Archive for April 1, 2014

Drug Take-Back Programs are the Top Choice for Safe Medicine Disposal

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Go green, Sewage pollution facts, Stormwater systems

Water conservation

The United States produces roughly 30% of all waste in the entire world, according to some estimates, and the waste comes from a number of different sources. For instance, the average office employee wastes some 360 pounds that could be recycled every year and bottled drinking water containers are a major pollutant in the Pacific Ocean. But one thing that people don’t often consider is medical waste that does not get disposed of properly. Using the correct medication disposal methods is important for keeping harmful contaminants out of the environment and, nowadays, doing so is easier than it has been in the past.

One of the most effective options for safe medical w

Will Solar Energy Become a Feasible Source of Renewable Energy in the near Future?

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Advantages for solar energy, Solar panels for your homes, Why is solar energy renewable

Solar residential systems

In an era with an emphasis on protecting the environment, the race for finding reliable and feasible renewable energy sources continues. We all know the disadvantages associated with relying on non-renewable energy sources such as fossil fuels, such as the costs and the hazards they pose to the environment. However, as technology continues to improve year after year, utilizing solar energy as a reliable source of energy for every day applications is becoming more of a reality. Solar energy is one of the main sources of energy for every life form, and approximately 120,000 terawatts of solar energy hits the surface of the earth each day.

Utilizing solar energy for everyday applications is the perfect form of renewable energy. Continue Reading No Comments