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Contributing to a Greener World

Romantic-Homes_Windows-Home2-537x358For several years now, global warming and the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has made some of us rethink our lifestyles, the things we buy, and how we build our homes and businesses. When this whole global warming thing started, the first ones to blame were corporations; and while they do hold most of the responsibility and have the biggest impact on the environment, homeowners can affect the environment as well, whether it is positively or negatively.

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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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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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Without a Trace: How Green Technology is Changing the Way We Travel

American Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner.  SOURCE:  AA.comTraditionally when people booked travel arrangements, they tended to focus solely on issues such as price and convenience. Of course, these factors are still hugely important. However, individuals are increasingly paying attention to the carbon footprints of their journeys too.

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