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Tips, tricks and advice for recycling your old devices

Nowadays, everyone keeps buying one or the other gadget that comes new to the market. Thus, there are several items that are discarded by them simply for being old. It can be a tough job to dispose of such items, as these are unsafe to be thrown into a dustbin. The only way to get rid of your old gadgets is to recycle them. Check out here some ways through which your old devices can now be recycled without any confusion and tension.





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Solar Copter – The first solar powered helicopter

With several companies coming forward with DIY, easy to assemble quadcopters, drones have become quite popular over the past few years. Powered by batteries and operated by a hand held remote control, these quadcopters offer a bird’s eye view of the surrounding areas.





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Beautiful skyscraper concepts that could power themselves

It is important and useful to build things that are self-sufficient and sustainable in the modern age. Thus, architects and building designers are concentrating on coming up with such skyscrapers that are self-powered. Check out here some cool skyscraper design concepts that have self-sufficiency.

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Evaropation power – The next big energy source?

We have heard a lot about the process of evaporation and the water cycle. Recent developments in the field of renewable energy sources have pitted evaporation energy as the next big renewable energy source on earth in the near future.

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Steps and ideas to keep a check on the evil of plastic pollution

Have not we all been hearing about plastic and its dangerous effects? Does it look impossible to get away from this harmful thing in everyday life? It all seems correct when we look at the widespread use of plastic in our daily routine.

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Mobile bus shelters create a new hope for Hawaii’s homeless

The number of homeless individuals thronging urban areas has manifold over the past decade, owing to factors like economic crises, urban migration and natural disasters. While many choose to ignore these homeless people, others tend to find out ways to offer some kind of help to these people. One such humanitarian effort involves building portable shelters for these people to live in.

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Sustainability initiatives from America that are guiding the world

Climatic changes have been causing several harmful effects in various parts of the world. To fight its ill effects, there are sustainability efforts going on in almost every community. In the U.S. too, there are several urban sustainability efforts being done by communities in every nook and corner. Let us check out some of the inspiring green initiatives that can be replicated anywhere in the world.

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Indoor solar illuminators to brighten up your home

Solar panels have come a long way from when they were simply set up on rooftops to capture the sun’s energy and supply it as electricity to run several household appliances. The recent innovations in solar panels have reduced their size drastically, so that we can incorporate them in almost every other object, both indoors and outdoors. Here we have some striking solar powered indoor illuminators that would look fantastic in any home.

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Biomimicry comes to solar panels, makes things more exciting

Plants are natural solar generators that can inspire a variety of designs for solar-powered concepts. There is a wide range of colors, styles, sizes and shapes of plants that can lead to the creation of some beautiful and innovative concepts. Check out here some such creations that are largely inspired by the floral beauty.

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How to build a sustainable hospital structure, and maintain it

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.

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