Green Technologies in a Nutshell


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Technology refers to the utilization of knowledge for purposes that are more practical. Green technology is a field that comprises a budding group of methods as well as materials, from the methods that are used for generating energy to cleaning products that are not toxic.

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Green Technologies in a Nutshell

  1. 1. Technology refers to the utilization ofknowledge for purposes that are morepractical.Green technology is a field that comprises abudding group of methods as well asmaterials, from the methods that are used forgenerating energy to cleaning products thatare not toxic.
  2. 2. There are great expectations of this fieldbringing innovations and also changes to ourdaily lives just as it has been the case withinformation technology over the last twodecades.As of right now, it is not easy to predict whatgreen technologies may eventuallyencompass.
  3. 3. Some of the goals that have enableddevelopments in the green technology field,which happens to be growing very fast, includethe following:1. The needs of the society will be met in waysthat can be still utilized in future without causingdamage to the natural resources or depletingthem.What this implies is that green technology willbring about sustainability by allowing the currentneeds to be met without exhausting theresources for the coming generations.
  4. 4. 2. Products that can be fully reused orreclaimed will be created, and as resultputting an end to the cradle to grave cycleof the manufactured products.3. Patterns of production as well asconsumption will be changed, and that willreduce wastes as well as pollution.
  5. 5. 4. There will be alternatives to technologiesthat cause adverse effect to the health ofpeople and damage the environment.5. Economic activities will be centered onproducts and technologies that are beneficialto the environment, which will in turn lead tocreation of new careers that are not harmfulto the planet.
  6. 6. The following are some of the subject areas inthe field of green technology:1. EnergyEnergy happens to be one of the most urgentissues in green technology.It encompasses the creation of new ways ofgenerating energy as well as energyefficiency, and the means by whichalternative fuels can be developed.
  7. 7. 2. Green buildingThis is an area that focuses on the usage ofenvironment friendly materials for buildinghouses and also ensures that the location ofthe building does not harm the environment.
  8. 8. 3. Doing purchases that are environmentallypreferredThe government innovation usually involveslooking for those products that have beenusing contents and methods that are harmlessto the environment.The government mandates that suchproducts should be the preferred ones forgovernment purchasing.
  9. 9. 4. Green chemistryGreen chemistry refers to the creation, designas well as application of chemical productsthat are harmless to the environment, andalso processes that are meant to decrease orget rid of the use as well as generation ofsubstances that are hazardous.
  10. 10. 5. Sewage treatmentWhen sewage is treated, it makes water inwhich it is released less polluted, andtherefore allowing the water to be usedaffluently in a productive manner.
  11. 11. There are careers that are known to be greencareers.Some of them include Energy Auditor, GreenCleaner, Program Manager, Client ServicesRepresentative, just to mention a few.
  12. 12. Basically, if your line of work falls in the greentechnology field or it is friendly to theenvironment, it qualifies to be a green career.If you are a veteran looking for Careers inGreen Industry then we at Green Collar Vetsmaybe able to help you.Visit us now!