Inspiration for a Brighter Future

How Rooftop Gardens Can Make the World a Better Place

What is a rooftop garden?

No surprise here. A rooftop garden is exactly what it sounds like, a garden that happens to be on a roof. Sometimes this means flowers and shrubs or even a vegetable, herb or fruit garden.

Humans have been gardening on the roofs of structures for centuries dating back to the ziggurats of Mesopotamia (600 BC). While the practice is not new, as urbanization has swept the globe, more and more people are looking for ways to reduce their ecological footprint, maximize space, and to add some natural beauty to their homes.

Whatever the reason, rooftop gardening offers a ton of benefits.

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Millennials Are The Generation Green

Millennials cycling in a park.

2020 is here, which means the UK target to recycle 50% of our waste is closing in.

In 2017, we recycled 44.3%, which showed our growth of just 3.9% in the last five years. It’s only been until very recently that many people were aware that we might not reach this particular target, and realised the actual importance of recycling. It cannot be stressed enough that we should be doing things daily to become greener and to reduce our carbon footprint.

So why has it taken us this long to promote sustainable plans and products? And why are the vast majority of people still not listening?

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Tony Seba’s Presentation on the Future of Energy and Transportation Will Blow You Away

Tony Seba

A few days ago, my brother sent me a link to a YouTube video that he described as “compelling and thought provoking”. Now, my brother is certainly not the type of person who’s prone to exaggeration or overstatement. So, naturally, his comments piqued my interest, and I quickly found the time to watch the one-hour video.

What did I think?

I was mesmerised. And I think you will be too.

I’ve embedded the video into this post, but let me give you some brief details before you click play…

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Chemical-Free Water Treatment System Sees Rapid Worldwide Adoption

Siemens Cooling Water Tower

Water cooling towers are an essential part of many industrial processes. Typically, the towers cool the circulating water used in refineries, power plants, HVAC systems and other heat-intensive applications.

However, the large volumes of water used in cooling towers present several persistent issues: scale, corrosion and bio-contamination.

Traditionally, these issues have proved costly to rectify, both in monetary and environmental terms.

Fortunately, advancements in technology have allowed Arizona-based Dynamic Water Technologies to introduce a water cooling tower treatment system that effectively addresses these issues.

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