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  3. Rakhi in India (duty of protection) is the hallowed string guide generally fixing to the wrists of sibling by using sisters via the custom of Raksha Bandhan (protecting tying). The related party is alluded to both as Rakhi or as Raksha Bandhan. The birthday celebration is hung on Shravan Poornima, or the day (night time) of the entire moon within the Indian rainstorm month of Shravan. The conference of Raksha Bandhan is a dish Indian society and for quite a long time were perceived and respected crosswise over religions, races, and organizations dwelling in India. With the tying of Rakhi, new connections as sisters and siblings are made among guys and girls, and existent connections are fortified. one of the high causes behind the recognition of Rakhi in India has originated from the way that any younger female or girl who wants to socially announce a male as a sibling have to ship him a Rakhi or tie a Rakhi on his wrist. This socially encouraged cope with right away perceives a bond as sibling and sister many of the gatherings; on this way, forcing upon the male each confinements and also obligations of a sibling contrary the involved woman or younger lady. In Indian lifestyle, numerous girls have picked up insurance through proclaiming an effective man as Rakhi Bhai (Rakhi sibling), or disappointed an undesirable suitor by means of socially announcing him as Rakhi Bhai. The social requirements are so profoundly compelled that beneath traditional activities, yearning suitors of the day before today would possibly rapidly trade their emotions and country of mind as soon as announced Rakhi Bhai, and would get to be shielding of the modern sister. Even from a pessimistic viewpoint, they'll in no way continue with their recommendations to the identical younger woman or lady. announcing a suitor as a Rakhi Bhai is furthermore an not without difficulty seen method for annoying and embarrassing someone whom the young female or female loathes or well-knownshows disgusting as a suitor, and who, notwithstanding clear refDelhils, maintains seeking to choose up the problems of the lady. View For More Info. http://www.rakhiinindia.in/rakhi-delivery-in-delhi.html http://www.rakhiinindia.in/rakhi-delivery-in-faridabad.html http://www.rakhiinindia.in/rakhi-delivery-in-ghaziabad.html http://www.rakhiinindia.in/rakhi-delivery-in-gurgaon.html http://www.rakhiinindia.in/rakhi-delivery-in-hyderabad.html http://www.rakhiinindia.in/rakhi-delivery-in-kolkata.html
  4. RAKHI, a top notch north Indian opposition is widely recognized round the world in line with annum inside the month of august this is that the month of festivals. The competition is extensively identified variedly in several factors of the region. at the auspicious day of Raksha Bandhan each brother and sister sits face to face whilst performing Puja, then sister applies a tilak on brother’s brow and performs aarti for him .The sister then ties a rakhi thread on her brother’s hand for his prolonged, wholesome and glad existence. Rakhi permits to ward of the evil spirits and protect him supremely and it strengthens the bond and eternal love amongst them. deliver Rakhi on-line with us to get an unforgettable 2d of your pageant. The substances which are wont to create the ordinary rakhi are feather fibers additionally as some glitters side to that. It conjointly carries metals like gold, silver beads, which upload a splendor to the thread, and a long way required glamour because the individual goes to put on for nearly a yr. Brother indicates his gratitude to his sister for her love and vow to guard her from all hardships in lifestyles. Brother and sister share sweets and pay harmonious time with the rest of the individuals of the family. The rituals are achieved to the god truely so they bless each the brother and therefore the sister with their divine facilitate. ship Rakhi to India effortlessly with us. Brother pampers their clean on sisters via way of giving come lower back presents to them. it can be some cash or items like rings, gentle toys or dress and so on. Sisters too display love for their brothers with the aid of showering presents on them. people who stand again from their siblings take facilitate of the messenger, verbal exchange and on line internet services to form each other enjoy unique and want to be along at the day of Raksha Bandhan. deliver Rakhi to u.s. with unfastened shipping. you'll recognise a massive shape of rakhi presents within the marketplace that a brother provides to his sister to indicate his love and appearance after his sister. In children brothers received’t to provide coins to their sisters as go back gadgets. however now-a-days gift articles are given as Rakhi come again gadgets. For sisters who're eager on jewelry you’ll gift them a few high-quality earrings like earrings, pendants, jewelry and so on. For fashion gentle on sisters’ contemplated bags, fancy tops, quality perfumes and so on. presently for the sisters who have more youthful brothers with an hobby in enjoying and prefer to exercise, gift mind like video games, toys, video video games cds, and so on are going to be the proper opportunity. And brothers who have an interest in reading you’ll present them clever reference, novels, and many others. for this reason, this opposition is well known everywhere the globe to re-guarantee the sacred dating of brother and sister. ship Rakhi to of India and discover the satisfaction of this pageant. http://www.rakhiinindia.in/
