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Waste Recycling

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Recycling is processing used materials (waste) into new products to prevent waste of potentially useful materials, reduce the consumption of fresh raw materials, reduce energy usage, reduce air pollution (from incineration) and water pollution (from landfilling) by reducing the need for ‘conventional’ waste disposal, and lower greenhouse gas emissions as compared to virgin production. Recycling […]

Water Management

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Water management is the activity of planning, developing, distributing and managing the optimum use of water resources. Wikipedia

Window Insulation

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Generally there are 4 ways to improve the insulation of a window to block out cold or the sun: 1. Double glazing using glass 2. Using glass with heat reflective properties 3. Sticking on thermal reflective plastic 4. Double glazing using heat-shrink plastic film and double sided tape. The frames can also be significant especially […]