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Global environmental issues, such as climate change and deforestation, have emerged as new challenges to people throughtout the world. Many countries with aims to become a low-carbon society through green growth achieved via green technologies and green industries which enhance eco-efficiency while minimizing adverse environmental impacts.

Green Technology is the development and application of products, equipment and systems used to conserve the natural environment and resources, which minimize and reduces the negative impact of human activities.

Criteria of Green Tech products, equipments or systems:
pointer It minimizes the degradation of the environment;
pointer It has zero or low green house gas (GHG) emission;
pointer It is safe for use and promotes healthy and improved environment for all forms of life;
pointer It conserves the use of energy and natural resources; and
pointer It promotes the use of renewable resources.

Further Reading:

The Daily Green
The Green Directory