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23 Apr

Residential Solar Energy

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You can shift over to residential solar energy, since it means running your electronic equipment on the sun’s energy! It’s wonderful to have a solar powered home, because it’s highly environment-friendly. Devices commonly used in the modern day household are solar powered water heaters, which are fed by the solar panels that are usually installed on the roof of your house!

This device taps the sun’s rays effectively through panels installed on your roof or garden. The panels contain a specific blend of materials that help absorb the sun’s heat and retain the energy. Now, you can have your very own private Jacuzzi and have no worries about leaving the water heater on!
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23 Apr

Samsung Ecological Mobile Phone

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In today’s fierce and competitive market, how can a company sell more cell phones? One response: manufacture “green” phones. At the Seoul World IT show, Samsung (the Korean consumer electronics multinational corporation) offered plans to begin development and sale of two environmental-friendly handsets. The first is the W510. The W510 is constructed from a corn-based bioplastic and is free from hazardous heavy metals such as lead, mercury and cadmium. This is the earliest Samsung bioplastic-based telephone. However, At the CES in January, it was discovered that Samsung was among several big consumer electronics manufacturers to utilize the unconventional material. Fujitsu showed off a laptop with a bioplastic case. Additionally, 3310 Evolve has been produced by Nokia, a mobile phone partly made from biomaterials.
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22 Apr

Eco Fashion Tips

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With more and more “Green” products entering the mainstream, it seems as if everyone is looking for ways to be more environmentally friendly. But what about fashion? Is it possible to be environmentally sensitive and still maintain your personal style? The answer is unequivocally “yes,” but it does take a little scouting around to find the right retailer for your needs.

First, let’s define what it means to be eco-fashionable. Although it might be hard to find all of the following criteria in a single piece of clothing, you can begin to build your wardrobe around these environmentally-safe choices:

1. Locally Sourced Purchasing items that are locally sourced is sometimes the most environmentally-sound decision you can make, because the products are not traveling a distance to get to you, and are therefore not contributing to the massive byproducts of shipping products around the world.
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22 Apr

With the clamor to be more environmentally-responsible, manufacturers of office equipment are slowly rising up to the challenge of producing green products. Green products mean energy-efficient, less pollution, less carbon emission, and more concern for environmental sustainability.

Every year with no regards for the environment, energy and resources are wasted. According to the Energy Star website, “if every home office product purchased in the U.S. this year were Energy Star qualified, Americans would save $200 million in annual energy costs while preventing almost 3 billion pounds of greenhouse gases, which is equivalent to the emissions of 250,000 cars.”

That’s a pretty good figure for the environment. But what is an Energy Star? How does it make a difference to the environment?
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