Best Solar Panel [Review]

Originally published by Reviews

Solar panels are the best way to get your power for free. And while they’re built to last for 25 years or more, it’ll take some time to recoup your investment and not every manufacturer or installer will be around as long. An engineer and a solar expert confirmed Reviews‘ findings: The best panels have efficiency ratings that pack a powerful punch and come from manufacturers with a proven track record.

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Reusing Plastic Pull Tabs

Updated: June 2016

You know these things, you may see them every single day if you drink milk or juice from tetra pak. Since we landed to Heidelberg, I’ve been collecting these plastic pull tabs hoping one day to upcycle / repurpose them, but it has been difficult to find really cool ideas, but today I decided to put together the ones that are really worth sharing. The most common one you find plenty of tutorials about is the ring for kids, but here are others that may be of interest. Now I just have to choose one to start with on my own!

Hope you find them inspirational and if you have an idea of your own or you have seen something not showing here, let us know! Any contribution is welcome 🙂

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Top Ten Greenest Cities in the World for 2014

IMG from greenuptown.com

Originally Published on Greenuptown.com

Proper planning and the right management, along with the implementation of different sustainable methods, it has become possible for many cities to maintain their green objectives amidst increased population and urbanisation.

Many cities have acknowledged the need to keep the environment safe and the air clean and fresh. They have realised that the cleaner they are the healthier their constituents are.

But what does it take for a city to be recognised as a green city? What are the criteria to be on the list of the world’s greenest cities? Are you living in a green city? Would you like to visit a green city, where you will see more bicycles than cars on the streets? Do you want to know and explore the different sustainable means currently being implemented in the green cities? The following are the cities that made it to the most recent list of the top ten greenest cities in the world:

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Reusing aluminium bottle caps

Updated: March 2017

Creative ways to Repurpose Aluminium Bottle Caps
Easy DIY for Kids – Castanets (Castañuelas)
Creative ways to Repurpose Aluminium Bottle Caps
Recycled tambourine [broken link]
Reusing aluminium bottle caps | ecogreenlove
necklace by upcycleupnorth
Reusing aluminium bottle caps | ecogreenlove
bottle cap designs by yoav kotik visit: http://www.kotik-design.com/

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Recycling by the Numbers [Infographic] via @NewEcologist

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