Environment

Built from scrap Bicibomba movil uses pedal power to transform lives

May 31, 2010 / No Comments

There are very few contraptions devised from waste and fewer still, which are embracing owing to their simple functioning and worthiness. After Bicilavadora, the bicycle washing machine and the Bicimolino, the corn grinder, yet another application from waste Bicibomba movil has transformed lives of the people in rural Guatemala.

‘Electric Bulldozer’ with zero emissions and smart safety alerts

May 28, 2010 / 2 Comments

Worn and rusted bulldozers, belching out black smoke while clearing landfills, plant debris, mines, quarries, road construction, agricultural operations, and building sites etc. are an eyesore to watch. These monster machines may be the coolest ones around in terms of their overwhelming size, but their record on environmental front has been least friendly.

PC-Aero’s zero emissions electric airplane recharges underneath solar hangar

May 27, 2010 / No Comments

While all electric vehicles have already become a road reality with newer energy, efficient additions made every day, how about an all-electric plane that glides green through the skies to your choicest destinations.

WWF Ad uses hummer to spread its green message in Emirates

May 27, 2010 / No Comments

The inhabitants of Persian Gulf are habitual to squandering away earth’s natural resources, courtesy their over indulgent, ultra-luxurious lifestyle overflowing with unimaginable exorbitance that leaves a huge ecological footprint behind.

110-year-old Folk-Victorian home gets transformed into an energy neutral house

May 26, 2010 / No Comments

Renovating an old home is a demanding task, especially if you were aiming at remodeling a century old Victorian home along greener lines while at the same time preserving its historical legacy. Green Restoration expert Matt Grocoff accomplished just that to create an energy neutral home.

China Park: Chinese style ecologically friendly future city

May 25, 2010 / No Comments

Only time can tell whether Gu Wenda’s China Park could one day become Chinese equivalent to New York’s Central Park, or not. The very fact that a thoughtful soul came forward with an idea of growing a green paradise in the center of a Chinese city suffocated with concrete and polluting vehicles gives respite.

Bullet 580, Worlds’ largest airship fuelled with algae based bio-diesel

May 25, 2010 / No Comments

Airships have undergone little evolution Post-WWII and sadly, these were restricted to advertisements, which offered us a glimpse of them every now and then. However, pulling them out of this oblivion into the 21st century, E-Green Technologies successfully finished the inflation of the worlds’ largest airship Bullet 580 inside Garrett Coliseum, Montgomery, Alabama.

Silveira Green Samba, all electric personal watercraft with zero emissions

May 25, 2010 / No Comments

Silveira Green Samba is a dream comes true for those in search of an environmentally responsible way of riding a personal watercraft foregoing bigger gas powered PWC’s. The Samba XRS is a carbon fiber, ultra maneuverable, zero emission PWC, which according to Silveira Group is also the fastest personal watercrafts, commercially available.

New Yorkers to celebrate May 21 as ‘Bike to work day’ for healthy, clean planet

May 21, 2010 / No Comments

Martha Stewart’s Whole Living magazine has beaconed New Yorkers to pluck a page out of their busy lives to refresh their mind and body with expert advice and fresh ideas about the going green, eating well, staying fit and plenty more.

Solar Powered eco-tower for hotter climes

May 17, 2010 / No Comments

Building solar powered skyscrapers makes all the sense when you have leading scientists making claims about half of the earth becoming uninhabitable by 2050 due to rise in temperatures. The sustainable tower by Kenneth Kole and Michelle Lim meets up the necessity just in case the planet heated up more than it already has.