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  6. In our modern day and age, people are more and more concerned about preserving the environment, and rightly so. There are plenty of scientific studies that suggest the planet is facing environmental challenges the likes of which it has never faced before. It has gotten to the point that going green is no longer seen as making a personal statement. It is now more about simply being a responsible person. Luckily, with the advance of technology, it has never been easier to be an environmentally friendly home owner. Solar Energy Solar panel technology has been around for quite some time now. It has never been more affordable than it is now, however. The benefits are pretty obvious to see. By switching out your power source from public energy plants which use up natural resources such as coal and oil, you substantially reduce your carbon footprint. Solar energy is not only incredibly easy to obtain, but it is also very cost effective in the long run. After all, the sun is free to use. So while the initial cost of solar panels can be scary for a lot of people, be assured that they will more than pay themselves off in due time. Of course, you don't have to go all-in on solar energy if don't want to or can't afford to. You may not be able to afford enough panels to power the whole home at first. If this is the case then you can still use solar panels to power parts of your house, while relying on conventional power for the rest of the spaces. It is still better than obtaining all of your energy the conventional way and can be upgraded when you have the ability. Water Efficient Plumbing I'm sure that you have seen the water efficient bathroom appliances when you go out to restaurants and other such public places. While the businesses generally say that they installed these appliances in order to be environmentally conscientious, we all know that all they really care about is the bottom line. Yet they still installed them. This should be taken as a cue that water efficient bathrooms are both cheaper and good for the environment. Nature-Friendly Gardens This one really only applies to people with yards, but since that represents a lot of people it is important to mention. Basically, fill up your yard with local plants instead of the standard (water depleting) grass. Not only is it environmentally friendly because you are using native plants that enrich the environment, but it also provides the house with unique curb appeal that everyone will appreciate. So the point is that making your house a little more eco-friendly is far from difficult. In fact, it has never been easier. If you are building your home, companies like Fischer Homes can often construct the home to work well with these green initiatives. So if you haven't already, consider making a few tweaks to your house in order to ensure that you are doing your part to preserve our environment.
  7. Real estate investment can cost a modest fortune for many people, and because of this, you understandably want to save money in every way possible. The U.S. government has created numerous tax breaks and other financial benefits for those who own green homes or who make green improvements to their homes within a specified tax year. Such benefits can help you to save a sizable chunk of change within the next year. If you are looking for ways to save on your home ownership expenses, consider these points. Green Energy Generation There are several ways to produce green energy in your own home. This ranges from solar and wind energy to the use of geothermal pumps and more. Many home energy production methods produce enough energy to entirely offset the home's energy needs on a regular basis. Generally, the IRS allows you to deduct at least a portion of the purchase of the equipment and the installation cost for many types of green energy systems. This can drastically offset the cost to get the system up and running, and you can then enjoy ongoing energy savings throughout your time in the house. HVAC Systems, Boilers and Furnaces Climate control is a serious matter for homeowners, and you understandably need to invest in new, energy-efficient equipment to keep your home’s indoor climate as comfortable as possible regardless of the weather conditions outside. If you invest in a new HVAC system, boiler or furnace that is sufficiently energy efficient to meet IRS standards, you may qualify for a deduction or tax credit. Typically, the credit or deduction applies to specific models and is based on the equipment and installation costs. Some equipment may also qualify for local grants for additional savings. Sealing the Home Everything from new insulation to new doors and windows are responsible for sealing the home. Such features can prevent the transfer of heat between the indoor and outdoor environments, and this can drastically reduce energy consumption related to climate control activities. Replacing insulation, doors, and windows with newer, energy-efficient models may qualify the home for a tax deduction or tax credit. The cost of insulation and materials may both be used to determine the amount of the credit or deduction. Living green is a great way to decrease your impact on the environment and to save money on energy costs in the process. Through these green home improvements, you may also be able to enjoy tax credits and deductions for additional savings. If you’re unsure what benefits you can get, realtors like those at Mark Fox Company can help you find out.
  8. The UK is already behind in their environmental targets, so what could an exit from Europe do to our environment credentials? Some of the EU’s biggest achievements are in the field of environmental conservation, with stringent targets placed on things like recycling and renewable energy. It remains to be seen if the UK’s exit from the EU will simply allow them to take the easy way out and ease up on their targets. Farming and Fishing Two of the the most vocal groups throughout the Brexit campaign were farmers and fishermen. The fishermen had hoped that a vote to leave would mean that they would gain control of their fishing quotas again, but this has proven to be fruitless. An EU memo has revealed that UK fishermen may not win back waters following Brexit, which means the UK will have no further control over fishing stocks. Farming is also set to be delivered a blow, as British farmers will see the end of EU subsidies. A report by Informa Agribusiness Intelligence estimates that 90% of British farms will collapse without these subsidies and land prices would crash. Sustainable Energy One of the biggest concerns that many people have is that the environment will suffer the most because of a decrease in focus on sustainable energy sources. The good news is, The North Sea Link will go ahead despite Brexit. However, German energy firm Siemens has frozen future investment in wind power following the vote. STEM Research and Employment One of the most obvious impacts of Brexit is that it could prevent key talent in the field of science and technology from choosing the UK as a place to work or study. We’ve already seen a downturn in university-educated professionals making the UK their destination of choice. There has been a scramble in recent months to secure EEA permanent residence for those already in the UK, but some have been asked to leave rather unceremoniously, despite being settled in the UK for a long time.
