08/28/2012, “Revenge of the scrap paper” should make for a more interesting name for such a device, don’t you think so? I am referring to this conceptual idea that relies on you to feed it with scrap paper, where it will eventually use all that scrap paper and process it into a pencil so that you can write on more paper and turning them into scrap, hence perpetually creating a seemingly […]
08/20/2012, The next time you pick up a Fujitsu notebook, you might want to take a second look at the notebook’s chassis – chances are pretty high that your spanking new notebook just played a part in saving the earth, as it is made out of recycled CDs and DVDs, thanks to the efforts of Fujitsu Group recycling centers that have managed to find a far more useful application for what […]
04/20/2012, Hybrid vehicles have been designed to not only be fuel-efficient, but due to its fuel-efficiency, hybrid vehicles will ultimately consume less fuel and reduce carbon emissions. As environmentally-friendly as it is, Honda is looking to take things to the next level by announcing that they will begin recycling the rare-earth metals from the nickel-metal hydride batteries that are used in its hybrid vehicles. According to Honda, work on reclaiming the […]
02/23/2012, Recycling is always a good idea, especially in this day and age where we have a higher degree of environmental awareness. Well, just what are some of the steps that we can take to minimize our carbon footprint? Apart from taking public transport, purchasing organic foodstuff, drive an electric car, we can also look for new avenues to reuse waste in different and creative methods. Case in point, artist Sean […]
02/06/2012, The TV business is a cut-throat one, and with South Korean companies seemingly having the upper hand against the Japanese, it is not surprising to see some players drop out of the game. Sony themselves as a company on the whole are struggling lately, no thanks to a spate of hacking scandals that happened in 2011, discouraging sales figures and more recently, an announcement of a regime change at the […]
10/13/2011, Going green is the way to go, so why not find some way in making money out of this movement? The EcoATM says it all – this startup intends to assist everyday folks in reducing electronic waste while giving them money. Basically, you trade in your old phone for some dough, but this time around, going green gets you some green literally in your pockets. The entire process takes no […]
08/05/2011, According to the latest reports online, folks living in Texas right now are experiencing record-breaking, scorching hot weather and that’s not the worst part: they also have the drought to deal with. Apparently it’s so bad that Texans have been driven to drink their own pee just to survive – at least that’s what the citizens of Big Spring are doing anyway. Fortunately, it’s not what you think.
08/02/2011, The world’s population is already going to touch the 7 billion population mark – now that is certainly an achievement to be proud of, but one thing’s for sure – are we consuming or wasting too many resources that we might end up destroying the planet due to our selfishness? Motherboard Gifts has an idea to help convert technology into gift items that aren’t tacky, but rather, pleasant to the […]
07/20/2011, What do you do with phones that don’t work anymore? You usually leave them in a drawer somewhere, throw them away or recycle them. While not all of us are tree huggers by nature, Nokia is trying its best to encourage green behavior – by rewarding folks who recycle their unused phones. In an attempt to make the world a greener place (in case you didn’t know, Nokia makes the […]
07/01/2011, How would like to clean, while at the same time go green? If you do, what do you think about this vacuum cleaner that is made out of cardboard? Initially designed by Loughborough University student, Jake Tyler, the vacuum cleaner seemed like a pretty viable product which is why Vax decided to pick it up.
05/04/2011, Want to take recycling to the next level? You might want to take a leaf out of China’s book, where creations constructed out of waste parts from old motor vehicles. Makes perfect sense, actually, as most of the Transformers that we’ve seen are actually motorcars. Of course, there are also other Transformers that come in different form factors, and I have always wondered just how something so big can shrink […]
04/01/2011, With companies all over the world planning to go green, Seale Solar has developed a facility to help these companies out. Touted as the “World’s First Solar Powered, Rain Harvesting, Waste Processing Micro-Franchise Facility” it is a self-sufficient, working system that can produce drinkable water from rain water and can produce human waste into a mulch material that can be used as a fertilizer. It can be set up pretty […]
03/19/2011, How about going greener than you normally would? That’s exactly what happened with this solar electric vehicle charging station that was constructed using recycled materials, and to think that it has now been recycled itself – and will see action by powering service vehicles at Brooklyn Bridge Park. This is a generous donation from Brooklyn-based renewable energy company Beautiful Earth Group, where the waterfront park will be able to harness […]
02/16/2011, To solve the problem of electronics being disposed irresponsibly and building up unnecessary waste, 3 students from Stanford and Finland’s Aalto University have come up with an easily recyclable laptop. The recyclable laptop can be easily disassembled by anybody without the use of any tools and it takes less than 3 minutes to complete the whole process. By making it easy to take apart, users will be encouraged to recycle […]