Most people don’t think a whole lot about the processes that keep their cities and streets clean. They might not wonder about the street sweeping companies their city has employed or how often city workers change the bags in public trash cans. These little details, however, can sometimes have a big impact on the city’s environmental footprint. Street sweeping, in fact, can actually provide a lot of help to the environment.
Many of us wonder what an environmental engineer actually does. It can be hard to understand why they are needed, and how they contribute to society. The truth of the matter is, they actually play an important role in companies. A lot of their tasks involve measures that help keep us, and the living things … [Read more…]
Meteor exploding in the skies is quite an unusual wake-up call. Many people in the Russian Urals region woke up to this sight on Friday morning. The powerful blast smashed windows and rattled houses, causing widespread panic. This is a spectacular dash cam video of the meteorite fireball falling in Urals.
Since their popularization, one of the biggest drawbacks to solar panels has been finding somewhere suitable on your property to place them in order to soak up as much sun as possible. For those without south facing roofs this has been an uphill struggle, but new technology from the University of Wisconsin Madison inspired by … [Read more…]
Being energy efficient and generally eco conscious shouldn’t be something that people need convincing to do – after all it benefits them to a huge degree. Someone who is eco conscious doesn’t only do less damage to the planet, but will normally save a lot of money and make themselves healthier in the process. If … [Read more…]
There is a mistaken belief among some people that ‘going green’ and trying to use less energy has to be a big deal and will take you a lot of time. People think that it must take effort to save the planet (Superman never makes it look easy…) and that it’s something they need to … [Read more…]