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Kayla Matthews is a freelance researcher and writer who contributes to Triple Pundit and The Huffington Post. Follow her on Twitter to read her latest articles: @KaylaEMatthews
Turning Waste Into Power Around the World

Turning Waste to Energy Around The World

Image by Rubén Méndez from Pixabay The world has a growing waste problem, but there's an increasingly prominent movement where people want to turn waste into power. That...

Manchester University Scientists Develop Solar Powered Flags

Manchester University Scientists Develop Solar Powered Flags. Photo by Mike from Pexels There are flags everywhere — outside of homes, businesses and government buildings. Some even have dozens fluttering in the...
6 Sustainable Housing Trends to Watch in 2019

6 Sustainable Housing Trends to Watch in 2019

source. Sustainable, green and eco-friendly homes have gradually grown more popular over the years. Technological advancements have made it even easier to build new homes with energy-efficient windows,...
California Wildfires Are a Devastating Result of a Major Crisis

California Wildfires Are a Devastating Result of a Major Crisis

California Wildfires. The Camp Fire ravaged the town of Paradise in Butte County, CA, like an apocalyptic nightmare. This devastating blaze claimed the lives of at least 85...
Net Zero Living: Realistic or Problematic?

Net Zero Living: Realistic or Problematic?

It's pretty safe to say that most people have a stance already about the world coming to an end and what everyone should do about it. You'll find those who believe that everything is...
Can Global Plastic Waste Be Turned into Renewable Energy?

Can Global Plastic Waste Be Turned into Renewable Energy?

Let's face it — plastic is a problem. There's a giant patch of waste plastic floating in the Pacific Ocean, interfering with natural ecosystems. Dubbed the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, this floating landfill is...
How Big Data Is Being Used to Reduce Waste

How Big Data Is Being Used to Reduce Waste

Our society produces a lot of waste. We throw away huge amounts of electronics, packaging, food, clothing and other items every year. We also tend not to use our resources in the most efficient...
How Is Smart Home Technology Impacting the Energy Industry

How Is Smart Home Technology Impacting the Energy Industry?

While many consumers view smart home tech as a recent innovation, it's just the latest development in a long line of home-oriented breakthroughs. Inventions like dishwashers and microwaves brought increased automation to the home,...
What Is Carbon Capture, and How Does It Help Planet Earth?

What Is Carbon Capture, and How Does It Help Planet Earth?

A buildup of carbon monoxide, or CO, in the Earth’s atmosphere can cause many problems, the most infamous of which is global warming. Increased levels of CO can also increase tropospheric O3 and many...