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Category Archive: conservation

Aug 25

Its Easy Being Green – Transforming Your Home Into an Eco Haven

In the past, we could claim ignorance regarding the negative impact that certain human activities had on the Earth. We didn’t realize the drastic results that burning fossil fuels would have on the environment; we were unaware of how factory farming produced excessive methane which would work towards destroying the ozone layer; we didn’t consider …

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Sep 28

Humanities Plastic Addition: Saving Our Ocean

Plastic is having a devastating effect on our oceans, our wildlife and ultimately on us as a human species. The introduction of plastic in the 20th century has led us to become increasingly reliant on its use and now a large percentage of almost everything we buy contains plastic. However, while we are happy to …

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Nov 20

11 Easy Water-Saving Tips & Tricks

In our developed country, sometimes it can be hard to remember that water conservation is an important part of keeping our resources sustainable as the global population grows. And although our blue planet is covered in water, less than one percent is actually available to us for consumption. And that limited resource is an important …

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Sep 16

Going Green with HVAC System

If you are wanting to start going green and don’t know where to start. You HVAC system would be a great start. There are many ways that you can help save planet earth just within your HVAC system. You can purchase re-usable air filters, cut your thermostat down, and close your windows and doors. Most …

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Sep 08

How to Dispose of Your Computer in an Eco-Friendly Way

It might not be a frequent responsibility, but one of the most important things you can do to keep the environment safe is to dispose of your computers and electronics in a responsible manner. Many people just simply throw their old laptops and computer parts into a trash bin and never think about them again, …

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Aug 19

How to Make Eco-Friendly Household Purchases

Many people have the desire to do more to conserve the environment. However, not many of these people engage in environmental conservation, reason being that they do not know where to start. Environmental conservation begins by understanding the factors that make every aspect of the world a part of the conservation process. Also, people should …

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Feb 12

Infographic: Benefits of Urban Forests

This infographic details the benefits of trees in urban areas. Trees reduces energy consumption, aid in air purification and water management. Also mentioned are facts on how trees add to the cityscape and improve the atmosphere figuratively and literally. Also learn about three famous trees: The Survivor Tree, The Oldest Parisian Tree and The Marylebone …

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Jan 27

Why it Pays to Spend More on the Right Battery

Getting a gift that runs out of battery power too quickly is something nobody wants to experience. Buying the right battery for a gift being given, or especially for a child’s toy, shows that the gift giver is going the extra mile to make sure the receiver gets the most out of their gift. A …

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Dec 02

Infographic: GreenHab the Office

Did you know that a toner cartridge for your office printer could take roughly 1,000 years to decompose?  Recycling 100,000 toner cartridges saves 9,599 kilograms of aluminum, 40 tons of plastic and 1,000,000 liters of soil. Toner cartridges are just one item that you can start recycling today. Take some time to look around your …

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Mar 12

5 Things to Learn About the Environment from Henry David Thoreau

I first learned about Henry David Thoreau in a literature subject in college. An assigned paper on his life and works brought me to appreciate him. But it was his principles, odd and radical to me, that piqued my interest to know more about our relationship with the environment. Here are 5 of the things …

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Mar 03

Keeping the Energy Costs Down in the Classroom

Conserving energy can be more than just helping the environment. It can be about cutting costs around the school and classroom. By reducing your energy bills, there could be more money, when budgeting, to afford some of the other things to improve education. What can be done around the school to help promote greater energy …

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Feb 25

5 Quick Home Modifications to Help You Conserve Energy

Every homeowner wants to cut back on extra, wasteful spending. As energy costs are steadily rising, many individuals are desperately seeking ways to reduce their monthly energy bills while also helping the environment and lowering their carbon footprint. Luckily there are several things any homeowner can do to save energy and cut back on spending. …

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