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    Technology Is the Bridge Between Industry Titans and Environmentalists


    There are quite a few sayings out there which caution people against the dangers of building on unstable foundations. For example, don’t build your home on sand. Or, conversely, do build your home on rocky land. Our culture as a whole has given quite a bit of attention to the idea of using firm foundations, even to the point of continual use of it as a metaphor. In fact, it’s used so much as a metaphor that people often lose sight of the more real-world intent.

    Posted in Other Stuff on November 27, 2018
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    Do you know these 4 tactics to grow your revenue as an SME?


    Small and Medium scale Enterprises (SMEs) make up 99% of all private sector businesses in the UK – SMEs employ nearly two-third of people in the UK and does contribute greatly to private sector revenue. Unfortunately, some SMEs are finding it difficult to improve their productivity levels and boost their revenues. We have put together some ideas to help you grow your revenue.

    Posted in Other Stuff on October 25, 2018
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    The Global Quest for Cleaner Manufacturing


    In the earliest days of the environmental movement, the focus was on low-hanging fruit. Smokestacks were belching unfiltered emissions into the atmosphere. Waste was dumped directly into streams and rivers, or in solid form on unprotected land. In time, a combination of federal, state, and local regulations brought most of these obvious problems under control.

    Posted in Other Stuff on July 31, 2018
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    4 Ways to Market Your Green Business on a Tight Budget


    Green businesses, like other types of businesses need marketing in order to enjoy success. To get people to buy into your idea and actually pay for your products, they have to know who you are, what your business stands for and also, to develop some level of trust. Successfully marketing a green business therefore requires good PR and a strong connection to customers. However, good PR is not cheap and building an effective connection takes up resources. If you are looking for ways to market your green business on a tight budget, you’ll have to think outside the box. Here are 4 ways to get the results you need at a budget-friendly cost.

    Posted in Other Stuff on January 17, 2018
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    Modern Ecological Trends that Your Girlfriend Would Love


    Do you believe that your eco-friendly lifestyle can be a source of attractiveness for women? Sure, it can! According to a survey of vava bride users, girls care more about the environment than men. Maybe the reason is their eternal love to beauty and desire to live in a harmony with nature. That’s why we prepared some entertaining topics about environmentally friendly trends that your girlfriend would love.

    Posted in Other Stuff on July 18, 2017
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    7 Unique Ecological Inventions from Ukraine That Helped Humanity


    Believe it or not, but Ukrainians do a pretty good job in the field of invention. Some of their innovations, especially ecological, help the world immensely, and we don’t even know their origin! Ukraine came up with the first helicopter, tram, artificial satellite, X-ray, the cast and many other useful things. Unfortunately, new ecological inventions are not well-known or highly estimated in Ukraine, but they have huge demand and a lot of appreciation abroad. Here are the most interesting ecological innovations of the past decade:

    Posted in Other Stuff on May 12, 2017
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    Who knew that browsing the Internet could make people’s homes warm?

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    Great news for inhabitants of Stockholm: The warmth of their homes could come from a simple (and sometimes wasteful) activity people indulge in everyday – Browsing the internet.

    To achieve its green objective of becoming free from fossil fuels by 2040, Stockholm is aiming to source 10% of its needed heat from data centers. Therefore, in collaboration with numerous partners, Stockholm is looking to aid several large data centers to go there, then harness and channel the heat generated from these centers’ servers into a local district heating system.

    Posted in Other Stuff on February 23, 2017
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    Japanese train station Kayashima skilfully constructed around a seven-century old sacred camphor tree

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    In Neyagawa, a north-eastern suburb of Osaka, the skilfully constructed Kayashima train station stands around a giant camphor tree – a tree that’s been around for seven centuries! When the station was built in 1910, the massive tree stood directly to the building’s right.

    Posted in Other Stuff on February 4, 2017
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    ThermalTech jacket leverages solar power to warm athletes in extreme climate

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    Indulging in sports and fitness activities in cold climates pose a unique challenge. Athletes and participants are generally compelled to put on layers of clothing that weigh them down, thus hampering performance. That’s where something as innovative as the ThermalTech line of jackets could come in handy. This light-weighted heating solution will ensure that layers of jackets, pullover and covers aren’t needed to keep the active warm and well protected from the cold. The jackets harness UV rays from the sun and the energy from artificial light sources to create heat. They are so effective that in just a couple of a minutes, the wearer will experience a temperature increase of about 18 degrees Fahrenheit. The websites states that “The stainless steel mesh fabric threads are strong yet lightweight, lending to extended lifetime use while reducing the weight that additional heat-storing materials bring to most outerwear.”

    Posted in Other Stuff on February 8, 2016
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    Vatican teams up with documentarians to project images of endangered species

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    Where the faithful gather is where hope and faith are most prevalent. In its bid to support the protection of endangered animals, the Vatican partnered with Racing Extinction’s film producers to make a bold statement. Racing Extinction is a documentary that sheds light on the possibility of mass loss of species that can be caused by wildlife trade and pollution as well as the darker underbellies of the oil and gas trade business. The Vatican was used to project giant images of the world’s most endangered animals. The light display used St. Peter’s Basilica as the canvas and it attracted thousands of on-lookers.

    Posted in Other Stuff on December 14, 2015
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