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The Autonomous Ferry Making Waves in Norway

The Autonomous Ferry Making Waves in Norway

Cities and regions all over the world are constantly expanding the architecture of roadways to accommodate this increase in transport. However, the long and short term effects of these constructions are detrimental to the health and well-being of our ecosystem. 

The city of Trondheim, Norway, and Zeabuz have partnered to provide a free, zero-emission, autonomous water ferry to the tourists and citizens of the city to help solve the over-congested transport issue. 

 

All Green Podcast Ep. 10- Eco Four Twenty Spring Recap

All Green Podcast Ep. 10- Eco Four Twenty Spring Recap

What’s new this season at Eco Four Twenty?

This week Co-Owners Michael and Andrea sit down to catch up on some of the exciting things that have been happening at the company these past few months. 

The hosts learn about an exciting new discovery off the coast of Australia that puts into perspective what “a single plant” really is. 

Tune in as Michael and Andrea recap their time at Lift & Co Expo Toronto, and talk about the wonderful experiences they had and the fantastic people they met during their time at the show. Michael also talks about his first time doing a speaking panel and some tips and advice for anyone wanting to try it. 

The hosts discuss some of the awesome new stores Eco Four Twenty products are now in and a bit more about the wonderful small businesses that work so closely with Eco Four Twenty.

Barbie Dolls Made From Recycled Plastic

Barbie Dolls Made From Recycled Plastic

Beloved toy manufacturer, Mattel, has recently announced a new “Barbie Loves the Ocean” collection; a line of Barbie dolls that are made completely out of recycled plastic waste collected from the ocean. The dolls will also come with unique accessories made from 90% recycled plastic.
The Environmental Effects of CryptoCurrency

The Environmental Effects of CryptoCurrency

In the short 12 years since the proliferation of Bitcoin, cryptocurrency has skyrocketed in popularity. People are flocking to benefit from this new decentralized currency system, without considering some of the environmental impacts this industry is creating. Cryptomining requires large amounts of energy resources, in addition to specialized hardware that quickly becomes obsolete. Read on to learn more and find ways you can invest in crypto without affecting the environment.
Returning to the Workplace: 5 Ways To Make Your Office Space Greener

Returning to the Workplace: 5 Ways To Make Your Office Space Greener

A green office is centred around sustainability. This implies that the workplace takes greater consideration of its impact on the environment and takes the essential steps to maintain higher levels of energy efficiency and lower waste/emissions. Here are 5 things we do at Eco Four Twenty to make our office greener that you can do as well!