How much solar power does the sun provide to us? A nearly limitless amount: this infographic puts it into perspective.
Author: Chris Keenan
- Sponsored Posts
- Waste Management Jobs
Think treatments for erectile dysfunction only lead to cheesy television advertisements? They do, but the popularity of “Himalayan viagra” is also creating environmental damage in Asia.
Steven Smith threw the dice; he quit his job and sunk his savings into restoring land in the South Bronx that was once an illegal dump. It paid off.
Ikea, the modular furniture retailer, has developed a cardboard camera to help promote their PS 2012 line of furniture. The camera has a cardboard outer casing, USB drive, lens, one circuit board, two plastic screws and two AA batteries. It’s light, compact, and recyclable.
This time of year brings an abundance of fruits and vegetables to farmer’s markets and grocery stores – the perfect time to stretch that food budget even further through home preservation.
When Marketing Slogans and Reality Aren't Aligned: Ikea and the Case of the 600-Year-Old Russian Forests
Ikea has prided itself on being sensitive to global concern on deforestation and pollution, but recent allegations allege the company has been logging in a 600 year old Russian forest.
Cutting down on car emissions and using less fuel are two ways that help us green our lives. Commuting by bicycle is a great way to do this, but what if you live too far from work to make this a feasible option? How can the average person who doesn’t own a bicycle take advantage of all its green benefits? The answer is a bicycle share program, of course. In fact, there may already be a share site in your area.
What’s going on in the US solar market? Over the last few years, even as the rest of the economy’s been in a slump, solar has grown. Check out the details of this growth in this infographic.
Calculating your water footprint will show you exactly how your choices, in your home and with your purchases, are so very important and the impact we have on world freshwater resources.
Installing a solar fountain in your yard has many benefits. Besides the obvious aesthetic benefit, solar fountains can improve your overall standard of living. Investigate all the features you desire and check out some of these reasons why a solar fountain makes sense for your property.
Ready to start gardening this Spring? Wherever you live – in a house with a yard or an apartment with a balcony – you can use these tips to grow some of your own produce.
Some people, when they look at how to design a home that is “green,” and efficiently uses resources, often look back to the days of old, when houses were built to last as well as with a consciousness of the environment in which one lives. Many terms these “resilient homes.” They are built to stand the test of time and be efficient in their use of resources.
A recent scholarly paper decided to tackle the problem of the emissions of wind power, wishing to quantify the actual emissions so as to make accurate comparisons between wind power and other sources of electrical power generations.