Eco-friendly

Greenerator Helps Urban Inhabitants to Utilize Solar & Wind Energy

October 18, 2010 / No Comments

Solar panels and residential wind turbines are utilized by people having private homes to reduce their electricity expenditure. They are able to install the devices on their roofs. But when speaking about the people living in the apartments, the options for the installation of solar panels and residential wind turbines are denied.

Animated LED Clock Tower Stands Tall at Seibu Ikebukuro Flagship Store

October 15, 2010 / No Comments

The Hikari no Tokei Gate at the Seibu Ikebukuro flagship store features an incredible new LED clock. This is viewed as a different initiative in place of the usual stone fountains that serve as the centerpieces of most of the modern shopping centers. The underutilized space is taken to a whole new level by Yugo Nakamura and Yukihiro Takahashi who ...

American Solar Industry Shows Incredible Growth

October 15, 2010 / 1 Comment

The American solar industry has recorded substantial growth, generating more job opportunities in the sector. This is noticeable in the backdrop of the dismal performance of the US economy. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) along with GTM Research released a report indicates that the solar installations in 2010 are more as compared to its previous year.

Green Initiative Humanitarian Fashion Show: A Fashion Show Under a ‘Green’ Spotlight

October 14, 2010 / No Comments

In a move that they hope will prove that fashion and sustainability can indeed work well together, the Green Youth Movement – a Los Angeles based nonprofit organization – will present The Green Initiative Humanitarian Fashion Show. The show is being produced by The Gallery Los Angeles, and will take place at the Sunset Gower Studios on October 16th at ...

Kang Woo-Young Collage Scape Designs Green Landscapes for the Future

October 13, 2010 / No Comments

Kang Woo-Young, an associate professor at the Kaywon School of Art and Design in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea through his project titled ‘Collage Scape’ imagines a future which depicts man-made landscape structures including landscapes which mimics the natural world’s patterns and evokes the memories of nature.

Samsung Green Memory Project Promises Eco-friendly Semiconductor Technology

October 13, 2010 / No Comments

Samsung Electronics’ new 'Green Memory' campaign has unveiled a number of new innovations. The project aims at developing eco friendly semiconductor technology. The products launched include eco friendly DDR3 (Double Data Rate 3) DRAM, SSD (Solid State Drive), LPDDR2 (Low Power Double Data Rate 2), mobile DRAM and the GDDR5 (Graphics Double Data Rate 5). Beside these four ...

Ecotality-BestBuy Deal for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

October 12, 2010 / No Comments

Ecotality will be installing electric vehicle charging stations by 2011. The company has announced a deal with electronics retailer Best Buy. As per the agreement, Blink EV charging stations will be installed at twelve of the Best Buy locations in Arizona, California, and Washington by March of 2011.

Green Burial Options Include Recycled Newspaper Coffins & Sea-Salt Urns

October 11, 2010 / No Comments

The trade-show at the National Funeral Directors Association convention in New Orleans being held this week features green burial options such as recycled newspaper coffins, sea-salt urns, and the like. Passages International, a company from Albuquerque introduced biodegradable container in which the body or cremated remains are placed and it will break down quickly without doing harm to the earth ...

Google Self-Driving Robot Car is an Innovation to Note

October 11, 2010 / 1 Comment

Google has secretly been developing an autonomous, self-driving robot car. The company has driven their fleet of intelligent robot vehicles over 140,000 miles around California for test drive. These vehicles use artificial-intelligence software which helps it in sensing nearby objects and make decisions like that of a human driver. The innovative idea, which is still in its earlier stages, is ...

Walmart & Worldwise Join Hands to Market Pet Products from Recycled Materials

October 8, 2010 / No Comments

Walmart, in partnership with manufacturer Worldwise, will be selling pet products made from discarded, recyclable materials. The program intends to create a full circle system. It will collect old plastic bottles, clothes hangers, plastic bags and corrugated cardboard and makes new products from these materials.