Environment

Recycling To Keep Our Planet Healthy

We’ve all heard the warnings; acid rain, global warming, landfills without any room, and on and on. We don’t recycle because it’s the “in” thing to do; we recycle because we don’t have any other options if we plan to leave the planet for generations to come. When you think of recycling you should really think about the whole idea; reduce, reuse and recycle. Think about it; if you don’t need it, don’t get it. If you have to get it, get something that can be used again and if you get something that needs to be recycled by the professionals, put it in the recycle bin. These are easy concepts and yet there are still people out there who ignore the signs. The signs aren’t just the ones that bare the recycle logo, but the signs that the ocean...

Climate Change Solutions In Developing Nations Require Diplomacy, Not Dogma

Given the recent spate of advertising by Britain’s leading supplier of gas, one might be forgiven for believing that gas was a ‘green’ product. Make no mistake, gas is a fossil fuel. Its burning flame is blue –apparently so it can be recognized when it’s turned on. It emits black carbon into the atmosphere which contributes to global warming and thus, the climate change that’s constantly in the news these days. But such is the rush to jump on the ‘green bandwagon’ that developed nations run the risk of believing that what they are doing is enough to solve the problem in the west. This is whilst emerging industrialists in developing nations continue to pollute at an alarming rate. Although historically, the truth is that the west has been responsible for creating most of the pollution, risk...

Energy Efficient Home Appliances: Save The Planet And Your Wallet

With energy prices on the rise, not only are people paying more at the pump, but they’re also paying more in their utility bills. This may cause you to be looking at energy efficiency in a whole new light. When you are purchasing home appliances, it is becoming more and more important to consider not only the price tag, but also the impact on your energy bill. So while some energy efficient appliances may cost a bit more at the store, the savings you get at home can outweigh the purchase price difference pretty quickly. Another bonus is that energy efficient appliances cause less stress to the planet, saving the environment. Figuring out which appliances are best for you though, can be tricky. Different appliances and other home products like windows and insulation all have their own terms...

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology to Save the Planet

Have you heard about water fuel? Well, it is properly called hydrogen fuel cell technology and it is here to save the planet. Oil and gas prices are soaring higher and higher and there will come a time when people realize that they should consider an alternative fuel energy source. Admit it, everyday your car emissions are contributing to pollution. If you want to reduce pollution and at the same time save money, you need to make use of hydrogen fuel cell technology; find out more by reading this article. Hydrogen fuel cell technology is not new. It started more or less eighty years ago but since it is quite expensive, scientists and researchers don’t find it a good alternative fuel source. Aside from the hydrogen technology, other technologies have surfaced years ago such as the use of ve...

Help Look After The Planet Recycling Your Old Computer

Today the environmental impact of old computers, computer related parts and other electronic goods is a serious growing concern. There are so many computer Organizations who are ready to deal with old and damaged computers. They are ready to accept all types of obsolete and working computer equipments such as CRT monitors, printers, scanners, fax machines, etc. regardless of their age and condition. They also help in recycling the printer ink cartridges, laser toners, etc. There are annually several millions of computers that are becoming obsolete. It is very much harmful for the environment if the waste computers are used to fill lands. Even it is a crime if the disposal of computers is used in landfills under different sections of environmental laws. The environmental concern regarding t...