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Organic and eco friendly make up that goes best with your style

The new in thing today is going green, then why not pamper yourself with the most in thing make up, i.e. the organic make up. Organic and eco friendly make up is the best option to consider, and there is no denying the fact that there is nothing better than organic things for your skin. Eco friendly make up helps your skin nourish and repair making you appear all the more beautiful.

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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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How to Go Green When in the Red

As the news constantly bombards us with woeful tales of worsening weather patterns, droughts and the increased health risks associated with living in a polluted city, there seems little doubt that global warming is real. And it’s not uncommon for people to shrug their shoulders, as if there’s nothing they can do to alleviate the problem, when actually they can. If every home and business in the UK made a few, reasonably simple changes, the effect could be dramatic. Here are three recommended improvements and suggestions for how they can be financed. Insulation One of the simplest and yet most effective ways to reduce your carbon footprint is to improve […]

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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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Renewable Energy Investments: Alternatives to Solar Panels on your Roof

When people think of investing in renewable energy projects or products, they no doubt think of sticking a solar panel on the roof or putting a wind turbine up in the garden. However, whilst these of course are great ways to help the planet, they are far from the only ways to do your bit in the name of going green and investing in renewable energy. Here are some ways in which you can do your part in saving the planet, and how you can save some cash in the process, too! Investing in a trust or fund The government has a number of incentives for households and businesses to […]

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Solar powered cell phones are a ray of hope for third world citizens

It is hard to believe that there are villages where people still live without electricity and other basic facilities like toilets and water. This is the harsh truth that inhabitants of several third world countries have to grapple with everyday. Technology has helped in turning the world into a village and every individual has the right of ripping the benefits offered by tech.

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Tech industry shows its love for solar powered data centers

Apple has recently declared that soon it will enter a partnership with the biggest power generating company of Nevada for building a solar powered data center. The plan is to upgrade their existing data center located at Reno in Nevada. According to speculation, the solar powered data center will use photovoltaic power generators capable of generating 43.5 million kilowatt. This huge amount of power will help in the smooth functioning of the data center.

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Sustainable home designs that rely on bamboo

As people have become more conscious about the environment, they are looking for eco-friendly solutions for reducing pollution. A home is a necessary part of our life but at the same time, it can cause serious pollution if not made sustainable. For this endeavor, we have to choose more eco-friendly materials while building our homes and ensure that those materials last for a long time.

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CTO of Vecna leads with example on his solar powered VW bus

Did you ever wonder if it is possible to run a vehicle powered fully by the sun? Well, earlier we have witnessed many innovations, which make brilliant use of solar panels and even solar powered air-planes, but never thought of adapting solar energy for daily commute. The CTO of healthcare brand Vecna has done just that. He has built a solar powered Volkswagen bus for his use.

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Recycling tubes and bulbs into innovative creations

There is no need to throw out damaged light bulbs and tubes. Here are some interesting ways in which you can repurpose these items and use them around your home.

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