Thinking About The Energy And The Environment


Empty Fire Extinguishers Are Not as Empty as You Think

When a fire extinguisher has been fully discharged, you may think the remaining canister is nothing but a hunk of metal. However, chemical residues from the extinguishing foam still linger in the canister, making it count as hazardous waste. When you need to dispose of an old extinguisher, whether it's almost empty or still contains some foam, you have to be careful.

Planning to Install a Photovoltaic Solar System in the Home? Here Are Some Maintenance Tips

Did you know that in just one hour, the sun radiates enough energy to cover the energy needs of humanity for a year? With this kind of renewable energy, it would only seem sensible to invest seriously in solar energy. There are two main ways that solar power can be harnessed: through photovoltaic cells and solar thermal systems. The typical solar panels that are found

Skip Bin Hire: Promoting Waste Recycling for a Greener Environment

To minimise the environmental impact of several tons of solid waste taken to landfill sites every year, collective effort is required. A majority of the skip bin services operating in Australia are committed to ensuring that the rubbish they haul away from clients' properties is disposed of in a safe and environmentally friendly manner.  One of the things current

Environmental Benefits of Hydromulching Your Yard

Also called hydroseeding, hydromulching is an innovative and efficient way to plant seeds. Rather than the seeds being dry, they are encased in mulch, and the resulting slurry is injected into the ground with special equipment. You can use helicopters for large spaces, but if you are just replanting your yard, a truck or trailer can handle the job for you. If you're l

5 Ways to Make Your House Less Dusty

When it comes to ensuring a house is safe for human occupation, no one should take any chances. Minimising dust levels within homes is critical to ensuring indoor air quality is good, which in turn, results in healthier families. Secondary benefits of cleaner indoor air may include less maintenance of HVAC systems. AC filters, for example, will need to be replaced les