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Can Roadways Be Environmentally Sustainable?

While an essential element of life in the USA, roads and other highways are often environmentally disastrous. The materials involved in road construction have a high carbon footprint, they are often costly in terms of upkeep and studies have shown that road construction harms ecology...

Health Effects Of Bad Indoor Air Quality

Are you aware that indoor air pollution can be 5 times worse than outdoor air pollution? The American Environmental Protection Agency ranks home air quality among the top five public health concerns. About 4.3 million people globally die as a result of household air pollution....

Green Thumb and Green Life: Eco-friendly Gardening Tips

Gardeners may have a “green thumb”, but that may not make them ecofriendly green. While it intuitively makes sense that planting more flowers will help the Earth, there are many facets of gardening that can actually do harm to the planet. Fort Collins, Colorado has...

How to Use an Old Smartphone as a Dash Cam

Did you know that the average person is on track to use nearly 30 smartphones over his or her lifetime? That’s a lot of electronic waste. Most of us have at least one smartphone lying around in the house. If this is the case for...