Eco-friendly

Garments for the Dead Stay Close to Nature

October 10, 2013 / No Comments

Forget the eco-friendly dresses or brands we always recommend to you. These bio-degradable garments we have here are made for the dead. Dubbed “Garments for the Grave,” this brand has been introduced by Australian fashionista Pia Interlandi and includes fabrics such as cotton, linen and hemp. According to Interlandi, the human body is a gift, which is full of nutrients, water ...

Largest Ever Solar Boat Docks in London

September 6, 2013 / No Comments

The largest solar powered boat in the world has touched the Thames. The boat was on an epic journey for scientific discoveries in the Gulf Stream. PlanetSolar had started its voyage this June from Belgium. Researchers from the University of Geneva travelled in the boat and collected samples from the Gulf Stream and the Atlantic Ocean. The boat travelled over 8000 ...

Billionaire Ellison to Create Green Paradise in Hawaiian Island of Lanai

October 16, 2012 / No Comments

Wonder what’s on at the Hawaiian island of Lanai? Billionaire Larry Ellison, the Oracle CEO, has finally decided to give us a sneak peek on his plans for the island. Ellison had bought 98% of the 141 square-mile Hawaiian island of Lanai for $500 million. Though there wasn’t any news on that front for quite a while, we now hear that ...

It is Now Time for Autonomous Biodegradable Robots

May 7, 2012 / No Comments

This could be termed as a complete eco-friendly product. What more can one ask for if that product decomposes itself once the expiry date is reached? This idea of biodegradable robots is the brainchild of Dr Jonathan Rossiter, a senior lecturer at the University of Bristol's Department of Engineering and Mathematics. According to the University of Bristol, the usual robots of ...

Panasonic Eyes Green Market in Middle East and Africa with New Range

April 12, 2012 / No Comments

Electronics major Panasonic is eyeing a major chunk of the Middle East and Africa markets with a new range of eco-friendly products. Ranging from Viera televisions to Lumix G series cameras the list includes audio visual equipment, air conditioners and air purifiers. And, all of them sport the green tag. In the product line up are the first ever tropical inverter ...

Matali Crasset Creates Living Pods in French Woods

March 18, 2011 / No Comments

Matali Crasset, a Parisian designer, has brought out a series of eco-friendly living pods. The hangouts are places were contemporary artists can spend the summer absorbing the fauna and flora.

Nau iPad Stash Made from 100% Recycled Wool

February 22, 2011 / No Comments

Nau has come up with a brand new product, what could be referred to as an outfit for the iPad. Called the Pad Stash, the product is, in fact, the equipment that holds and keeps the iPad protected.

Eco Village Modeled on Coral Reefs for Haiti

February 17, 2011 / 1 Comment

Life is springing back to life in Haiti, so is the field of architecture. The most noteworthy thing in this regard is that Vincent Callebaut has succeeded in making a path breaking concept into reality. Callebaut has designed what known as the eco village in the country. The villages are supposed to be carbon neutral, thereby making it suitable for ...

Umeox Apollo Cell Phone is Solar-Powered & Runs Android OS

February 15, 2011 / No Comments

The new smartphone from Umeox that has been unveiled at the Mobile World Congress currently on at Barcelona comes about as unique in various aspects. For us, the most striking aspect of the device is that it is eco-friendly to the core. The newly introduced Apollo Cell Phone which runs the Android OS is equipped with an array of solar ...

Folding Bamboo Houses for the Homeless

February 14, 2011 / No Comments

After the devastating earthquake which hit China last May, killing 69,000 and leaving hundreds of thousands homeless, many designers have tried to figure out a way to make shelter for all those people. Ming Tang did just that with his simple idea for folding houses derived from Origami. This design was recognized at a function in this year’s Re:construct competition ...