Are Electric Cars the Future?
Even though we have little idea and there is a very long way to go, it is, nonetheless, tempting to think not too far into the future we will all be driving electric cars. The automotive industry must feel the same way since apparently there is $90 billion that has already been invested in electric cars. In the UK, the government has banned the sale of diesel and petrol cars by 2040 but there is a push to bring the time forward to 2030. In Norway, almost 30% of the cars sold yearly are petrol free. So, it is pretty obvious that a change is coming. When it comes to…
Scrap Metal Recycling – Overview of the Importance and Processes of Recycling
Metals are recycled repeatedly without the risk of altering their properties. Steel is a commonly recycled material around the world. Other metals that are highly recycled include gold, brass, silver, copper and aluminum.
Solar Energy Management Made Easy by Window Films
With the development of science and technology and its use in the manufacturing process, the modern window films are more effective in solar energy management. These films typically act as a filter that either reflects or absorbs almost the entire heat and glare from the sun rays that reaches and passes through your windows.
Going Green: 5 Things to Do Before Getting an Electric Vehicle
There are a number of vehicle choices on today’s market, from economy cars to hybrids and even fully electric vehicles. While fully electric vehicles are fantastic both for you and for the environment, it is not just as simple as buying a new car and driving it home. To really be prepared for a fully electric vehicle you need to take some important steps too. Some of those steps will depend on the brand and model of vehicle you are purchasing. Here are five things you need to do before you purchase an electric vehicle. Get a Home Charger Obviously if you are going to drive a fully electric vehicle,…
6 Ways to Reduce the Environmental Impact of Pipelines
Pipelines are, undoubtedly, the safest method for transporting oil, especially when compared to the most common alternative, freight trains. These freight trains spill their contents far more frequently than pipelines, and are also much more prone to exploding, confirming their reputation as a hazard not just to the environment, but also to people. In fact, a recent study conducted by the University of Alberta found that pipelines produce 61 to 77 percent less greenhouse gas emissions compared to rail. That being said, there are still environmental issues surrounding the use of pipelines, and it is up to both the pipeline planners and the general public to ensure that these issues…
How Green Technology and Science Can Help Control Air Pollution
With the current world population standing at around 7.6 billion, it is easy to understand how the planet is under pressure. Each person living on Earth needs food, water and the energy to produce heat and to cook food in order to survive and live. It stands to reason then, that to sustain the growth in our population and to continue to thrive we must look to technology as a way of controlling the amount of pollution we will produce.
Save Money by Saving the Earth: Why You Should Buy Remanufactured Ink Cartridges
For many small- and medium-sized businesses, printing eats up a significant chunk of their operating budget. After all, brand-new ink cartridges are still quite expensive, despite advancements in printer technology. And while there are efforts to digitize files and processes, this won’t be enough to eliminate the need for printing. There will still be some documents that you need to print such as contracts, forms, handouts, or receipts.
How Soltec Utility Solar Tracker Withstands Extreme Climatic Conditions
As with all other electronics that have to operate outdoors, their resilience in extreme climatic conditions is highly regarded in their designs and the construction process. There are many factors that have to be considered when setting up solar panels to ensure that they can be used after adverse weather and climatic conditions. Soltec Utility solar trackers have been innovatively designed to meet these environmental challenges in the following ways:
How To Become A More Eco-Friendly Driver
Cars are truly one of man’s greatest inventions, and having a vehicle will enhance your life in many ways. However, it’s not all about personal enjoyment. Many elements contribute to a driver’s enjoyment behind the wheel. Nowadays, though, there is an increased need to fulfil your responsibilities to Mother Nature. Car pollution is one of the biggest problems to the environment, so it’s imperative to make the necessary upgrades. If we all did our individual bit, the overall carbon footprint would be significantly decreased. There are various options to help you drive in a more eco-friendly manner. Here’s everything you need to know. Embrace Greener Cars Car technology has come…
Surprising Ways Your New House Could Be Upcycled
Once upon a time it was just a dream, but the truth is the fully recycled or upcycled house is here. It is entirely possible to for you to build a high tech eco house using materials that were essentially a bunch of old rubbish. Recycling in Sweden, for example, has reached such efficiency that they have run out of rubbish.