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The E-bike - Teresa Madaleno

Many people are aware that electric car sales are rising. In sunny states, the popularity of e-vehicles is obvious, but in northern climates, including Canada, it can be less noticeable. Still, according to FleetCarma, a cleantech information and com.

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Google Looking to Store Green Energy

Google Looking to Store Green Energy - Samantha Zeitz

Google energy projects are trying to live beyond the moment when it comes to renewable energy. Their developers believe they might have figured out how to store wind and solar power once it’s been collected. Alphabet Inc. is a parent company of Goo.

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Reducing Food Waste with Loop Juice - Samantha Zeitz

Montreal juice makers have discovered a way to get the most out of their surplus produce, thus diverting tons of fruits and vegetables from the waste stream. Courchesne Larose Ltd, a large warehouse in Anjou, Montreal was responsible for almost 16 to.

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Generating Money From Recycled Diapers

Generating Money from Recycled Diapers

It’s doubtful many of us stop to think about the enormous number of diapers that are used every year. Disposable diapers were designed as a convenient way to absorb the mess from babies bottom, but they pile up in our landfill sites. Each year in N.

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India Poised to Build Green Homes

India Poised to Build Green Homes - Teresa Madaleno

A fifth of new housing developments in India will be green homes. This is the commitment being made by top builders in the country who want to promote sustainable development and help the country meet ambitious climate goals. Of course this is the ty.

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Google Looking to Store Green Energy

Solar Power Saves Lives - Michael Cameron

In some instances solar power can be a strain on an already tight budget, but costs have dropped substantially and now a team from Michigan Technological University have been able to show that there’s money in saving lives. “Everybody wants t.

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Turning Fish Waste into Nail Polish

Turning Fish Waste into Nail Polish

According to researchers at the Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI), the leftover shells from last Night’s mussel dinner could have a brighter destiny than your household green bin. The OFI, a partnership between Dalhousie University, Memorial Universit.

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Designs Eco Friendly Home Plans Eco Friendly Homes Environmentally with Eco Friendly House Plans - Intertekarchitects

The Demand For Sustainable Communities

Several are well established in the United States, but the concept is relatively new to Canada. We are referring to sustainable communities.  A sustainable or green community is built to maintain and promote sustainable living.  These communities f.

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Whiskey Residue Fuels Cars

Whisky Residue Fuels Cars - Sam Zeitz

Edinburgh-based start-up Celtic Renewables Ltd., has found a use for whisky residue. They say it can fuel cars. Celtic Renewables Ltd. partnered with Tullibardine Distillery in Perthshire Scotland to produce the new power source for cars. The biofuel.

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Preserving Plastic Products

Preserving Plastic Products - Jacqueline Mullin

Preserving plastics was at the core of Eric Hudson’s business model when he pitched his idea for a new toothbrush design to potential manufacturers back in the mid-1990’s; even though he chose not to share this element of his idea initially. Toda.

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