Tag: materials

This topic includes articles about environmentally friendly materials. For example, plastic can be made from renewable sources such as corn instead of non-renewable sources such as oil. And this topic also includes materials used in renewable power generation systems.

Refrigerators are one of the primary foci for energy efficiency programs. Not only do they require large amounts of electricity to operate, they are well known for using greenhouse gases as refrigerants in the past, although research has reduced the power use of modern refrigerators and newer coolants are designed to cause less damage to […]

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I’ve seen many natural and organic alternative detergents. Some cities even mandate the use of green products because of the toxic chemicals involved in creating detergent products. Spokane is one of the first cities to require supermarkets and other stores to sell detergents that do not harm the environment, according to Grist. These products work […]

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Each Fourth of July, people around the United States celebrate the foundation of the country. This includes several types of celebrations, and one of the most prominent events in many cities is the fireworks display. Fireworks produce several effects on the environment, most of them negative. Fireworks, as their name suggests, produce fire and explosions. […]

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