Eco Blog

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How to Go from Having a Super Bowl Party to an Eco Bowl

Jan 31 2019 Super Bowl LIII (53) is right around the corner—Sunday, February third. Whether you're tuning in for the New England Patriots, the Los Angeles Rams, Maroon 5, or the hilarious commercials—your party is sure to make eco-mistakes. Whether it's carbon emissions or lots of trash, here are a few ways that you can cut down on those... read more
food

Redesigning Earth’s Growing Food Issues to Try to Round Them Out

Jan 29 2019 A new report claims that pesticide exposure, antibiotic resistance, air and water pollution, among other factors, caused by industrial food production could kill five million people a year by 2050! This is four times the number of deaths caused by global traffic accidents! Preventing this requires local food production,... read more
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Zero Emissions Around the World in Just Eighty Days

Jan 24 2019 Phileas Fogg was the first person to try and journey around the world in only 80 days. He is the main character in Jules Verne's novel Around the World in Eighty Days. Nearly 150 years later, a new race is being attempted—this time, without combustion engines. Fogg's circumnavigation was written when fossil fuels were first... read more
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Live out Your Lord of the Rings Fantasies with an Eco-Friendly Hobbit-Hole

Jan 22 2019 "In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole and that meant comfort." J. R. R. Tolkien, author of Lord of the Rings Given the direction of... read more
solar

United Arab Emirates Going from Brown to Yellow with Solar Energy

Jan 17 2019 Abu Dhabi sustainability week might be shining a light on big renewable energy projects, but more practical uses are already underway in the United Arab Emirates. These serve as a sample of the ground breaking initiatives the Persian, or Arabian, Gulf is expected to witness as it moves towards a sustainable future. Move towards your... read more
drug

Even Black Market Drug Dealers Are Doing Their Best to Go Green

Jan 10 2019 Here at Custom Earth Promos, we like to find the most interesting environmental news we can. We believe that if it interests us, it will interest our readers, and we do our best to keep our audience entertained. A few days ago, when we came across an article about how cocaine isn't eco-friendly, we just had to share what we called... read more
environment

This Is the Strangest Way to Save the Environment We’ve Ever Seen

Jan 8 2019 Here at Custom Earth Promos we've talked about everything from New Year's Resolutions, to how to have a greener Halloween, reusable grocery bags, trash stuffed oceans, our rapidly dying planet, but this is by far the strangest way to help save the environment we have ever come across: Not doing cocaine! The plant based world can be... read more
railways

Indian Railways Receives Brand-New Green Makeover

Jan 4 2019 Indian Railways is going green. In an effort to become environmentally-friendly, the Ministry of Railways has taken many steps as part of a Go Green Initiative; among them: setting up solar power plants and wind energy plants, installing environmentally-friendly bio-toilets in passenger coaches, and the electrification of railway... read more
Oslo

Oslo, Norway, Enters 2019 as the Eco-Capital of Europe

Jan 2 2019 Oslo's waterfront used to be littered with shipping containers, and intersections were jammed with cars pumping out fumes. Today, this Norwegian city's traffic is diverted through an underground tunnel, and instead of greenhouse gasses, you'll find mostly hybrid and electric vehicles. Above ground, the city is dominated by a new museum... read more
projects

Going Green in 2019: Projects That Will Help You and the Environment

Dec 29 2018 New Year's Eve will be here in just a few days. This means it's time to start making resolutions. The most popular New Year's resolutions are lifestyle choices. According to a poll from market research company ComRes, these include exercising more, losing weight, eating healthier, taking a more active approach to health, and learning a... read more
rangers

Should New York Park Rangers All Have the Same Job Title?

Dec 27 2018 The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has requested to consolidate the titles of Forest Ranger and Environmental Conservation Police Officer for the spring of next year. The idea proposed to the state Department of Civil Services back in November deals with the names of the departments only. It is not a merger or... read more
forest

Vertical Forest: The Highest Rising Forest in All of Italy

Dec 22 2018 There is a green high-rise in Milan, Italy, that is turning heads all around the world. Green, in this case, means two things: not only is it eco-friendly but also literally green. This is thanks to 20,000 square meters (about 215,278 square feet) of trees, shrubs, climbing plants, and perennials that are spread along and up every... read more
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Boat International’s Most Active European Eco-Activists in 2018

Dec 19 2018 This year, environmental topics have been some of the biggest hot button issues. Everything became important, from ocean pollution, to single-use plastic, to coral bleaching, to climate change, and headlines were made across the globe. According to Boat International, a publishing company based in Wimbledon, Longon, specializing in... read more
bus

Take a Ride on the Environmentally Friendly Side with “Eco Bus”

Dec 17 2018 At Old Donation School, eighth graders are taking control of a project aimed to turn a retired school bus into a traveling education center. The project began with the school system's gifted program. School principal, Dr. Kelly Hedrick, had read about a school bus conversion and brought up the idea to her fellow teachers. Eighth... read more
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Diesel Drivers Now Heavily Charged for Purchasing Eco-Friendly Vehicles

Dec 14 2018 A driver's group, the Alliance of British Drivers, has warned that confusing branding, such as names like "Bluemotion," could cause issues for motorists. They may end up with a surprise as cities crack down on older vehicles that pollute more. Some drivers may be left stumped when they drive cars only three or four-years-old into... read more