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Schools should be treated in a similar way to our workplaces when it comes to making them more environmentally friendly.  They also present an excellent opportunity to showcase good practice to future ...
... way to eliminate or reduce standby power. The simplest is to unplug any unused devices so that they cannot possibly consume any energy. To switch off multiple devices that are used together such as a computer, ...
Travelling by car is often a matter of convenience and habit. Below are some ideas on other ways to get around while also reducing energy use. Car pooling. If work colleagues live close by then try share ...
... and relatively cheap way to start addressing this problem is by switching your home electricity to green power.  Basically this means buying power that has been generated from clean renewable resources ...
Below are a few ideas on ways to reduce water usage in your office / workplace  Invest in water using appliances that have a five or six star rating.  Different water efficiency standard exist around the ...
There are some simple and effective ways in which to make your home more water efficient. Below are some suggestions that won’t cost a fortune but will produce some savings Try to limit your shower to ...
... fiber embedded in walls or roof, or hybrid solar lighting at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Passive solar water heating There are many ways to use solar thermal energy to heat water for domestic use. Different ...
... Ecoplay . It is estimated that such a system could provide a 30% reduction in water use for the average household. The danger of biological contamination is avoided in two ways. Firstly a cleaning tank ...
... and oceans in this way. Despite treatment, this arguably results in greater contamination of natural waters, as the natural purification capacity of surface water is millions of times less than that of ...
... not necessary because with a good vent pipe it dries fast enough anyway. All composting toilets eventually need some end-product removal. A full-size composting toilet does not need to have solids removed ...
... rate at which they can be replenished naturally. There is now clear scientific evidence, (environmental science), that humanity is living in an unsustainable way, by consuming the Earth’s limited natural ...
... that may occur from the information on this site. The information contained on this site is provided as general information only. You should always consult a qualified professional to ensure that the ...
... vary in the way they track the Sun and focus light. In all these systems a working fluid is heated by the concentrated sunlight, and is then used for power generation or energy storage.  A solar trough ...
... the air inside is heated causing an updraft that pulls air through the building. Performance can be improved by using glazing and thermal mass materials in a way that mimics greenhouses. Deciduous trees ...
... during the day and light up at dusk are a common sight along walkways. Although daylight saving time is promoted as a way to use sunlight to save energy, recent research has been limited and reports contradictory ...
... of solar energy but only primary resource applications are discussed here. Because the performance of solar technologies varies widely between regions, they should be deployed in a way that carefully considers ...
... of a given frequency and at the same time a poor emitter of the same frequency ( or the other way around). The difference in absorption and emission arises because the radiation emitted by a relatively ...
... less fossil fuels can use energy in a efficient way.  ...
... through the Battery Council International organization . Other European countries do much better than Britain with battery recycling, with Sweden and Belgium leading the way. Types of batteries Most types ...
... If someone will pay you for the item, it''s a resource... But if you have to pay someone to take the item away... then the item is garbage." In a 2002 article for The Heartland Institute, Jerry Taylor, ...
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