New York City based Industrial designer Manuel Saez has just won two major design awards with a little guy that can solve the problem of many city dwellers, while helping them to make a better world.
One way of making your Christmas season greener is by using LED Christmas lights instead of conventional Christmas lights. They are easy to find as most stores sell LED Christmas lights if they sell Christmas lights at all. Yup, it’s beginning to look like a green Christmas for everyone.
Green gadgets can serve as creative and imaginative gifts - if inconventional ones. How about foldable portable cardboard speakers, or a hurricane lamp that runs on hand-crank power? If you're looking for something innovative and environmentally friendly for this Christmas, these videos should serve to give you at least a few good ideas.
The Christmas Season has officially begun and it's time for us to start thinking about eco-friendly holiday options. "Stor-Em" Christmas lights provide an eco-friendly way to store and lay out your Christmas lights - the video explains why.
There are many new green gadgets available in the market today. Their uses are varied, but the one thing they all have in common is that they are friendly to the environment. A testament to the fact that people are buying green gadgets is the increasing amount of such items that can be found for sale. Here are some of the top five best-selling green gadgets.
One of the most popular Hybrid cars on the market is the Toyota Prius. Compact and economical, it’s starting price is listed as just $22,400, putting it within the realms of reality for the everyday, albeit environmentally-conscious, individual. The third generation of Toyota Prius, the 2010 model, has EPA ratings of 51 mpg in the city, and 49 mpg on the highway. That’s pretty good even for a hybrid, and is a step up from earlier Toyota Prius models.
Let us take a break from all the DIY projects for now and learn of the story of a teenager from Malawi, who harnessed the power of the wind by building windmills out of junk. At present, William Kamkwamba has high-profile fans, such as Al Gore and other business leaders, all over the world.
A solar oven is a device that harnesses sunlight to create heat energy. It doesn't use any fuel, and it doesn't cost a thing to operate it. It can help slow down the deforestation and desertification caused by harvesting natural resources which are used in conventional fuel production. In theory, no more trees would be cut for use in making charcoal, if everyone switched to using solar ovens. And while the use of a solar oven is not necessarily feasible under all circumstances, a better understanding of their use can open up many doors and new possibilities.