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Tag Archive: CO2

Apr 06

Top Three New Technologies to Reduce Residential Carbon Footprint

With the effects of climate change becoming more visible worldwide year after year, it’s no surprise that a variety industries have found ways to capitalize on the powerful wave of eco-consciousness. The impact on the bigger scheme of things can’t always be taken for granted, yet one of the areas where radical changes can bring …

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Mar 16

5 Ways to Make Your Restaurant More Eco-Friendly

In recent years the topic of green economy and eco-friendliness among businesses has become a very sensitive one. With each passing day it is becoming more and more imperative that businesses, especially restaurants, become greener and more sustainable. Low impact gastronomy is actually not only possible but also preferred by many chefs across the world …

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Oct 14

Two of the UK’s Greenest Cities

Historically cities have been associated with industrialism and the pollution they produce, which was once an accurate association. Today there seems to have been a dramatic transformation in a lot of UK cities green initiatives and efforts to rid this association. Many green initiatives and environmentally friendly solutions have developed over the years and I …

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Sep 16

5 Benefits of Having Your Business Go Green

Going green has become a fad for many companies and businesses. With rising levels of CO2 in the atmosphere and the average temperature rising little by little every year, businesses and their customers are starting to see the environmental movement as a civic duty. Besides just joining the bandwagon, there are two main reasons to …

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Mar 04

Why Should You Choose Bamboo?

Bamboo is rapidly emerging as one of the most versatile and eco-friendly products of today and there are more and more items being created by using this impressive natural material. Bamboo helps to remove CO2 from the atmosphere and is grown without using any fertilizers or pesticides. It’s quick to grow too! As well as …

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Jan 28

A Greener Business With Cloud Computing

Cloud computing has already proven to many businesses that it can save them both time and money, but can it help to save the planet too? Well, did you know that a large company who moves its HR application to the public cloud could in fact cut its CO2 emissions by as much as 30,000 …

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Dec 27

How to Start a Backyard Orchard

Not only does a fruit tree orchard provide your family with valuable home food production, it also contributes to eco-friendly living. A single tree can provide enough oxygen to keep a family of four breathing. Trees also greatly reduce CO2. Moreover, a home orchard will increase your property value because they’re great to look at …

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Nov 12

Where Wood Really Comes From

  Wood is one of the most ubiquitous building materials in the world. We all know that wood comes from trees, but aside from that bit of obvious knowledge, do you actually know where the wood that makes up your home comes from? Recent years have seen a flurry of attention and outrage around the …

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Jul 11

How Telematics is Reducing Car Emissions

With climate change already showing its effects with increases in hurricanes and floods, it’s time for everyone to cut down their personal emissions. Motoring makes up a significant chunk of total CO2 and other climate changing causing emissions, so has rightly been an area where many have looked for solutions. Viable electric cars have been …

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Jul 01

Infographic: Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Your Event

This infographic details some interesting facts relating to the environmental impact of holding events, such as the London Olympics which generated 3.4m tonnes of CO2 emissions which requires 6,800,000 trees to be planted to replace the damage caused to the environment. It also provides some useful tips on how you can ensure that your event is …

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Jun 13

Biofuels – The Benefits and Drawbacks

Biofuels have long been seen as a renewable alternative to fossil fuels. With petroleum and diesel in limited supply, and some analysts predicting their depletion by the middle of this century, research and development has been placed in biofuels in order to reduce our dependence on conventional sources of energy. Biofuels are typically synthesised from …

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