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GHG emissions from Agriculture have increased – U.N. F.A.O.

New estimates from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization show that greenhouse gas emissions from the agricultural sector have increased. According to the new findings, emissions from crops and livestock production have increased from 2001’s 4.7 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide, to 5.3 billion tonnes in 2011 – an increase of 14 percent. The increase in emission from crops and livestock is mainly due to the...

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Green Benefits Related With Credit Card Uses

It is an inevitable truth that the use credit card companies are going through a field of competitiveness, as they are cropping up with some of the latest developing and latest technicalities. The new message that the credit card users are getting is that now, proper use of credit cards can help them save planet Earth. This is a new message along with the new set of credit cards,...

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Ways to save on paper when doing traditional marketing

Providing customers and clients with a greener image and lessening their impact on the environment are important concerns for countless businesses and organisations. The materials, waste and impact of direct mail marketing and promotional efforts can be a considerable drawback, one that may need to be addressed in order to ensure more sustainable business practices. Reducing the materials required...

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How bitcoins could help save the environment

With the recent buzz surrounding the crash of the largest virtual currency exchange Mt. Gox, Bitcoins are facing a large issue of acceptance, again. Created in 2009, bitcoin is an all-digital, cryptographically based currency with the purpose of facilitating anonymous digital transactions. According to bitcoin critics, the failure of Mt. Gox proves that the public is not yet ready for the vir...

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Minimize a website’s carbon footprint by adopting environment-friendly techniques

It has become crucial to understand the impact of the internet on the environment. Every second that we spend on surfing a simple website 20 milligrams of CO2 is generated. More the data which servers have to filter more is the energy consumed and larger is the mission of greenhouse gases. With increase in emission of greenhouse gases the consequences of global warming are on the rise. Web design...

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Is it important to be an eco-friendly business?

If you are a small business working on a shoestring, being eco-friendly will probably not be in the forefront of your mind. This is understandable and in some ways seems practical; however, eco-friendly practices can be vitally important to small businesses in ways that may not be initially visible. A change in attitudes. There is absolutely no doubt that over the last ten years the wellbeing of the en...

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WWF, Mondi partner for increased environmental sustainability

The World Wide Fund for Nature and international packaging and paper group Mondi have partnered for environmental sustainability in the packaging and paper sectors. WWF and Mondi have entered into a three-year strategic partnership which will help minimize the impacts that the packaging and paper group’s operations has on forests, climate and water, as well as encour...

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Minimizing Virtual Energy Expenditure by Green Web Design Technique Strategies

Green web design is a new concept to most web designers. The developers can create sites for eco friendly purposes, but how does one make a green website! However, it is the right time for the virtual community to turn eyes to the energy expenditure of the internet. Besides the electricity to run your computers and mobile gadgets, companies utilize a massive amount of energy in maintaining the internet as...

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Coca-Cola installs 1 millionth HFC-free cooler

The Coca-Cola Company has installed its 1 millionth hydrofluorocarbon-free cooler, effectively preventing the emissions of 5.25 million metric tons of carbon dioxide over 10 years. Together with its bottling partners, Coca-Cola has set a goal to ensure that all their new cold- drink equipment – including dispensers, vending machines and coolers – will be HFC-free by 2015. Since 2000, Coca-Cola...

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U.S. power plants emitting less carbon dioxide as natural gas use increases

The energy sector in the United States has been emitting less of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, finds a study from the University of Colorado Boulder. The decrease in carbon dioxide emissions from U.S. power plants is credited to the increasing use of natural gas in power generation. Aside from power plants running purely on natural gas, combined cycle natural gas plants,...

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