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Your dog, an incredible source of renewable energy

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There is no doubt about it anymore! Your dog is a real source of renewable energy. Océane Izard, a young Swiss designer, created the Poo Poo Power: a machine that transforms your dog’s faeces into electricity. Read more

Adidas shoe is mostly made of recycled fishing nets

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In collaboration with Parley for the Oceans, an organization that brings together scientists, artists and citizens around projects to clean the oceans and preserve marine life, the three-band brand launched the Adidas Ultraboost Uncaged Parley. Read more

Manchester experimenting giant coffee cup recycling bins

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In the United Kingdom, 7 million coffee cups are being thrown away a day. Even when they are disposed in recycling bins, less than 1% of these cups are recycled. Chef-turned-waste-activist Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall from environment charity Hubbub decided to take the bull by the horns and launched the #1MoreShot campaign in Manchester. Read more

World’s largest wind farm off UK coast

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While the Hornsea One project to equip the UK’s largest ever created wind farm is still in progress, the country of Her Majesty approved the second phase. At the end of the day, some 600 wind turbines will be located off Britain’s coast. The British government may proceed more calmly to the closure of its coal plants by 2025 to make way for clean energy.

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Energy from coal hits zero for first time ever in UK

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Uk coal enThis is another nail in the coal’s coffin. New figures released this week in the United Kingdom (UK) show wind generated more electricity than coal for the first time in 100 years. Earlier this month, the amount of electricity generated from coal in the UK fell to zero on numerous times. Some experts are suggesting that this low hasn’t happened since the first coal-fired generator opened in London in 1882.

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