Ways You Can Have a Positive Impact on the World Every Day

Regardless of your age, your location, or your personal circumstances, you should attempt to have a positive impact on the world every single day. You don’t have to be a politician to have this kind of effect. No matter your vocation or the platform that you stand upon, you can spread cheer and provide others with a helping hand when they need it most.… [Read more]

5 Ways City Planners Can Incorporate Eco-Friendly Construction Materials

City and urban planning has lately begun to involve more and more connection to natural resources. Citizens are more and more concerned about the planet, and city planners should be as well. As a city planner, your job is to determine the best use for a specific city’s resources and land. Part of developing a city is building structures that help the public in day to day activities.… [Read more]

Consequences and Solutions to “Continents” of Plastic waste in the Oceans

The oceans are now invaded by mainly plastic waste, which is concentrated by ocean currents. They are causing an environmental disaster for marine ecosystems, but also for our health as a consumer of marine products and finally economic as estimated by the United Nations Environment Program.

A significant and unquantifiable amount of plastic waste enters the sea through waste, poorly managed landfills, tourist activities and fishing.… [Read more]

4 Must-Read Books on the Environment And Climate Change

The new year has brought about new beginnings. However, with a few natural disasters piling up one after another, it’s high time people should take climate change seriously. People don’t really give back what the environment offers them every day. And this is a bit alarming. It all starts with education. And what better way to instill environmental protection than to start with our kids at home. … [Read more]

Protecting the Environment: Four Ways to Ship Goods Smarter

Shipping goods is one of those processes that can very often be done better. By doing better, you can have a positive impact on the environment. This can be accomplished by reducing the material you use, the cost it takes, and even improving the packaging design and on-shelf marketing of your products. Whether you are shipping goods, waste, or anything in-between, the concept stays the same and to ship goods smarter, you will want to implement these top four methods: 

1.     Rethink… [Read more]

How to Greenify Your Home This Summer

Getting your home as green as possible can be a challenge, especially when summer is in full swing. Although no one wants to spend their summer doing renovations, getting everything done when the weather is nice is a great idea. 

Toxic chemicals and materials, can hide in plain sight within your home, and if you’re serious about preserving your health and the health of your family, it’s important to do something about it.… [Read more]

You Recycle, Right? Yet, You Still Might Be Destroying the Planet By Doing It Wrong

Recycling becomes more and more commonplace each year. Before you pat yourself on the back for your eco-friendliness, however, you should know that many people mess up their recycling in unexpected and unintended ways. Here are just a few mistakes that you might be making with your big blue bins.

You’re Throwing Away Dirty Items

Contamination is a widespread problem with recycled goods.… [Read more]

The Latest Innovations in Engineering Technology

Many individuals are offset by the complexities of modern engineering. It is a tough subject to take on without guidance and thus has a tendency to confuse the average person. Luckily, we do not need to completely understand the specifics of engineering in order to reap the benefits of the workers who engineer products. The industry is rapidly changing and investing in technology that will shape the coming future.… [Read more]

Water Waste in America and How Things are Changing for the Better

Water is the most precious resource on earth, essential for all forms of life. It makes up about 60% of the weight of an average human body and without water life would not exist on earth. As the human population continues to multiply exponentially, the strain on important resources such as water continues to grow. It is important to ensure conservation of water for the continued existence of life on earth.… [Read more]

How Your Business Can Do Its Part to Fight Climate Change

One hundred ninety-five nations came together in Paris to strike a landmark deal to fix our climate once and for all. Just weeks after members of the Islamic State shocked both France and the world, global leaders met to discuss another enemy threatening our planet—climate change. While the agreement is the first of its kind, the effort was mostly political theater.… [Read more]