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The Environmental Impact of Driving Your Own Vehicle

This is an article from Gemma Renton

Car pollution is having a huge impact on our environment, affecting everything from the size of the hole in the ozone layer to the health and wellbeing of the general public, with vehicle air pollution contributing to the rise in individuals suffering from acute respiratory conditions around the world. One of the most devastating impacts of increased motor vehicle use is the increased level of pollutants it is releasing into our air and atmosphere.

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Reasons To Get Into Wine

This is an article from Gemma Renton

One of the services we most like to offer is wine tours. Wine tours are fantastic fun, but many people think they’re just for acknowledged wine buffs. Not so! Anyone can enjoy a wine tour, whatever your level of ‘expertise’ in the subject! To be honest, you don’t really even have to like wine to have a great time on a wine tour – the process itself is fascinating enough – but if you did fancy getting into wine, a wine tour is a good place to start. There are lots of reasons to get into wine – here are just a few of them…

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Demand For Biodiesel On The Rise – And Vehicle Manufacturers Are Listening!

This is an article from Gemma Renton

As we all become more and more aware of the increasingly urgent need to protect and heal our planet, interest in biodiesel is growing. The term “Biodiesel” covers a number of sustainable fuels (including animal fats, vegetable oils, and waste cooking oils), but public interest in the concept of sustainable, green fuels is by no means put off by the diversity and complexity of the matter. Indeed, as biodiesel science progresses, and people become more aware of its potential, demand for biodiesel-enabled vehicles is growing, Until recently, the call for biodiesel was considered a fringe call, which would not generate much profit. So manufacturers felt justified in ignoring it. However, in more recent years, growing environmental concerns have seen biodiesel pushed into the public consciousness – putting pressure on auto manufacturers to make biodiesel-compliant vehicles.

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How to Have a Green Wedding

This is an article from Gemma Renton

With the average American wedding costing more than $20,000, which is largely spend on consumable products, it is clear that weddings cause waste. The huge number of wedding favors, floral arrangements, and decorations that are thrown into the trash every year means that choosing to get married has the potential to massively increase your annual waste output and amplify your carbon footprint. However the good news is that there is a greener way. More people than ever are choosing to make their wedding day green (and we’re not just talking about their color scheme). It is possible to opt for environmentally friendly and reusable options that will ensure your wedding day goes with a bang without having to compromise your social conscience. Here are some top tips on how you can make your wedding day as eco-friendly and green as possible:

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America’s Cleanest and Dirtiest Energy States

 

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This post originally appeared on Modernize.com where you can find comprehensive solar information from industry experts.

America’s energy policy has been the subject of recent debate: From the Pope’s public advocacy of environmental stewardship to the EPA’s toughened regulations on pollution from petroleum refineries, the sources that power our society have rarely been so widely scrutinized. Once regarded as a subject best left to the energy sector, the way we fuel our economy has proven its relevance for all citizens, both in America and across the globe.

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10 Ideas for Saving Energy at Home

This is an article by Tim Smith

If you’re like me, you’ve made a new year’s resolution to save money. One of the easiest ways to do that is to start at home with your energy usage. Cutting down on your utility bill can save you money every month that you can put towards a new car, your kid’s tuition fund, or just a home improvement project. Here are 10 things you can do to start saving right away:

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Oregon Extends its Clean Fuels Act

This is an article from Gemma Renton

At the end of February 2015, a significant and important decision was made by the Oregon State Senate. The State’s Clean Fuels Act, which was originally passed in 2009 and was due to expire in 2015 has been extended, meaning its 2015 expiration date no longer applies. This particular act requires all oil and gas producers within the state to reduce their CO 2 emissions created from the burning of fossil fuels by at least 10 percent over the next decade. This new bill sends a firm message to oil and gas producers that Oregon wants cleaner fuels and that we care about the effect our fuel production has on the planet. It also carefully positions Oregon as one of the States leading the fight against climate change.

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