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Why Paper Straws Are A Greenwashing Scam

5 Jan 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Scott Cunningham

Paper straws use significantly more energy, release much more greenhouse gases in production, and use more resources to manufacture. They cost anywhere between 5-10 times more to make. They aren’t necessarily biodegradable unless composted and still...

Development at the cost of Environment

3 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments yogesh sawant

Alarming expansion of urban centres at cost of the green cover with their concomitant extravaganza and wasteful consumption of natural resources are the new challenges the millennial society faces. Development cannot be “for” the privileged “at the c...

Misplaced Environmental Concerns Surrounding Blockchain

16 Aug 2019 4 minute read 0 comments Daniel Goldman

It’s hard to argue that blockchain technology does not use a significant amount of power. It does. However, “a lot” is a relative term, and the amount of fanfare over blockchain’s power consumption is misplaced. Admittedly, a lot of this informatio...

Blockchain & garbage

25 Jun 2019 2 minute read 0 comments dexpartacus

In Italy organized crime spreads sadly like wildfire in many commercial sectors, this is unfortunately now known and we are bitterly used to hearing it. Even here the blockchain could help, such as in the field of waste, where transparency and legali...

Behind the Campfires

14 Jun 2019 1 minute read 1 comment pushpedal

Behind the Campfires Music Credit: LUUUL Illuminate Having completely cycled through Asia in the last 15 months, I wanted to make a video to show the devastating state of plastic pollution. It is often with travellers that we share the best and bea...

Trashy Post!

31 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Luz

Since the beginning of time humans have made trash. For centuries we've been covering every corner of this world with all kind of waste and at some point someone finally realized it was wrong!     Then governments have a brilliant idea, to make a s...

EverGreenCoin

23 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments beats4change

Beats4Change is investing our earnings from Musicoin and Bittube into holding of EverGreenCoinsWe have 10000 EGC staking in our wallet, and a percentage of our annual 7% staking is automatically donated to environmentally sustainable projectsEverGree...

Participating In The #TrashTag Challenge

28 Mar 2019 1 minute read 6 comments Scott Cunningham

Hey everyone so I heard of this cool challenge in many variations such as #trashtag and #getthebag etc. Essentially it's encouraging people to go and clean up their community by filling up a bag of trash with garbage pollution outside. I decided to c...

Alt-C, The Sustainable Powered by Plants Mining Innovation

17 Mar 2019 1 minute read 1 comment FknMayhem

We all know the issue with BTC, and many other coins: mining uses electricity. Lots of electricity. Luckily, always more data centers are switching to green electricity but things can never be enough in this global warming and climate change era.Don’...

Bitcoin Mining and Energy

21 Dec 2018 4 minute read 0 comments maya

I just had a chat with a friend, one from the list of Crypto Conversations, that we all have to have with people who don’t understand it. No, not the “but it isn’t backed by anything” one, or even the “surely it’s for drug dealers and terrorists” one...