Everyone wants a beautiful looking garden, but you know it’s never going to happen because everyone is too busy to do something about it. Even though it’s nice and hot at the moment people would rather sit around doing nothing instead of rolling up their sleeves and putting in a two hour shift. When was the last time you worked on your garden? Do you plan on doing anything in the future to spruce it up a little? Maybe your garden already looks great so you can completely ignore what I’m saying, but if you’ve left it sitting there for a while it’s probably not going to be in a good state. Luckily it’s easy to get a garden looking great again by carrying out a few simple jobs. We’re going to look at some of the things anyone can do to make their garden look fresh after it’s been sitting untouched. If you do one thing per weekend you’ll be finished in no time. Continue reading →
Many large corporations are taking leadership roles in establishing and implementing green initiatives. From auto manufacturers to world renown beverage makers, many are actively seeking ways to do their part in this global mission. Most of their commitments are focused on the places where they can make the most difference. While there are a wide array of motivating factors, some of the most common includes reducing the corporation’s operating costs, enhancing employee health, increasing productivity, boosting the business’ reputation amongst the consumer community and limiting the risk of violating environmental regulations. Listed below are the 5 top corporate green initiatives. Continue reading →
Each day recycling helps to keep tons of waste out of ever-increasing landfill sites, this also helps to conserve energy resources through a number of different measures. It is possible to save energy and have a positive impact on the world around you without having to make any significant changes to your routine or spending any extra money. Continue reading →
The search for affordable energy sources is never-ending. In the United States, natural gas prices have dropped significantly, inviting European countries to take advantage of the low pricing. Recently a German company announced its plans to expand significantly in the United States. Due to innovations in unlocking shale gas, the price of natural gas in the U. S. is only 25% of the cost in the European market. Price has a significant impact on energy-intensive industries and could drive more European investment to American companies.
Millions of years of accumulating fossil remains, both plant and animal, are buried deep in the earth. These remains create a mixture of carbon and hydrogen, resulting in natural gas. Drilling recovers the natural gas closest to the surface. In the United States, fracking technology is used to recover natural gas located deep in the earth. In order to determine the amount of natural gas reserves in the world, information taken from geological and engineering studies is used to determine the amount of gas that can be recovered from known reservoirs. This information is evaluated using current economic figures and present recovery technology. Continue reading →
As energy prices seem set to continue their upward trend, at least into the foreseeable future, many consumers in the UK are looking for ways to keep their energy costs down. One of the best and most popular options available to energy consumers is the dual fuel tariff. This tariff works in a unique number of ways that helps customers avoid the worst energy price increases. In this article, we will explain what dual fuel is, and why it can help consumers get the best deal on their energy bill compared with other types of tariffs, even in a highly fluctuating energy market. Continue reading →
The battle to save our environment has reached almost critical proportions and it is now up to every individual to take responsibility for the carbon footprint left in their wake. Air travel, as well as many other forms of transport, is a major source of concern among environmentalists and those who travel overseas should ensure that as much of their journey as possible is also as ‘green’ as possible. If even the smallest effort is made by every overseas traveller, the impact on our environment can be significant. Here are five ways in which overseas travellers can make their contribution to a cleaner and healthier planet. Continue reading →