Is Paperless Technology the Future of Retail?
Paperless technology will completely transform office spaces in 2020. Not only are paperless solutions environmentally friendly, they’re also extremely cost-effective. Switching to a digital solution makes sense when you consider that businesses spend over $8 million per year on paper. Maplewave, a retail inventory management software company, explore the benefits of paperless and how it can benefit retail companies across a range of different sectors. Why go paperless? Turning paperless is a big decision for any business to make, and 3% of them have already eradicated its use in every process which has allowed them to witness incredible results across their organisation. With paperless only recently becoming a viable option…
4 Green Technologies Shaping the Future
When you plan to fix up your home, you may be overwhelmed when you think about where you can invest your time and money. When your HVAC system unexpectedly breaks down, for example, you are going to service it quickly, but what about long-term improvements to help you live a more eco-friendly lifestyle?
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.
Could Your Business Work Smarter?
You've probably read about smart meters in the headlines and in the news. At the moment, the focus has been on residential use. But the benefits are waiting for small business gas users to claim. Is your business eligible? Read on to find out.
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.
8 Easy & Inexpensive Tips To Go Green
Are you thinking about going green, but you’re worried about your budget? Thankfully, going green is easier and more affordable than it ever has been in the past. Here’s a quick look at 8 different tips that you can use to go green in an affordable fashion. 1. Set Your Thermostat Properly If no one is home, don’t heat or cool an empty house! Many of us have smart thermostats nowadays, so consider setting it to 68 for heat when the house is empty, and 72 for cooling. Every degree makes a big difference when it comes to saving money and energy! 2. Get Cloth or Canvas Bags for Shopping…