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Make recycling worth it

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) I do mean that literally in making it worth for people to actually collect recyclables as once was the case. Nowadays the recyclables go to the municipalities who then, in turn, sell them on.

How Green Technologies Change Our Homes

Green Living Guy

Most people ask themselves, “What is green technology?” If you are one of these people, you’ll find out what it is and how it has transformed our homes. The benefits of green technology cannot be ignored. Soon, every homeowner will… Read More How Green Technologies Change Our Homes.

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Critical Antarctic ice shelf breaking away at an alarming rate

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A new study published in Science Advances has revealed that the Pine Island Glacier's ice shelf is breaking away at a rate much faster than previously measured

Can organic farming feed the world?

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Now there’s a question – posed by Chris Smaje of the Ecoogical Land Co-op. Chris joined the board of the ELC as Dave of Lowimpact left, and since then Chris has produced a book called A Small Farm Future , which we review here.

Scientists use bacteria to turn plastic waste into vanilla flavoring

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Scientists have converted plastic bottles into vanilla flavoring using genetically engineered bacteria

FreeWater is the startup connecting people to free, clean water

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A new philanthropic marketing startup based out of Austin, Texas is providing companies with a way to advertise while doing good. FreeWater provides beverages in eco-friendly, BPA-free packaging paid for by the ads printed directly onto the bottles.

FreeWater is the startup connecting people to free, clean water

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FreeWater provides beverages in eco-friendly, BPA-free packaging paid for by the ads printed directly onto the bottles

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Adventuring in New River Gorge, the newest US national park

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Here's what to expect on a visit to New River Gorge National Park

The Salvage Chef Cookbook Is Your Recipe for Kitchen Waste Management

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Go ahead, guess how many pounds of food are thrown away each year. Bet you… The post The Salvage Chef Cookbook Is Your Recipe for Kitchen Waste Management appeared first on Earth911. See more here: The Salvage Chef Cookbook Is Your Recipe for Kitchen Waste Management.

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Sino-Italian Cultural Exchange City Reception Center is a hidden art hall in China

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Made using sustainable materials like local wood and low-emissivity glass, the Sino-Italian Cultural Exchange City Reception Center helps link the area’s surrounding ecological forest with the architecture of China and Italy

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Breaking the cycle with upcycled food

AGreenLiving

Breaking the cycle with upcycled food Jesse Klein Wed, 06/16/2021 – 03:45 Soon — just as the plastic milk gallon in the dairy aisle and the beer can in the alcohol section have the three arrows signaling the packaging is recyclable — food products at grocery stores will have a new label to indicate the product is made with upcycled ingredients.

Sino-Italian Cultural Exchange City Reception Center is a hidden art hall in China

AGreenLiving

Made using sustainable materials like local wood and low-emissivity glass , the Sino-Italian Cultural Exchange City Reception Center helps link the area’s surrounding ecological forest with the architecture of China and Italy. The concept was taken from a combination of Italian style and “Ruyi,” an ancient Chinese decorative object used as a gift to foreign ambassadors to represent friendly relations between countries.

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Adventuring in New River Gorge, the newest US national park

AGreenLiving

In the late afternoon, after a physically hard day of building trails, a group of shirtless young guys take turns belaying each other as they scramble up a huge rockface. These climbing-lovers are answering the call of southern West Virginia’s Nuttall sandstone. Named for early coal developer John Nuttall, its 98% quartz composition means it’s one of the hardest sandstones you can find. This is the best sandstone on earth,” says rock climbing guide Paul Nelson, who moved here from Utah.

Critical Antarctic ice shelf breaking away at an alarming rate

AGreenLiving

A new study published in Science Advances has revealed that the Pine Island Glacier’s ice shelf is breaking away at a rate much faster than previously measured. If the ice shelf holding the Pine Iceland Glacier together breaks away, the entire iceberg may fall into the sea. Initially, scientists thought the ice shelf would take centuries to break away. However, when the rate of ice shelf loss increased in 2017, scientists began worrying that the glacier’s collapse could happen sooner.

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Scientists use bacteria to turn plastic waste into vanilla flavoring

AGreenLiving

Scientists have converted plastic bottles into vanilla flavoring using genetically engineered bacteria. According to research published in the journal Green Chemistry , genetically engineered E-Coli bacteria has been used to convert terephthalic acid (TA) from plastic waste into vanillin.

5 reasons Home Depot and Lowe’s must weed out toxic weed killers

AGreenLiving

5 reasons Home Depot and Lowe’s must weed out toxic weed killers Caroline Boden Wed, 06/16/2021 – 01:00 Consumers should be able to trust that the products on store shelves are safe for them to use. However, a recent analysis shows that many herbicides sold by home and garden giants Home Depot and Lowe’s contain ingredients known to be highly hazardous.