Nice Architect, a Slovakian company, has created the ecocapsule, a new kind of super green micro dwelling. The ecocapsule is powered by a built-in wind turbine and solar cells, and its egg-like shape allows the collection of rainwater and dew. Continue reading… “The Ecocapsule is a new super green micro dwelling”
Biodegradable packaging designed by University of the Arts graduate student, Andrew Millar
Have you ever eaten at a fast food restaurant and noticed how much trash comes with your burger, drink and fries? University of the Arts graduate student, Andrew Millar has noticed the amount of trash and has designed an alternative eco-solution to this wasteful problem. (Pics)
This beautiful Solar Paper Lantern is made out of 36 miniature solar panels. Each panels is connected to an electroluminescent diode, meaning the entire thing is powered by the sun. It’s not only lovely, but it’s environmentally friendly, too. It can remain on for as long as it’s near the sun.
Sure, when the oil shortage becomes oil-no-more, it would be nice to drive around in search of fuel like Mad Max, but what would be even better is to have your own movable home to wander the wasteland in. Something on legs that can roam anywhere. Something like this. But faster.
Demand for “green” products continues to grow
A February 2008 survey sponsored by DoubleClick found that 60% of US adults who make online purchases say that it is very or extremely important to them that a company is environmentally conscious.
Almost half of those who make online purchases said they specifically search for environmentally-friendly products at least some of the time.