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    Hello and welcome to the forums Rebecca!
  10. Understanding The Benefits Of Going Green

    I LOVE natural and green cleaners. I have a biodegradable spray cleaner that smells like pomegranate for the kitchen and try to use natural cleaners like apple cider vinegar around the house to protect my cat. But I have to admit, adjusting to the chip shop vinegar smell is difficult! I miss when my house smelled like bleach because then I would know it's clean
  11. what is the most difficult sustainable act for you?

    I agree with Simon! It's often so much easier to throw everything in one bin and be done with it. I live in a tiny apartment, so the thought of having loads of bins scares me! I'm sure IKEA has some kind of space-saving sorting system even for the smallest apartment. I also struggle with stupid things like forgetting my tote bags when I go shopping and I always end up buying a new one. I'm planning to buy one of those tote bags in a keychain so I can never forget them.
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    Hi all, My name is Rebecca and I'm a freelance journalist with a background in conservation. I'm here to pick your brains on some of the most pressing environmental issues facing us today in the UK and further afield. I'm usually working on a research paper or three, so I'm sure I'll have plenty of questions and topics to share with you all to get some feedback if that's ok? Cheers, Becca
  13. As much as we’re all concerned with ensuring younger generations inherit a planet that isn’t on the brink of collapse, shouldn’t we also be concerned with teaching them to care about the planet? While the choice to adopt renewable energy sources might seem out of our control, the decision to teach young people about the environment is very much within our reach. If you have children in your life, why wouldn’t you spend a little time teaching them about how rainforests are the lungs of the earth? Or how a coral reef grows and gives life to so many marine animals. When I was growing up, once the morning cartoons were finished there was no choice but to go and play outside, but children are slowly losing the art of playing out. I cared about nature because I got my hands dirty, played in puddles and climbed trees. So, how do we teach children fluent in video games and mobile phones how to appreciate nature? Get outdoors The simplest way to encourage children to care about the environment is to get outside and experience it. Take a walk, go swimming in a lake, go mountain biking or take a trip to the beach. Visit a zoo to learn about endangered animals, if you must! Anything that gets children out of their digital bubble and gets them thinking about nature will help. Watch the news You’d be surprised just how switched on children are, so avoiding watching the news with them just because you are afraid they will see something upsetting might not be the best way forward. Watch the news with your child and answer their questions. If you can’t answer their questions, make it a family activity to find the answers. Just make sure you aren’t leaving any scary unanswered questions. What about the older kids? Teens are slowly shedding their slacker sentiments in favour of activist tendencies. Awaken their inner eco-warrior by encouraging older kids to get involved with marches, rallies and fundraisers. Not only is this a great way to meet people and boost their confidence, but they’ll also be learning to speak up about the planet. How can I help other people’s children? This is a delicate issue, as a lot of parents don’t like the idea of someone else weighing in on their parenting approach. Obviously, if you foster a child, you might be able to get away with inspiring your foster placement to care a little more about the environment while they are living with you. However, if you are talking about getting someone else’s child on board with going green, you’re going to need to speak to their parents and make sure they are on board with your mission. Even if you are talking about your nieces, nephews, cousins and grandchildren, you should always clear it with the parents.
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  15. Whether you plan to heat the house, office or warehouse, using propane is the right choice for your budget and the environment. People using propane vehicles notice the differences when they stop using petroleum and save more money on their rides, according to research by the U.S. Department of Energy. Today, people count on propane as the ideal source of clean energy in homes and buildings. Propane is Not a Hazard Propane is a colorless, odorless gas that is nontoxic. Whether it's referred to as a natural gas byproduct, liquid or fossil fuel, it is clean and produces far fewer toxins than gasoline. Propane vehicles promote clean cities by releasing fewer smog-causing particles. In your home, a propane heater does not release harmful gases into the air or cause environmental pollution. Affordable for All Households Homeowners use the Btu formula to compare the costs of heating a home with propane, electricity or natural gas. Determine the amount of power you need before you determine the cost per energy unit. Know that propane is a highly energy efficient source that works well throughout the winter. Find air, water, space and tank heaters that are all powered with propane fuel. The heaters vary in volume capacity from 100 to 1,000 gallons. Avoid the highest costs of electricity when you have a propane device in its place. There are no electrical cords, so the equipment is portable and convenient to use. The liquid propane tanks are ideal for use in mobile space heaters. Preserve the heat inside of your propane tank with a cover, which is found only through companies like Powerblanket. A Backup Source of Energy Anyone not sure about the reliability of propane should use it as a backup. During a power outage, families do not have to wait for the utility company to restore power, which is a process that could take days or weeks. Many homes have standby generators that run on propane or natural gas. The device runs automatically after it detects an outage and continues running for weeks or months later. In case you are away, certain companies have monitoring systems that allow you to monitor the status of a generator remotely. Emissions regulations have changed the ways that people look at energy. Now, more of them see propane as the clean, alternative option that works in homes and businesses. They will continue to rely on propane as an important source of heating, comfort and significant energy savings.
