Green Alternatives · Green Living

Coca Cola said yes to a recycling and deposit return scheme

The biggest soft drinks producer and the Scotland government have made an agreement in the implementation of a deposit return scheme in order to increase the recycling rates.  With this system the consumer pays a certain amount of money that is after repaid when the bottle is returned to a retailer, so both consumers and… Continue reading Coca Cola said yes to a recycling and deposit return scheme

Earth and Climate · Environment · Green Living

A better understanding on ocean garbage behavior

Some scientists from the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science created a model in which they could identify simulate and follow the transportation pattern of floating marine debris. Many of you may be thinking what is it helpful for but I believe this is good for many reasons. The first one… Continue reading A better understanding on ocean garbage behavior

Green Living · Sustainability

Floating wetlands, the perfect water cleaners

Floating wetlands are natural systems that may be simple and rather odd but they could become a very effective treatment for wastewater due to their double purpose of taking up pollutants from water and serve as habitat for small fish and amphibians. Scientists believe that a combination of different factors and processes are responsible for… Continue reading Floating wetlands, the perfect water cleaners

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East China is facing sea eutrophication

China’s rapid economical growth is threatening the integrity and ecology of some natural ecosystems. The massive industrialization of the region has bring an increase of pollutant emissions that are rich in nitrogen. Some scientist from the China’s Fudan University and Nanjing University came up with this conclusion, after analyzing some samples taken from East Chins Sea.… Continue reading East China is facing sea eutrophication

Green Living

USA politics in the way to vetting EPA

This is probably one of the saddest news of this new year 2017. Some people from the United States of America are trying to shut down the Environmental Protection Agency, an organization that have been working since its foundation in 1970 in the protection of the global environment. They want to abolish any rule and… Continue reading USA politics in the way to vetting EPA

Green Living · Sustainability

Food waste, a very serious problem

Are you the person who buys the necessary amount of food for your proper sustain? or are you the one who buys extra food just because there is an special offer even if you do not need it? Well if you are in the first group, congratulations!, you are contributing to hunger alleviation, which according to… Continue reading Food waste, a very serious problem