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Save energy, and money, this holiday season by switching your old strands of incandescent bulbs with new LEDs (light emitting diodes). Appearing during the darkest time of the year, holiday lights brighten hearts, as well as neighborhoods and landscapes. The good news is LEDs use a fraction of the energy of conventional light bulbs (up   Read More …

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Junk mail is more than a nuisance: unsolicited mail has a tremendous negative impact on the environment. Approximately 96 million trees are destroyed each year in the United States alone to produce junk mail, and 10 to 24 billion gallons of water are used to produce the paper. All of these resources are wasted to   Read More …

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Fertilising the ocean In a nutshell: Dumping iron dust in the ocean to remove carbon. The clever bit: It is acknowledged that the oceans are the planet’s biggest global sink, soaking up 2bn tonnes of carbon every year. Spreading iron dust on ocean waters can in fact trigger huge plankton blooms the size of a small city.   Read More …

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Office Water Facts According to the EPA, water-efficient appliances would help the country save more than 3 trillion gallons of water and more than $18 billion per year. Of course, using water also uses another precious resource:energy. Letting your faucet run for just five minutes uses as much energy as running a 60-watt light bulb for   Read More …

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