclones, tornadoes and dust storms. Here are the creative ways scientists are using AI to help in the fight against climate change.
Satellite Technology in Wildlife Conservation

The Role of Satellite Technology in Wildlife Conservation

While humans don’t have to interfere with wildlife on most fronts, they can better use satellite technology to understand when an animal needs help or when a species is in danger. Here's how satellite technology can play a role in global wildlife conservation efforts.
Electric cargo bikes

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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3D Printing: The Next Big Thing in Sustainable Housing?

3D printing presents itself as a fitting solution to the chronic housing shortage faced by countries globally. But, can it work? We explore the advantages and downsides to 3D printed houses, including real-life world examples.
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Solar Panels: Which Ones are the Best?

A study by US-based MIT researchers has revealed that choosing the best solar cell for a given location or use is not as simple as it could be.

Building Sustainable Cities: Lessons from The Sustainable City in Dubai

The Sustainable City in Dubai is a technological oasis in what was a barren desert until a few years ago. It's a marvel of innovation and within it, a thriving community of Eco-conscious individuals, families, small businesses, and a community pursuing a sustainable way of life.
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3 Technologies That Could Save You a Ton of Energy and Money

As the costs of energy, fuel and consumption rise, consumers are becoming more aware of the need to be conservative. To save money, time and resources, we’re starting to make a shift towards green technology. Here are 3 new technologies that could save you ton of money and energy.

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4 Things to Consider when Planning an Eco-Friendly Nursery

These 4 design tips will help ensure your newborn is being kept safe and healthy in an eco-friendly nursery.
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The Homeowner’s Guide to Rainwater Harvesting

In this article, we outline why every homeowner should have a rain barrel set up for rainwater harvesting, how to set up your rain barrel, and some of the best uses for rainwater once you collect it.
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9 Food Waste Solutions That Are Basically Habits To Save The Earth

Food waste accounts for up to 29% of the amount of trash each year in the US. Here are 9 effective ways to reduce your food waste at home.

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4 Simple Ways to Unclog a Drain Without Harmful Chemicals

There are several inexpensive and non-toxic methods you can use to unclog drains in your home with ingredients you probably already have in your cabinets.
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What You Can (and Shouldn’t!) Burn in Your Fireplace

However you choose to while away the colder winter months, careful consideration of what to burn in the fireplace is one way to make greener choices.

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