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Eco Friendly Businesses in the UK

Everyone is concerned about the effects of global warming and protecting our atmosphere, and avoiding the dangers posed by the continued abuse of the atmosphere.

Individuals and businesses are finding ways to be more atmospherically conscious.

The buzzword on being proactive for the atmosphere is Eco friendly. Go eco friendly with your business.

Show your customers that you are as concerned about conserving natural resources and protecting the atmosphere.

Show them your willingness to …

  • Posted: February 1, 2013
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Global Warming and the Greenhouse Effect

Today people have heard of global warming and the warnings and solutions have been widely circulated.

The ‘go green’ movement has gained momentum and has even surpassed the origins of themovement that began in the 1970’s. The movement to a lot of people; however, has become a marketing technique and a fad.

What are the real facts regarding global warming, the greenhouse effect and the tips and solutions that have become popular …

  • Posted: February 1, 2013
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Wind Power

It cannot be seen, but when harnessed correctly can be amazingly potent. What is it I am referring to?

Wind power!

The wind has been a powerful source of alternative energy for a long time; being used by the Babylonians and Chinese 4,000 years ago to power irrigation pumps.

People used wind power in the middle ages to grind corn.

The very important ind power electricity is even more vital today as we continue …

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Eco Friendly Floors

The word of the day is undoubtedly environmentally friendly.

Environmentally friendly issues are assuming greater importance with each day that goes by.  The flooring industry too has had to deal with the important problems of sustainability.

Laws are being introduced to protect deforestation as well as eliminate the use of certain harmful chemicals used in the manufacture of carpets and PVC.

There are several eco firendly floor options available today; that are suitable …

  • Posted: February 1, 2013
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Hydro Electricity and Hydro Power

Hydro electricity is produced by hydro power. It is a renewable source of power, yields no waste, and doesn’t produce any carbon dioxide (CO2) which is a big factor regarding the emissions of green house gasses.

Hydro electricity now provides about 20% of world electricity, this was 15% in 2003

Hydro electricity also provided over 63% of the total electricity from renewables in 2005.

Although large hydroelectric installations generate most of the world’s …

  • Posted: February 1, 2013
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Recycling Electronic Equipment and Computers

We live in a technologically advanced time with electronics being a common household item and very few businesses could run without them.

Computers, cell phones, fax and copy machines, printers, televisions and stereo equipment makes up just a portion of all of the electronics used today.

At some time these will become obsolete or stop working and will need to be disposed of and this is considered e-waste.

Most of the electronics we …

  • Posted: February 1, 2013
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Tyre Recycling

Tyre recycling is the process of taking used tyres that are no longer safe for the road and making something else from it. tyres are produced to be durable and they take up a large amount of space which is a few reasons why most landfills will not accept tyres.

There is also the trouble of methane when the tyres begin to decompose presenting new problems which has resulted in new …

  • Posted: February 1, 2013
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Glass Recycling

Glass recycling process including glass bottle recycling.

Glass pop, beer and wine bottles, spaghetti and other food jars are among the few normal household glass items put into landfills every day.

The glass in these items can take up space in the landfills for up to 4000 years. Glass is one of the few materials that can be recycled indefinitely, yet only about 22 percent of the glass produced today is from …

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Plastic Recycling

Plastic is recyclable and often viewed as the more environmentally acceptable material whether it really is or not. Most plastic products come with a code on the bottom, this code determines if and how this product can be recycled.

Before being recycled the plastic is sorted by a Plastic Identification Code and number; there are 7 classifications for plastic. These classifications are used world wide along with the arrowed triangle.

I t …

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Green environmentally friendly technology

Green technology, also known as environmentally friendly technology uses science to safeguard the natural environment and resources as well as reducing the human impact on the Earth.

Some of the more commonly known green technologies are recycling, water purification, renewable energy and solid waste management.

Most cities in the United States and the United Kingdom have recycling programs available; many by local councils.

Water purification and sewage treatment is a common and older …

  • Posted: February 1, 2013
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