  16. Change is the most inevitable thing that occurs at wide range of areas in our day-to-day life. Much has changed from our lifestyles, dressing sense, food habits, mode of transport to even how we offer gifts to other people. Gifting is an important way to celebrate any occasion or event and people are exploring new options to gift their near and dear ones. If you are bored from gifting flowers, cakes, greeting cards, chocolates and other stuffs, it is important to go for green gifting with these various lucky plants. Here are the few reasons why people want to buy plants as gifts for their special ones. Plants improve the aesthetic and visual appeal- Everybody loves greenery around their homes as it gives a soothing effect to your mind. Green plants improves the internal environment of your home and adds to the visual appeal in a big way. You can keep them anywhere from your balcony to the stair case, front or back courtyard, pavement areas or any other places of your choice. They improve the air quality of your home- To ensure the better air quality in your home and surroundings, it is important to have green plants in abundance. There are various plant varieties such as Spider Plant, Dracaena, Ficus, Snake Plant, Aloe Vera and others that are known to remove various air pollutants such as Benzene, Formaldehyde, Trichloroethylene, Xylene and Ammonia. They can help in improving your health, luck and well-being- Nobody wishes a frail health and it will certainly be a great idea if you could gift something that can improve the health of your recipient. If you are short of time, you can visit online plant nursery and check out the numerous plant varieties out there. It is time to replace those traditional gifting ideas with green plants for improving the overall health of your family, friends and well-wishers. You can order lucky plants such as bamboo plant, money plant, basil plant and others for better luck, prosperity and well-being. They can be maintained easily and consume less space- One of the benefits of these green plants is that they don’t require high maintenance and require less space. Any individual without proper knowledge about plants and gardening activities can manage these indoor plants in a seamless manner. So, buy plants online and gift them to your family, friends or special ones without worrying about their maintenance. They are a step ahead from the usual gift options- By sending plants to your loved ones instead of chocolates, candies, flowers or cakes, you are actually establishing a new gifting trend. You will also receive much appreciation from your recipients due to your out-of-box idea of gifting green plants and will be emulated by other people quickly. So, abandon those old gifting practices and buy plants online that add a new aura to the internal surroundings.
  17. You don’t have to invest in a hybrid or electric car to make your vehicle greener. Certain driving habits, proper vehicle maintenance and a few small changes or accessories can go a long way to improving a car’s efficiency and reducing its overall carbon footprint. The best news of all is that these green car tips are likely to save you money in the long run by reducing your need for fuel or expensive repairs. Control Speed About 75 percent of a vehicle’s carbon emissions are due to the fuel they burn. There are many ways to reduce a car’s fuel consumption. Two of the easiest ways that require little more than a change in habits is speed and car weight. Reducing speed is one of the best ways to improve fuel economy. This is because of some simple physics known as liquid thermodynamics. Basically, as a car moves through the air, it is compressing that air just a little bit. This creates drag that tries to slow the car down. The faster a car is going, the more it compresses the air and the more power it needs to get through that air. No matter how aerodynamic the vehicle is, this air compression increases remarkably at about 60 miles per hour. Those speed limit signs aren’t just a matter of safety. Following them will improved your MPG. Consistent speed is also important for mpg. Gasoline engines are extremely inefficient when they are accelerating and work best when they run at a continuous speed. This is one reason that freeway driving tends to result in higher mpg than town driving. Every time you hit the brakes, you are wasting some of the car’s energy. By driving moderately, and avoiding a lot of starting and stopping or fast acceleration, you can improve fuel economy by quite a bit. Safe driving also happens to be better and more efficient driving. Reduce Weight Your car’s weight has a major impact on how much fuel it consumes. Every 100 pounds of weight tends to reduce fuel efficiency by about 2 percent. Stripping off extra racks and cargo containers and emptying out the trunk of unnecessary stuff may have a surprising effect on fuel efficiency. The impact of weight is more noticeable the smaller the engine. Be Mindful of Your Tires The next biggest factor in fuel efficiency is the amount of friction created by your tires. Friction creates drag that requires more energy to overcome. Unless you need heavy-duty tire tread for off-road or harsh weather conditions, it is most beneficial to equip tires with low-resistance tread. This may mean switching your tires seasonally. Equip low-resistance tires in the summer and switch to heavier tread in the winter only when you need it. Tire inflation is also a critical factor. As a tire loses pressure, more of the tire is pressed against the roadway, and it creates more drag and friction to overcome. Underinflated tires have other problems as well. The tire is going to wear more quickly and require replacement. If the tire becomes severely underinflated, it is a road hazard that may cause a dangerous blowout or loss of vehicle control. Regular Maintenance For many people, car maintenance is like a pass or fail test. If something breaks completely and the car won’t run or the check engine light comes on, then it’s time to take it in for service. Unfortunately, the truth is that most cars don’t break down completely unless something serious or catastrophic happens. Instead, the car’s systems slowly wear down and become less and less efficient before finally breaking. Proper maintenance and tune-ups ensure that a car continues to run in its most efficient state. Problems with the fuel and exhaust system or coolant system may not immediately cause a breakdown or even a check engine light, but they are still causing problems. You can help ensure that your engine continues to run efficiently by using fuel additives that clean the engine as it runs. States and companies vary on their laws regarding fuel additives. California tends to regulate more additives, but most states have little to no regulation on additives. Be