Environment

Yorkshire’s eco friendly plant turns cooking oil into electricity

Greener initiatives are on a high throughout the world. Adding to these initiatives, a new green power plant in Yorkshire has made it big enough, to gather appreciation from all ends. This new green power plant has the ability to turn cooking oil into electricity. Waste oil, even the fat from the fryers at the fish and chip shops, is being collected to generate green electricity from them at this all-new green power plant. With measures like these adopted each new day, one can surely say that the world has become responsible in their living.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - February 20, 2015 at 4:42 am

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The Green Jobs

If you are someone who has a passion or an inclination towards being Green, now you can even make this passion your profession as well. They say, one should do a job that they find to be interesting and exciting, as one excels only in things that are of their interest. If doing something related to sustaining the environment and the ecosystem makes you feel good then imagine how well you would do if given an opportunity to serve in the same field. Scroll through to find out some green jobs or the environmental friendly jobs that people with a penchant for green life would love to do:

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - January 6, 2015 at 6:21 am

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Gardening on the Wild Side

Just because you live in the city and your garden is a patch of concrete, it doesn’t mean you can’t propagate a little wildlife garden. Even a few pots of the right plants and a washtub pond can attract an amazing array of creatures. And with bees, hedgehogs, sparrows, song thrushes and stag beetles in decline, everyone’s help is needed. Pond Whether you use a rigid form, bitumen liner or even a builder’s bucket, your pond will soon be visited by all sorts of guests, including dragonflies, water boatmen, frogs and even newts. Birds will use it for bathing and drinking too. If you introduce fish, which aren’t actually necessary, […]

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - January 2, 2015 at 11:44 am

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Money Spinning Business Opportunities in Waste Management

Waste management is an important phenomenon that saves the environment from pollution and landfill sites, and makes it a better place to live. However, waste management is not profitable only for the environment but for the economy as well, as it generates employment on different scales. Waste management is a major moneymaker if you consider it from the business point of view. Very few people are well versed with the true abundance of business opportunities that a waste management sector has. Read further to find out a plethora of business opportunities a waste management sector has to offer you.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - November 27, 2014 at 5:58 am

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Celebrities who lead with example on going environmentally friendly

All of us love celebrities and sometimes we get envious of their wealth and the super influence that they have on people like us. However, celebs inspire us in many ways as well, like the green initiatives taken by many of them, which in turn have influenced common people also to be a part of this great initiative to save the planet. Some celebrities only like to do some charity in the name of green activities, while others prefer to take an active part in green activities and work to spread awareness. Take a look through the following list to find out those celebrities who keep participating in several green […]

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 28, 2014 at 10:56 am

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How to Treat Tree Wounds Effectively

Tree wounds are quite common that occur due to various reasons, such as insect attack, animal damage, broken branches or abrasions. These wounds tend to break the bark and result in damage to tissues that produce water and food. Such wounds also result in exposure of internal parts of the tree to bacterial infection and eventually start decaying. Even though we cannot stop decay completely, but timely measures taken to heal the wound can help the tree remain healthy.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 25, 2014 at 6:01 am

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Reducing construction’s impact on environment with alternatives to cement blocks

Saving the environment is a serious issue and the first thing we need to do is reduce our carbon footprint. Apart from reducing usage of our car, saving electricity and using recyclable products, we also need to look at how our houses are constructed. One of the main ingredients of any house construction is cement, which comes with a huge carbon footprint of its own. Construction in general is one of the most intensive processes, and has a huge carbon footprint. Let us now look at some of the alternative solution that we have.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 21, 2014 at 6:01 am

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Oxo-biodegradable plastic provides an eco-friendly alternative to the conventional

There is a ban on plastic in many regions, but no matter how much you hate it, you still get to see all the time. The packaging industry is overwhelmingly dependent on plastic, especially the food industry. It is by far the best product to store food, which prevents damage and contamination. It can store any type of food, is waterproof, and is not expensive.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - September 28, 2014 at 8:27 am

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Our resource hungry power plants are depleting our water resources

The so-called water crisis is not just a result of the water wastage but also the pollution of water resources play a hand in depleting water resources. A major part of water pollution is due to power plants that generate energy. There are different types of power plants. All of them need water as fuel, raw material or for electricity generation. The discharge of polluted water from these industries results in shortage of drinking water. Let us traverse through some of the most common power plants:

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - September 23, 2014 at 4:21 am

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Facts that are essential for understanding sustainable agriculture

Sustainable agriculture refers to farming techniques that help in the conservation of the environment, safeguarding public health and human communities and animal welfare with an aim to promote environmental health, economic profitability and social and economic equality across the globe. This practice involves the study of how the various organisms interact with their environment. Another main aim of this sustainable farming is rural development through farming.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - September 20, 2014 at 11:47 am

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