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May 05

Removing Your Oil Tank and How it Can Benefit the Environment

The situation is quite different today, but turn back time a couple of decades and you’d see how popular oil tanks became. Back then, people really thought that this was the best option for when it came to heating and providing energy. Since that is no longer the case, and now people have a lot …

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Dec 16

Biological Plastics – Could They Be the Green Alternative For Oil Based Plastics

In the current world, everyone is looking for ways to conserve the environment. Even companies are looking for better alternatives that will reduce their carbon print. One way is by finding alternatives in plastic production. Plastics are produced using oil based products, and they are not biodegradable. As a result, they are a threat to …

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Sep 28

Are You Fed Up of Dry Hair? Here are the Tips to Treat Dry Hair

Having a dry and frizzled hair could give a lot of struggles and problems since having a healthy and bouncy hair is a must to complete our outfit and appearance. Everyday use of heating and styling tools, constant hair color and exposure to the sun could lead to dry hair. Fret no more though; the …

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Feb 03

Infographic: How to Stop Energy from Sneaking Out Your Windows

Your home’s windows are essential components of your home. Not only do they make your home look beautiful from the outside, but also, they afford you a view from the inside that makes home ownership worth the investment. However, if you don’t have energy efficient windows, that investment is something that’s going to increase in …

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Dec 31

Oil Independence and Domestic Resources

Energy independence is always a popular political topic. Much of the United States’ fear about energy dependence is derived from past oil crises in the 1960s and 1970s. The images of never-ending lines at gas stations remained burned into many people’s memory. It’s important to remember that the petroleum industry is a highly complex, globally …

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Dec 04

Modern Renewable Energy Solution from Plastics

Recent calamities have created havoc and devastation to developed and developing countries alike. Thousands and thousands of lives have been taken; billions of dollars of properties have been destroyed. We are aware of these events; however, we choose to turn a blind eye to the cause of these drastic changes. Climate change is real, and …

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Nov 06

The Sustainable Chef: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Fats, Oil and Grease

While spent cooking oil from restaurant fryers is easily disposed of by calling in a cooking oil recycling service, the grease that comes off the dirty dishes in the sink is harder to deal with. If greasy water is simply washed down the drain, the grease can build up in the sewage system over time, …

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Oct 31

Safe Smells for Your Home

Everyone loves a good-smelling house. There’s just something comforting about having a home that smells good; it makes you want to spend time in it. Of course, even more important than making your house smell good is keeping it from smelling bad, but sometimes these goals are one and the same. Most commercial products for …

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Sep 09

Why Portable Machine Tools are Better for the Environment

In this day and age, the emphasis on any technology or innovative machinery is about the quality of function, efficiency and reduced impact. Any responsible company, no matter what their field, has to take these factors into consideration when carrying out their operations. This should be achieved primarily through the weight of corporate responsibility but …

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May 28

Making Oil Recycling Part of Your Green Living

As more citizens are taking the initiative to preserve the earth and change the wasteful ways we live, more ways to go green are being developed. From going paperless to creating a compost pile and even switching to hybrid or electric vehicles, there are obvious ways to preserve our natural resources. If you are one …

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May 06

Eco Friendly Ways To Deal With Oil Spills

It was not so long ago that the country watched in stunned silence as a BP oil rig exploded and millions of gallons of oil spilled into the ocean. We watched as the blue sea turned black, as experts from all over the world converged to find a solution to the oil well. And we …

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Apr 17

Green Heating On A Small Budget

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Extreme weather events and the public debate about global warming triggered an ever growing environmental sensibility including the wish to do one’s part in creating a sustainable planet. Additional external factors such as the economic crisis, rising energy prices caused by shrinking fossil resources led to a fuel saving trend in the home and on …

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