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A Niagara of Oil

Imagine you sitting in front of Niagara Falls and watching all that water falling over a week, or 168 long hours. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), that is the volume...

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Inefficient efficiency

When we buy a new, more efficient appliance, we usually think that its savings in water or energy will be proportional to the improvement in efficiency. ”It’s only logical!” But, hold on, Spock, we...

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Do you know why your electricity bills tend to go up and down? Here is the answer:

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 5/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

Easier said than done

Most people seem to agree that they must do more to help the environment. Yet, in practice, it is very hard to make the leap from willing to doing. Even in a progressive community such as Boulder,...

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Thousands of volts could kill you instantaneously unless you´re a bird, that is. Read more to find out why:

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 9/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

Find out how you can go green with the help of these technologies:

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Could math hold the key to more energy-efficient cities? Find out more, here:

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 11/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

Keep your home safe from an electrical fire - here´s how to prevent electrical overloads in your home:

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Did you know? In the United States, Hawaii and most of Arizona do not follow Daylight Saving Time.

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Check out these eco-friendly decor ideas, giving your home a chic and efficient feel:

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 7/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Get a glimpse into the true impact the global transportation industry has on the world with this visualized guide!

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 9/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

There are some pretty neat eco-friendly places around! Check out some of the greenest cities in the U.S.

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 10/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

With food being a huge part of our existence, this is one of the best ways to go green. Eat local and organic!

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 10/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Start your journey to going green today with these easy to do lifehacks!

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Green Your Transportation: Bicycling, walking, carpooling or riding the bus are the best ways to commute sustainably.

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Save money while going green! Here are a few tips to help you out:

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Try reading the news online! Half a million trees have to be cut down just to produce the Sunday newspapers each week.

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The federal government offers incentives for homeowners to make green improvements as tax rebates. One popular incentive pays for 10% of the cost of items including biomass stoves, efficient heating & cooling, insulation, new roofing, water heaters, & efficient windows and doors.

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 3/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Rising energy costs are causing homeowners to look for energy efficient homes! If you are planning to sell your home, be sure to save old copies of your utility bills so you can compare them to post-retrofit utility bills & demonstrate the cost savings to potential buyers.

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 3/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

From 2008 to 2030, world energy consumption is expected to increase more than 55%. (Sustainable Energy)

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Eco-friendly products are everywhere. Sometimes, they are package inefficiently or cause more harm than good. You can...

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 5/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

Good-quality LED bulbs can have a useful life of 25,000 hours or more - meaning they can last more than 25 times longer than traditional light bulbs.

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 5/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Be eco-friendly this summer! Start your own backyard (or front yard) garden and grow some fresh fruits and vegetables...

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 5/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

Are you doing your part in being sustainable? It`s now easier than ever to green your home - and there are incentives to...

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 6/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Growing plants on a rooftop can reduce roof surface temperature and can improve stormwater management.

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 9/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Create a cleaner, safer, and welcoming environment in your home with this eco-friendly guide! Read the article here:

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 9/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

With food being a huge part of our existence, this is one of the easiest ways to contribute to making the world less polluted. Eat local and organic! Visit farmers markets!

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 11/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

Save the planet and save some cash with these tips:

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An eco-friendly office is more than just saving paper, it`s also about saving your business money, boosting your...

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While Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals can be tempting, excessive consumption of goods contributes to climate change,...

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With an increasing worldwide emphasis on sustainability, many companies are looking for ways to contribute to the...

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Brew certified coffee.A USDA Certified Organic label means it was grown using sustainable standards!

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 12/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Was one of your 2019 resolutions to become more eco-friendly? It`s very easy to take small steps to help the planet. One...

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Driving more efficiently is the most effective way to reduce your vehicle`s greenhouse gas emissions. Check out these...

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If you live close to your work, why not bike or walk instead of driving? This will limit gas emissions and cost while also improving your health!

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Why not borrow instead of buying? Before you go online and buy a book, consider checking to see if your local library...

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According to Inc. Magazine, "consumers are flocking" towards companies who strive to be as green as they can be! See how you can begin incorporating an eco-friendly strategy into your business here:…/8-ways-green-your-company.html

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 5/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Carpool, use public transportation, bike, or walk whenever possible. Check out this United States Environmental Protection Agency article that gives tips for reducing air pollution.

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 7/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Are electric planes the new electric cars? Every new innovation has to start somewhere! Check out this article to learn how André Borschberg is using his electric plane:

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 7/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

Invest in technology. In addition to the many other benefits of online tools for small businesses, these tools can allow employees to share and access information from anywhere, potentially reducing travel costs and the need for hard-copy printing of documents.

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 7/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

A new study published in the journal "Environmental International" outlines a novel way to help reduce carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide emissions (harmful greenhouse gases): drink gin made from pea starch instead of the traditional wheat. See the full story and study here:

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 8/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Researchers at the University of South Florida are harnessing the power of human physiology to transform greenhouse gases into usable chemical compounds. Learn more about the research here:

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 8/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Produce can be called organic if it's certified to have grown on soil that had no prohibited substances applied for three years prior to harvest. For more info on what food is considered organic, check out this USDA article:

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 8/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

`A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.` - Franklin D. Roosevelt

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 9/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Traditional sunscreens are harming the ocean. On a typical summer day at the beach, beachgoers could increase the concentration of aluminum in coastal waters by 4% and of titanium by almost 20%. Check out the full story here:

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Learn about small changes you can make in your own life to contribute to a greener Earth.

Posted by Savvyonwaste on 9/15/2019 12:00:00 AM
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