Recycling

Alicia Silverstone Charms with New Collection for EcoTools

January 11, 2011 / 1 Comment

Alicia Silverstone, known for her environmental and animal welfare activism, is partnering for a new project that is to be launched this Spring. EcoTools is a company that deals with earth-friendly cosmetic, nail and bath accessories, which are incredibly soft and made from natural and recycled materials.

‘The Original Dream’ Home Made of Egg Cartons by Goldenhen Studio

January 4, 2011 / No Comments

Goldenhen, the Australian studio, known for unusual ways of using materials of daily use to create marvels, has yet again come up with their new creation- a life-sized home called "The Original Dream”, made of egg cartons.

Discarded Plastic Proves Stronger than Concrete; Eco-friendly School Comes Up

December 29, 2010 / 1 Comment

Discarded plastics turn out to be stronger than concrete, Illac Diaz and MyShelter Foundation have proved. Their innovative work to build a school for children in San Pablo, in the Philippines, has proved that plastics can be three times better than concrete in construction.

Giant Christmas Tree Brings in Total Eco-Friendliness in Haifa (Video)

December 22, 2010 / No Comments

A giant Christmas tree made entirely from recycled water bottles is making a green statement at Haifa, the third largest city in Israel. The tree is 38 feet high and the plastic bottles and other recycled items used in its creation have been donated by Haifa residents.

Shun Toxic Toys; Usher in Green Toys for Christmas

December 22, 2010 / No Comments

This Christmas, the focus is on eco-friendly toys. After several instances of foreign-made toys being proved toxic and then being recalled, several companies are responding to the consumer demand of having greener toys that are safer for children to play with.

The Grey Plume is the Greenest Restaurant in America

December 21, 2010 / No Comments

The greenest restaurant in America has come up in Omaha. Christened the Grey Plume, the new green restaurant in the Midtown Crossing Development in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, has already grabbed headlines for recycling and waste reduction.

Seagate Barracuda LP HDD Comes Across as All Green

December 17, 2010 / No Comments

The eco-friendly Barracuda LP HDD from the Seagate stables has added an extra green to its outlook. Presented with low power storage capabilities, the new HDD comes across as top-of-the line eco-friendly 3.5-inch desktop drives.

Platinum Dirt Makes Road-Ready Leather Jackets from Auto Upholstery

November 29, 2010 / 1 Comment

Oakland-based Platinum Dirt has something new for the road jacket lovers. What makes their new line of road-ready leather jackets different is that it is made from the reclaimed automobile upholstery. This exquisite “VIN” collection comes stamped with the seal of the original manufacturer somewhere on the jacket’s chest or shoulder, and the vehicle identification number of the automobile from ...

Los Angeles County to Implement the Largest Ban on Plastic Bags in the US

November 17, 2010 / No Comments

The Los Angeles County is going ahead with the largest plastic bag ban ever to be implemented in the US. The ban in the LA County indicates that it will be enforced among a population of 1.1 million people, which is not a small number.

Huge Demand for SEC’s Green Label Accreditation

November 5, 2010 / No Comments

The green movement in Singapore has received a boost – an eco label from the SEC (Singapore Environment Council) has become a recognized and sought after certification around the world. The label has become so popular that the non-profit SEC is planning to upgrade it and broaden its scope and reach.