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Innovative South American companies making a mark in environment conservation

South America is stepping up to the plate in terms of creative design company practices. Companies are creating new technology that reinvents the way we use products. Here are the top five innovative countries in South America.

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Inspiring eco-art makes the best use of resources

Art is often hard to understand. There is much that gets lost in artistic interpretations. But the messages that these Eco works of art convey is clear. You can tell by their use of materials. These are designs that want you to think about how you can reuse and recycle things. These artist have turned trash into treasure. Enjoy.

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When you go out shopping, make it a zero waste exercise

When shopping for groceries, it is easy to get caught up with all the bright colors and convenient packaging that they place in front of you. But the truth is all of that pretty packaging usually just ends up in your garbage bin a couple of days after you go home with it. After that, it goes straight to the landfills to provide last meals for local birds and scavenging animals. In fact, we dump so much trash, that even the oceans are feeling the pinch. The Great Pacific Garbage patch is an example of the humongous ocean regions that are piling up with trash. Here are some tips to […]

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Solar energy is good for your wallet, and good for your environment

In a world still recovering from economic depression, it’s easy to see why people are becoming more interested in saving money. Money is a little tighter and the average American researches products and services heavily before they decide to make a commitment and buy it. Also influencing their decision is the growing concern over climate change and ways to mitigate the rising issues associated with it. Switching from gas and electric power to solar power and other alternative energy sources might be one of the ways that you can save money while also decreasing your carbon footprint.

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Make your yard a zero waste space

Changing your lifestyle to become zero waste is hard. It requires hard work, determination, and the willingness to change. But even though it’s hard, the reward you get back from it is worth it. Here are a couple tips to help you reach your goal in reducing waste in the yard.

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Futuristic clothing that comes with a touch of eco-consciousness

We are in a world of fast developing technology. But the technology doesn’t only extend to tools and gadgets. It is also beginning to expand to clothing. Clothing of the future is being designed, clothes that will improve our lifestyles and health. Here are a couple of the most futuristic designs.

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Furniture suitable for tiny dwellings

Who needs a big sprawling mansion when you can have all the functionality you need in a tiny apartment? Or at least that’s what I tell myself as I sit in my home office/kitchen/living room. But tiny living has its perks. One of them is buying cool, space saving furniture like the products in this article. They will make any living space feel open and comfy.

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Eco products that go easy on your wallet

Cool gadgets and technology are being made every day. Something new and exciting is always popping up. But usually those products are not environmentally friendly. Here are some that are.

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Fashion designers with environment love

Sustainable is the new black. Clothing lines are coming out with clothes that emphasize the importance of sustainably sourced materials and fair trade business practices. Not only are these brands carving a place for themselves in the fashion industry, but they are also creating jobs and boosting local economies. Here are brands that are proudly eco-friendly.

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Alternative energy resources that need more attention

It seems like every other day the words ‘Climate Change’ and ‘Clean Energy’ are being thrown about in the political arena.  Some admit to the growing threat while others just ignore it. Nothing seems to be getting done. One of the reasons for this is that the people invested in the same kind of things that are destroying our planet, are the ones with their mouths to the politicians’ ear. The politicians, in turn, have their hands in the pocket of the polluters. If they admit that climate change is real and happening, then they have to admit that they are the cause. They don’t see a profit from climate […]

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