Sustainability in Aviation: Could Your Flights to Florida Cost Less in the Future?

800px-United_Airlines_Boeing_747-400_KvWOne of the main contributing factors to airline tickets is the cost of fuel that is consumed for even the shortest of trips. In 2013, the Solar Impulse broke numerous aviation records as many watched its flight across the United States. Almost a year later, the Solar Impulse 2 plans on breaking even more records by being the first solar plane to circumvent the globe. What could this mean for the future of aviation?

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Energy Consumption of the Internet – Technological and Environmental Benefits of Green Web Hosting

Energy Consumption of the InternetPeople have been using the internet for a long time now but are they aware of how much energy that one click of the mouse consumes? Maybe not. The internet is a reliable source of information and a faster way of communication that people use for personal and/or business reasons. It is a technology that people cannot do without, making online companies run their facilities 24/7 to address the demand for services. This resulted to data centers wasting 90 percent or more of the electricity they draw from the grid.

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Recycling Milk & Juice Cartons to Reduce Waste and Conserve Resources

SOURCE:  inhabitat.comEver wondered what happens to your milk or juice cartons? Well, these cartons are now being recycled all over the United States. So no need to throw these away with the other trash, instead put it out separately for recycling. Cartons are packages used for milk, juices and other food products which are available in […]

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Pull the Plug on Energy Loss: Green Healing for Your Home & Wallet

shutterstock_185535737All homeowners want to be comfortable in their own homes: warm in the winter, cool in the summer and happy when we open the gas and electric bills. About half of the energy we consume goes to heating and cooling our homes, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The most common residential energy sources are natural gas and electricity, both of which leave a significant carbon footprint. If you increase the energy efficiency of your home, you’ll reduce the impact on the environment and your wallet.

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Need a Job? The Growing Green Industry is Hiring This Spring

SOURCE:  CNBC.comYou may be wondering when you’ll see your job search efforts finally take root. Sometimes you feel like your resumes are seeds that are landing on infertile ground. Maybe you need new ground—specifically, “green” ground. In today’s job market, green jobs truly are opening up a wealth of fruitful career opportunities, and the year 2014 […]

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Reduce your carbon footprint by recycling and reusing ink cartridges

Printing Green: How to Recycle Your Ink Cartridges Read more: http://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/print-green-how-to-recycl-ink-cartridges-2/#ixzz2yJxXhHxO  Follow us: @digitaltrends on Twitter | digitaltrendsftw on FacebookMost people seek to reduce their carbon footprint by limiting the amount of energy their homes consume on a daily basis. However, it’s not just energy waste which can contribute towards the size of our footprints … physical waste of resources and a failure to recycle can do just as much damage.

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Plant Technology to Be Used in Computers Someday

plant-incity-1When you think of solar collection, plants are some of the most efficient of creations. Naturally photosynthetic, plants maximize the solar energy collected in order to develop and grow. What would happen if humankind was to increase the capabilities of a plant by 30-percent due to nanoparticles? Scientists have already began bridging the gap to creating bionic greenery. The researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found that a plant can convert a great amount of energy using carbon nanotubes within the leaves.

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