Christina Fabiano

Moving Towards a Zero-Waste Life: the Basics

Zero-waste living can be a challenging and frustrating journey. The goal is not as simple as separating your garbage from your recyclable materials properly, but rather eliminating your garbage collection altogether. For an average person or family, shifting from a normal lifestyle to zero-waste living will require tremendous adjustments along with patience and creativity. The cycle of your household trash starts with what you’re purchasing in the store. Before buying […]

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Mutant Space Bacteria – Real and Dangerous

Researchers from the University of Houston have been studying bacteria growth, change, and mutation in outer space. Their findings are becoming more and more alarming and can pose a serious threat to the health of our future astronauts. The studies have found that some bacterium thrive in the low to zero gravity environment provided in space. According to scientists, the mutation rate of these bacteria can be triple their rate […]

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Broome Residents Question their Lack of Solar Power

The lack of access to solar powered energy has been a long fought battle for the Western Australian residents. Even though the Kimberly town of Broome is considered one of the sunniest locations in Australia, only a mere 10% of the town’s power is backed by solar energy. The state-owned energy utility, Horizon Power, is responsible for the electric grid that Broome falls within. According to them, the reason that […]

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What You Didn’t Know About Up-Cycling

Though almost a quarter of Americans don’t recycle any materials, almost everyone knows what recycling encompasses. At the very least, it entails separating cardboard, glass, aluminum, and some plastics from everyday garbage to avoid them from wasting away in a landfill. The recycled materials that pass all standards during the sorting and processing chain of events will then be sold to manufacturers to start their lifecycle over again. In the […]

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Up-Cycling In The Garden

There are so many opportunities to re-use everyday products in a creative fashion around the house. One spot where you can get especially innovative is in your garden. It could get extremely costly purchasing the proper equipment and décor needed to make your garden encompass that rustic, modern, or playful look you’re going for. Before buying things like supports for your plants, fancy pots, a greenhouse, or even exquisite bird […]

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Swiss Voters Back Energy Strategy Referendum

Swiss voters are backing their government’s plan to eliminate the use of nuclear power plants, and replace them with renewable energy. Switzerland is not the first European country to cease the use of nuclear energy. The urgency of the matter was partially provoked by the 2011 Japanese Fukushima tragedy, leading Austria to remove all nuclear power plants and induce Germany to implement their elimination of nuclear power plants plan by […]

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The Future of Up-Cycling

Spring onion grow in used water bottle, vegetables plant for urban life.

Sustainability and up-cycling efforts should not solely be focused on the consumer. Instead, corporations are, and need to continue marketing ideas for up-cycling efforts of their products after the end of their useful life. In the recent years, there has been a huge push towards corporate responsibility, including energy conservation, fuel conservation via the supply chain, recycling efforts, and the use of more sustainable materials and packaging. Though all are […]

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