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  • Mark Piazzalunga

    DESERTEC project, Sahara Sun could power Europe by 2050

    By Mark Piazzalunga

    Sahara desert climate is hot and arid, everybody knows it. So how can this simple and well-known fact become the idea to power a continent like Europe? Let’s start from the principle: renewable energy is the future of energy; we assume that this sentence is true since all facts gets to this point. Second principle: European territory is restricted and allows the construction of a few plants that could use renewable energy. Paradoxically, countries like Africa have renewable sources, particularly
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  • Joseph Ramondeli

    Black Friday Promotes Over-Consumption and Waste

    By Joseph Ramondeli

    Black Friday Promotes Over-Consumption and Waste               Every year Thanksgiving weekend is overshadowed by Black Friday and in recent years Cyber Monday as well. Thanksgiving is supposed to be a time when families can get together, even if it’s just for a day or dinner, to talk and reconnect. However every year more American’s are focused on shopping. Stores are now open by 8:00 pm on Thanksgiving Day resulting in people sitting at the dinner table with their families while browsing
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  • Megan Bonetti

    Conferencing Climate Change: Teamwork or Tug-of-war?

    By Megan Bonetti

    India. Culture, cows and rubbish. As an Aussie living for a short time in India it is such an intriguing country. Indians love their diverse nation yet they use the streets like rubbish dumps. Even my friends here tell me it’s ok to throw my paddle-pop wrapper out the car window. I can’t… so I just hold it tight and wait till I get home. Growing up in Australia, those ‘emu hunts’ in primary school have willed my littering days away. Yet I suspect that even my household trash bin will just be dum
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More Power to You! 4 Tips to Make Solar Power Work for You

Installing solar panels is going to lower your energy bills and reduce your carbon footprint, but this renovation can be a major investment. That is why you should spend some time researching all of your options before you sign any paperwork or begin the installation process. Look at Incentives Many homeowners don’t realize that this upgrade could have a huge impact on their taxes. With the federal solar tax credit, you can deduct 30 percent of the installation costs from your fede

HannahWhittenly

HannahWhittenly

Tips to hiring the right people

When it comes to hiring new employees for your business, deciding who the right person is for the job can be difficult – particularly if you haven’t had much experience in hiring in the past. As always, first impressions count. But the way a potential employee performs in an interview can be very different to how they fit in with your team. To help, the public relations team at Adoni Media have put together a few tips to get you started. Work with them first Rathe

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greenenergy

How to Discard Scrap Metal Properly

When it comes to ridding out your home or business of unwanted items, it can be a daunting task. This holds especially true when you have items that aren’t qualified to be picked up by your regular garbage collector. Scrap metal tends to be one of these items. In today’s article, we’re going to walk you through the most effective way to discard of your unwanted scrap metal. Collect All Your Metal into One Location Part of staying organized during the whole cleaning process is maki

HannahWhittenly

HannahWhittenly

The Arrival of Affordable, Clean and Renewable Energy

Most Australian homeowners dread their quarterly energy bills arriving, as it consumes a major part of their income, yet by taking advantage of the daily sunshine, you can significantly reduce your energy bills by having solar panels installed. By harnessing the renewable energy that we are exposed to on a daily basis, you are not only reducing your energy bills, you are also helping to make our planet healthier, making solar energy a win-win situation. Professional System Design and Inst

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How to Choose a Solar Powered Electric Fence Charger

An electric fence is the most sophisticated way to protect your property. However, Fence maintenance is not an easy task. It can cost you a lot as it directly contributes to the energy bill. Alternatively, you have the option to purchase a solar powered electric fence charger. It does not only protect your property but also save a lot on electricity costs. It is because such chargers run on the sun’s energy. In this article, we are going to tell you how to choose a solar powered

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greenenergy

4 Tips for Ethical Management of New Company Construction Projects

If you run a business that needs a new location built or own a company that manages commercial construction projects, there are some ways that you can help ensure the work is done in the most ethical way possible. Sticking to a strong code of ethics throughout the construction project can be good for both you and the world around you. Here are four tips for ethical management of new company construction projects. Recycle Materials Many of the materials that are used in construction

LizzieWeakley

LizzieWeakley

Why express sympathy with flowers?

