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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!

3D Printed Coral Reefs

3D Printed Coral Reefs

Studies suggest that up to half of the world's coral reefs have already been lost or severely damaged. And the negative development continues. Scientists predict that all corals will be threatened by 2050 and that 75 percent will face high to critical threat levels. Goad created a non-for-profit called Reef Design Lab. RDL is a unique design company that creates coastal habitat infrastructure and artificial reefs. The studio collaborates with international research partners to develop techniques for enhancing the ecological performance of marine structures through the use of 3D printing!