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Category: Eco-Friendly Cities

April 10, 2018 8 Comments
How to Start a Recycling Program in Your Town

7 Tips to Get Your City Started   Every year, Americans throw away 22 million tons of perfectly recyclable goods and materials. According to TheRecyclingPartnership.org, this represents an economic loss of approximately $1.8 billion as well as a burden on the climate of about 50 million tons of greenhouse gases. But according to the 2016 annual […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, Eco-Friendly Cities, Reuse Recycle
March 29, 2018 2 Comments
A Tower of Hope in the Fight Against Air Pollution

World Largest Air Purifier Helps Solve the Smog Issue A 300-foot-tall air purification tower seems to be shining a ray of hope through smog-polluted air in the city of Xian, China. The “world’s biggest air purifier” is still in the experimental stages, but if results (due out soon) prove to be good, much larger towers […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Eco-Friendly Cities, Environment
March 22, 2018 3 Comments
Can the World Be Powered with Renewable Energy?

From Denton, TX, and Beyond: A Quick Update on Renewable Energy Denton, Texas, has big plans and they’re getting even bigger. The city announced recently that it will soon switch to 100% renewable energy sources. Denton’s original plans called for only 70% renewable sources by 2020, but revised plans now include installing enough wind and […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Eco-Friendly Cities, Energy, Environment
March 20, 2018 4 Comments
What Makes Norway Such a Happy Place?

Finding Joy in the Land of the Midnight Sun Happy March 20, aka International Happiness Day! So we just have to ask: When you think about what makes you truly happy in life, what comes to mind? Is it your personal relationships? Your work? What about the country you live in? If you happen to […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Eco-Friendly Cities, Environment, Family
March 13, 2018 4 Comments
Welcome to the Eco-Friendly Neighborhood

How One Community Is Going Green and Saving Green Anyone in the market for a new house these days may feel as if the terms “affordable” and “eco-friendly” don’t always go hand and hand. True, costs of green construction have decreased over the years, but eco-friendly building materials are still usually more costly than traditional […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Eco-Friendly Cities, Energy, Environment
February 1, 2018 5 Comments
Fresh, Organic Produce Is on the Rise!

Taking Sustainable Farming to New Heights What if you could produce 500 metric tons (1.1 million pounds) of food every year without pesticides? And what if your growing process also reduced carbon dioxide emissions by 1000 metric tons—and saved 50 million liters of water—compared to traditional farming methods? And what if you could do all […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Eco-Friendly Cities, Environment, Food, Health
January 4, 2018 5 Comments
5 More Ways to Bee Helpful

What’s All the Buzz About? Environmentalists, bee-lovers, people who enjoy fresh produce and bees all over the world: we have reason to celebrate! The UK recently decided to back a total ban on all bee-killing pesticides across Europe. The decision announced in November represents a turnaround from the government’s previous position that there wasn’t enough […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, Conservation, Eco-Friendly Cities, Environment, Food
November 16, 2017 5 Comments
Transforming the Look of Renewable Energy

Two Companies That Are Reimaging the Renewable Energy Space As people become more thoughtful about their energy consumption, companies are getting more and more creative with renewable energy technology to develop products that encourage sustainability and look good doing it. Let’s Talk Renewable Energy Renewable energy is energy that is collected from renewable resources, such […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Eco-Friendly Cities, Energy, Environment, How You Can Help
August 3, 2017 3 Comments
Save Money, Time and the Environment

Keeping Your Cool Looking for ways to survive the long, hot days of summer? In addition to drinking lots of fluid and staying in the shade, you can also ride the bus or train. What? How does taking advantage of public transit make a difference on a hot, sunny day? Well for starters, riding public […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Do This Not That, Eco-Friendly Cities, Energy, Environment, How You Can Help
June 29, 2017 13 Comments
How to Kick the (Single-Use) Habit

Coming Soon! Zero-Waste Grocery Stores Imagine the world with less garbage. That is the hope behind the idea of no-waste or zero-waste food markets that have recently opened up across Europe. Their goal is to encourage shoppers to buy only what they need, an approach that helps cut down on the amount of both unused […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Eco-Friendly Cities, Food, Health, Plastic, Reuse Recycle