Posts by Category: Eco Friendly

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Eco Friendly December 23, 2016 posted by

POPSICASE – the first iPhone case made from 100 percent recycled materials

Fishing nets are decimating marine life in our oceans, even though many governments have banned their use. One company is doing something about it. POPSICASE is the first iPhone protective case made from discarded fishing nets and recycled aluminum. The invention was created by architect, set designer and sculptor Pablo Erlandsen and María José Pedragosa, a biologist, advertiser and social entrepreneur. This innovative case has a hideaway handle that makes it easy to use your iPhone 6, 6S or 7…


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POPSICASE – the first iPhone case made from 100 percent recycled materials
Eco Friendly December 19, 2016 posted by

Avani Eco Bags – the totally biodegradable “plastic” bags

We all probably have a bag of plastic bags in our house. I don’t mean garbage bags, I mean bags from grocery stores and gas stations that we’re saving up to reuse because we know just throwing them out is wasteful but eventually, they’re going to end up in a landfill or worse. With Avani Eco Bags, you can just toss them because these bags are 100% biodegradable and safe.


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Avani Eco Bags – the totally biodegradable “plastic” bags
Eco Friendly November 18, 2016 posted by

UltraBoost Uncaged Parley – these sneakers are made out of trash

There’s a lot of trash in the ocean and just removing it is only part of the problem. We still have to do something with it. Why not make sneakers? Adidas has partnering with Parley for the Oceans to turn old plastic into attractive footwear. The UltraBOOST Uncaged Parley is a sneaker made from waste that was pulled from the oceans.


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UltraBoost Uncaged Parley – these sneakers are made out of trash
Eco Friendly October 18, 2016 posted by

Tree Shaped Wind Turbines – these awesome turbines will fit in your backyard

Most things you stick in your yard are purely decorative but what if you could put in a tree that would power your entire house? The tree shaped wind turbines from NewWind are aesthetically pleasing, fully functional, wind-based power generators for all your needs.


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Tree Shaped Wind Turbines – these awesome turbines will fit in your backyard
Eco Friendly October 7, 2016 posted by

Solo Stove Lite – the ecofriendly light weight campfire stove

Regardless of the weather, if you’re planning to spend a few days in nature, you’re probably going to need something to cook food on. There are a ton of options that use your car’s battery or solar energy but nothing beats that old standby, fire. The Solo Stove Lite is the compact wood burning stove that you can take anywhere.


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Solo Stove Lite – the ecofriendly light weight campfire stove
Eco Friendly August 13, 2016 posted by

Future Energy Saving Technology Infographic – ideas under test show promise

The good folk at SaveOnEnergy have sent us an infographic demonstrating some clever ways we might be saving energy in the future, using new technologies. We’re huge supporters of anything that can go towards helping us reduce consumption, even if some of it sounds like pie in the sky right now. You never know, right? Technology has a habit of delivering surprises down the line. So here’s the info (and a link to the main source) for you to enjoy.


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Future Energy Saving Technology Infographic – ideas under test show promise
Awesome August 8, 2016 posted by

Nanobubbles – cute name for a powerful anti-pollution innovation

Non-biological pollutants are a huge problem for our planet’s waterways but sometimes these manmade pollutants cause a rise in harmful bacteria and viruses that further make a natural space uninhabitable. Which is to say, there may not be much in the way of trash that are is killing a waterway, the issue could be smaller than our human eyes can see. One scientist used nanotechnology to clean up and recover an entire wetland, saving it from utter destruction.


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Nanobubbles – cute name for a powerful anti-pollution innovation
Eco Friendly August 5, 2016 posted by

ByFusion – the company making full sized LEGOs from waste material

  We talk a lot about things to do with plastic because it was built in 1907 and has been destroying the world ever since but it also helped in many of our advancements so you have to take the good with the bad. That being said, we can do better with the waste. ByFusion wants to turn all that waste into building materials.


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ByFusion – the company making full sized LEGOs from waste material
Eco Friendly August 4, 2016 posted by

FarmBot Genesis – our robot overlords just want to keep us fed

Growing your own food is one way to become more sustainable in your life but not everyone has a green thumb or time to spend digging into the dirt (no matter how therapeutic it may be). For those that want to grow their own food but are better with a keyboard than a trowel, check out FarmBot Genesis, the open source farming robot.


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FarmBot Genesis – our robot overlords just want to keep us fed
Eco Friendly August 1, 2016 posted by

Open Source Toolkit – awesome low cost home building eco project deserves our support

We’ve been following the Open Source Ecology project for a while now – since 2012 actually – as we just love the idea of putting together an open source program for living sustainably. Now the team has gone one further and created a very interesting initiative to make home building fast and affordable by a massive factor.


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Open Source Toolkit – awesome low cost home building eco project deserves our support
Eco Friendly July 21, 2016 posted by

The Ocean Cleanup – the set it and forget it way to clean up the Earth’s oceans

The ocean is sort of a large part of our planet and we’ve spent a good deal of time just filling it all up with garbage. We’ve realized the error of our ways and we’re trying to fix it. The Ocean Cleanup is a largescale project that wants to use the ocean to . . clean the ocean.


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The Ocean Cleanup – the set it and forget it way to clean up the Earth’s oceans
Eco Friendly July 13, 2016 posted by

Quebec company’s innovative technology means polystyrene (styrofoam) can be recycled

We’re all familiar with that white chunky packaging that’s snug around all our electronics. But styrofoam or polystyrene is very difficult to recycle, with few exceptions. Polystyvert, a company in Quebec, has developed a process that not only makes polystyrene recyclable but enhances its “green” factor. Founded in 2011, the company provides expanded polystyrene (EPS) containers they call concentrators for on-site collection at the business sites where the polystyrene is. Once filled with up to 66o pounds of EPS, the…


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Quebec company’s innovative technology means polystyrene (styrofoam) can be recycled