Environmental technology or “green technology” is the application of the environmental sciences to conserve the natural environment and resources, and by curbing the negative impacts on human involvement
By working with experts who know the material well
Using sustainable building plans
Implementing restrictions on waste
-example: Wal-Mart has been aggressively pursuing a variety of environmentally friendly strategies over the past few years. The impact on the retailer and it’s suppliers could be significant. Wal-Mart suppliers are required to meet certain waste standards.
Green syndicalists insist that overcoming ecological devastation depends on shared responsibilities towards developing convivial ways of living in which relationships of affinity, both within our own species and with other species, are nurtured.
Green Building is the practice of increasing the efficiency of buildings and their use of energy, water and materials and reducing building impacts on human health and the environment through better citing, design, construction, operation, maintenance and removal - the complete building life cycle.
Big business is a leading producer of greenhouse gasses, but according to Janet Ranagathan, the director of the World Resources Institute, businesses voluntary reducing waste and energy consumption is the fastest way to curb greenhouse gasses
Many companies claim to be “green”, while only making unsubstantial changes
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