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Entries from September 2009

China Could Run Exclusively On Wind Power By 2030

September 22nd, 2009 · 5 Comments

Recent Harvard-led study suggests that China can satisfy its energy demand,at least until 2030 solely on wind power. China wind power 2030 US green economy America invented the renewable energy industry but China is surging ahead with its renewables program and is on track to overtake the US as the world’s largest market for new […]

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The Future Is Here: Turning Plastic Waste Into Fuel

September 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Plastic waste into fuel? (Photo: Envion) If you’ve been following this blog for a while now, you know that plastic recycling is one of the environmental initiatives that we support in this site. That’s why when I came across this news about a company that proposes to convert plastic waste into fuel, I simply couldn’t […]

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Tags: Plastic Recycling

Tom Pace Keynotes Character Council of Central Oklahoma (CCOCO) Event

September 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Tom Pace, CEO of Pacebutler Corporation, delivered the keynote address to the annual banquet sponsored by the Character Council of Central Oklahoma (CCOCO). The group holds this event every year to honor individuals and organizations for their contribution “to character growth in the community.” The event, held last Thursday (September 10) evening at the National […]

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First Algae-Powered Car Makes The Journey From San Francisco to Washington, D.C.

September 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment

The “Algaeus” (Photo: Ariel Schwartz) Right on the heels of our story on algae-based batteries, is this latest gem in algae-related research: the first ever algae-powered car will do a cross-country trek from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. “Powering our cars with algae-based fuel could be the next Apollo mission,” says Rebecca Harrell, co-founder of […]

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Tags: Clean Technology · Environment · Sustainability

4 Fascinating Upcycling Ideas

September 15th, 2009 · 8 Comments

Upcycling is not your ordinary ‘garden variety’ recycling. Upcycling is creativity in action. Here are 4 great examples of  upcycling ideas. Upcycling is the process of creating superior and innovative products out of materials that would otherwise end up as waste in our landfills. Upcycling is not your ordinary garden-variety recycling – it is creativity […]

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

September 14th, 2009 · Comments Off on The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is estimated to be twice the size of Texas and may contain as much as 1 million plastic particles per square mile. Out of sight, out of mind – that’s the Great Pacific Garbage Patch to most of us. But this floating ocean dump covering millions of square miles of […]

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Tags: Environment

Breathtaking Nature Photography

September 14th, 2009 · 2 Comments

What’s cool about Twitter is that you get to follow people whom you share common interests with and will post about those stuff for you to enjoy or use – everyday. I’ve always been interested in photography (among myriad other passions), so it’s a treat whenever someone shares a good set of exquisite images with […]

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Revolutionary Algae-based Batteries Invented

September 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment

The algae, Cladophora, has long been considered a nuisance in many communities, notably along the Great Lakes coastlines, where large amounts of rotting algae have been fouling the shorelines. Recent developments in alternative energy research, however, may change people’s perception of this organism. It appears that scientists from the University of Uppsala, Sweden’s premier learning […]

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Tags: Environment

Top 10 Least Radiation-Emitting Cell Phones

September 14th, 2009 · 2 Comments

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has created an online guide listing (and grading) cell phones now available in the market, according to radiation safety. Cell phone radiation is a health and safety issue being raised by consumer and health watch organizations, in view of recent studies associating cell phone radiation and long-term cell phone use […]

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Secret Life Of Cell Phones Revisited And New Blog Directions

September 14th, 2009 · Comments Off on Secret Life Of Cell Phones Revisited And New Blog Directions

Here’s the video of secret life of cell phones revisited new direction. This article is all about cell phone recycling. We’re changing a few things here at Pacebutler blog, but lest you think we’re abandoning our cause of cell phone recycling, we’re not. Hence, the video “Secret Life Of Cell Phones” above. We originally featured […]

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Tags: Cell Phone Recycling