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6 Eco-Friendly Landscaping Ideas for Small Backyards

eco friendly landscaping ideas

Eco-friendly landscaping has gained popularity in the past few years for obvious good reasons. Among the good reasons is that it significantly reduces maintenance costs, limit your exposure to harmful toxins from pesticides and fertilizers and also conserve excellent resources. Eco-friendly landscaping is one way to start saving the environment right from your small backyard. Eco-friendly landscaping can take you ...

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Green Jobs Pay More Than $100,000 Per Year

Green Jobs

Some of the highest-paying green jobs in the green technology industry pay more than $100,000 a year, according to Forbes.

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Is Sky the Limit for Green Aviation?

Going Green, Green Aviation

Green technology takes on many forms as people work together to improve the environment. A big part of that process happens in green aviation technology.

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CA’s Alameda County Enacts Fee to Expand Hazardous Waste Disposal

worker unloads a residents hasardous waste at Alameda County's disposial center

California’s Alameda County has voted to impose a $9.55 per house fee for hazardous waste disposal. The fee is not optional and the funds will go to keep the counties hazardous waste disposal drop-off facilities open and will even allow for an expansion in hours. Officials as well as residents have been debating this fee, which only narrowly passed. Supporters ...

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Do You Know What The Hottest Top 10 Green Jobs Are?

Green Technology, Jobs

Green Technology is hot and so are green jobs according to occupational expert Laurence Shatkin’s book “200 Best Jobs for Renewing America.”  In the book, Mr. Shatkin weighs in on the top green jobs in the United States while comparing three factors: income, job growth, and job openings. “I looked at green jobs that had to do with energy efficiency, with ...

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Could Buildings power themselves in the coming future?

Ubiquitous Energy

“Glass with integrated solar cells which converts IR and some visible light into electricity – this means that the power for an entire building can be supplemented using the roof and façade areas”, in a recent article in the Business Insider – Photovoltaic Transparent Glass was listed as one of the 17 Emerging energy technologies that will change the world. ...

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When eco and business collide, we get a better planet

Though not exactly what he had in mind at the time, Kermit the Frog said it best: It’s not easy being green. Cities like Portland, OR do their best to make it easy for their citizens to recycle. But in the process, end up making it difficult and confusing just to dispose of a piece of trash. There is not ...

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