How To Reduce Trash In Landfills – Celebrating Earth Day

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The world will be celebrating Earth Day on April 22nd. During this day, several environmental activists and eco proponents will exhibit their support for environmental protection. Some of the most common issues might involve problematic trends that contribute to the earth’s sorry state. One of them is the amount of solid waste that is dumped in landfills. A landfill is structure that is built on top of or into the ground. The main purpose of this structure is to ...

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5 Green Ways to Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day

Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day

If Saint Patrick was here today, he won’t be too happy about how people honor him every year. The Feast of Saint Patrick might be the greenest day of the year, but the way most people celebrate is anything but green. People tend to waste a lot during the holiday season. It is estimated that household waste increases by more than 25% between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. This stat shouldn’t come as a surprise. People tend to party ...

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Reduce, Reuse & Recycle Plastic To Save the Ocean – Celebrating World Wildlife Day!

Save the Ocean

“Time is running out,” said Secretary General Ban Ki-moon as World Wildlife Day was celebrated at the United Nations on March 3rd. This day commemorates the fight against wildlife crime such as poaching. It also reminds us of a glaring reality; it is humans who kill wildlife. This problem isn’t only limited to poaching and other types of wildlife crime that endanger wildlife. The waste that we produce is lethal to animals too.  A landmark study concludes that over 400 ...

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Keeping Your Holiday Waste In Check 101

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Like it or not, most of us tend to stack up too much waste during the holiday season. From gift wrappings to travelling to another state to spend Christmas with the family; everything has an impact on energy use. In fact, according to the United States Environment Protection Agency (EPA), household waste usually increases in the days between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. E-waste also reaches its peak during this time of year. The high tech holiday hullaballoo ...

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COP21 Envisaging Safe Climate For The World

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Just after ruthless and horrendous act of terrorism in Paris, the city is creating a buzz once again, but this time for all the right reasons. The United Nations Conference on Climate Change that seemed wavering at first is now finally taking place in Paris and world leaders from 150 countries are taking part in it. The conference kicked off on November 30th is Paris and will continue till December 11th. Whether it’s the jeopardy of e-waste that this ...

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