Category: Eco Friendly Ethics

Aug 27

eCycling: EPA eCycling Program – A Brief Explanation

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eCycling: EPA eCycling Program – A Brief Explanation, and fyi ECycling refers to the recycling of electronic products, which are more commonplace in American homes, as well as around the world. The Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA for short has instigated a program to help and encourage the recycling of electronics. To get the program …

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Jun 21

Dirty Gold The Negative Environmental Impact of Gold Mines

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Dirty Gold The Negative Environmental Impact of Gold Mines, and the term dirty gold is derived from gold that is mined with a negative environmental impact and deemed unsustainable. Unfortunately, gold is one of the dirtiest metals to mine, requiring large amounts of toxic chemicals and generating tons of waste. Here are some of the …

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Mar 24

Awning Saves Energy – How Awnings Save Energy

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Awning saves energy – how awnings save energy, and for the record, the awning has been around awhile, and have been enjoying a modest resurgence lately. During a span in the 1930s, when summer temperatures were at record highs across the US, they were a common sight on the fronts of businesses and homes all …

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Aug 25

How To Be Ethical And Be Green When Shopping

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As we examine How to be Ethical and Green when shopping, are you concerned with remaining true to your ethical convictions when shopping? Some people are concerned about animal testing and other processes used in the development and manufacturing of consumer products. These are practices that some view as unethical, and it can be helpful …

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Oct 10

Electrical Preventive Maintenance to Extend Life of Electronics

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Electronic devices are tricky and expensive to recycle, although there are programs that do take electronics for recycling. You need to make sure it is a reputable company for recycling electronics though, as some unscrupulous recyclers just take and dump your electronic devices either in a landfill or overseas. Places exist in China, where the …

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Oct 02

Farm Aid 2010 25 Kicks off Today!

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Farm Aid 2010 25 will begin today at 2pm Eastern Standard Time and will be broadcast live in HD on youtube HERE and DIRECTV’s The 101 Network at 6pm EST. The 25th anniversary kicks off from Miller Park in Milwaukee, WI tonight at 2pm Eastern, 1 Central (Milwaukee time), and among the scheduled performers are …

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