Smart with Oil Used engine oil is a huge factor in the environmental friendliness of your car. The first step is to only get an oil change when you actually need it. Most synthetic oils are designed to run at least 10,000 miles or 6 months, and the highest qualities may last even longer. Mechanic stickers suggesting oil changes every 4,000 miles or less or just trying to keep their income, wasting oil and your money. The only exception is with non-synthetic oils that have much shorter lives and should probably be avoided anyway. When you do change your oil, be sure that it is recycled properly. Most municipalities offer free oil recycling with garbage collection, but the oil must be disposed of properly. It should not be included in regular garbage and it should never, ever be put down the drain or just spilled onto the street. In most areas, improper disposal is illegal and has steep fines. Visit car dealerships in St George for more information on your specific car and how it can be made friendlier to the environment. By changing some of your basic habits and keeping your vehicle well-maintained, you can increase your fuel efficiency and reduce your car’s carbon footprint. You even stand to save quite a bit of money in the process.
  18. Since we only have one planet, it makes sense to do as much as we can to protect it, and yet we still seem to slow on the uptake of this fact. When it comes to greenhouse emissions, domestic emissions far exceed industrial emissions, meaning that your daily shower and boiling the kettle upwards of five times per day is doing more damage than the energy consumed by manufacturing. Moving towards more sustainable living arrangements should be an achievable goal, and yet these kinds of developments are few and far between. The UK recently announced its first carbon neutral building development to be constructed in Hemel Hempstead. The Beacon is a 17-storey development that will make use of solar power, triple glazing, a mechanical heat and ventilation recovery system and rainwater harvesting. Residents will have access to on-site recycling facilities, electric bike and car sharing scheme and a fully-automated robotic parking system that takes up a fraction of the space of a traditional parking level. While this is a step in the right direction, there are so many other developments going up in the UK and around the world that don’t have the same commitment to green energy sources. There need to be more incentives for buildings, investors and homebuyers to seek out greener alternatives. The Beacon is quite literally a beacon for green investment in the UK, as they are offering to cover the cost of conveyancing solicitors and valuation fees in a bid to attract more people. A report published by the UK government revealed that many eco developments fail because there is a lack of communication between different sectors, and then home owners aren’t fully educated on how to make the most of the energy saving systems. How would you resolve these failings within the green development industry?
  19. When you hear about solar panels, you often think of monocrystalline or polycrystalline units. However, with the competition in the solar industry heating up, manufacturers in this sector are banking increasingly on sophisticated technologies to create more innovative products for savvy consumers. Some of the solar firms are now bringing the advanced thin film solar modules in the market that have unique features and higher efficiency as compared to the traditional crystalline panels. If you are one of the thousands of homeowners in Tampa and other sun-bathed cities who are looking for solar solutions for their homes, you must compare the options before installing a system. What are Thin Film Solar Panels? Also known as thin film photovoltaic cells, thin film solar cells are manufactured using very thin layers of photovoltaic material. Thanks to the cell structure of thin film panels, shade, and high temperature do not have any significant impact on their performance. It offers greater design flexibility for a variety of applications. Their homogenous appearance makes them suitable for a wide variety of exterior home-designs, and it has a shorter energy payback time which provides production and resource savings. Types of Thin Film Solar Panels There are three types of thin film solar panels available in the market today: Amorphous Silicon (a-Si) Solar Cells Amorphous silicon solar panels are the first commercially manufactured thin film solar modules. These solar cells use amorphous silicon, which is a non-crystalline form of silicon. An amorphous silicon solar cell contains only a fraction of the amount of active material used in a crystalline silicon cell. The cell structure has a single sequence of p-i-n layers in its simplest form. The ability to produce very low power limited the use of amorphous silicon solar cells to small applications such as pocket calculators and other small electronic devices for a long time. However, a few recent innovations have made them fit for use in large applications as well. For example, several companies use a new manufacturing technique called stacking that involves combining several layers of amorphous silicon solar cells. This new production technique can go a long way to achieve higher efficiency rates. Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) Solar Cells Till date, cadmium telluride is the only thin film photovoltaic technology to have surpassed crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells in terms of cost-efficiency. These innovative units based on cadmium telluride usually operate with a high degree of efficiency ranging from nine to 11 percent. A simple mixture of cadmium molecules, like cadmium telluride and cadmium sulfide can produce the necessary electric field to convert solar energy into electricity. This simplifies the manufacturing process as compared to producing silicon solar panels by joining two types of doped silicon. Also, cadmium can be found in abundance because it is produced as a by-product of industrial processing of metals like zinc. So, it is cost effective as compared to silicon. Copper Indium Gallium Selenide (CIS/CIGS) Solar Cells CIGS solar cells are more efficient than the other two thin film technologies used for producing solar modules. Also, they provide better heat resistance than silicon solar panels. The world is waking up to the immense possibility of solar energy. Why stay behind? Embrace solar solutions if you reside in a city like Tampa which is blessed with yearlong sunshine. You can still go solar even if you are not in a so-called sunny state. Thanks to the new technologies, solar makes a lucrative option no matter where your home is. So, adopt the green energy and play an active role to change your country’s energy future.
