Plants– which are an important part of the earth’s environment –provide us with a lot of things. They give us shade, oxygen, food grains, resins, fruits, firewood and a lot of other things. Besides providing a host of things, having indoor plants can play a huge role in improving the internal home beauty and air quality.
If you are thinking about redefining your home without spending huge bucks, you need to go for online plants shopping to make a considerable impact.
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With the whole motoring world doing what it can nowadays to create brand new cars that have as close to zero carbon footprint as possible, here is a guide for people who own slightly older cars so they can also cut down their carbon footprint by doing a few simple things.
This infographic has a list of some of the best and worst cars for emissions if you’re looking to change your car in the near future.
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Urbanization has significantly decreased the amount of land that is available for farming. The great expanses of winding roads, towering department stores, and crammed apartment complexes have spread out so far that there is no longer the same amount of space left over for planting crops. Because of this, most of the people who live in the city don’t have much access to fresh fruits and vegetables outside of a grocery store. So those who can’t afford to regularly shop often just get by with whatever meagre provisions that they can scrape together. But there is a new gardening movement that offers a way to change all this. It is called “urban rooftop gardening.”
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Looking after the environment has become a priority of many hospitals. Innovative buildings designed for healthcare are now also choosing to care about the surroundings as well as their patients. It’s not only good for the earth, but provides a more holistic approach to a patient’s health. Futuristic, state of the art facilities, are winning awards and making their mark on the architectural world.
Here, we take a look at some of the most environmentally friendly hospitals in the UK and around the world.
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The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) is a non-profit organisation and acts as a catalyst to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, investments and behaviours. Each year they publish their International Energy Scorecard.
This visual shows which countries made it to the top rankings:
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