Rechargeable batteries are definitely better for the bank balance; but what about the environment? And where can they be recycled once they’re worn out? Learn more in this article.
With the turning against coal fired power generation, electricity generated via the combustion of natural gas is becoming more prevalent. Just how environmentally friendly is natural gas?
Seasonal Energy Storage is a fancy term relating to something humanity has been doing for a very long time – burning wood and other biomass. Seasonal Energy Storage could play an important role in a renewable energy future.
Pick up some green tips for keeping your house, your pets and yourself cool through a sweltering summer and points to consider when choosing and using an air conditioner.
Energy efficiency is the low hanging fruit of greenhouse gas reduction. By taking a little care with how we use electricity in our homes, we not only lighten the load on the environment, but we can save cash too.
An electricity and water miser, the MightyKool from Swampy Cooling Systems is a portable evaporative air conditioner designed with energy efficiency and off grid living in mind. Nearly 4 years on and I still think it’s one of the best purchases I’ve ever made.
Suffer from cold feet? You might be able to avoid energy-sucking space heaters by using a heating pad.
Whether it’s winter or summer, blackout curtains can help you save cash on cooling and heating bills – and every bit of energy you save means a little less impact on the environment.
We take bottles and cans in for recycling or if we’re lucky, we have access to kerbside recycling – but what happens after the waste has left our hands? A brief look at how paper, aluminum and steel cans, glass and plastic bottles are recycled into more of the same.
How much organic matter is needed to create a gallon of crude oil (petroleum)? Literally a truckload – actually, many truckloads.