Posts by tag: sustainable living

Gadgets June 27, 2017 posted by

Ori – small room, no problem

Urban living spaces tend to be small and expensive. If you live in the city, you can’t exactly beat the high costs by parking a mini-house somewhere (you really can’t, there are laws). So you’ve got to make do with what you have. The Ori is a living system that makes small spaces seem bigger.

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Ori – small room, no problem
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
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
Gadgets August 18, 2016 posted by

Grobo – the food growing option for apartment dwellers

Growing your own food is really taking off as a movement and lot of people are getting into it, even those that live in urban environments, with container and community gardens. Not everyone has a green thumb though and some people who want to grow their own food need a little help. The Grobo is the indoor grower that will help you grow food, even if your condo gets no sunlight.

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Grobo – the food growing option for apartment dwellers
Eco Friendly June 10, 2016 posted by

Bioo Lite – turn plant power into battery life with this pot

There are many ways to generate electricity, some are a lot more earth friendly than others. Recently we’ve seen research that focuses on how to harness the energy that plants use in their growing process and one company is setting out to make those innovations available to the public in a form they can really use. The Bioo Lite is the plant pot that turns plant power into a way to charge your devices.

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Bioo Lite – turn plant power into battery life with this pot
Eco Friendly May 30, 2016 posted by

GroundFridge – just like a root cellar but way less creepy

Before we had the modern convenience of a refrigerator, people had to find other ways to keep their perishables from, well perishing. Humans figured out pretty quickly that it was always cooler below ground and food would last longer. If you want to use that same system to store your food but with a more modern appeal, check out the GroundFridge, a new take on root cellars.

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GroundFridge – just like a root cellar but way less creepy