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Going Green at Work

Going Green at Work

Wherever you are, at work, on the road or at home, it would be a good idea to go green. This is especially true for those that have a business or an office. Home isn’t the only place where people are vulnerable. Below are a few tips that you can follow if you want to go green at your office. 1. The office printer. A lot of people will use the printer from the office to print useless stuff. Since... [Read more]

Traces of Radiation From Japanese Nuclear Plant Found in Seven States

Traces of Radiation From Japanese Nuclear Plant Found in Seven States

As a result of the earthquake that hit Japan not so long ago, there is no doubt that the country has been limping back to normalcy, but what has added to the chaos is the consequent damage of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Plant that has now been found to have emitted radiation which has reached about seven states in the United States. The states that have recorded traces of the said radiation are... [Read more]

Is There Anything I Can Do For Global Warming

Is There Anything I Can Do For Global Warming

What is global warming? Why is it so scary? Global Warming is the effect of toxic green house gases, such as burnt fossil fuels, becoming trapped in our atmosphere. The green house effect keeps water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, etc. in our lower atmosphere, regulating the temperature closer to the base of the atmosphere, and surface of earth. Now, fossil fuels among other gases we use, are being... [Read more]



Los Angeles to team up to ban the use of plastic bags at supermarkets

One of the largest cities in the U.S., the City of Los Angeles, recently adopted a resolution authorizing the preparation of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) on the proposed ordinance banning the use of plastic bags at supermarkets. If adopted the City of Los Angeles will be the largest city in the U.S. to ban use of plastic bags at supermarkets. Los Angeles is home to over 7,500 such supermarkets... [Read more]


It’s time to change your incandescent light bulbs

A new breed of more efficient light bulbs is coming to the market. The CFLs, compact fluorescent light bulbs, have been in use for a while. The most recent addition to the family is LED, light emitting diodes. Both are 80 percent more efficient than their previous cousin, incandescent light bulbs and last longer. New technologically advanced bulbs can help reduce your monthly electric bill. You... [Read more]


Why you should consider green when you remodel

If older homes are remodeled to improve energy efficiency, the U.S. Department of Energy estimates that it could save $20 billion on energy per year. Simple steps such as upgrade to energy efficient thermostats and appliances could lead to enormous energy savings for the nation. Here are some things you should know. Indoor air quality Air quality inside your home may have been compromised due to... [Read more]


Three Costly, but Easily Avoidable, Claims in Construction

Construction claims are nearly unavoidable, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try. Almost anyone who runs a construction company, or deals with construction projects, will butt up against them at some point in his or her career. These tips from Lyle Charles Consulting will help you avoid costly claims. A Complaint About the Architectural Design When a contractor is planning their construction... [Read more]


How to choose the best wicker furniture set

Written by Wicker Paradise If your relaxing indoors or out in the garden, wicker furniture sets look fabulous. But, choosing the best wicker furniture set in terms of design and durability can be difficult. There are designs that range from beautiful contemporary pieces to traditional pieces. Here are a few tips on how to choose the best wicker furniture set for you. Consider the type of wicker –... [Read more]


Natural Latex: A Healthier Sleep

Written by: The Foam Factory, Inc. Learn why natural latex is becoming most consumers’ number one choice for a healthy sleep. One of the recent scientific breakthroughs in the world of sleep research is that the same chemicals that protect us from the danger of fire also present a risk to us as we sleep. More and more, people are opting to switch to a natural latex memory foam from Canada. These... [Read more]


Taking Out a Reverse Mortgage versus Downsizing

A reverse mortgage is essentially an extra source of income for seniors using their house as collateral. It’s been a popular choice for those in need of the funds to continue living in their home and to cover associated expenses. It also allows the senior to continue living in the house that they’ve become emotionally attached to for years on end. On the other hand, instead of taking out a reverse... [Read more]


Planning Is A Key Element In Construction Projects

The complexity of construction projects requires every party involved to plan ahead. Failing to plan properly will result in numerous mishaps and delays that will ultimately cost owners a significant amount of money. Emphasis on Communication Owners taking on a large project are faced with the daunting task of ensuring its success. It’s absolutely beneficial for owners to work alongside construction... [Read more]




EU environment ministers clash over carbon plans

EU environment ministers clashed over a huge surplus of UN pollution permits, a technical spat with the potential to derail international efforts to tackle climate change. Original post: EU environment ministers clash over carbon plans  Read More →


EU environment ministers clash over carbon plans

EU environment ministers clashed over a huge surplus of UN pollution permits, a technical spat with the potential to derail international efforts to tackle climate change. Here is the original post: EU environment ministers clash over carbon plans  Read More →


Environment panel split on Posco clearances

NEW DELHI: In a 3:1 split opinion, an Environment Ministry panel has disagreed on whether or not to scrap all environment and forest clearances for South Korean giant Posco’s Rs. 51,000-crore integrated steel project in Orissa. Read more here:  Environment panel split on Posco clearances  Read More →


Wesleyan University To Host Symposium On Environment

Wesleyan University’s College of the Environment will host its annual “Where On Earth Are We Going?” symposium on Oct. 23, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Exley Science Center, Room 150 Read the original post: Wesleyan University To Host Symposium On Environment  Read More →


Etisalat and Pacific Controls Launch the Environment Friendly ´Emirates Energy Star´ Program

DUBAI, UAE, October 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ – Inaugurated by UAE Minister of Environment, HE Dr. See the original post here:  Etisalat and Pacific Controls Launch the Environment Friendly ´Emirates Energy Star´ Program  Read More →