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The Top 5 Most Environmentally Friendly Technologies

Abe Rahey on the top 5 most environmentally friendly technologies.

By Abe RaheyPublished 2 years ago 3 min read

The world is constantly changing and evolving, and with it comes new technologies that aim to make our lives easier. While some of these technologies are not so good for the environment, others are designed with sustainability in mind. Here are 5 of the most environmentally friendly technologies out there.

1) Recycling

Recycling is one of the simplest and most effective ways to reduce your environmental impact. By recycling materials like plastic, glass, metal, and paper, you can help keep these materials out of landfills and conserve resources.

There are a number of ways to recycle right in your own home, and many communities offer recycling services as well. If you're not sure how to recycle in your area, your local municipality or waste management company should be able to help.

2) Electric vehicles

Electric vehicles are becoming increasingly popular, and for a good reason. Not only do they reduce emissions and help preserve our environment, but they're also more affordable to operate than gas-powered cars.

If you're in the market for a new car, consider investing in an electric model. There are a number of great options available, and the technology is only getting better. Electric vehicles are the future of transportation, and it's time to start embracing them.

3) Green building materials

Green building materials are becoming more and more popular as people become more aware of their environmental impact. These materials are made from sustainable resources and are designed to reduce energy consumption.

If you're in the market for a new home or remodeling project, consider using green building materials. You can find them at most hardware stores, and they're easy to install.

4) Composting

Composting is another great way to reduce your environmental impact. By composting food waste, you can divert it from landfills and turn it into a nutrient-rich soil amendment.

Composting is easy to do, and there are a number of great resources available online. If you're not sure where to start, your local municipality or horticultural society should be able to help.

5) Sustainable agriculture

Sustainable agriculture is a method of farming that aims to reduce environmental impact while preserving the health of the soil and local ecosystems. It involves using organic methods, crop rotation, and cover crops to maintain soil health.

If you're interested in sustainable agriculture, there are a number of great resources available to you. You can find books, articles, and even online courses on the subject.

About Abe Rahey

Technology has always played a big part of Abe Rahey's life. As a teenager, Abe quickly learned that the video games he played with his friends would open a door to a more in-depth role-- not as a player, but as a developer. Even though Abe didn't have knowledge of any programming languages, he wrote down ideas for game after game using natural language until he had the ability to learn code.

When first learning to code, Abe quickly picked up the procedural languages of Java, BASIC, and C, and it quickly snowballed into Abe creating his own games and even running his own server. Before he had even graduated from high school, the 3D Portal Network that Abe had created had been purchased by GameSpy, a browsing platform that is incredibly popular today. Abe worked with the company in a management position for almost a decade, helping them transition to IGN Entertainment and then Fox Interactive.

After high school, Abe Rahey received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Arizona. His experience in the jobs that he held after college attracted Google's attention, leading him to move from Phoenix, Arizona, to Mountain View, California to take up the role of Senior Director of Engineering. He's held the position for over 14 years. Throughout his tenure at Google, he gained experience in a number of different things, such as Product and Enterprise Infrastructure. He prides himself on being a fair, logical, and diplomatic leader. To learn more about Abe Rahey, be sure to visit his websites!

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Abe Rahey

Abe Rahey is a talented entrepreneur and digital engineer with a long-standing career at Google. Follow along to read his posts on technology, and visit AbeRahey.com to learn more about his footprint in the industry.

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