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Infographic: Pest Control UK – Facts & Figures

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Did you know it is estimated you are never more than 6 foot from a rat? A rather unsettling thought I hope you agree. Pest Control is a very important industry and one not many people know a great deal about. This infographic looks to highlights the various types of pests often found and where in the UK they are ... Read More »

Infographic: Create an Economically Friendly Home

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From solar panels and loft insulation to energy saving bulbs and heat pumps, technology has come on leaps and bounds in recent years with the aim of making our homes eco-smart and energy efficient. With such an emphasis on self-sufficiency, you can now make substantial savings on your monthly energy bills all with a few simple home improvements. With thanks ... Read More »

Infographic: What is Light Pollution?

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Light pollution refers to the various ways in which artificial light can negatively impact our natural environment. The four most common categories of light pollution are urban glow, glare, light clutter, and light trespass. Urban glow casts an unnatural light over towns and cities, leading nocturnal animals to become disoriented. Workers exposed to an overabundance of nighttime light, such as ... Read More »

Infographic: The Safe Road to Hazardous Waste Disposal

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In 2009, the United States generated 32,285,300 tons of hazardous materials. Some was burned for energy, some was stabilized for long-term containment, and some was buried or incinerated. Many people are uninformed on what constitutes hazardous material as well as the methods used for proper disposal. The folks at www.wastex.com have put together this infographic that explains specific information that is ... Read More »

Infographic: Sustainable Technology

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Recycling has very much become part of society with households recycling glass, plastic and cardboard on a weekly basis, however our recycling efforts seem to fail when technology is concerned. The noughties alone have seen a rapid development in commercial and household technology with the internet becoming accessible to all on a wireless 24/7 palm of the hand basis. Touch ... Read More »

Infographic: Did You Know National Park Week Is April 20-28?

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In honor of National Park Week, we wanted to share a number of fun facts with you.  For instance, did you know that all national parks have free admission April 22-26 for National Park Week?  Take advantage of this great opportunity to experience some of the country’s most exhilarating parks and wildlife.  And don’t forget to support your national parks! ... Read More »

Infographic: The Environmental Impact of One Million Cell Phones

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ecoATM, the company that allows consumers to recycle used mobile phones, tablets, and MP3 players for immediate cash, has announced that it has recycled more than one-million devices. Not only is that a huge number, it has a huge impact on the environment! According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), recycling one million devices has the environmental impact of removing ... Read More »

Infographic: Create an Energy Efficient Home with a Deep Energy Retrofit

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Improving your home’s energy usage isn’t just about reducing your environmental footprint – it’s also about achieving a better quality of life and making your living space more comfortable. A deep energy retrofit is a holistic approach to making your home healthier and more comfortable. Check out our infographic to find out what a deep energy retrofit can do for ... Read More »

Infographic: Ryan Homes Energy

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Ryan Homes Energy brings you a dynamic infographic illustrating all the savings that green homes provide. Learn what your annual savings could be if your house was built to ENERGY STAR environmental standards. How many pizzas could you buy? Movie tickets? iPods? Live green and save green. And look for Ryan Homes featured in an upcoming video on energy efficient ... Read More »

Infographic: Homes Of The Future

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Flying cars, robots, all things we’ve yet to see as the years come on and things such as TV don’t do anything but feed our imagination with grandiose ideas of what’s next to come. But as the future creeps upon us, what really is next? What about your home, what are some things you can look forward to as the ... Read More »

Infographic: Which Cities Are Embracing the Green Revolution

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With a growing awareness of the myriad of threats now facing modern society, an increasing emphasis is being placed on policies of sustainability, environmental protection, and green living. This battle is primarily fought in the world’s major cities; large urban centers such as these are responsible for the largest part of the pollution problem and therefore also have the power ... Read More »

Infographic: The financial horrors of hurricanes

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Superstorm Sandy did a real number on the East Coast. In fact, with an estimated $50 billion in damage and economic losses, Sandy could go down as the second-costliest hurricane in U.S. history. This infographic from InsuranceQuotes.com shows some of the financial horrors of hurricanes. But are Americans prepared for the financial, physical, emotional and mental toll of another Sandy? ... Read More »

Infographic: Nestle’s two-fingered Kit Kat goes Fairtrade

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In January 2013 Nestlé UK & Ireland will be doubling its commitment to Fairtrade by certifying 2-finger KIT Kat. By extending the certification across the brand, an extra 800 million bars a year will carry the FAIRTRADE Mark. The announcement means that an additional 4,500 cocoa farmers in the Ivory Coast will benefit from FAIRTRADE Premiums and the Nestle Cocoa ... Read More »

Infographic: Used Oil Facts & Figures

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Oil keeps our cars, factories, and machines running smoothly. But, once oil is used, it must be discarded properly to keep it from contaminating the environment. Oil does not wear out… it just gets dirty—so recycling it saves a valuable resource. Recycling used oil is the preferred way of handling used oil to protect the environment and conserve natural resources. ... Read More »

Infographic: Why We Should Recycle CFLs

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Did you know that in 2010 Robert Dyas, in partnership with Recolight, provided the first ever light bulb recycling service for consumers? 60% of householders still dispose of Compact Fluorescent Lamps in their rubbish or recycling bins. Find out why recycling CFLs is so important. Brought to you by robertdyas.co.uk. Brought to you by robertdyas.co.uk Read More »

Infographic: Will Going Green Really Save You Money?

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With wind farms popping up all over the place and electric cars starting to role onto our roads we decided to take a look into what going green can really mean for your wallet. How can we make our money go further so we are not as short at the end of the month and don’t have to really on ... Read More »

Infographic: Environmental Impact of Video Games

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After digging into it, we found that electronic waste is a huge contributor to landfills in our country. Fortunately through downloading & streaming, you can still enjoy all your favorite games without contributing to all the waste. Here are some of the dirty stats to show you the environmental impact of video games & consoles purchased over the years. Brought to ... Read More »

Infographic: Life Cycle of Reclaimed Wood

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Part of the joy of using reclaimed wood flooring in your home is learning (and retelling) the story of where it came from. Much of the wood that’s reclaimed today has a long and fascinating past life, whether as a shipping crate, an old barn or a high school gymnasium. As home and business owners become increasingly aware of the benefits of ... Read More »

Infographic: Carbon Accounting – Are you ready?

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A survery carried out by Epicor in 2011 and published early 2012 which included 914 respondents worldwide revealed how little companies actually know about Carbon accounting and their requirements towards it. Over half of the people surveyed had not heard about carbon accounting and from the ones that had heard of it, less than a quarter could provide an accurate ... Read More »

Earth Will Eat Itself

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“Help me to help you?” “Enough is enough!” There are just too many people on planet earth now – with not enough food, not enough fuel and not enough shelter to go round. Our resource constrained world needs our support on every level, and what we put in right now, we might just reap the rewards from, in more ways ... Read More »

Infographic: Composting 101 — What’s in, What’s out?

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Composting is an excellent way to reduce the amount of waste that reaches the trash bin and is a free way to fertilize your lawn and garden. The key is composting the right way, which means knowing what is compostable and what is not. This infographic will help you get started, showing you what should go into your compost pile ... Read More »

Infographic: The Greenest College Campuses

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Many colleges and universities are going green these days, by recycling, employing green building, energy efficiency, water conservation and much more. For most of the country’s greenest college campuses, going green isn’t a fad – it’s a lifestyle. Brought to you by onlinecolleges.net. Brought to you by onlinecolleges.net Read More »