Sympathy flowers are such a comforting gift and an elegant way of expressing your sympathy. Do you want to express sorrow on the death of your loved ones? But you do not have words to express then condolence flower can be an ideal choice of showing your concern it speaks for what your heart is saying in times of their lonely moment. It lessens the trauma of the person who is experiencing great mourn. Life and beauty are what these flowers speak for. It's hard to say something when your friend or

Alexandra Miles

Alexandra Miles

Are you using too much toothpaste?

New research from the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States has found children are using far too much toothpaste. The Australian Dental Association (ADA) agrees, saying less is more for both adults and children. So how much is too much and what are the risks? Here’s what the home doctor team at House Call Doctor recommends. What happens when you use too much toothpaste? If a child ingests too much toothpaste containing fluoride, a compound t

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greenenergy

4 Ways Construction Companies Can Be More Environmentally Responsible

People are rapidly becoming more environmentally conscious, and most want to see that reflected in the businesses with which they choose to work. If you run a construction business, it's wise from both an environmental and business standpoint to look into ways to become more eco-friendly. Below are a handful of changes you can make that will have a positive impact on the environment.  Recycle Your Materials Your first step in becoming eco-friendly has to do not with what you will u

LizzieWeakley

LizzieWeakley

3 Chemical-free Tips to Keep the Bugs off Your Babies This Summer

Ah, summer. The sky is blue and bright, the days are longer, the grass is higher, and everyone wants to spend all their time outside. With this kind of summer fever in the air, it’s hard to keep your kiddos from getting covered in bug bites of every kind, and even more so if you’re worried about the chemicals they might be running into. If you want to keep your babies bug and chemical free, these tips are for you. Smell Ya Later Don’t like strong smells? Neither do mosquitos. Fortu

HannahWhittenly

HannahWhittenly

3 Chemical-free Tips to Keep the Bugs off Your Babies This Summer

Ah, summer. The sky is blue and bright, the days are longer, the grass is higher, and everyone wants to spend all their time outside. With this kind of summer fever in the air, it’s hard to keep your kiddos from getting covered in bug bites of every kind, and even more so if you’re worried about the chemicals they might be running into. If you want to keep your babies bug and chemical free, these tips are for you. Smell Ya Later Don’t like strong smells? Neither do mosquitos. Fortunate

HannahWhittenly

HannahWhittenly

Green Practices: How to Set the Example for Neglectful American Companies

There are so many businesses around the United States and planet that, simply put, do not take green and eco-friendly approaches to going about things. If that fact upsets you, then you can go ahead and take action. You can do so by being a positive role model to all of these wasteful and unmindful businesses. Remember, your aim should be to get others to do the right thing. Conserve Energy Any Time You Can Energy conservation can do a lot for people who care about green approaches

HannahWhittenly

HannahWhittenly

Raising capital for a green business – what options haven’t you considered?

With awareness increasing around the topic of sustainability, more organizations have appeared that are focused on green practices. If you are currently thinking about opening your own business, one that benefits from eco-friendly characteristics, the main issue that is probably holding you back is lack of capital. Getting the necessary funding isn’t an easy process, considering you are competing against numerous other entrepreneurs with the same financial needs. If you believe you have a solid

Cynthia Madison

Cynthia Madison

Remodelling your house in a sustainable way – what does it take?

