Alternatives to Plastic

Green Home Blog

Alternatives to Plastic. Replace your plastic with: PLA cups , compostable trash bags , taterware cutlery. Recycled Aluminum Water Bottle: Topo Trail Map.

Pee power may be best alternative energy bet yet

Green Prophet

Finding a viable alternative energy source to create low cost bio energy may be closer than we think. Some of these sources include energy from trash and algae as fuel for our future energy needs. Read more on alternative energy ideas: Algae returns as fuel for our future.

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Half of Tel Aviv’s Metropolitan Area Trash to be Used as Fuel

Green Prophet

Hiriya just south of Tel Aviv went from being a teeming trash mountain to a renowned recycling center , and now it will also be the site of the Middle East’s largest Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) plant.

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Turning trash into treasure

Green (Living) Review

Simply driving or biking around the streets on trash night (easily determined on the Internet), there are tons – at times literally – of interesting and useful things to be picked up. It’s a pretty simple procedure… and it requires a car alternator. waste management Waste not - Want not recycling crafts waste Turning trash into treasure recycling upcycling

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Environmental Economics: The simple economics of alternative fuels

Environmental Economics

» March 22, 2011 The simple economics of alternative fuels Simple model of energy:  As the price of energy source A rises, source B becomes cheaper, relatively.    Backers of alternative fuels see a silver lining in rising pump prices. View an alternate.

5 Simple Questions You Need To Ask Of All Your Trash

Green Living Ideas

Before simply tossing your trash, TerraCycle asks you to think about these 5 questions to find an alternative to the landfill. The post 5 Simple Questions You Need To Ask Of All Your Trash appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

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5 Simple Questions You Need To Ask Of All Your Trash

Green Living Ideas

Before simply tossing your trash, TerraCycle asks you to think about these 5 questions to find an alternative to the landfill. The post 5 Simple Questions You Need To Ask Of All Your Trash appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

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Convenient and Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Coffee Pods

Greentumble

The greenest choice is to reuse and compost coffee pods, however, recycling is still a better option than using pods that go straight in the trash. It’s safe to say that many of us start our. day with a coffee — and maybe another coffee mid-morning, or one to get through a sluggish afternoon.

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Best Buys and Healthy Alternatives to Conventional Halloween Candy

The Green Samaritan

Home About Terms of Use & Privacy Policy Disclosure Contact Product Reviews Monthly Eco-Resolutions Quick Reference Guide Subscribe Best Buys and Healthy Alternatives to Conventional Halloween Candy October 22, 2010 One more week until Halloween!

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DGrade’s Hipster Trash Clothing is Made Cheap in China

Green Prophet

Traveling trash. They were the first in the region to completely ban regular plastic bags , even though biodegradable alternatives have a long way to go before they are completely viable.

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Easy ways to cut down on trash and starve the landfill

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The average person, that's you, me, your neighbor, your kids, produces over 4 pounds, that is about 2kg, of trash a day, which equals about 29 pounds, or about 14kg a week, and that means that that works out to over 1,600 pounds, or 800kg (that's nearly a metric tonne) a year. It’s an interesting concept, trash, isn’t it? We ‘trash’ things that are no longer useful in anyway – they simply have to be buried or burned.

Dead sperm whale washed ashore in the Netherlands with over 37 lbs of plastic trash in its stomach. Cause of death was intestinal blockage.

Elephant Journal

Stranded sperm whale in the Netherlands found with over 37 lbs of plastic trash in its stomach. Let’s use less plastic (paper or cloth bulk bags, for one), and companies, please use alternatives.

Putting Ocean Debris in its Place: In Surfboards

Wend Magazine

Cunningham began Spirare Surfboards as a way to explore “innovative surfboard design using alternative materials and methods to make highly functional pieces of fine art that emphasize green design and sustainable construction,&# as stated on his website.

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Why donkeys should be the new garbage truck

Green Prophet

Tunisians are famous the world over for trash selfies. Tunisia’s trash is a universal problem , that touches the most rural of areas and the most desolate of villages. Cities animals trash selfies Tunisia waste collection

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5 New Uses For Old Light Bulbs (For When You’ve Replaced Them All With CFLs)

Green Prophet

Place a flower plucked from your garden in the bulb vase, or alternatively you could use it to keep your basil fresh. Make a single oil lamp or a set of nine as an alternative and upcycled Hannukah menorah.

