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Modular laptops make it easy to recycle

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...

Neverware looks to old computers for a brighter tomorrow

01/24/2011, With more than a million PCs sold each day worldwide according to Intel, it goes without saying that these computer-savvy folks own more than a single computer most of the time. Well, that would also mean generating a whole load of old computer waste...

Recycle Your Old Gadgets For Money At eBay Instant Sale

10/25/2010, While you might want to auction off your valuable items on eBay, there’s plenty of room on eBay’s virtual shelves for your less desirable items too as the company has introduced eBay Instant Sale. The service allows users to answer a few...

Machine Converts Plastic Back Into Oil

08/23/2010, Not everybody is fond of plastic due to environmental issues, but the smart folks over in Japan have managed to come up with a machine that is capable of turning plastic back into oil that can be used to create gasoline, diesel, or kerosene. The...

Coffee Can Clock

02/08/2010, Have an old coffee can lying around with some spare time on your hands? The Coffee Can Clock sure looks as though it will work wonders in helping you keep the earth green while telling the time to whomever looks at it. It uses electronics based on...

Recycled Hard Drive Clock

02/06/2010, We’ve seen some pretty wacky hard drive clocks in the past, and here’s one that will probably look quite comfortable on your desk. Done by the folks over at TEcoART, it’s made from a recycled hard disk, and the clock dial is an actual...

Sony Ericsson Elm Candybar Phone

12/14/2009, If you’re all for the environment, then you’ll certainly want to take note of the newly-announced Sony Ericsson Elm, which is a candybar phone, and the latest addition to Sony Ericsson’s GreenHeart initiative. Said initiative’s...

Kitchen PC recycles Eee PC 701

09/10/2009, The Eee PC 701 really kicked off the whole netbook fever thing, and it is interesting to know that there are many ways to “recycle” this piece of technology, where among them includes using it as part of your kitchen cabinet to make it a...

Nakabayashi Machine Churns Out Toilet Paper

06/01/2009, This machine at the Nakabayashi office is able to convert discarded office paper into toilet paper – yes, this means the accounts department no longer needs to keep track of petty cash used to buy rolls of toilet paper for everyone at the office,...

Vending Machine Does The Opposite

05/04/2009, We’d normally expect a vending machine to dish out an icy can of Coke when we drop some coins through the slot, but Envirobank’s “cash for cans” reverse vending machine does otherwise, being capable of storing up to 3,000 cans...