  20. Canned food has become a new trend in India. People like to buy ready to eat products, because they think they are easier to prepare and tasty too. So, why they should spend time in cooking and related chores? But, it is wrong and they don’t have any idea what they are doing. Yes, there is no doubt that all the info about ingredient is printed on the attractive packing of product and people also read every single detail before buying any item. Thus, unluckily all efforts are useless, because it’s all about the procedure of food processing. Check these 5 reasons, why you need to avoid canned food for a healthy lifestyle- 1. BPA- Mostly packed food is covered in the plastic packaging to keep the food fresh. But, the inner layer of plastic packing leaves harmful elements on the food stuff. Plastic contains BPA, which is not suitable for the human body as it won’t make for the consumption of the plastic. The packet of plastic covering contains little but unsafe materials, which are responsible for serious illness, such as cancer, hypertension, obesity, aggression, heart disease etc. 2. Low quality- Let’s admit this truth that if the food is really of the high quality and fresh as described, then obvious the company will sell the product at highest price to make profit. But, big names launch their products at attractive offers and promise to give high quality ingredients. It is a way to mislead the customer and it is a direct fraud. Moreover, shopping malls also rob innocent customers on the name of big billions day to increase their shop and sell the old stored items. So, stop being a fool and say no for the low quality food material. 3. Harmful Preservatives- After a specific time, all the food materials are going to be decomposed. Preservatives work as a miracle to increase the life of canned food. No doubt that it is a touch stone for the manufacturers, but it causes great harm to human body. Processed foods such as meat items contain exceptionally high amount of preservatives such as sodium, sulfites, etc. 4. Imported canned food- Imported canned food is more injurious than the local products. The international suppliers add less nutritious and low quality supplements to gain more. Apart from the quality, these imported products come at the high price. So, why to pay for the bad quality food material? 5. Presence of unhealthy elements - Manufacturers add unhealthy supplements and artificial flavors in the food to make it tasty and popular. They do not care about the health of people. And, the word “Natural” is just use to trick a customer. You are not able to differentiate between the natural and artificial flavors and producers know it very well. This is how they make people fool on the name of 100% natural foodstuff. These reasons are enough for any conscious foodie to make a strong decision for the healthy lifestyle. If you love yourself and your family, then say a strict “NO” to canned food. Take it as a new year’s resolution and adopt a step towards a happy and healthy life. For More Info: RTI Act 2005 India
  21. If you own a home supplied with well water, you are in a surprisingly large company. According to the EPA, approximately 15% of Americans get their water from a private source. But with it comes responsibility. You don’t have a city service regulating your water. Taking short cuts or not knowing what you are doing could lead to bad-tasting water, or even severe illness. You can take several steps to help make sure you and your family keep drinking clean refreshing water. Research Call a local water expert or check the EPA website or a company like Water Systems Council to find out about common water contamination in your neighborhood. Wells can be a source of a variety of contaminants, some are nature-borne, and others are attributed to humans. One of the most common infiltrators is bacteria. Most of these microscopic organisms are harmless to humans, but some, such as E coli could cause serious illness. You will also want to test for water hardness, concentration of minerals, and other contaminants such as pesticides and nitrites, which in high doses, can be dangerous when consumed by infants. Know State Regulations State regulations on private wells vary. Check with your local water expert or local health department for your state’s policies or guidelines on water testing. In some states, you may need to obtain a permit for your private well. Other states require a home seller to pay for a water test and show the results to potential buyers. Your state may also require an annual testing of your well water. IF that is the case, make sure you get a complete explanation on what the results mean. Keep Test Results Keep all of your test records and any other problems or inconsistencies in your water. Check for bad taste, odd color, visible contaminants or foul smell. After a while, you will probably find patterns in your well water, making them easier to eliminate. And showing personal and professional records to a potential buyer will give you some added leverage in the negotiation. Owning your own well can be wonderfully satisfying to a home owner. If properly cleaned, well water tastes better and because you don’t have a monthly water bill, is economical. But you must follow cleaning and state guidelines. Doing so will greatly increase your odds of maintaining a well that will meet all the needs of you and your family.
