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Bottled Water: A History by CityTech blogger Viki Bailey

Photo Credit: Pinterest The history of bottled water, as written in a website I visited, states: “The first bottle of water happened in 1622 in United Kingdom’s Holy Well bottling plant.” In an effort to copy the fizziness of mineral water, Johann Jacob Schweppes manufactures carbonated water in Geneva, Switzerland. Marketed by the Schweppes company

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E-Cycling by CityTech blogger Viki Bailey

Photo Credit: NiloTech Ecycling There is a new sherriff in town and it is called E-Cycling. What is E-Cycling? E-Cycling or E-waste is the practice of reusing, or distributing for reuse electronic equipment and components rather than discarding them at the end of their life cycle. It’s recycling electronic waste such as: televisions, printer ink,

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Learning to Design Buildings for Climate Change by CityTech Blogger Yocelyne Portillo

As a student majoring in Architectural Technology, climate change can influence and relate to my academic major in many ways. Architecture not only focuses on creating a well functioning and aesthetically pleasing building design, but it also must be safe and economical. It is important to design and construct energy-efficient buildings that could help reduce

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Airplane Exhaust: Harmful Inside and Out by CityTech blogger Viki Bailey

Studies say that any type of toxic pollutant kills thousands. We know that airplane crashes kill people but what about airplane releases of exhaust? Emissions from planes flying above 3,000 feet can have as harmful exhaust as it does landing. Last year the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared that jet engine exhaust endangers public health by

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IT’S CLIMATE WEEK NYC 2017!

This is Climate Week NYC 2017 which runs until Sunday, September 24.  Climate Week was first launched by The Climate Group in 2009, bringing together government, scientists and business leaders from all over the world. The week long program is being held at the Morgan Library and seeks to further the goals of the Paris

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