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Zero Waste Energy: Will Artificial Photosynthesis Make Power From Thin Air?

Zero Waste Energy: Will Artificial Photosynthesis Make Power From Thin Air?

We all know how photosynthesis works. Chances are when you were in science class you had to build a model or draw a diagram laying it all out.

Are Vertical Forests an Answer to Corporate Social Responsibility and The Environment?

Are Vertical Forests an Answer to Corporate Social Responsibility and The Environment?

When we think of people fighting climate change, we tend to think of activists and protesters. We also tend to put corporations on the side of those who are making global warming worse; faceless entities harming the planet in pursuit of profits.

Recycling’s Role In Environmental Sustainability

Recycling’s Role In Environmental Sustainability

The goal of environmental sustainability, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, is for humans and nature to exist in productive harmony.  This definition clearly understands that production is at the basis of existence for both human and nature.

3 Ways Recycling Bins Benefit the Environment

3 Ways Recycling Bins Benefit the Environment

By now, most people have heard about recycling, but are not really sure of all the benefits of doing it. For some, it may seem like another hassle that makes life more difficult.

The Algae-Eating Drone could combat the stress caused by algae blooms

The Algae-Eating Drone could combat the stress caused by algae blooms

Harmful algal blooms are toxic to water bodies and ecosystem, and the people, animals, and plants that rely on the water from these bodies are put at a health risk. First, many animals, marine life, and birds, and plants can get sick and die from the unnatural growth of algae blooms, threatening the health of water bodies, from the Great Lakes to the Baltic Sea.

Reducing Your Business’ Ecological Footprint

Reducing Your Business’ Ecological Footprint

With natural disasters occurring more frequently, and people becoming more aware of global warming it is apparent that one of the main factors is human involvement. As the population continues to consume resources and produce waste, we have to question what nature’s capacity is to meet our needs.

2 Green Tech Startups That Could Transform Corporate Social Responsibility

2 Green Tech Startups That Could Transform Corporate Social Responsibility

Businesses--especially small ones--that want to go green are occasionally stunted by costs and ease of switching over to greener practices, especially when it comes to energy resources. But according to an article at Washington Business Journal, green tech startups Nextility and GreenSmith Energy Management Systems can potentially remove these obstacles.

With the Drought Californians Learn How to Recycle Gray Water

With the Drought Californians Learn How to Recycle Gray Water

The California drought has obliged the government to impose very severe restrictions on the use and consumption of water. According to the LA Daily News, the crisis has also spurred renewed interest in how to recycle water.

Why should you recycle plastic?

Why should you recycle plastic?

About News suggests that there are particular benefits for recycling plastic, a material that tends not to be biodegradable and can last in landfills for all practical purposes forever. What is more, as the journal Science indicates, a large amount of discarded plastic is finding itself in the world’s oceans, much to the long term detriment of the environment.

How Multiple Stream Recycling Bins Help The Environment

How Multiple Stream Recycling Bins Help The Environment

In an article about recycling efforts in Boston, author Barbara Moran cites the many problems that come from single-stream recycling or one-bin-takes-all approaches to recycling. First, many items that get dropped in single-stream bins become "contaminated" from the moment they fall in the bin: paper gets dirty and therefore not reusable and glass breaks and cannot be sorted out.