For 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.
One 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?
People 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.
Ever 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 […]
You 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 […]
Most 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.
Traditionally 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.