Ecology

Reflections on Recycling

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Earth Week 2010 celebrates forty years of a concern for the environment that was launched by leaders of grass roots organizations and businessmen.

Recycling is a vital component of the philosophy behind the importance of bringing environmental issues before the global community.

Recycling used to mean that you could drop off your glass, tin cans and newspapers at the county dump.
Waste management services now offer many recycling alternatives that include the recycling of cardboard, plastics, metals, food waste, hazardous ...

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Waste Management Today

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The year is 2010. Earth Day is celebrating forty years and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year.

Environmental awareness has come a long way in recent years. Awareness in alternative energy, global warming, waste management, alternative fuels and more, shows that people are concerned and wnat to do something about it.

Waste management, for example, is more than garbage collection, it now places a primary focus on recycling and processing used materials into new products to prevent ...

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Eco Friendly Paint

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If you are looking for a way to make your home beautiful, or to restore its former beauty, there are a number of options to consider, one of which is to add a splash of color through the use of paint. There are hundreds of different paint choices available to you, but unfortunately not all of them have your best interest in mind. Are you looking for paint that is healthy, eco friendly and dependable at the same time? Keep ...

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Alternative Fuels

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Alternative fuels are changing the way that our world views various forms of gasoline.  Consumers are now becoming conscious of the impact that their purchases have on the environment.  Oil companies are also starting to realize that they can change the way their fuel is made in order to continue a growing business.  Alternative fuels are all fuels that contain no oil.  Most of the fuel is made from corn or other waste materials.  The positive aspect of these new ...

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Micro-Hydropower

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Hydro power, or water power, has been used for thousands of years. The ancient Greeks and Romans used waterwheel technology to grind grain, and for centuries waterwheels were used to power mills and machinery in this country. Today, large hydroelectric plants use dams to harness the energy of rivers. With the rising cost of energy and concern for our environment, consumers are looking at all options of sustainability and clean power sources, including tried-and-true hydro power. Sure hydropower (or micro-hydro ...

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