Transform How You Use Water at Home in 5 Easy Steps

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Water is everywhere, but as water resources become harder to come by in some communities and more expensive nearly everywhere, people are searching for ways to cut back. The modern world brings us a multitude of ways to waste water, but some simple changes can reduce the amount you consume, making your water bill decrease and your environmental impact smaller. This article will show you 5 easy ways to reduce your water use at home from the team at The Mat Factory, an online store specialising in design mats for the bathroom and other areas of the home. Continue Reading →


Here’s Why Your Company Needs a Waste Management Policy

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From time immemorial, human beings have, for the most part, had special arrangements in place for disposal of waste. This means waste management is not a new practice being forced on households and businesses by the government today. It became imperative for government to step in with force as industrialisation and urbanisation led to serious waste generation issues. In case you are still wondering why, here are some reasons why your company needs a waste management policy. Continue Reading →


Highlights in the History of Homeland Security

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has the mission of a safer and more secure America by preventing and responding to terrorist attacks, securing and safeguarding cyberspace,  analyzing and reducing threats and distributing warnings, enhancing security,  coordinating intelligence with state and local law enforcement agencies, facilitating legal immigration, enforcing and administering immigration laws, managing and patrolling our borders, using technology together with manpower and physical infrastructure to improve operational control, supporting legal employment by offering information and expanding the E-Verify program, providing coordinated responses to terrorist attacks as well as natural disasters and other large emergencies, securing critical infrastructure and information systems, responding to epidemics and other important duties. Continue Reading →


The Cost of Going Green Globally

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Source: http://www.quickquid.co.uk/quid-corner/2013/09/03/the-cost-of-going-green-globally/


Erasing and Recycling Buildings with ‘ERO’ Robot

The era of demolition may come to an end in the near future with the advent of ‘ERO’ by product designer Omer Haciomeroglu, a robot that disassembles concrete by a process that reverses the exact way it was cast.

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‘Loading Station’ — a Solar Powered Charging Station for Cars

The increasing popularity of electric cars in sweden led the traffic department of gothenburg to commission local firm Kjellgren Kamisky Architecture to posit a solution for sustainable personal transportation. The result is a solar-powered charging station for electric cars, bikes and scooters that additionally offers weather protection, waiting rooms, a bike repair shop, outdoor gym, cafe and informational kiosks — all Wifi connected. Continue Reading →