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Misconceptions that shadow the use of cross laminated timber

Cross laminated timber was first used in Europe as an alternative to stone, masonry and concrete construction. It has proven to be an innovative building material that eases the process of construction of various types of houses. Since it is flexible, it can be used on surfaces such as walls, floors and roofs.

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Beautiful jewelry and designs made from recycled Nespresso Capsules

Nespresso Capsules are coffee capsules used in coffee machines. In the year 2010, about 10 billion of capsules were sold around the globe and while the coffee was used, the capsule itself found its way to the landfill. These capsules became a source of inspiration for artists, who decided to design jewelry and accessories, which not only add up to beauty of the women but also became another way of recycling the Nespresso Capsules. Some of the jewelries have been listed below that are original and must admit that the design are eye catching.

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Construction industry likely to undergo a sea change with self-repairing concrete

Human activities have led to the devastation of the Planet’s environment affecting lives of all its inhabitants. Efforts are on to mitigate this damage, and as a result several new methods that can reduce the damage are showing up. This involves being sustainable at every stage of our life including the way we design our homes and the materials that we use in construction.

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Eco-friendly ski resorts to consider for your next vacation

Apart from few of ski resorts, most of them are not environment friendly and uses various kinds of machines to create extra snow, which is harmful for the environment and consumes a lot of electricity. While offering guest greatest facilities, the ski resorts often disturb and exploit the natural environment. A big shout to the ski resorts that only aims at comfort and enjoyment of their guests but also about the conserving environment. Here we present you the list of top five ski resorts that are eco friendly and provide their guests the ever best and most amazing skiing facilities.

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Alternative products to reduce plastic products

Plastic has become a chief ingredient of almost all daily objects that we use. In fact, it is one of the major reasons behind the ever-increasing solid waste on the planet since it is non-biodegradable. Not only this, this harmful man made polymer has entered various food chains causing damage to both, animals and human beings. Although plastic has become deeply incorporated into our lives there are, still, alternatives that are eco-friendly and safe. Here are five of them.

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Make your bathroom a zero waste area

The bathroom is the place that must be kept clean and hygienic. To keep it clean, we buy all kinds of products that further add to the waste. If you want to reduce the waste production, you must start from the bathroom. There are few steps to make your bathroom have zero waste.

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Alternative energy sources are a necessity for our world

Renewable energy is in the limelight all over the world because it is easily replenished. All we need is better technology for generating energy and electricity from the alternative energy sources like sunlight, water, and wind, among others. Hundreds of government and non-government organizations are conducting research to find the most cost effective ways of utilizing renewable energy resources for power.

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Dangerous pollution types that challenge the world today

Remember Newton’s Third Law of Motion? It says “To every action, there is equal and opposite reaction”. This holds true for the things surrounding us, including our environment.  Everything thing that man has given to the environment or even more correctly everything bad done by man to the environment has resulted in a dangerous form of pollution causing various hazards to man, animals, and plants. Here are five most dangerous forms of pollution on Earth.

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Facebook plans drones to bring internet access to Zambia

Internet has brought a new revolution of technology affecting every part of our lives, be it social or professional. Technically, the most important factor for smooth working of internet is the speed and the easy accessibility. To boost internet access in Zambia, Facebook has launched a new mobile app in collaboration with a host of telecommunications partners. This app will provide the people with the information related to career, healthcare and weather forecasts.

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Amazing and easy to make DIY bird feeders

Birds have always been a center of human attraction because of their sparkling colors and magical voices. Not only this, birds have also been known for their various uses in nature such as the way they maintain natural balance and help in pollination, which is a very important natural process. How about inviting our friends to visit our home this season? You can make the birds feel welcome using bird feeders. Bird feeders are easily available at stores, but it is not that difficult to make a useful bird feeder yourself. It’s time to strap on the tools and go the DIY route.

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