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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]


How to make the most of your portable a/c

Here are some tips on how to make the most of your new portable air condition, including maintenance and performance. The portable air conditioner must always be installed in those areas that are most suitable for it. The cooling unit must never be installed in the area that receives direct sunlight. It is also better to install it in the spaces or rooms that have low humidity levels. This is because... [Read more]


Looking after your Seagrass furniture

Seagrass are plants that live in the continental shelf of sea coasts all over the world. These dried plants can make very attractive furniture. The large majority of the seagrass furniture is made from the perennial ocean reeds that are exported mostly from China. Seagrass furniture is made by weaving the plants, that are still green, either by hand or by machine. Once the plants become dry, the furniture... [Read more]


Simple Techniques to Make Your Work More Manageable

Summary: There are some easy ways you can make your time at work more comfortable. Here are a few tips to make your job more manageable when you feel your eyes getting tired. Add Natural Light to The Room Only using overhead lighting could be straining on your eyes. If you make sure you have natural light coming in from windows or are able to work outside for part of the day, you will feel much more... [Read more]


How You Can Use Social Media to Grow Your Interior Design Business

Summary: The development of social media has fundamentally changed how people communicate and interact with one another. Getting familiar with social media can help you grow your business. Building a business is challenging but so is marketing one. How you advertise your business and get the word out there is important, because this is how you can connect with potential investors, customers, sponsors,... [Read more]


Different types of mailboxes

When it comes to home improvement, the little things count. Looking at the mailbox, it’s often ignored yet it’s the first thing visitors see when they arrive. It is remarkable how very little attention homeowners pay to their mailbox when it is the very impression anyone gets of a house. According to California Mailboxes here are the four most common types of mailboxes. Roadside This is the... [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 →