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DIY wheelchairs offers Rwanda's disabled an affordable alternative

EcoFriend

DIY wheelchairs offers Rwandas disabled an affordable alternative. Solar Satellite Power: An alternative. Grasscrete: An ecofriendly, sustainable alternative paving system. It is an awesome idea to recycle trashes to create musical instruments. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows. Greenlists //. gallery //. Transportation. Architecture. Technology. Green Products. Solar Power. More >>.

8 Practical Ways to Use Solar Energy

Hug a Tree with Me

Using the power of sun to generate power is a cleaner alternative to conventional fossil fuel energy. Portable lights: Instead of using lights that depend on batteries and traditional energy, use solar powered alternatives.

What Is Your Carbon Footprint?

Green Home Blog

Another easy way to decrease your carbon footprint is to throw away less trash. Tagged: alternative power , carbon footprint , Energy Conservation , fossil fuels , green business , green living , green travel. COMPOSTABLE BIODEGRADABLE Green Library Living Green RECYCLABLE REUSABLE SUSTAINABLY SOURCED USA MADE WATER ENERGY EFFICIENT alternative power carbon footprint Energy Conservation fossil fuels green business green living green travelWhat Is Your Carbon Footprint?

ECO Keenuo: One Awesome Eco-friendly Superstore

Hug a Tree with Me

It means recycling everything that can be and reusing items instead of generating trash, and means to choosing all natural alternatives to all the products we use.

8 Ways to Green up your Gardening and Landscaping

Hug a Tree with Me

Practice grasscycling: Grasscycling in the practice of leaving the grass and leaves where they fall instead of bagging them and trashing. Sustainable equipment: Eco-friendly lawn mowers are wonderful alternatives to the traditional electric and gas powered varieties.

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10 Simple Ways to Green Up your Bathroom

Hug a Tree with Me

Typical bathrooms are water wasters, air polluters, energy zappers and trash producers. Eco-friendly décor: When shopping for shower curtains , bath mats , trash cans, storage holders and other such bathroom décor , choose ones that are made sustainably.

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How Fast Fashion is Being Converted Into Jet Fuel

Eco Chic

The company will need about 30,000 tons of old clothing every year to make the method a competitive alternative to traditional ways of processing ethanol. But Jeplan, GEI and Japan Airlines look to test the fuel alternative as early as 2020.

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Compact Florescent Bulbs Hazardous to Environment

Eco Friendly Daily

The majority of these light bulbs are ending up in the trash. Many facilities that handle these as trash do not see many come in at this point. Alternative Energy

A Guide to Bagasse

Green Home Blog

So many of the things we use every day get tossed in the trash and end up buried at the bottom of a landfill or downcycled into less useful products. One of those alternatives is bagasse. If disposed of properly, though, bagasse is a smart, eco-friendly alternative to plastic.

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8 Simple ways to Green Up your Bedroom

Hug a Tree with Me

4: Decorate minimally: The less stuff you have equals the less clutter you create and the less trash you generate. Look for furniture that was made with salvaged materials and alternatives such as bamboo , cork, metal and paper.

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WHAT TO DO WITH THINGS YOU CAN’T RECYCLE

Green (Living) Review

Read on for three fab alternatives to tossing things you can’t recycle into the trash. Recycling is an excellent way to conserve resources, reuse materials and decrease the amount of raw materials being mined, logged or produced from scratch.

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Tips for Driving Greener: Save Money & Help the Planet

Green Living Ideas

The Detroit auto show and my participation in it were timely this year, because I am in fact looking for a new car as mine was trashed by a large oak tree during Sandy.

More Eco-Themed Halloween Costume Ideas!

Environmental News Network

An Alternative Energy Source Like Solar Panels or Windmills. Show off your alternative side by dressing like an alternative energy source. White Trash. What kind of white trash did you think I was talking about?

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4 Simple Steps to Grow a Hundred Pounds of Potatoes in a Barrel

Green (Living) Review

Select and prepare a container You''ll need to pick out a container such as a 50-gallon trash barrel or one of those half whiskey barrel planters. Alternatively, you can buy used food-grade barrels or commercially-available potato planters.

