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Domestic Wind Turbines – Off Grid And Grid-tied

Domestic Wind Turbines - Off Grid and Grid-tied If your home is located in an exposed area with a good supply of wind, maybe you could consider installing your own wind turbine to generate the electricity you need to run your home. Once you’ve paid the initial outlay for set up, installation and service of your turbine, you should find you’re saving on your household bills while doing your bit for a greener ...

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How Not Disposing Of Your Electronics Properly Can Harm the Environment

Scan the headlines on your favorite news media on any given morning and you may feel that human beings are a hopeless cause. Death, decay, and destruction are a typical day’s litany, but many would argue that we are indeed making progress. For example, the green movement is alive and well. The United States’ Environmental Protection Agency reported in 2011 that, although Americans generated about 250 millio ...

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France Places A Temporary Ban On Monsanto’s Genetically Modified Maize

Monsanto's MON810 genetically modified maize is facing new restrictions in France after leaders have agreed to place a temporary ban on the cultivation of the maize as a crop item. Prime Minister Francois Fillon released a statement saying, “Because of the approach of sowing, the minister of Agriculture decided today to take a conservative measure to temporarily ban MON810 maize on national land in order to ...

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The Top US Cities For Green Roofing

The Top 5 US Cities for Green Rooftops The top 5 cities for green roofs are Chicago, Illinois, Washington D.C., Minneapolis, Minnesota, Baltimore, Maryland and Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. Chicago is the top green city, with approximately 500 thousand square feet of green rooftops. Washington D.C. is a meager second, with only 190 thousand square feet. Green rooftops are becoming less rare as cities realiz ...

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Help The Environment With Food Recycling

There is more awareness than ever when it comes to waste management but there are many people that don’t really know how to manage their food way efficiently in a way that is best for the environment.   When cooking, all vegetable peelings and stalks go in the general waste bin along with the packaging and any meal time leftovers but have you ever wondered what happens to your general food waste? If yo ...

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Commemorative Coins Highlight Conservation & Co-operation

Commemorative coins are issued by countries around the world to mark significant national events, be they cultural, historical or political. While some may be issued as limited-edition “circulating commemoratives”, which can be used alongside regular currency, other commemorative coins are known as Non-Circulating Legal Tender (NCLT) and designed for use as souvenirs or collectors’ items rather than commerc ...

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Top Ten Tips For Reducing Waste And Saving Energy In Your Business

Top Ten Tips for Reducing Waste and Saving Energy in Your Business With the high cost of living today, many businesses are looking for ways to cut down on waste and reduce energy bills. Huge business electricity prices can cause havoc on the budget making it increasingly difficult to succeed. Here are the top ten tips to help businesses lower monthly energy bills.   Save Energy Turning off the lights, ...

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Careers In Offshore Wind Power

Careers in Offshore Wind Power In recent years the UK’s renewable energy sector has been growing rapidly. In what has been dubbed ‘the windrush’, the need to develop green, renewable energy is providing many varied opportunities for careers in the high tech industry of offshore wind. Do I need qualifications? Not necessarily. Careers available in offshore wind range from those requiring specific relevant qu ...

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Letting The Sun Shine In

If you own or run a business in San Francisco, Marin County, which is typically a sunny area, than you are always searching for ways to cut electricity costs while still running your company efficiently.  With the high rising costs of the electricity and rising cost of oil that it takes to run your business, times are tight and money is scarce.  If you add to that concern the popularity of being more enviro ...

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Thinking Of Building A Green Home?

One of the biggest concerns for anyone looking to build, extend or refurbish their home is making sure that their project has a low impact on the environment. Using ethically sourced materials, low carbon footprint building and production methods, and creating sustainable, energy efficient structures are key to building a green home. Let’s look at several elements that can help you do your bit to help the e ...

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