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Infographic: 10 Ways to Improve Our Green Cities

While often times we associate the environmental movement with open landscapes and vast swaths of rural land, a tremendous amount of environmental change is taking place right here in our cities. Cities offer many opportunities for testing out sustainable living practices because the close proximity of so many individuals makes innovative transportation and housing solutions possible. While new progress is happening all the time, many have looked at existing city structures designed for one purpose, and devised ways in which they can be retrofitted to be environmentally friendly. What was formerly just blacktop on top of a building has the potential to become a green roof. The concrete divider in between two parking spaces can be recast as a charging …

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5 Business Behaviors the Negatively Impact Our Planet

How business can become more environmentally sustainable

By Donald Parfew Being green has never been so important. With the planet in a state of decline we need to do all we can to help alleviate the problem. It isn’t just individuals needing to subscribe to this mentality either. Businesses need to get on board and contribute by operating in a greener fashion. Only with all of us pulling together will we make a difference. Waste According to DEFRA the average UK commercial and industrial waste total is in decline, which is good news. However, more still needs to be done. Many companies recycle and reuse a lot of what they generate from providing their products or services but it’s the little things that can make the difference. Implementing …

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Product Review: Juicebar Pocket Solar Charger

The Juicebar solar charger and accessories

Disclaimer: I was provided Juicebar portable solar charger from Cableorganizer.com  for testing and review. The opinions expressed in this post are entirely my own As described, the Juicebar pocket portable solar charger is a pocket-sized mobile battery/solar charger compatible with a wide variety of mobile devices, complete with a selection of adaptors for use with your particular device. For my case, I’ve tested it with my iPod touch and LG Optimus S phone and found no issues with connections or compatibility. The Juicebar is simple enough. One side houses the solar panel, and the other has charge indicator bar and two buttons, one to display the available charge and the other for a small LED flashlight – the addition of the …

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