  22. Environmental Education and Google Trend

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  23. Everything a person does can have an impact on the environment. Even actions like moving, which rarely get much attention from environmentalists, can make a difference. That means the best way to help the environment is not by making a single massive change, but by trying to make everything a little bit greener. It's particularly useful in the case of moving, since most of the ways to go green can also save time and money. Shipping Cars Cars have a reputation for hurting the environment, but shipping a car doesn't have to make things worse. There are two ways to help the environment when shipping a car, and the choice between them depends on the scale of the move. If you are shipping your things by truck, try to use your car instead. If your car can take the place of one of the shipping trucks, then one less vehicle is on the road and burning gas. Shipping the car separately would still consume some fuel, which is also saved by using it for the move. If you aren't using trucks to ship your possessions, try to avoid driving. Using a mass freight ship or other option to get the car most of the way to your destination will almost always be more efficient. It may also be cheaper, since the freight company can spread their fuel costs among many customers and because ships and trains tend to be more fuel-efficient than cars. When in doubt, try to minimize the number of vehicles involved in the move. If a car or truck needs to be on the road, use it to carry as many of your things as possible. This saves on fuel, which helps the environment, but it will also reduce your odds of misplacing a box as you move. You can use sites like these for getting a quote to ship a car which will tell you if it’s in your budget to try. Salvage Boxes Moving means packing, and packing means boxes. Some people purchase boxes for the move, but that wastes money and puts more strain on the environment. The best way to protect nature is to use as few resources as possible, and that means reusing things whenever you can. Most stores will be happy to hand out old shipping boxes to anyone who asks. The boxes are usually getting thrown away anyway, so it doesn't cost them anything to do it. For best results, try to ask at a small grocery store. They get regular shipments and are the most likely to have a lot of boxes on hand. Bubble wrap and packing peanuts are sometimes available as well, but they can be a little bit harder to find for free. The worst that can come from asking is getting a polite refusal, while the best is saving money and protecting nature, so there's no reason not to ask. Downsize Most people have a lot of stuff that they never use or even look at. Those objects take up space during the move, and there's often little to reason to bother bringing them to the new home. Looking through all of your possessions before the move and getting rid of the ones that you no longer want or need can be a great way to make things go easily and save resources. The environmental benefits come from reducing the need to ship items. Weighing down a truck will reduce its fuel efficiency, so bringing fewer objects can save a small amount of gas. Leaving enough items behind might mean reducing the number of vehicles involved in the move, which will have a much bigger impact. It also means spending less time packing and unpacking, which will make the moving process much easier to manage. Be sure to donate gently used items, or make them available for people to pick up. That is much better for the environment than throwing them away and having those people buy something completely new, and it can also raise a little bit of money to help with moving expenses. You shouldn't get rid of anything that you want to keep, but there's no better time to get rid of unwanted possessions. Moving will always be stressful, and it will always involve some pollution. Even so, using these tips can help to reduce those problems to the greatest extent possible. Even a small change can make a difference, so you should give them a try the next time you move.
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  25. Population growth, massive urbanization, and increasing consumer demands will cause major changes in future energy production methods. While there’s no question that the energy system must become more sustainable, Monsanto CMS maintains that it also needs to produce more energy to keep up with both technological advances and consumer expectations. Biofuels are a logical and cost-effective response to the sustainability question. They don’t emit as much carbon dioxide as fossil fuels, and they are much cheaper than traditional combustibles. Although still a controversial subject, biofuels -- together with other alternative energy sources -- can revolutionize the way we power up the world. Biofuels to Revolutionize Clean Energy Fermented ethanol is at the heart of producing first-generation biofuels. People have been taking carbon from plants such as corn and sugarcane, and converting it into fuels for thousands of years. Plant carbon was even used to power up the Model T, the car that established a mass market for automobiles. However, biofuels only account for less than 10% of the world’s energy supply. Why? Even though biofuels are a great alternative to fossil fuels, earlier versions had their downsides. Ethanol is extracted from plants that are rich in sugar or starches that are heavily used in the food industry or to feed livestock. A sudden increase in demand could cause food prices to skyrocket and availability to be diminished. Fortunately, scientists are looking for ways to fix the faults in biofuel production and create alternative energy sources that are clean and efficient. For instance, companies could produce biofuels without impacting the environment or the world’s population by using cellulosic biomass, instead of starch or corn, to produce ethanol. In other words, companies could use agricultural waste, algae, and non-food crops and convert them into plant sugars that can be used to fuel the world. Sure, this task is not without its challenges, but Shell -- one of the biggest oil and gas companies in the world -- might have a solution. A Brazilian subsidiary of Shell started burning leftover sugarcanes to deliver power to its factories. The excess power was pumped into the national Brazilian grid. The electricity sourced by leftover canes supplied around 3% of Brazil’s demand. It’s estimated that this number will grow to 18% in the next three years. Brazil is