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28th March 2012

How monitoring solar energy consumption can maximise savings

In this ever more energy efficient era, people are increasingly looking at ways of saving energy in their homes. Good insulation, A-rated appliances and the well known energy saving tips are great for reducing fuel bills and reducing the carbon footprint ...

24th January 2012

Paper Recycling At The Office

In a typical work environment a lot of the stuff that gets thrown into the bin can be recycled, it's simply that people are uneducated about what is re-useable and what isn't, and that is the problem. Setting up some kind of collection service in the offi...

19th January 2012

Recycling Ideas For The Office Environment

Recycling facilities accept all kinds of products these days and have a greater ability to reclaim materials than ever before, these include glass, plastics and metals, paper and card, and the effect it has had is a positive one as the amount of materials...

14th July 2011

Easy Ways To Save The Planet

Being eco-friendly is probably a lot easier and less painful than it seems. In celebration of Earth Month, it might be time to take a few minutes to consider a switch to more eco-friendly thinking and acting. Here are 5 free and easy ways to get you on ...

29th June 2011

What Exactly is Environmental Services and When Do You Need It?

There are more and more companies that offer environmental services in the country today because of the growing number of environmental concerns and incidents of improper waste disposal. These issues have led to serious health hazards and have posed a thr...

16th June 2011

Sustainable Green Living in Australia

In Australia the 12th September, an important event for Environment. This is because the annual Sustainable House Day is observed on this day. What started as a visionary initiative in 2001, gained momentum over the years, so it is today considered one ...

18th May 2011

Make the Switch To A More Environmentally Friendly Home

Green living is becoming an important role of our universal culture; we each have a role to play to make sure the sustainability of our natural world, both for now and into the future. Fortunately, living green doesn't cost you much exertion or money. ...

05th May 2011

Considering The For And Against Of Geothermal Energy Usage

As planet earth formed, tons of extremely hot substances condensed together. From then on, a reservoir of radioactive chemicals has slowly disintegrated to produce a constant source of heat. The heat coming from the earth due to radio-active decay is pred...

03rd May 2011

High Performance Odor Control for Home & Office

"Indoor pollution can be as much as 100 times greater than outdoors" according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Since most people spend close to 90% of their time indoors, indoor air pollution and related odor pose a serious health risk. Medical pr...

03rd May 2011

Sustainability Grants in the UK

Every eco friendly blog or website will always make the same argument for sustainable technology, such as Solar Panels. They will say that if you are willing to invest in the environmentally friendly technology, then in the long run you will save yourself...

21st April 2011

Woolworths to Go Green

Woolworths, one of the largest companies in Australia, is making a switch to clean and renewable energy sources. Earlier of this year the retail chain announced that they will be installing solar panels on Woolworths’ petrol stations in Belconnen and H...

20th April 2011

Holding The World To Ransom

Imagine a movie about a tropical island in the South Pacific where the plot shows innocent people living quietly, minding their own business. Their demands are small, asking only for what the land itself can supply. Their carbon footprint is very light an...

20th April 2011

Concept of Green Building Ensures Your Proximity to Mother Nature

A deep breath early in the morning amid a lush greenery or walk barefoot on the green and very soft grass is a way that leads to a healthy and peaceful life. A lot greener, fresher a and stress-free environment where the real beauty of Mother Nature can b...

12th April 2011

Natural Burials Leave a Natural Impact on the Earth

As people have become more aware of the carbon footprint they make on the earth while alive, it is only natural that thoughts would turn to the lasting impact made on earth after death. To these people, it doesn't make sense to be so careful in life about...

06th April 2011

Going Green With Electrical Contractors

We often think of using electrical contractors to install fancy data cabling and audio visual services and installations. We think of them for running cables through our wall and installing new sockets and making sure they are the right voltage so that o...

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