Tag Archives: eco

Make Use Of Shit

It’s about time we got some crap worth shitting. Washington State’s Kevin and Daryl Maas are now producing electrical power with cow manure, which is nothing new for the most part. Using commercialized technology which harvests methane gas from manure, they burn the methane to create electricity. All the while, they send the now pathogen-free and odorless manure back to ...

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Past Sci-Fi Flicks Are The Future Of Masdar

Abu Dhabi in United Arab Emirates has a vacant plot of land which will be used to hold “Masdar City,” the first city to rely entirely on solar energy. The transit system will be much like the robotic taxi-cab in Total Recall, sans self-destruct mechanism. The system consists of a fleet of solar-powered programmable vehicles that seat six which will ...

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New Machine Sorts Through Trash So You Won’t Have to

This green approach on dealing with industrial waste is called the Autoclave. It’s a self-sustaining trash sorter that can sort through 30 tons of waste in just two hours. It releases little to no emissions and at the same time can differentiate between glass, aluminum and anything else you might throw out. Trust us when we say it’ll find a ...

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Houses Of The Future Or New-Age Toilets?

Victor Vetterlein has designed a vision of what conceptual homes of the future will look like. I am easily reminded of the bizarre looking “arcologies” you could build in SimCity 2000. Dubbed “Reboot,” the futuristic living-space is supposed to be a self-sufficient and environment friendly take on everyday living. Everything about its interior is digitally controlled and designed to be ...

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AstroTurf Niva Is The Greenest Car Ever

So you want to turn a corner and finally upgrade to an eco-friendly vehicle? If you were to take the words “green” and “environmental” to a literal conclusion, you might end up with something that looks pretty similar to this AstroTurf covered Niva. Clearly, the artificial grass does nothing to improve the state of the environment. For all we ...

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HyMini Wind Powered Device Charger Puts The Green In Awesome

So, the HyMini might be much ado about nothing, but it’s still pretty impressive and potentially a great idea for green integration in the future. Dubbed as a “mini green hybrid power station”, you charge the HyMini up from a main. When you go out for a bike or car-ride, attach the little guy to your vehicle, and the wind ...

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GoBoy-X2: Four-Wheeled Pedal Power Makes For Eco-Friendly Quad

Haha, look at you and your bike with its measly 2 wheels and one seat. We feel SORRY for you! The GoBoy-X2 is a eco-friendly alternative to the bicycle, offering a much more manly four-wheels, and even a second seat for your girlfriend, or most likely, your mother. Totally free of air and noise pollution, the only bummer about the ...

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Aquaduct Tones Your Legs And Provides Safe Water

Designed for countries where collecting water entails a long trip to the nearest water source, which might not even be safe drinkable water. Aquaduct provides a bicycle for transportation from water source to home, while also providing water filtration simultaneously. Aquaduct provides a water tank over the rear axle of the bike’s wheels. As you pedal, water gets pumped through ...

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The Suntory Mermaid II Wave Powered Boat

You can’t say the Earth doesn’t contain enough water. Nope there is more than enough of that for sure. So why are we not using it more? Especially for sea-going vessels. The Suntory Mermaid II is a boat that uses something waves to provide it the energy it needs to move. Being touted as the greenest nautical power source since ...

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Pedal-Powered Snowplow Is More Fun Than Shoveling

When we were kids we used to love when it snowed. We’d get a day off of school and get a full day of building forts and throwing ice balls at unsuspecting victims. But then we grew up, and realized we were not only expected to go to work on snowy days, but to also shovel the snow instead of ...

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