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Sustainable Companies
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February 14, 2019 - 10:33 am
Businesses across the globe are implementing all sorts of best practices, policies, and efforts to maximize sustainability and become eco-friendlier. Using renewable energy, recycling or reusing products, and conserving water are all ways companies of all sizes can help protect the earth.
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Hydropower word cloud
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February 05, 2019 - 7:10 am
By Lori Melton Hydropower has existed for more than 100 years and currently provides about seven percent of the nation’s electricity. According to the Department of Energy , hydropower is also the biggest source of clean, renewable energy in the United States. In the growing push to conserve...
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Hyperloop
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January 30, 2019 - 2:49 pm
The subterranean high-speed transport system called Hyperloop was first outlined by Elon Musk in a white paper in 2013. Since then, strides have been made with the technology by the Virgin Hyperloop One initiative.
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Phone charging on solar power
© Dmitrii Melnikov - Dreamstime.com
January 23, 2019 - 8:49 am
With the growing push toward living an eco-friendly lifestyle, tapping into the renewable power of the sun has gone way beyond using solar panels to heat your home.
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Food Waste
© Ian Allenden - Dreamstime.com
January 16, 2019 - 10:39 am
Some people might argue the “clean your plate” mentality contributes to over-eating issues. So, how do we strike a balance and make a conscious effort to reduce food waste at home without stuffing ourselves? Here are some easy tips for cutting food waste.
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Scientist plants a tree
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January 10, 2019 - 1:02 pm
With today’s widespread eco-conscious efforts to protect the earth and our natural resources, environmental science is becoming a more popular, important field. If you’re considering pursuing an environmental science degree but are wondering what type of job you’ll land with it, check out three...
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Eco-friendly Home
© Kenishirotie - Dreamstime.com
January 03, 2019 - 4:08 am
Giving an old bathroom a face lift can help improve your home’s look and potentially increase its value. There’s only so much “charm” a turquoise toilet and tub can bring, right? These modern upgrades can translate to significant water conservation and lower utility bills.
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Smart Home Controls
© Scyther5 - Dreamstime.com
December 31, 2018 - 12:49 pm
Winter is here and cold temperatures usually usher in a seasonal hike in home heating costs. One way to reduce home energy use and cut your heating bill this winter is to install a programmable thermostat.
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© Studio Grand Ouest - Dreamstime.com
December 19, 2018 - 6:08 am
Buying name brand cleaning supplies can really run up your grocery bill. You can save some money on many common, all-purpose cleaners by mixing up your own chemical-free solutions with items you already have on hand, at home.
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© Oksana Slepko - Dreamstime.com
December 17, 2018 - 11:08 am
Making winter crafts with your kids is a great way to spend time together and celebrate the holiday season. Repurposing items you already have on hand helps save money and is also eco-friendly. Gather your little crafters and choose one or all of our five favorite recycled holiday craft ideas to do...
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