Each year, as many as 15 million vehicles leave the road for good and are sent to scrap. In the past, many of these cars might sit in junkyards for years to be picked through for spare parts, with their non-usable components finding their way to landfills. Over the last few decades though, vehicle recycling has grown into a $22 billion industry, with (more…)
For the past two decades, Americans have begun to realize that green is the new black. Everyone from celebrities, soccer moms, and our nation’s leaders has seemingly fallen head over heels for the “going green” phenomenon, just as long as it’s convenient for them. But for those of us who recognize that a healthier, more environmentally (more…)
It’s official; ‘rubbish’ has been redefined. Landfill fodder is no longer unsightly regrettable junk and has now evolved to become something we can utilize in even the most personal ways. If you follow trends in the built environment, or simply just enjoy a little insight into the type of extreme eco-homes shown on popular programs, then a few of the more elaborate (more…)
Cutting down on paper use is one of the easiest ways to lower your carbon footprint. In fact, in today’s electronic world, there’s almost no excuse for purchasing ream after ream of paper or mega cartridges of printer ink. (more…)
It looks great and it’s also greener. Designed by Elie Ahovi, “Lit” combines LED (Light-Emitting Diodes) with optical fiber technology.
This means that the bulb will last much longer, besides offering dimmable light quality. It is a much more eco-friendly option to incandescent lights (more…)
There once was a time when hybrid cars were unique in technology and looks compared to their traditional counterparts. The Toyota Prius was one of those cars. That car screamed “look at me, I am eco-friendly”. Nowadays, hybrid cars are more main stream and help manufacturers meet ever increasing fuel economy standards. The Kia Optima Hybrid does not scream (more…)
I had meetings all over Southern California on Thursday, and driving to and from them enabled me to listen to the radio and absorb news that I otherwise would have missed.
More and more people are becoming aware of the impact wastefulness has on the environment. If you are planning for your big day, you may be considering having an eco-friendly wedding.
Weddings are often large events that use a lot of paper, plastic and other materials that are used once (more…)