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Shipping Containers: Storage and Beyond

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There are more than 17 million shipping containers in the world, of which 6 million of them are currently transporting goods via truck, train and vessel.

These 6 million containers make an incredible 200 million trips each year, helping to transport everything from cars to smartphones.

To give you an idea of their storage capacity, a standard 20-foot shipping container can hold 1 million pencils!

However, shipping containers are not just for transporting goods…

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Chemical-Free Water Treatment System Sees Rapid Worldwide Adoption

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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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Can You Spot the Hidden PC in This Elegant, Handcrafted Case?

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Sure you can.

It may not be immediately noticeable – but embedded within the ornamental wooden case is a powerful personal computer.

This uniquely designed PC package (named ATMO) offers aesthetic, environmental and sensory benefits.

Let’s take a look at this fascinating piece of equipment.

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Memobottle: A Simple, Beautiful Idea

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The company says it well: “Flat is the new round.”

The memobottle A6 is a reusable water bottle that, due to its unique design, allows it to fit comfortably into your computer case, handbag or pocket.

It’s made from food safe recycled plastic, which is both strong and leak proof.

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Rivers of Fire, Rivers of Energy

This incredible video got me thinking.

Surely, the immense heat emanating from lava rivers could be captured and transformed into electricity?

The question can be answered in just three words – yes it can.

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10 Green Websites You Should Know and Use

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Are you interested in green-living, sustainability and renewable-energy?

If yes, then we have put together a list of 10 superb websites that will keep you informed of all the latest green news and developments.

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The Transforming Power of Living Walls

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Be amazed and inspired by the natural beauty of living walls.

Also known as green walls, this innovative design approach is transforming indoor and outdoor spaces around the world.

Before we take a look at some examples, first some great benefits of living walls:

  • Improved indoor air quality
  • Energy savings in both hot and cold climates
  • Natural building protection
  • Mental and physical health benefits for occupants
  • Reduction in noise pollution
  • Increase in property values

As the below images testify, living walls demonstrate a perfect blending of nature and design…

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