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How To 'Green Up' Your Computing Habits

These days, everyone wants to be ‘greener’.  One obvious way to ‘go green’ is to use less power during our day-to-day routine but that can be easier said than done in this technologically-driven age.  Greener computing is not about doing less. It’s about usin ... ...

Recyclable and Sustainable 3D Printed Footwear

Lyf Shoe founder Aly Khalifa wants to turn the shoe industry upside down with his new 3D printed recyclable footwear. Khalifa new shoes are fashionable, recyclable, contribute to a sustainable environment, and you can customize your own new 3D printed shoes. The new Lyf Shoes are produced under dif ...

7 Reasons Why You Should Choose LED Lighting

LED means Light Emitting Diode. It is a better source of lighting due to its higher energy efficiency and its longer life span. LED bulbs produce light that has greater intensity than the incandescent bulb. It also gives out better quality light than the compact fluorescent tube. LED light bulbs of ...

Win 30,000 Pounds from Unilever

A whooping 30,000 pounds of funding and partnership with Unilever is a dream come true for hackers in October 2014. Announced by the FMCG giant’s SVP Marc Mathieu, this sustainable hackathon is one of its kind challenge for all entrepreneurs and start-up’s.This is a welcome challenge an ... ...

Solar Modules in their Lowest Price Ever

The consultancy firm GTM Research published, last week, a report that shows how low the prices of solar modules have dropped in the last few years. They are reaching the market for as low as $0.63 per watt in the second trimester of 2014, the biggest price drop in the photovoltaic market.In the sam ...

Open Source 3D Printed Solar Panel

In the Philippines two young inventors Shawn Frayne and Alex Hornstein, have a passion for clean, free energy and living green. The two young inventors are developing a way everyone can have access to clean, cheap energy. The new product they are working on can be used by anyone, anywhere to make t ...

Electric Briefcase Scooter is the New Sustainable Transport

Day after day, we see some new technological gadgets or machines are being produced to make our lives more efficient and simpler. One of the aspects of life currently in the focus of technological intervention is transportation.Modern transportation machines like cars require fuel to function. This ...

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Benefits of Vindskip Wind Powered Freighter

In order to create more eco-friendly and energy-efficient ships, engineers have been working on alternative fuels and energy sources for a long time now, but the Norwegian VindskipTM has the ability to turn things around quite a bit, since it happens to be powered by wind and gas. The need for opti ...

The Basics of Air Quality Monitoring

Air pollution doesn't just affects the human beings on the planet but also vegetation and other living organisms. It also affects artificial structures like monuments and buildings.Air Quality IndexAir quality index (AQI) is a quantitative reading which indicates how clean the air is. It tells ... ...

Paving the Way: 5 Implications of the New Tesla Powerwall

There is no question that Tesla Motors is making enormous strides in rapidly disintegrating the traditional barriers that have plagued the widespread implementation of renewable energy.   By perfecting the use of lithium batteries, as opposed to hydrogen fuel cells, Tesla Motors has produ ... ...

How To 'Green Up' Your Computing Habits

These days, everyone wants to be ‘greener’.  One obvious way to ‘go green’ is to use less power during our day-to-day routine but that can be easier said than done in this technologically-driven age.  Greener computing is not about doing less. It’s about usin ... ...

The Glass of Tomorrow

People are increasingly becoming conscious of sustainability which is why the cry for sustainable solutions will continue to become louder with each passing year. Whether you are talking about energy or building materials, the theme remains the same, sustainability. That is why we are consistently ...

Electric Briefcase Scooter is the New Sustainable Transport

Day after day, we see some new technological gadgets or machines are being produced to make our lives more efficient and simpler. One of the aspects of life currently in the focus of technological intervention is transportation.Modern transportation machines like cars require fuel to function. This ...

Scientists Develop Eco-Friendly Metal

An interesting eco-friendly invention by scientists at New York’s University of Rochester is in the development of a new water-repellent technology. It’s set to change waterproofing methods and reduce water usage.Groovy TechnologyHow the new technology works is that lasers were used to ... ...

Relocating Trees Never Looked Easier

The earth is now being covered by more concrete, asphalt and glass every day. New buildings and new roads continue to encroach on more of Mother Nature at a seemingly increasing rate with no end in sight.That is one of the most important reasons for us to conserve our natural resources. Trees are a ...

The Future of E-Waste

The proliferation of electronic devices has made life easier in many ways, but it has also created another environmental problem. Many of the components used in computers, tablets and smart phones are made of rare metals or toxic components that can impact humans and the environment. The proper dis ...