With the growing awareness of the environmental harm caused due to the conventional building practices there has been a tremendous change observed in the building practices with the use of sustainable practices and resources in construction. These building practices reduce the environmental impact and are free from toxic materials. Here is a list of five such amazing and innovative green building products. Have a look.
Solar energy has taken the place of nuclear energy on earth, and now it has done the same in the space as well. Solar power is a good and a safer alternative to nuclear power that can be quite dangerous. With the inception of Rosetta, a solar-powered spacecraft, it is proved solar energy is an efficient alternative not only for earth but for the space as well.
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.
We all know that climate change is taking place, which is not good for life on earth. We all also know that we all are the reason for the climate change. To go by the data released by some environmentalists, around 48 percent more carbon dioxide release is taking place all over the world as compared to the year 1992. The data reveals how we human beings are making earth a tougher place to live. However, some awareness has come in, as some people and organizations have come forward to put in efforts and bring down the carbon footprint level.
Without any realization, we waste a great deal of energy everyday that puts a negative impact on us and the environment. Energy wastage takes a toll on our wealth and disturbs the ecological balance as well. The best way to save your money and to save the planet is to live a sustainable life. You get a number of eco-friendly gadgets and products that enable you to lead sustainable lives. We have brought some real green concepts for you that can help you put your household energy consumption under control.
China seems to have a penchant for electric cars, which is why it has decided to invest in installing numerous charging stations for electric vehicles throughout the country. The main purpose behind this gesture of the Chinese government is to give a boost to the demand of eco-friendly cars. The government has a plan to fund $ 16 billion (100 billion Yuan) for the project, but the schedule of the program and the type of electric cars that could use the chargers is still a mystery.
Lawns add to the beauty of home but require regular maintenance. The cost estimates of lawn involve irrigation facilities that use much of the residential water. The natural grass in the lawn requires fertilizers and an irrigation system, watering and maintenance. In spite of all this natural lawn exhibit muddy areas, patches and yellow spots. This is the reason why more and more people prefer artificial lawns to the real ones.
With the increase in energy consumption, it has become important that we look forward towards energy efficient methods. Kinetic energy is the energy that a body or object possesses by virtue of its motion. Technology has brought a new way of charging your gadgets using kinetic energy. The benefit of this is it does not put any stress on the environment and can also be cost effective. Here is a list of gadgets that uses kinetic energy for their proper working.
We all know the importance of the three ‘R’s – Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. These three Rs are extremely important in reducing the amount of waste on our Planet and making it a better place. Rapidly filling landfills are a sign that the amount of waste on the Earth has exceeded its limit and so it is our duty to reduce the amount of waste by reusing things for various purposes. Here are five such interesting DIY ideas to make the best use of old materials.
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.