Surrounded by Energy: An Earth Blog
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Surrounded by Energy: An Earth Blog

You might remember learning the definition of "environment" in science class as a kid. Put simply, the environment is everything that surrounds you. It is the plants, animals, soil, water, and sky that make up this vast planet. One way that humans utilize the environment is to harness some of its resources to generate energy. In using this coal, water, or wind from the environment, they are able to generate electricity to power lights, heaters, and even microwaves. Learn more about how humans use the earth to generate power on this website. We've compiled these articles after a lot of research, and we think you'll find them helpful.


Surrounded by Energy: An Earth Blog

  • Why You Should Try To Properly Dispose Of Electronic Waste

    10 December 2020

    Millions of electronics have been thrown away by consumers over the past few years. Luckily there are steps your business can enact to lower the electronic waste output. Plus, if your company does have to throw away electronics, there are actions to take to make sure it is done with the proper precautions. Give Away Electronics Not In Use When it is time to upgrade your business's electronics, donating them to a responsible organization can help others and prevent the items from going to a landfill.

  • Thinking About Going Solar?

    20 May 2020

    A lot of people are, have, and will have some or all of their homes converted to solar energy. Whether you want the reassurance of staying on the grid, the independence of going completely off-grid, or if you're somewhere in between, there are solar power systems designed with you in mind. Some people like installing solar cells on their homes, while some have enough acreage to have a larger solar farm.

  • Why Is Your Toilet Backing Up?

    31 January 2020

    Is your toilet frequently backing up? A toilet backup is more than a mild annoyance. In fact, a toilet that keeps flooding your bathroom with sewage could pose a health hazard that nobody in your family should have to contend with. Not sure why your toilet keeps doing this? These are some of the reasons why your toilet is backing up. A fix could be one phone call away. Your Tank Is Not Full Enough

  • Rent A Dumpster After Buying A Foreclosed Home And Getting The Keys

    9 January 2020

    Buying a single-family home is not a simple process because you need to decide what kind of home to buy such as a fixer-upper, foreclosure, or turnkey property. In your case, you may not have been able to pass up a foreclosed home knowing that you can work on it extensively. If you just got the keys and know that you have a lot of work to do, you should rent a dumpster and have it dropped off at your new home so that you can start working on the property.