If you have decided to remodel your house, you probably know that a shift is taking place in the remodelling industry. Eco-friendly renovations were too expensive in the past, for homeowners to consider them an option, but nowadays they come at a more affordable price, so they’ve become a trend. Green remodelling is not a trend only because the cost of the project is more affordable, but also because nowadays homeowners are more concerned with the way they affect the planet. By deciding t

Cynthia Madison

Cynthia Madison

Doing Your Part: 3 Ways to Make Your Household More Eco-Friendly

Contrary to what many people believe, making a home eco-friendly doesn’t need to be a time-consuming or expensive process. The average homeowner could actually save quite a bit of money over the years by going green. Here is a look at three simple steps that you can take to make your household as eco-friendly as possible. Cut out the Single-Use Products Single-use plastic products are incredibly bad for the environment, and you might be using dozens of those items every single day

LizzieWeakley

LizzieWeakley

4 Pieces of Equipment You Need to Create a Reclaimed Office Space

When making a reclaimed office space, keep in mind that you’ll be using recycled materials, or leftover materials from various places. You can get these type of materials for cheaper that new ones in some cases. Reclaimed office spaces are basically recycled, refurbished spaces that use all used materials so there is less waste. In this way, reclaimed spaces keep the environment safe. Here are some of the essential items that will come in handy when you’re creating a reclaimed office space.

HannahWhittenly

HannahWhittenly

4 Ways Governments are Working to Decrease Global Emissions

Carbon emissions are a significant threat because they contribute to climate change. Climate change causes rising sea levels, extreme weather, and other problems that are currently facing our society. Many governments recognize this impact and are combating carbon emissions as a result. Here are just a few ways that world governments are taking a stand to reduce global emissions. The Paris Agreement This landmark decision was organized by the United Nations. It came into effect in

LizzieWeakley

LizzieWeakley

How to Make Greener Living Work for Your Wallet

We all know the pressures of living green that have been thrown on our society for the last couple of decades. While we know it’s great for us, it’s not always great for our wallet. Things like installing solar panels are very costly to do. However, there are many green living practices you can do that can help pad your wallet instead of empty it. Get Rid of Old Scrap Metal There are scrap metal buyers literally everywhere across the country. Many will come to your doorstep and loa

HannahWhittenly

HannahWhittenly

Is it Greener on Your Side of the Fence? How to Keep Your Yard Environmentally-Friendly

Everyone says that the grass is greener on the other side of the fence, but green doesn’t always mean environmentally friendly. Those homeowners who want to be conscious of their impact on the environment can start with their own yard care practices and what they grow. Doing so can ensure that both your yard and the natural landscape beyond stay green and healthy, and here are a few ways you can accomplish that. Use Native Plants When you use plant life that is common to the commun

LizzieWeakley

LizzieWeakley

3 Ways to Live Greener through Regular Home Maintenance

Your home’s features and condition play a major role on the impact you make on the planet. Many people assume that they need to make huge, expensive home improvements to create a green living environment. While installing solar panels and a rainwater collection and purification system are some of the many expensive projects that you could invest in, proper home maintenance can have a beneficial impact as well. These are some of the maintenance tasks to complete regularly to create a greener home

BrookeChaplan

BrookeChaplan

What should be included in residential solar panels?

Whenever there is the talk of switching to residential solar panels, most of the rules are as follows: If the consumer can also add solar during access to grid electricity, then, in reality, he will not pay much attention to an angle, unless the solar system is completely prohibited and does not provide funding. Because, after paying the solar energy system first, they get the benefit of free energy. So we start paying attention to saving on our electricity bill. Depending on the cost of

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greenenergy

Saving Our Oceans: How Some Companies Use Trash as a Business Model

The amount of plastic that’s being discarded on a daily basis is staggering. Much of this plastic is ending up in the oceans and presents a crisis to these sensitive ecosystems. Here are some of the ways that companies are working to reduce the amount of plastics that are entering the environment. Tackle Recycling Initiatives Many of the single use plastic containers can be eliminated simply by investing in recycling efforts. Some cities are moving to ban the use of plastic bags in

HannahWhittenly

HannahWhittenly

What components are needed in a solar power system?

These days more and more people think about the advantages that they can experience when they decide to go off the grid and make full use of solar panels for their home. This is a smart decision to make, the thing you need to understand is that you need to know the components that make up these systems. This will be useful information that will help you when you need it the most in the process of building your own system or when you are in need of having to make much-needed replacements to parts

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