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7 Ways Coronavirus Is Helping the World Go Green

Green city park

As countries around the world are fighting against coronavirus, not only has the healthcare sector been hugely impacted, the virus has created changes in every sector, including the environment. In the midst of this crisis, can we see a window of opportunity to emerge from this pandemic as better environmental stewards?

Here are seven ways how coronavirus is steering a positive impact on the environment.

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How to Plan a Home Solar Electric System

Home Solar Electric System

Given the tons of benefits it affords you — solar energy is the future.

So you will be making the right decision if you choose to power your home with solar energy. However, powering your home with solar energy will require some amount of planning if everything is to go just the way you want it.

Thankfully, we know a thing or two about the nuts and bolts of getting solar energy to your abode.

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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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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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Investigating Alternative Fuels for Future Transportation

Nowadays, we can observe a growing interest in powering transport with alternative forms of fuel. Statistics clearly show that there’s a huge need for a change in the way in which transportation fleets influence our planet.

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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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Do You Remember When Cars Had Combustion Engines?

Car exhaust

I do.

And it still shocks me when I look back on that time.

Let me explain.

In those days, it was taken for granted that motorbikes, cars and trucks were all noisy and highly polluting vehicles.

Everywhere these vehicles went, they left a trail of dangerous pollutants that filled our town and cities. Even schools were caught up in this onslaught, with parents regularly idling their cars while waiting or dropping off their kids.

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