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If Solar Panels Are So Clean, Why Do They Produce So Much Toxic Waste?

The last few years have seen growing concern over what happens to solar panels at the end of their life. Consider the following statements:<p><b>The problem of solar panel disposal “will explode with full force in two or three decades and wreck the environment” because it “is a huge amount of waste and</b> …

Solar Power

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Green building isn't enough; we need green zoning.

<b>How can cities that have green building codes have zoning bylaws that protect low-density single family housing?</b><p>These days it seems that everyone is …

Lessons In Green Building From Africa’s First LEED-Certified Hospital

“We’re able to prove that sustainability doesn’t take high-tech solutions,” says architect Pat Bosch.<p>When Ghana commissioned a new hospital for its capital city Accra, the West African nation hoped to earn LEED certification, a prestigious rating of environmentally minded buildings. But “they …

Green Living

2018 Promises to Further Raise the Sustainability Bar

As we approach the 2020 deadline for many corporate sustainability pledges, plus the commitments made in the <b>New York Declaration on Forests</b>, …

TECER Tire Recycling Signs an MoU with Partner CEYES

TECER tire recycling (based in Santiago, Chile) has signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with CEYES as the first step in establishing a …

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Overal plastic, plastic, plastic: 'Het zit in de haarvaten van ons bestaan'

Als voorbeeld noemt Roscam Abbing de sachets waarin in ontwikkelingslanden shampoo of wasmiddel worden verkocht. Mensen hebben niet genoeg geld voor …

Wateroverlast door hevige onweersbuien

Op veel plaatsen in Nederland is de afgelopen nacht wateroverlast ontstaan door hevige onweersbuien. Vooral in Limburg was het raak. In Roermond …

Here’s How the Evidence Changed a Climate Change Skeptic’s Mind

Scientists on Arctic sea ice in the Chukchi Sea, surrounded by melt ponds, July 4, 2010.<br>Image:NASA/Kathryn Hansen<p><b>Scientists have known for a long</b> …

Celebrate Earth Day with the latest in green architecture from 2018

In honor of Earth Day today, we look at the latest in sustainable architecture revealed in 2018 so far. Working with our natural environment, …

8 Products You Didn’t Know Were Made From Recycled Materials

As brands continue to be more transparent with their codes of conduct, ethics and materials, it allows consumers to keep track of every single …

10 Architects You Should be Following on Instagram

There's no shortage of awesome architects to follow on Instagram. The hashtag #architectureporn alone produces more than 5 million posts, many of …

Le Manta, un bateau mangeur de plastique

Alors qu'un continent en plastique, qui fait six fois la superficie de la France, continue de se former dans le Pacifique, le navigateur Yvan …

Madaster Update

Climate Change Is Making Deadly Air Pollution Worse in Cities Across the U.S.

Environmentalists worry that climate change could cause problems with rising sea levels and crop failures in the coming decades, but one group of …

TUV Rheinland extends sustainability leadership with U.S. Green Building Council products and materials certification

<i>Green Product Mark now covers</i> <i>low VOC emission</i> <i>and</i> <i>contributes to achieving</i> <i>LEED</i> <i>certification</i><p>COLOGNE, Germany, April 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- TUV Rheinland, a global leader in independent technical services, has extended its sustainability leadership with the recognition of its Green Product Mark by …

How the Evolving Green Building Movement is Shifting the Way We Live

A Q&A with Mahesh Ramunujam, president and CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council, who developed the LEED certification program.<p>Earth Day is fast …

Here’s what happens when you tell people the scientific consensus on climate change

You can turn red states green<p>The overwhelming majority of climate scientists  —  97 percent   — understand that humans are the primary cause of …

More than 95% of world's population breathe dangerous air, major study finds

More than 95% of the world’s population breathe unsafe air and the burden is falling hardest on the poorest communities, with the gap between the most polluted and least polluted countries rising rapidly, a comprehensive study of global air pollution has found.<p>Cities are home to an increasing …

Pollution

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Tapa Huevos a la Flamenca

Huevos a la Flamenca is een makkelijk gerecht uit Spanje dat zowel als hoofdgerecht en als tapa gemaakt kan worden<p><b>Ingrediënten voor 4 a 5 Tapas …

Linda McMahon: Small businesses remain optimistic after tax overhaul

Four months after President Donald Trump signed the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law, the overhaul of the tax code is still reverberating within the small-business community, according to Small Business Administration chief Linda McMahon.<p>Republicans’ business-friendly tax cuts permanently cut …

You Need These 7 Easy Sheet Pan Chicken Dinners in Your Life

A trusty sheet pan is one of the best easy weeknight dinner solutions. Pile the whole meal onto it, toss it in the oven, and in next to no time you …

Towards the circular economy - Reports - World Economic Forum

A circular economy is an industrial system that is restorative or regenerative by intention and design. It replaces the end-of-life concept with …

Miami is racing against time to keep up with sea-level rise

• Miami and Miami Beach already struggle with serious flooding related to sea-level rise — even when there is no rain.<br>• The ground under the cities of South Florida is largely porous limestone, which means water will eventually rise up through it.<br>• The cities are taking flood-control measures like …