one of the biggest pollution producers in the world. If they manage to implement the use of cellulosic biofuels effectively, they could set an example for the entire world to follow. Transforming Microbial Methane into Energy Cellulosic biofuels aren't the only clean energy alternative that could revolutionize the world’s power sources. Scientists at Stanford University are testing new ways of transforming microbial methane into energy. Researchers have set up colonies of microbes that produce methane gas and other compounds. Their goal is to create massive microbial factories that could convert carbon dioxide into renewable energy sources. The first step has already been taken. Scientists finally understand how methanogens -- microorganisms usually found in sediments that convert electricity and CO2 into methane -- work, And they proved that methanogens retrieve electrons from solid surfaces. This important discovery could help researchers and engineers design electrodes for microbial factories to produce sustainable methane gas. How Artificial Leaves Could Power Up the World It’s no longer a secret that plants can generate an outstanding amount of energy. Recent estimates have shown that plants can produce up to 130 terawatts of energy per year while consuming as little as 115 petagrams of carbon. Researchers have been working for years to develop a system that could mimic a plants capacity for producing energy in a more cost-effective way. Daniel Nocera and his team at MIT have discovered a way to develop extra-thin solar cells made from silicone and other catalytic materials. One of those materials is a less-expensive replacement for platinum. These solar cells don’t generate electricity directly. Instead, they act like electrodes in hydrogen cells; when they are placed in a water container in direct sunlight, they convert hydrogen into energy. Photosynthesis works pretty much the same way. In the near future, companies could create artificial leaves that capture sun’s energy to power the world with no CO2 emissions. The world is going to need an outstanding amount of energy for everyone to achieve reasonable living standards, but that doesn’t mean we should kill our planet in the process. These alternative solutions have the potential to revolutionize the way we power the world.
  26. A World Without Mosquitos

    As humans, a world without mosquitoes may seem like a little slice of heaven! No more itchy bites, no more stinky mosquito repellent, no more swatting arms and legs trying to get the little buggers before they bite, and no more annoying buzzing around your ears. Just imagine how nice it would be to sit around campfires at night without having to worry about being bitten, or taking hikes out in the woods and worrying about having brought along the "bug juice" to ward off the "skeeters." You'll never have to worry about welts on your kids' arms and legs, diseases like Zika, malaria, West Nile virus, and even such things as heartworm in dogs, among others, would become a thing of the past. Yes, it certainly would seem like a beautiful world if mosquitoes were just suddenly gone. Or would it be? Is There Anything Good About Mosquitoes? On the face of it, it certainly doesn't seem like it. Mosquito control products are meant to either keep them away or kill them, and probably no one ever said that a mosquito is their best friend. Mosquito borne diseases kill approximately a million people every year, and if you ask anyone if there was anything good about a mosquito, they would most likely say "No!" Mosquitoes Are a Food Source You may not know this, but there are many types of birds, mammals, and fish that feed on both mosquitoes and their larvae. Dragonflies, bats, and purple martins eat mosquitoes as a major food source, and they are some of the best natural mosquito control predators around. However, none of them are dependent on mosquitoes for survival. Sure, they will eat them when they can get them, but if there weren't any mosquitoes at all, they would eat something else. Yet, there is one ecosystem that almost wholly depends on mosquitoes as a food source, and without them, it would fail. Some migratory birds flying over the Arctic Tundra depend on mosquitoes as a food source to keep them alive during their migration. Without the lowly mosquito, they would not be able to sustain the journey and they would perish. So in an ecological sense, certain types of migratory birds that depend on the mosquito for sustenance would become extinct, and that alone is reason enough for the mosquito to exist. Mosquitoes Are a Gold Mine Here is where the real value of the mosquito comes in, and it's not what you might think. Mosquito control by humans is a gigantic source of income for tens of thousands of workers in the pest control business. This does not take into account the factories that produce mosquito repellents, the research into mosquito lifestyle and habitats, and the scientists who study the mosquito, both in a biological sense and as it relates to mosquitoes as pests. As you can see, the job force to combat mosquitoes is huge, and from an employment standpoint, mosquitoes support thousands upon thousands of families. Just that fact alone makes mosquitoes a literal gold mine in the business community, so think about that next time you get bitten by one. A World Without Mosquitoes As far as day-to-day life goes for humans, a world without mosquitoes would be a happier and healthier place. But for those people employed in a mosquito-related industry, such as mosquito control, developing and packaging mosquito repellents, or doing the research for all of the above, their lives would not be as financially rewarding. Couple that with certain types of migratory birds that would starve, and a mosquito-less world doesn't look so appealing after all. The good news is that mosquitoes aren't going anywhere. Even as humans spend billions of dollars each year in mosquito control and eradication, the mosquito population is stable, with no end in sight. Try as humans might to get rid of them, those pesky little mosquitoes are never going away, and that familiar buzzing noise on those hot and humid summer nights are here to stay.
  27. What a great list thanks! I used myfitness pal before but i kinda got lazy tracking my calories so i stopped planning to use it again.
  28. Hi. I am a newbie in this forum. I have already know a little snippet of international standards (ISO). But, I don't know "what is the purpose of environmental management system". Is it good for the environment?
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