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Christmas Trees For Rent Make Good Sense

December 18, 2009 / No Comments

Christmas trees are decked and decorated for the big day, and after that, they are mostly discarded and left away. Obviously, there can be better use for these green trees, the best option being to let them grow and be put to use again.

Germany Plans Reduction in Solar Power Incentives

December 16, 2009 / No Comments

Many countries in the world currently offer incentives towards production of green energy, and the said incentives are gradually increasing. Germany, which has registered a strong growth in the sector and meets nearly 15% of electricity demand with green energy, is now planning to reduce incentives given to solar power.

Simbol Mining to Draw Lithium From Geothermal Waste Water

December 11, 2009 / 1 Comment

As the world moves to cleaner energy, demand for Lithium has been steadily increasing. The element has widespread application in batteries and is widely used in consumer products and electric cars. Since the demand for Lithium is likely to only go up in the future, as the number of electric cars and gadgets steadily increases, there is a scare about ...

Seabrook Explosion Sends a Huge Black Cloud Into the Sky

December 9, 2009 / No Comments

An American Acryl facility near Seabrook, Texas reported a huge explosion in the morning at about 8:50 am local time. The explosion at the chemical plant set off a huge plume of smoke into the atmosphere, while some eyewitnesses also claim to have seen a "ball of fire going up in the air." Fortunately, no one was seriously harmed or ...

Project Aims to Cool Honolulu With Frigid Seawater

December 8, 2009 / 1 Comment

Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning LLC has a very ambitious project in its hands. The huge $240 million project aims to cool the hot Hawaiian city with frigid cold water brought from the ocean's depth. Aimed for Honolulu's downtown area, the project will supposedly help reduce the city's air conditioning electric usage by 75%, while also substantially lowering the use of ...

German Initiative Inches Closer to Solar Energy From Sahara

November 2, 2009 / No Comments

The vast expanse of the Sahara desert has since long been seen as an available source of solar energy that can be tapped. However, there isn't much progress to show on the issue. Now the idea seems closer to reality with a German-led consortium of 12 companies that intends to harness the desert sun to power Europe.

GE Buys Stake in Clean Energy Startups for a Greener Look

November 2, 2009 / No Comments

Going green and appearing clean is sort of the big mantra in the corporate world these days. Consumers have displayed a clear preference for companies with green inclinations, and the corporate world is moving fast to cutback on emissions, and appearing green for the consumers.

Mariah Power Creates Wind Speed Measuring App for the iPhone

October 23, 2009 / No Comments

Mariah Power, a small wind turbine manufacturing company, has created a wind speed measuring app for the iPhone. The basic idea of course, is to let interested users measure wind speed, and see if it would suit their need for a small wind turbine.

Aeronautic Engineering Influences Eco Fashion With ‘6 Degrees’

October 23, 2009 / No Comments

Aeronautics and Fashion may be world's apart, but they come together seamlessly in the work of former aeronautic engineer and present fashion designer Renee Corrick. She gave up aeronautic engineering and after taking some classes in Australia and at Seattle's New York Fashion Academy, Renee became a full-fledged apparel designer.

ECO Inc. Launches New Green Pizza Box

October 16, 2009 / No Comments

Everyone loves pizza. But, don’t you just hate having to store leftovers in those big, awkward boxes? Even when all of the pizza is finished, you still have to throw all that cardboard away. Shouldn’t there be a more eco-friendly alternative to packaging one of the world’s favorite foods? Now there is.