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Working With A Cold Frame

A cold frame is a basic miniature greenhouse enclosure that allows you to extend your plants' growing season. Instead of relying on the ever-changing temperatures of mother nature, you can use one for additional warmth. Unlike true greenhouses, however, cold frames are small and simple enough so that anyone can build one, regardless of skill level. If you are interested in learning more, keep reading and we ...

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Healthcare Waste Management – A Move Towards a Greener World

Everyone wants to be greener and that includes hospitals and other medical care facilities. Developing alternatives to traditional medical waste disposal, especially in under-served areas, isn't easy. An efficient and experienced facilities management company can help medical centres develop greener practices for healthcare facility management in Africa and around the globe. Understanding Medical Waste Befo ...

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4 Ways Home Security Systems Can Go Green

You obviously want your family to feel and be safe whenever they're at home. But just because you want to accomplish this goal doesn't mean that you want to waste lots of energy in the process. If you're looking for green options to help secure your home, let's look at four ways to do just that: LED Lights: If you leave your home for a vacation, you don't want it to be dark the entire time you're gone. And ...

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How Some Communities Are Going Green At The Park

Green spaces, like city parks, are becoming more and more valuable to communities. As cities expand to become rolling hills of concrete, looming trees, grass, and playgrounds become like sanctuaries for residents of the area. And as green land becomes less common, so does air quality drop as cars and construction flood new streets. Not wanting to contribute to pollution, some communities are turning to gree ...

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How To Become Energy Efficient

Energy efficiency is one of the key strategies for making life on Earth more sustainable. And this means life in our own neighbourhood and home too. Becoming energy efficient has two additional and critical advantages for us: we save money on the energy bill, and we contribute to containing, when not actually reducing, air pollution through greenhouse gas emissions. Arguably, not using power is the most ene ...

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Renewable Energy Advances At A Mile A Minute

Innovators are being encouraged to create and unveil new eco-friendly energy technologies that reduce our dependence on fossil fuels for energy. Some interesting sources of energy are being considered, particularly those that harness nature’s energy: Ocean currents We already use technology to generate electricity from rivers and ocean waves, but these require a relatively fast flow of water to make the tur ...

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Has Sustainable Building Had Its Day?

Wherever you go, whatever you read, and whatever you listen to, it is impossible in the modern world to get away from the environmental agenda that we are all told to follow. One of the key aspects of our move towards a greener world has been the large number of eco-friendly construction projects taking place around the world. Sustainable Building The way energy is distributed and used throughout buildings ...

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10 Tips To Stop Your Home Guzzling Energy

How many times have you got an electricity bill and wondered if you’re powering the whole street? Where does it go? Similarly, winter seems to seep through your walls no matter how high the heating is, and then when it comes to bill time, you’re weeping into your cocoa because you’re paying hundreds of dollars, to still be cold anyway. Why is this? It’s because your home isn’t energy efficient. In other wor ...

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Putting A Hydroponics System To Work

Hydroponics Systems Believe it or not, soil is not required to grow plants. The technique of hydroponics allows gardeners to grow plants with only water. This process might seem like something from the future, however, hydroponics systems have been used for hundreds of years. For example, the Chinese practiced hydroponics in the 10th and 11th century when gardeners grew food on floating rafts. Utilizing Hyd ...

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Lightning – A phenomena Of The weather

Lightning is one of the most powerful natural phenomena known to man and it can be deadly. Each day the earth is shaken by 8 million bolts of lightning. More than 90% of bolts fired are within the clouds but a highly charged storm will fire the negative energy from a cloud to the nearest point where there is a positive charge. That nearest point can be a tall building, a blade of grass or even a person – an ...

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