How Can You Practice Sustainable Technology At Home?

The term sustainable technology is deceiving for some people. It doesn’t always relate to “technical” objects, such as cars or computers. Wikipedia defines technology as

“Technology can be most broadly defined as the entities, both material and immaterial, created by the application of mental and physical effort in order to achieve some value. In this usage, technology refers to tools and machines that may be used to solve real-world problems, the knowledge of and application of doing things.” 

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Profitability in Sustainable Technology

In addition to saving the earth, there are a variety of ways that individuals and companies who practice sustainable technology are able to save money. In fact, many sustainable technology practices are even economically profitable in certain situations. Whether through conservation on the consumer level or companies gaining a profit through alternative renewable energy sources, there are certainly economic benefits in the use of sustainable technology.

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Organic Agriculture in Sustainable Technology

A form of farming which relies on systems such as crop rotation, biological pest control, and compost usage is referred to as Organic Agriculture or Organic Farming. Particularly in relationship to fertilizers and pesticides, organically grown foods only use resources which are considered to be “natural” rather than chemically created by humans. This produces crops and livestock which are thought to be healthier for the humans consuming them as well as for the environment.

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