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Brent Council Carbon Footprint

Brent Council is happily advertising a fall in its carbon footprint of 11.3%, but it would be nice to have a better idea of what this means.  The figures appear to come from this report, although I am not sure why they are press released now.&nb...
by James Powney's Blog on Aug 27, 2016

THE QUEST FOR 100% RENEWABLE: RE100 strives to normalize 100% renewable energy

There’s a meeting of the minds happening among some of the biggest names in international business, and it’s all for a good cause. These are […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.
by The Mindful Word on May 5, 2016

7 Easy Things To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Each and every one of us has the ability to make an impact on our carbon footprint. For those new to the rodeo, a carbon footprint is simply the negative impact you personally have on our environment through your everyday behavior. For example, the t...
by Ab home interiors on Mar 22, 2016

Climate change.

Have a good look at the  look at the image below. This is a map of North America as we believe it looked around 12,000 years ago. Notice glaciers covered nearly ALL of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. 100% of Canada, Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisco...
by Take the red pill! on Mar 14, 2016

Wyndham Worldwide Recognized As World Leader For Climate Change

Facility Executive Magazine Global hospitality company named to The Climate "A" List by the Carbon Disclosure Project, and beats carbon emissions goal six years ahead of schedule. Wyndham Worldwide Recognized As World Leader For Climate Change appear...
by FacilityBlog on Nov 18, 2015

Large Retailers Embrace Solar Power

Even the most technologically challenged businesses have come to embrace the power of solar. Solar power is especially advantageous for large retailers. Walmart stores, for example, saw the opportunity back in 2007. With their frugal business approac...
by My Green Living Ideas on Jun 27, 2015

What is Steenbergs’ carbon footprint?

We seek to offset our carbon footprint so it is pretty small. For 2014, Steenbergs has purchased carbon offsets for 72 tonnes of carbon dioxide (i), up from 17 tonnes in 2013.  This has increased, because we are now retiring even more of the greenho...
by Steenbergs on Jun 5, 2015

10 simple ways to reduce emission of greenhouse gases

10 simple ways to reduce our greenhouse gas emission 1. Instead of using motorcycles or cars use a bycycle or walk for short distances. This will also keep you healthy. 2. Switch off appliances when not used. 3. Do not burn plastic, polythene or rubb...
by Science at home on May 24, 2015

What’s the carbon footprint of your cuppa?

It depends is perhaps the best answer. It depends on what you drink and also on how you treat changes in land use. For tea, the carbon footprint is 87 g CO2 for a mug of Steenbergs black tea taken with milk. This includes the carbon footprint of brew...
by Steenbergs on May 19, 2015

Earth Day: 45 Years of Caring for Earth; Be a Leader, Reduce Your Pet's Carbon Pawprint

Our FiveSibes Earth Day Poster  We are going "wordy" for today's Wordless Wednesday as we are sharing in the Earth Day celebration! This year marks 45 years of the Earth Day Network caring and promoting for the care of our Earth - everyone'...
by FiveSibes on Apr 22, 2015

Reduce Carbon Emissions with Xtreme Fuel Treatment

  Passenger vehicles and heavy-duty trucks are major air pollution contributors, producing significant amounts of nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, and other pollution. In 2013, transportation contributed more than half of the carbon monoxide an...

Make Your Own DIY Solar Power Generator

There are many benefits of using solar power to run the electronic gadgets within your home. For one, you can reduce your carbon footprint as solar electricity releases no carbon dioxide or other harmful pollutants into the environment. The cost of y...
by The Alternative Consumer on Oct 3, 2014

Online Shopping: A Greener way to reduce your carbon Footprint

 As we go on our daily lives, each activities we make contribute to the total carbon footprint we consume.  There are many ways to reduce our carbon footprint and efforts to disseminate this information has been all over the net and the television...
by My Green Living Ideas on Sep 15, 2014

Turning a House into a Green Home

Reducing My Carbon Footprint One Step at a Time Plan for a greener homeYears ago, the initial roadblock to my turning our house into a green home was the costs. When green technology was first becoming accessible, it was simply co...

Carbon Footprint-Reducing Business Practices

If you want to start a green business or adapt your already existing one to a more eco-friendly path, then you have quite the task ahead of you. You can usually make a checklist ...

A Better Way to Decrease Your Carbon Footprint

When we talk about things like carbon footprint and reducing our impact on the environment in terms of changing our food sources, we usually talk about it in terms of BIG changes that we can make. Specifically, going meatless for meals and adopting a...

Green Dogs Dispose Properly

by Carrie Boyko, CEB BufferTanner on Trash DutyHere at All Things Dog Blog we live a pretty green lifestyle, and if this photo is any indication, it's been going on for quite a while. I think we got the bug around 2006 or 2007 when Xena was diagnosed...
by All Things Dog Blog on Jul 7, 2014

Turning a House into a Green Home

Years ago, the initial roadblock to my turning our house into a green home was the costs. When green technology was first becoming accessible, it was simply cost prohibitive for many folks, myself included. However, with the popularity and logic c...

Cartoon guide to biodiversity loss XXIV

Another 6 biodiversity cartoons for your conservation giggle & groan (see full stock of previous ‘Cartoon guide to biodiversity loss’ compendia here). – Filed under: biodiversity, cartoon, climate change, conservation Tagged: Anthropoc...
by Conservation Bytes on Jun 17, 2014

Helping the Environment at Work: How to “Green” Your Law Office

Cut back on expenses and attract a broader clientele with these simple eco-friendly tips for turning your law office green.
by Blog On Smog on Apr 27, 2014


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