Spain recently witnessed an elephant bursting into flames. But wait! It is not a real elephant we are talking about there, but an elephant sculpture that was actually lit up as part of Valencia’s annual Fallas Festival. The elephant in question was made of recycled cardboard, and constituted over 6000 recycled paper tubes.
Humans are a pretty incredible species. Through evolution and over millions of years, we have reached the point where we are able to control the elements and to manipulate them to achieve incredible things. We have the ability to fly across the world in planes, we can visit space and we can control electricity and fire. We can meld metals and we can make vast amounts of fabrics, materials and products – all very cheaply and very quickly. This is all very impressive when you consider that our closest relations are still living it up in the African jungle and munching on leaves, but it’s not quite as […]
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As the most superior species on the planet, we cannot be exactly proud of the way we have been treating the environment so far. Clearing forests to make ways for cities, polluting groundwater for the sake of building factories and contributing to greenhouse gases by dumping anything and everything in landfills, the list goes on. It is only when the alarm bells started ringing; we start thinking about our actions and their consequences in the years to come.
More individuals have started opting for Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV) and Crossover Utility Vehicles (CUV) over standard sedans these days. The urge for a greener and higher quality of life has also encouraged several car manufacturers to build electric SUVs and CUVs to target those who prefer eco-friendly rides without compromising on style and comfort. Accordingly, here are some of the best electric SUVs and CUVs that an eco-friendly auto lover must check in 2015.
Many hospitals around the world have started taking measures to build sustainable facilities. These facilities aim to serve the purpose of functioning with minimal environmental impact. Constructing and maintaining a sustainable building is not that hard a task provided you put extra time and effort in the project. Here are some tips hospitals can follow to create a more sustainable facility for patients as well as the environment.
It is an extravagant affair to get married. While everything is lavishly spent, you can still make your wedding green if you are an eco-conscious couple. A green wedding will definitely set a great example in front of many other couples who care for the environment in which their live and breathe. Here are some simple and interesting ways through which you can make your big day greener yet special for yourself and others.
The electronic gadgets and devices in your home have dangerous chemicals in them. The amount of these chemicals is also very high in electronics. Thus, you cannot simply throw these items in a dustbin to go to a landfill. Else, these can be dangerous for soil and water contamination too. It is highly important that you recycle electronic products as far as possible to save the environment from e-waste. Kids play an important role in our homes and they use a variety of such electronic items. Let us see how they can so their part to solve this e-waste problem.
Going green is not only good for environment as it is good for health as well. These days, you can find many hotels and resorts round the world that offer quail and affordable eco tourism facilities to their guests. In this article, we will discuss about the hotels that are doing their level best to make their hotel surroundings green and environment friendly. Some of them are:
Making the decision to simplify your life and become a minimalist has a variety of benefits. Not only will you experience less stress, but you can also save some money while helping the environment too. Becoming a minimalist involves living a simpler life. You will remove all the excess “stuff” from your home, whether clothes or belongings. You will downsize your home, car, or other modes of transportation. You’ll decrease the amount of money you spend on everything. And you’ll make smarter, eco-conscious decisions. One way your life will change is by changing the style of your home. Instead of extravagant, oversized, and expensive furniture, you’ll opt […]
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Going eco-friendly in the kitchen is not all about eating green or organic. They do reduce kitchen’s carbon footprints to some extent, but if you really want to make your cooking space green and healthy, you will have to consider several other factors, such as lighting, materials, cleaning products, and kitchen appliances and equipments, as well. When buying anything for your kitchen, all you need to do is be a bit more attentive and make the right decisions, so that you can reduce the burden on the environment as well as pocket. Here we have listed some simple ways to make your kitchen more eco-friendly.