In today’s social media crazed world, people are always in a rush to buy the latest iPhone or the latest gaming computer. Video cameras has advanced in technology (and lowered its price) so much that even an amateur can make fantastic videos by researching the top filmmaking DSLRs on the market. But before you go off and purchase the latest and greatest electronics, please consider used equipment. Think of Planet Earth.
Today more than ever, there is a big push to go green and protect the environment. However, many people try to recycle items that actually aren’t recyclable. This makes more work for the people designated to separate out these items during processing. Here’s a quick video on the subject: Double-check for these un-recyclables before you setRead more about Common Items You Might Think are Recyclable that Aren’t[…]
Recycling can have a dramatic impact on our planet’s health and our society’s well-being. By making sure that all materials that can be recycled are recycled, people can take pleasure in helping to preserve our environment for future generations. Yet, even with so much education on the importance of recycling, many items that should beRead more about Examining the Problems with Letting Recyclable Products Enter Landfills[…]
As water and air pollution levels rise and more and more landfills reach full capacity, many consumers are seeking to reduce their environmental impact wherever possible. While some green living practices require major investments, there are a number of simple and cost-effective ways in which you can reduce your carbon footprint. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle LivingRead more about Tips for Going Green[…]
Today, we’ll cover the three main types that should be recycled. Remember, be a smart, Earth-friendly consumer and think of the children! Here are the 3 types of materials: Metals (Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals) Newspapers Aluminum Metal is metal to most consumers, but when it comes to recycling plants, there are differences to note. FerrousRead more about How to Recycle Different Types of Materials[…]
Over the last few decades, governments, ecologists, and nature lovers have passionately urged people to take up recycling. While many people have heeded the call, there are still many skeptics out there. Some people see recycling as an unnecessary burden, when in fact it can help us in many ways. It is in everyone’s best interestRead more about Why it’s important to recycle[…]
Old forests including tropical rainforests are the ultimate expression of life, evolution and ecology. Here untold co-evolved species and genetic diversity exist and interact with each other and their environment to provide ecosystem services – water, nutrient and energy cycling – required for a habitable Earth.
In the news outlets today, there was shocking footage from a fisherman who caught a fish of the coast of Costa Rica. You wouldn’t believe what was inside the fish. Inside the poor fish, the fisherman extracted plastic lids, a comb and even a lighter. It highlights the dire need to do our part to minimize our plastic trash and be smarter electronics and DVD consumers.