Inspiration for a Brighter Future

Ethy Paves the Way for a New Generation of Sustainable, Ethical Shoppers

Ethy sustainable shopping

Formed in 2020, ethy has a vision for a world where shopping doesn’t come at the expense of the environment, people or animals. The UK company works with brands to audit and accredit their sustainable initiatives – giving savvy shoppers peace of mind through recognisable trust mark icons and one convenient, free-to-use sustainable shopping guide app.

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The 7 Best EV Websites in 2022

With the EV industry growing rapidly, it’s helpful to have reliable, up-to-date information on this exciting trend.

That’s why we’ve put together this list of the 7 best EV websites in 2022.

Whether you already drive an EV or are thinking of getting one, these websites will provide you with a wide range of information on EVs – including news, resources and events.

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Hyper Poland Reveals Its MagRail Transport Technology

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In October 2019, a live demonstration of MagRail technology, a high-speed rail transport system developed by Hyper Poland, took place in Warsaw.

During the demonstration, the ride of a MagRail vehicle on a test track was shown. The 48-meter track was made to a 1:5 scale. The maximum speed during the test was about 50 km/h, acceleration 6 m/s2 and deceleration 15 m/s2.

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A Day in the Life of an Energy Consultant

Alan Asbury

I’m excited to finally sit down with Alan Asbury, who is one of the UK’s leading energy savings experts.

Alan has been interested in environmental issues since he was a teenager, and attained his master’s degree in ‘Environmental Management, Sustainable Development, Climate Change, Energy, Resources’ from the University of Nottingham in 1999.

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Commercial Waste Collection Comes of Age

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New York-based startup Recycle Track Systems (RTS) is helping to revolutionize the way commercial waste is collected, sorted and recycled.

Dubbed the ‘Uber of trash’, RTS works with local, independent haulers by outfitting their vehicles with proprietary routing technology. This allows collection routes to be streamlined, as well as enabling vehicles and pickup sites to be kept in constant two-way communication via text and email.

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Smelling Good – the World’s First Sunglasses Made from Coffee

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Every year, it’s obvious that people are growing increasingly eager for an eco-friendly life. And this is reflected in the products people are choosing to spend their money on.

It’s no wonder, then, that product developers are getting more and more creative in finding ways to bring sustainable but practical products to market.

And this definitely includes the world’s first eyewear made from coffee…

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Turning Sunlight and Air into Drinking Water Is Now a Reality

Zero Mass Water Source

As the ongoing water shortage in Cape Town shows, we should never take our water supply for granted.

Droughts, earthquakes and pollution are just some of the things that can lead to clean water becoming scarce. And without access to clean water, people can rapidly lose their hydration, hygiene – and ultimately their health.

To give you just one example, it’s estimated that 842,000 people a year lose their lives to diarrhoea as a result of unsafe drinking-water, hand hygiene and sanitation. I’m sure you’ll agree, these are shocking numbers.

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Eco Tech Daily: The Story so Far

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I’ve been writing and publishing content for Eco Tech Daily for more than three years. And it recently occurred to me that I’ve never taken a look back at what the site has achieved over that period.

So, read on to discover a brief history of Eco Tech Daily, and some of the highlights of the last three years…

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Luxurious, Nature-Inspired Hotel Opens at Brooklyn Bridge

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The mission-driven luxury lifestyle hotel brand, 1 Hotels, has opened the doors of its third property, 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge.

Designed from the ground-up, the property cultivates the best of eco-conscious design and sustainable architecture.

The founder of 1 Hotels, Barry Sternlicht, explains the company’s core philosophy as: “The world around us is beautiful, and we want to keep it that way.”

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The UK’s First Eco-Town Begins to Take Shape

North West Bicester

Do you dream of living in an eco-friendly town that puts people and the environment first?

I certainly do.

Fortunately, there is just such a town being built.

Named North West Bicester, this exciting eco-town development is situated in the heart of Southern England, just 15 miles from the world-famous Oxford City.

Let’s take a factual tour of North West Bicester, aided by several ‘artist impressions’ of the finished town.

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