Chinese Make Christmas Tree From 1000 Beer Bottles

December 21, 2009 / 2 Comments

The huge Christmas tree in Shanghai, China, has a green look but that's only because it has been built out of Heineken beer bottles that have lent their hue to the tree so well. The huge tree has been created out of a thousand beer bottles, and we guess it would love to be a part of the celebration, as ...

We Wee For the Environment – Part 2

October 16, 2009 / 1 Comment

I have heard tales of long-distance truck drivers relieving themselves in gallon milk jugs instead of stopping for a restroom break.  Sometimes they have been thrown out the window instead of stopping for proper disposal.  Now there is a solution to eliminate this potential biohazard road litter in addition to reducing your vehicles NOx emissions.

We Wee For the Environment – Part 1

October 15, 2009 / No Comments

The Mazda CX-7 4X4 is an environmentally-friendly vehicle and is only available in Australia at the present time.  It emits virtually no Nitrous Oxide compounds.  The NOx compounds were blamed during the acid rain fears of the 1960’s.

Carbon Footprint on Beer Labels in Japan

September 19, 2008 / No Comments

Beer maker, Sapporo Breweries, has decided to put the carbon footprint of making its beers on the labels of their suds. The company estimates grain output, fertilizers, transporatation and the production and recycling of the aluminum can itself. One 350 milliliter can of Black Label beer represents 161 grams of carbon emission says Sapporo Breweries. Now a person can get drunk and ...

Beer Bottles Used to Create a Solar Water Heating System

June 4, 2008 / 5 Comments

In the do it yourself category we have Ma Yanjun, a farmer in Mizhi county, Shaanxi province in China, that managed to build a solar water heating system using empty beer bottles. The reason he did it, was to allow his 73-year old mother to take a warm bath every day. Since there was no warm water in the area ...

Cascade Green – Beer of the earth

March 12, 2008 / No Comments

I really wonder if a green beer tastes better than a normal beer because when I look at these prints I can already feel down my throat. In the picture above, is Cascade Green the first 100 percent carbon neutral beer produced by Cascade Brewerey in Tasmania. Using all sorts of sustainable practices, local ingredients the company managed to reduce energy ...