Eco-friendly

Gateway Eco-Friendly HD Monitors Rolled Out

October 6, 2010 / No Comments

Gateway has come out with its environmentally-friendly monitors. This new high definition monitor is available in 21.5 inch FHX2152L, 23 inch FHD2302L and 24-inch FHX2402L models. The thin screen has 12-million-to-1 contrast ratios along with an aspect ratio of 16:9. It also feature native 1920 x 1080 screen resolution and 2ms response times.

Frito-Lay Abandons Biodegradable SunChips Bags, Owing to Noise

October 5, 2010 / 2 Comments

Frito-Lay had, some time back, introduced a biodegradable bag made from plant material for its product SunChips few months ago. Now, the company has decided to sack this noisy bag. The noise of the bag is attributed to its unusual molecular structure which makes the bag more rigid. Packages of six flavors of the snack carry this bag. Frito-Lay is replacing ...

Eco-friendly Yachts at 20th Monaco Yacht Show

September 28, 2010 / No Comments

Super luxury yachts have converged on the Riviera for this year's 20th Monaco Yacht Show. The four-day show at the Monaco Port that opened on Wednesday had some 100 super yachts of up to 90 meters (300 feet) in length. Among the participants, a small number has determined to reduce their impact on the environment. The trend of going green ...

Wal-Mart Plans More Energy-Efficient Stores

September 24, 2010 / No Comments

Wal-Mart plans to start a series of new stores designed to be 25 to 30 percent more energy efficient and produce up to 30 percent fewer greenhouse gases. The company has already opened three stores designed to use 20 percent less energy, four stores designed to use 25 percent less energy and one store designed to use 45 percent less ...

Urban Gardening Gains Popularity in the US

September 22, 2010 / 1 Comment

The idea of urban gardening has been set in motion. Urban agriculture is gaining much popularity in the United States, and is considered the best possible way to boost their self-sufficiency in this period of economic uncertainty.

Yahoo Computing Coop Eco-friendly Data Center Logs On

September 20, 2010 / No Comments

Yahoo is opening its eco-friendly data center in Lockport, New York. The massive structure comprises three data center halls attached to a main operation center and the design will look more or less like giant chicken coops and hence christened ‘The Yahoo Computing Coop’.

Missouri River Cultural Conservancy Eco-friendly Art Festival Showcases Green Initiatives

September 20, 2010 / No Comments

Several vendors and artists assembled at Cooper’s Landing outside Columbia, Missouri on September 19 with their ‘Green’ products as part of the fourth annual eco-art-festival. The event was hosted by The Missouri River Cultural Conservancy, and the event featured jewelry made from recycled goods, pottery, organic wool, soap made from goat’s milk, pieces of art made from eco-friendly and recycled ...

Nation-E Angel Car is an EV Charging Station on Wheels

September 16, 2010 / No Comments

Swiss company Nation-E has come out with a vehicle called Angel car, which is actually an EV charging station. The device is attached to the boot of the vehicle and it is painted green. It has a touch screen for making the operations simpler and can be retrofitted to any appropriately-sized van.

Green Peak Eco-Friendly Imaging Products Now Available Online

September 9, 2010 / No Comments

In a bid to enable customers to place orders for its eco-friendly imaging products via the Internet, Green Peak Imaging Solutions has announced the launch of their online ordering portal. This alternative imaging supply company provides eco-friendly imaging products such as toner, ink, printers, maintenance kits and fusers to home offices and businesses across the US.

Eco-friendly Mugs: There’s a Vast Range For You to Pick From

September 6, 2010 / No Comments

Eco-friendly coffee mugs are now in vogue. These come in reusable forms including easy-carry bottles and travel mugs. The mugs that have been outed by different companies are designed not only for coffee but also for other non-caffeinated beverages.