Posts by Category: Eco Friendly

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Eco Friendly August 28, 2014 posted by

Peel Electric Micro Car – smallest electric car in the world?

We’re thinking that this is probably the smallest proper electric car in the world (or the whole universe, what do we know?), and if it isn’t we would definitely like to meet the elves who’ve built one smaller. Petrol heads will, of course, recognize the distinctive Peel micro car shape, but instead of a conventional petrol engine, this puppy comes with a full electric drivetrain. Wow-eee.


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Peel Electric Micro Car – smallest electric car in the world?
Eco Friendly August 26, 2014 posted by

Bicycle Handlebar Portable Wind-Powered Generator Lamp – level up your cardio while you power up your phone

Whenever there’s a huge multiple days long power outage in a major city here, there’s always two types of photos that make their way to the internet. One of a house or shop that still has power and invites everyone to charge their phones on a series of extension cords. The second is the picture of the stationary bike generator. With the Bicycle Handlebar Portable Wind-Powered Generator Lamp, you can be your own generator with no need to stay stationary.


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Bicycle Handlebar Portable Wind-Powered Generator Lamp – level up your cardio while you power up your phone
Eco Friendly August 16, 2014 posted by

Nu-wool- the innovative home insulation made from recycled newsprint

  As consumer continue to demand more green products, creative minds in the construction industry keep coming up with mew and innovative products. One of these is Nu-Wool Premium Cellulose Insulation, a spray-in-place product made from at least 85 percent recycled newsprint and a borate formulation for fire resistance. Cellulose takes less energy to produce and transport, meaning that fewer emissions are released in making it. This product has an R-value of 3.8 inches, meaning its resistance to fire is…


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Nu-wool- the innovative home insulation made from recycled newsprint
Awesome August 14, 2014 posted by

Commuter Suit – the perfect commuter gear for the upwardly mobile cyclist

Oh how we love it when form and function come together in perfect harmony, and so it is with this super cool bit of fashion wear called the Commuter Suit. Designed by American fashion house Parker Dusseau, this is a fully tailored man’s business suit, which is made specifically for those who prefer to cycle to work, rather than take the lazy way to the top.


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Commuter Suit – the perfect commuter gear for the upwardly mobile cyclist
Eco Friendly August 8, 2014 posted by

VW e-Golf – we test out the latest all-electric car from the masters, and it’s very nice indeed [Review]

There’s no question that electric cars are now starting to take off in greater numbers, and the proof is the fact that the major manufacturers are launching more ‘mainstream’ models onto the market. The latest offering comes from German powerhaus VW, with the all new VW e-Golf. We got a chance to take it for a spin the other day to see just how practical the vehicle is, and whether traditional Golf lovers should consider it as a possible purchase…


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VW e-Golf – we test out the latest all-electric car from the masters, and it’s very nice indeed [Review]
cool tech August 8, 2014 posted by

Threadsmiths Cavalier – the first water and dirt repelling T-shirt in the world

Yay, it looks like we’re heading for a world where we never have to wash our clothes again. No wait… OK, so we’ll probably have to do a bit of washing for certain particular garments, but wouldn’t it be great if we never needed to worry about most of our wardrobe cleaning? Think of the money saved, not to mention the planet.


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Threadsmiths Cavalier – the first water and dirt repelling T-shirt in the world
Eco Friendly July 25, 2014 posted by

Nu-wool – the innovative home insulation made from recycled newsprint

  As consumer continue to demand more green products, creative minds in the construction industry keep coming up with mew and innovative products. One of these is Nu-Wool Premium Cellulose Insulation, a spray-in-place product made from at least 85 percent recycled newsprint and a borate formulation for fire resistance. Cellulose takes less energy to produce and transport, meaning that fewer emissions are released in making it. This product has an R-value of 3.8 inches, meaning its resistance to fire is…


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Nu-wool – the innovative home insulation made from recycled newsprint
cool tech July 25, 2014 posted by

Nanoleaf Bloom – the first bulb in the world to turn an ordinary light switch into a dimmer

Back in November of last year we reported on the Nanoleaf, a clever ultra low power LED bulb which uses a fraction of the electricity of a standard bulb and lasts a heck of a long time without degrading the light intensity. Well the team is back with a new product which looks even more interesting.


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Nanoleaf Bloom – the first bulb in the world to turn an ordinary light switch into a dimmer
Awesome July 24, 2014 posted by

BMW i8 – 155mph, 134.5 mpg, is this the most amazing car ever made? [Review]

If hype could be measured in money, then the new BMW i8 would be an instant lottery winner millionaire. Ever since the concept car was unveiled in Frankfurt in 2009, fans have been waiting to see if the company could actually deliver on its vision of a high speed, frugal supercar to match the best the world has to offer. We’re happy to report that they succeeded. And how.


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BMW i8 – 155mph, 134.5 mpg, is this the most amazing car ever made? [Review]
cool tech July 23, 2014 posted by

Priority Bicycle – maintenance free bicycle with stunning looks and a great price

It took us a while to work out what was different about this new budget bicycle, but after we clicked, we were instantly impressed. The designer of the Priority Bicycle has completely done away with all the messy and complicated bits on conventional bikes, and produced something that is as clean and functional as anything you’ll see on the streets today.


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Priority Bicycle – maintenance free bicycle with stunning looks and a great price
cool tech July 22, 2014 posted by

TableTop Aquaponics – grow your own food the healthy sustainable way

In case you hadn’t heard, food is getting more expensive, mostly due to rising harvesting, shipping, and processing costs. One answer to the problem has been to start looking at alternative, more local and efficient ways to produce food for communities wherever they are, and Aquaponics looks like a solid solution. The system marries aquaculture (aka fish farming) with hydroponics, to deliver fresh home grown vegetables along with fish supplies when needed.


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TableTop Aquaponics – grow your own food the healthy sustainable way
Eco Friendly July 19, 2014 posted by

Southwest Airlines upcycles its used leather seats

Upcycling – turning used products that would have ended up in the landfill into new products – is becoming more mainstream. Now it’s Southwest Airlines that’s jumped onboard. It’s new LUV Seat: Repurpose with Purpose sustainability program will turn 43 acres of used leather seat coverings into useful new products. After going more eco-friendly by replacing many of its fleet’s interior leather products with more lightweight materials- which reduced each plane’s weight by 600 pounds – the airline was stuck…


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Southwest Airlines upcycles its used leather seats
cool tech July 18, 2014 posted by

IKEA FOLKVÄNLIG – is this the start of the electric bicycle revolution?

The recent announcement by IKEA that it has started selling electric bicycles in Austria looks as though it could be the start of something very big for the world of eco-friendly transport in general. When one of the world’s largest and most popular retailers trials the sale of a product like this, you can bet there’s something going on back at headquarters.


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IKEA FOLKVÄNLIG – is this the start of the electric bicycle revolution?
Eco Friendly July 16, 2014 posted by

EcoDrain – stop wasting hot shower water, recycle it to save money and save the planet

We all know that we waste a lot of energy every day. Even while doing the simplest of things like taking a hot shower, we can end up sending a bunch of valuable energy down the drain in the form of still heated waste water. But thankfully there’s now a very cool gadget which will make our shower time more efficient and save money at the same time.


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EcoDrain – stop wasting hot shower water, recycle it to save money and save the planet
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