Inspiration for a Brighter Future

Electric Boats Will Soon Rule the Seas

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Do electric boats exist?

Yes, they do. And they are rapidly growing in popularity.

This is because they are quiet, more efficient and don’t produce any harmful emissions.

Electric boats are also coming down in price and charging facilities are becoming more readily available.

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How Covid-19 Triggered Sustainable Changes in the Automotive Industry

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The Covid-19 pandemic that started over a year ago has had a tremendous impact on our lives so far. We all got affected either by the disease or hardships it caused in everyday life. So did numerous businesses and industries. However, some sectors, such as the automotive, while suffering losses on one hand, also saw significant changes which led to positive results, especially for the environment.

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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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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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Do You Remember When Cars Had Combustion Engines?

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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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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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