Going Green to Save Money? Economic Gains Priority for Most Motorists

May 23, 2011 / 1 Comment

Is it for money or for the environment that we go green? A research report says that the majority prefers green for economic gains; at least in the UK. A research report from Autotrader reveals that 73% of UK motorists go green for better fuel economy, whereas just 41% are motivated by environmental concerns. It has never crossed their ...

Pepsi Adds Green to Business with Recyclable Cups

May 18, 2011 / No Comments

Did you notice PepsiCo is going greener? The company has announced options of recyclable cups in the US. Five options of the cups are now offered through Pepsi’s own independent bottler distribution network. The new set of offerings is a major step from the popular beverage company as there is an increasing awareness and concern about ecological ill effects of ...

Mexico’s Volcano Soccer Stadium Wears Green

May 9, 2011 / No Comments

Stadiums could, in a way, be defined as ‘urban oases’. Perhaps, they are the only spots in our cities where we find such a long stretch of green. Despite this aesthetic appeal, stadiums’ role in the keeping the environment eco- friendly is too limited.  It is high time we start thinking of some real eco-friendly stadiums. The city of Guadalajara in ...

Younger Generation Not So Keen On ‘Green Shopping’

May 6, 2011 / 2 Comments

If you think it is the younger generation who is best at ‘green shopping’, sorry to let you know that it is not the reality. It is a recent study jointly conducted by ‘The Integer Group, and ‘M/A/R/C Research’, which lead us to such a conclusion. The survey indicates that the 55+ age group shows higher eco-consciousness than the 18-34 ...

London’s Mint Hotel Comes Up With the Largest Living Green Wall in Europe

April 19, 2011 / No Comments

Ever imagined a ‘green wall’ for your house? Of course, it is rewarding for two major reasons. One for the aesthetic appeal it affords and the other for the environmental concern the idea envisages.

Qatar to Hoist Artificial Clouds for 2022 World Cup

March 28, 2011 / 1 Comment

This is what we call the ultimate in green technology. Qatar has come up with an odd new idea to beat the heat during the 2022 World Cup. Scientists and engineers at Qatar University have developed a solar-powered gas-filled cloud, which will be used to provide shade to the spectators and athletes from the sun. Appears to be a cool ...

A Mini Volt in the Offing?

March 18, 2011 / No Comments

Well, as far as reports and feedbacks go, the Chevrolet Volt isn’t a value-for-money car nor is it very green either! But the car seems to be a good idea for those who cares a bit about their surroundings and for those who don’t want to shell out half their salaries for fuel.

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.

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.

FTC Releases Revised Green Guides

December 2, 2010 / 1 Comment

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has come up with certain alterations to its Green Guides. The agency released a draft of the changes in October. The organization is also in the midst of accepting suggestions and comments from business firms before finalizing the rules.