Going green has never been more popular. Look around, and it seems that just about every businesses is tripping over itself to showcase their efforts at embracing sustainability. There are many businesses around the country that have been engaged in sustainability practices for many years, and even they are incorporating the greenness of their efforts as they make over their images. As an example, consider Placer County, California’s Auburn Placer Disposal Service, also known as Placer County’s garbage company.
In a era of over consumption and waste its time to think outside of the box and consider Renting certain goods and services as an alternative to buying them. Especially when they are the types of things that we do not use often. Renting things naturally reuses them and therefore recycles a wide variety of consumer products. There are websites out there like www.RentItToday.com that can help you find almost anything for rent.
According to the news of sciencedaily.com, by the year of 1020 electronic waste from old computers will be doubled from 200 to 400 percent in South Africa and China and will increase by 500 percent in India. The most concerning part is that these countries don’t have any concrete plan or system to tackle hazardous e-waste and most of them are improperly handled or discarded.
We tend to think of water as a renewable resource. To a large extent, that is true. On the macro level, the water cycle does ensure that roughly the same amount of water is always on the planet. However, on micro levels, for individual communities, that is a bit of a fallacy.