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Solar Pod LED Lanterns Grid Free Light for Home, Business, and Recreation

Solar Pod LED Lantern SPL65, Rechargeable LED Lantern

Stand-alone Solar Lanterns. Light Wherever You Require Solar Pod LED lanterns provide a stand-alone lighting solution, eliminating the need for a hardwired electrical power supply. Three models, SPL65, SPL50, and SPL30, accommodate a variety of light output and use requirements. These unique hockey puck size LED lights provide a versatile maintenance free lighting solution for […]

A Journey to Delaware’s Trap Pond State Park

Trap Pond State Park Bold Cypress

Trap Pond State Park offers Wonderful Fall Camping, Hiking, and Water Sport Recreation Fall weather, cool and crisp, provides the perfect conditions for exploring and enjoying the mixed hardwood and conifer forest of Trap Pond State Park. This Sussex County jewel located in the First State of Delaware provides an abundance of day use and […]

Sustainable Practices – Why They Matter!

Sustainable Stakeholders Diagram

Sustainable behavior is key to reversing the effects of “our” planet’s environmental degradation. Every day the media reminds us of the rapidly changing environment and its negative impact on fauna and flora alike. Most citizens and businesses recognize the imperative to change our practices of land development, fossil fuel use, non-stop manufacturing, and excessive consumption […]

Upcycling Used Plastics. New Products from Discarded Plastic & Organic Waste

Upcycling used plastics is a revolutionary technology

Upcycling Used Plastics to Create Nanotubes and Clean Fuel Upcycling used plastics is a revolutionary technology developed to reduce plastic and agricultural organic waste. Through a two-step process these waste streams are blended to produce high-value products including carbon nanotubes and clean liquid fuel.   Organic waste can be any plant-based biomass product from agricultural operations, food […]

STEM Project Based Learning – Hands-on Problem Solving

STEM Problem Based Learning

Educators and parents today are wondering what matters most in education: being able to learn material and answer questions on a test or apply that knowledge in life.

Solar Energy “greener” Cleaner Electricity. DOE Solar Future Study

Solar Energy DOE the Solar Future Study

Solar energy is fulfilling the need for a “greener” and cleaner source of electricity. According to “The Solar Futures” study completed by the Department of Energy, by the year 2035, solar power can potentially supply 40% of United States electricity demands.

Light Pollution Impacts and How We Can Reduce It?

Light Pollution impacts human and animal well being.

Light pollution is everywhere. The glow on the distant horizon of an approaching town or city. Attempting to look at the stars on a perfectly clear night only to see a few when you know a thousand points of light should be visible. Flying at night and gazing out the window to see dots of […]

The Environmental Impact of COVID-19

Covid-19 Environmental Impact is a Roller Coaster

Covid-19 presented a rollercoaster 2020 year for the environment. While a global pandemic wreaked havoc on the economy, the planet received a much-needed break from emissions-intensive sectors. Not only did large cities see some of the clearest skies in decades, but a surging trend in renewable energy could pave the way to similarly clear skies […]

DLC Horticultural Draft Policy V2.0

DLC Horticultural Draft Policy V2.0

DLC Releases Version 2.0 Updated Draft for Horticultural Lighting  New horticultural lighting standards are addressed in DLC’s 2.0 version. With a proposed effective date of January 4, 2021, Design Light Consortium (DLC) seeks comments by Tuesday June 16, 2020 for revisions to the proposed standard. Input should be submitted via the V2.0 Comment Form or by email to comments@desgnlights.org. DRAFT Technical Requirements for LED-based Lighting: Version 2.0  […]

STEM Education

STEM Education Students learning about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

An Introduction to America’s Strategy for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education  Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs arose from the 1976 creation of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). Administered by the National Science and Technology Council the legislation is the principal means the Executive Branch of the United States […]

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