Bicycle

The Most Carbon Efficient Ways to Travel

Global warming remains one of the most dangerous and prevalent issues in regards to our planet and our future as a society. Automobiles are renowned for being one of the worst culprits of emitting harmful emissions into our vulnerable atmosphere. The greenhouse gases, including carbon dioxide, that are emitted as a result of fuel consumption have devastating effects on the environment. Carbon dioxide remains in the atmosphere longer than other gases, so cars have a more harmful impact on climate40

Green Buildings

Green Buildings – A Strive for Sustainable Future

http://greencleanguide.com/three-primary-rating-systems-for-green-buildings-in-india/Construction sector in India is the major contributor to GDP as it promotes inclusive growth by creating equal opportunity during economic growth which benefits each and every section of society. It employs millions of people, creating favourable conditions towards the associated industries such as steel, cement, technology etc and accounts for major development in the social and economic sectors. However, one needs to understand the potential of our country in building a Green Economy and sustainable future. Green Building, a40

Natural cleaning

How to Clean Naturally With Natural Cleaning Products?

Cleaning a home with harsh chemicals is a risk for both the human health and natural environment. Many cleaning products that are commonly used come with chemicals dangerous to overall human health. Many of these products emit gases that are harmful. Even many cause major diseases. Use of such products is dangerous in a home, especially for children. Many households are switching to natural cleaning products instead of chemical, due to the safety they provide. Natural cleaning products are easy40

Mandatory emissions reporting

8 reasons your company should report to CDP

CDP’s annual climate change information request for the year 2017 is out last December and the last date for submission of responses is 29th June 2017. Through CDP (erstwhile Carbon Disclosure Project), more than 827 institutional investors with assets of over US$100 trillion are asking companies to disclose how they are managing the risks posed by climate change. Globally, 5,800 plus companies, representing close to 60% of global market capitalization, disclose their environmental information such as greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, risks and opportunities and40

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Green Building Materials You Haven’t Thought Of

Environmentally conscious lifestyles have become increasingly popular over the past decade. Part of the spotlight on consumption reduction involves green building materials that not only reduce consumption but also save homeowners on energy costs. In fact, 62 percent of firms that build new single-family homes, and 54 percent of those building new multi-family homes are going green more than 15 percent of the time. By 2018, the numbers are expected to increase by more than 10 percent. Building green involves40

Green Buildings

3 Green Construction Challenges in Cities

Whether or not you’re a city dweller, you probably know what it means to go out and paint the town red. Maybe, if you’re a Rolling Stones fan, you want it painted black. What you may not know is that your city or town is simultaneously trying to go green. Last year, for example, 17 of the world’s largest cities launched a sustainable effort called the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance, with the aim of an 80 percent reduction in overall40

The Kista Science City

Smart City- Smarter Ways to Sustainable Living

Urbanization is an indicator of poverty reduction and hence can serve as a valuable indicator of the overall economic growth of the country. Urbanisation is an irreversible yet a very important process. India is also in the middle of a transition from rural to a quasi urban economy with a dramatic increase in the number of large cities. India’s urban population currently residing in five thousand two hundred agglomerations has increased from 285 million to 380 million since 2001 to40

Reasons why WEEE disposal is good for the environment

The European Commission defines waste as” any object or substance that is intended to be discarded”. Disposal and recycling have been an ancient practice and aimed to balance out the times when resources have been scarce. In this world of technology, electronic equipment and gadgets have come up to be an important part of the global waste disposal. While manufacturers are readily coming up with newer versions of the same gadgets, we, the consumers are eagerly dropping off our old40