In today’s world of perpetually accelerating technology, we are becoming ever more used to instant gratification; as a result of this, many people become more and more prone to throwing things away at the very moment that they feel it is no longer useful. Continue reading
Grocery shopping is an activity nearly all of us have to deal with on a weekly (or even more often) base. Studies show that up to 50% of produced and purchased groceries go uneaten and most likely end up in the trash. Next to that, extensively using your freezer without being aware of what’s in there and what you could eat instead of buy new puts an unnecessary strain on your energy bill and, thus, the environment. Continue reading
Kids are the future. And to have them save the earth for their children much like we are doing for them, they need to be made aware of the environment from a young age. So how do we teach them being eco-friendly in a fun and educational way? Here’s our top 3.
- Calculate the carbon in a tree. Ask students to identify the variety of trees found on your school property and think about the many different benefits they provide to people and the environment. Then, teach them to measure the diameter of the tree and use their math skills to approximate the amount of carbon stored in each tree. Continue reading
In the past years, people tend to avoid understanding the importance of greener habits. Garbage thrown everywhere daily and dumped them in landfills. The problem is landfills also have limited amount of garbage it can hold. In the end, government authorities need to find another landfill.
Nowadays, authorities and environmental awareness groups conduct massive campaigns to let people know the importance of controlling waste, promoting energy efficiency, and other factors to protect the environment. Through their efforts, more citizens finally realize the significance of protecting the environment.
Want to do your part? This content will teach you about greener habits that you can do at home or company and help the environment. Continue reading
Bottled water is convienent to drink and always at hand in offices, homes and restaurants. Most people perceive bottled water as healthy and so would the labels of those bottles have you believe, ultra clean springs, untouched by humans for centuries, molten glacier water and lots of minerals and vitamins. The facts: bottled was is just that, tapwater bottled in expensive bottles with fancy logo’s. Did you know that 90% of the cost of bottled water comes not from the water itself, but the process of bottling the water? Continue reading