Posts by Category: Eco Friendly

All things green and planet saving.

Eco Friendly April 18, 2017 posted by

Pela Case – shock absorbent and earth friendly

Smartphones have been around for a few years now and by this late stage in the game, we’ve all had a few of them. We know how to safely recycle our mobile devices when we’re done with them but did you ever wonder what happened to the cases? If you’re concerned about the waste produced by unwanted cases, check out the Pela case, it’s biodegradable.


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Pela Case – shock absorbent and earth friendly
Eco Friendly April 13, 2017 posted by

Plastic Film Recycling – get rid of all those plastic bags without harming the earth

We use a lot of plastic. You can easily toss plastic bottles into the blue bin but what about all those plastic shopping bags we accumulate on quick runs? Or the bag our bread comes in? Or the protective covering for nearly everything we buy? Plastic Film Recycling will help you locate where you can take these things.


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Plastic Film Recycling – get rid of all those plastic bags without harming the earth
Eco Friendly April 12, 2017 posted by

Solar Sinter – check out this machine that 3D prints with sand

The world has resources in many places if we only look for them. Some people may look at the desert and think there’s nothing out there but sand and sun but one man said, “Oh sweet! Look at all this sand and sun!” And so the Solar Sinter was born, the machine that uses sunlight to 3D print sand.


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Solar Sinter – check out this machine that 3D prints with sand
Eco Friendly March 15, 2017 posted by

Brikawood – Lincoln logs have got an attractive real world upgrade

We showed you a neat little 3D printed house last week but maybe the concrete look isn’t all that appealing to you. If you like the warmth of wood but you’re still want something that’s ecologically friendly, check out Brikawood, the building material that uses interlocking wood parts to build.


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Brikawood – Lincoln logs have got an attractive real world upgrade
Eco Friendly March 6, 2017 posted by

DB Export Beer Bottle Sand – the company that’s using waste to help save beaches

Did you know the world was running out of sand? Well, let me rephrase that. There’s lots of sand (whole deserts just FILLED with the stuff) but it’s running out of the kind of sand we need for manufacturing which is a problem. DB Export is taking a stand to save sand with the beer bottle recycling program. It’s turning beer bottles to sand.


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DB Export Beer Bottle Sand – the company that’s using waste to help save beaches
Eco Friendly March 2, 2017 posted by

Garbage Guzzler – have your waste digested by your new pet microorganisms

Garbage is a huge problem in the modern world. Plastic is probably the worst then but even our more organic waste still takes time to break down and ultimately just ends up intermingling with plastics in landfills anyway. There has to be a better way. If you’re not down with a compost pile out back, check out the Garbage Guzzler, the machine that will break down your waste into nothing.


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Garbage Guzzler – have your waste digested by your new pet microorganisms
Eco Friendly February 20, 2017 posted by

Growroom – build this sustainable globe yourself

We’ve all had IKEA furniture before. We’ve all spent an evening alone or with friends piecing together a chair or shelf set with that little tool they send. It’s time to take that training to the sustainable level with the Growroom, the build it yourself vertical garden space that can feed a neighborhood. Plans are free and waiting for your elbow grease.


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Growroom – build this sustainable globe yourself
Awesome February 17, 2017 posted by

Solar Powered Radio – this station fights information darkness with the sun

We’re used to media overload in our lives, after all, most of us have immediate access to any information we want, right in our pockets and bags. This isn’t true of the entire world and in some places, radio is what keeps people informed. In South Sudan, one radio station went full solar power to make sure people could get the news.


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Solar Powered Radio – this station fights information darkness with the sun
Eco Friendly February 7, 2017 posted by

Bamboo Toothbrush – keep your mouth and the Earth clean

Toothbrushes, thank goodness for those, right? It’s so nice to have modern dental hygiene tools. The thing is though, they’re probably not great for the environment once you go to toss them. Sure you can probably extend their life a little bit by transitioning them into house cleaning tools but they’re going to end up in the bin eventually. Brush a little greener with the Bamboo Toothbrush.


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Bamboo Toothbrush – keep your mouth and the Earth clean
Eco Friendly February 1, 2017 posted by

Isidore Electronics Recycling – a model for the future of e-waste

What do you do with an old TV when it finally dies? Or your outdated mobile device that doesn’t even have any trade in value. Probably put it in the normal trash but if you are doing that, please stop. E-waste is killing our planet. Companies like Isidore Electronics Recycling are hoping to fight against the tide of dated electronics.


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Isidore Electronics Recycling – a model for the future of e-waste
Eco Friendly January 6, 2017 posted by

Cross Laminated Timber used in a wooden elevator will help reduce carbon emissions

Buildings account for a surprising amount of the world’s carbon emissions According to the US Green Building Council, roughly 40% of national CO2 emissions come from buildings. But a product called Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) is helping to change that. Used in Europe for several decades, the company SMARTLAM has brought this innovative product to America. This engineered wood building system is a multi-layered solid wood panel consisting of 3 to 9 layers of lumber stacked crosswise and bonded together….


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Cross Laminated Timber used in a wooden elevator will help reduce carbon emissions