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This company turns recycled plastic bags into designer furniture with a traditional Egyptian weaving process

Green (Living) Review

Cairo's Reform Studio is turning trash into treasure with its Plastex material, which is woven from plastic bags using Egyptian handlooms. Plastic shopping bags, as useful as they are for the 12 minutes when they're in use, are a curse on our planet.

The Donate Movement – Improve, Strengthen, Create A Healthier World

The Green Samaritan

When I see all the bags and boxes of things that need to be sorted out by the staff, I wonder if it’s trash or treasure I’m donating! link] Trash or Treasure…8 Tips for Making the Best Choice | The Green Samaritan [.]

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Waste Incineration: Advantages and Disadvantages

Greentumble

Other solutions are needed, and may people believe incineration facilities offer a cleaner, tidier, and less land-consuming alternative. But is incineration truly a legitimate or desirable alternative? According to the latest calculations, the world is currently producing about 1.3

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Eco-Friendly Tips Every Boater Needs to Know

Greentumble

2 Bag your trash. We should do everything we can to prevent more trash from getting into the oceans or our nation’s waterways. Bag your trash and keep it on your boat to dispose of when you get back to port. It’s summertime, and that means everyone is.

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EPA recognizes Sierra Club grassroots efforts on the ground in Puerto Rico

Sierra Club Compass

zero waste, Sierra Club volunteers help keep the recycling bins full and the trash empty. Festivals draw in thousands of guests that generate a lot of trash. At the same time, proposals to build seven trash burning incinerators are being considered for Puerto Rico - so every bit of recycling helps reduce demand for the incinerators. The Sierra Club’s Leslie Fields (center) accepts a 2013 U.S.

A Guide to Enzyme Cleaners

Green Home Blog

Fortunately, there are a number of alternatives that can clean just as well (or better!) There are thousands of enzymes involved in everything from the cellular processes in your body to the decomposition of your trash, but enzyme cleaners are made using a few specific enzymes that break down biological substances like fats, oils, proteins, and starches. When used correctly, though, enzyme cleaners are a safe, effective alternative to dangerous home cleaning products.

Recycle your Number 5 Plastics with Preserve

Hug a Tree with Me

In the recent years, manufactures have begun to find alternative ways to recycle certain types of plastics. It is insane to think that a family of three use this much plastic in a year, and without this program, all of it would have been thrown out with the weekly trash.

A Few Simple Ways to Start Living Greener Today

Greentumble

People save them for a number of reasons — they make useful trash bags for small cans like the one you probably have in your bathroom, for example, but no matter what you do with them, they end up in the landfill. Everyone likes to talk about “going green,”.

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If a CFL Breaks, Here Is What To Do | Living Green and Saving Energy

Living Green & Saving Energy

If no disposal centers or recycling options are available where you live, seal the bag containing the fragments inside two additional sealable plastic bags and place in your trash. Then, deposit this in the outdoor trash. It is important for consumers to realize that CFLs and fluorescent bulbs require special handling and cannot be thrown away in the trash.

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If a CFL Breaks, Here Is What To Do

Living Green & Saving Energy

If no disposal centers or recycling options are available where you live, seal the bag containing the fragments inside two additional sealable plastic bags and place in your trash. Then, deposit this in the outdoor trash. It is important for consumers to realize that CFLs and fluorescent bulbs require special handling and cannot be thrown away in the trash.

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New Reusable Stainless Steel Cup Products Help Summer Events Go Green

Green (Living) Review

and Dave Matthews Band Summer Tour among eco innovators embracing reusable steel cups from Steelys Drinkware as alternative to the billions of disposables trashed annually. Lagunitas Brewing Co.

A Helpful Guide to Renewable Energy and Small Business

Green Prophet

You could sign up with an energy company that harnesses biomass, burns trash or is inventing next generation renewable power. Research Alternatives to Renewable Energy Generation There are two sides to the energy equation: generation and conservation.

10 Ways to Green Your Summer Vacation

Green Home Blog

To help make your vacation as green as possible, look for places to buy carbon offsets, which allow you to invest in organizations that use your money for environmental projects like planting trees or developing alternative energy sources. 10 Ways to Green Your Summer Vacation.

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More Eco-Themed Halloween Costume Ideas!

Environmental News Network

An Alternative Energy Source Like Solar Panels or Windmills. Show off your alternative side by dressing like an alternative energy source. White Trash. What kind of white trash did you think I was talking about?

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