Ice Box Offers Spring Sourced Water in a Recyclable Box

December 6, 2013 / No Comments

In a bid to provide an eco-conscious and healthy product for families, Ice Box is offering to customers fresh, safe, and eco-friendly water packaged sustainably at the source of a fresh spring. The realization that a family would have health, value, and convenience as the most important factors in mind while shopping for food, has prompted the company to come ...

Americans Proud to Recycle; If Given a Chance

November 20, 2013 / No Comments

Eighty two percent of the Americans feel proud when they recycle their garbage says a new online survey conducted by Harris Interactive in October. The survey  was commissioned by the Environmental Industry Association, a group of traders who stands for the environment and public health, mainly focusing on the recycling issue the country faces. Coincidentally. the survey, which took opinions of ...

People Tend to Ignore Trash Looking Things and Give Recycling the Miss

August 23, 2013 / No Comments

You can’t deny the fact that some level of recycling is essential, so that it can save energy and avoid environmental disruption. Despite knowing all the benefits of recycling, we tend to ignore them. A group of scientists has tried to find out the reason behind this and, interestingly study results show that our sense of an object’s utility and ...

REPREVE-Based Graduation Gowns Made from Recycled Plastic

May 10, 2013 / No Comments

How do you make your graduation greener? Learn how from Unifi, Inc and Herff Jones! The two have teamed up to make graduation greener with Renew Graduation gowns, made with REPREVE recycled fiber.  The gowns made with REPREVE recycled fiber will be reaching 440,000 students by the end of 2013 graduation season. Significant enough is the fact that more than 12.7 million ...

ReCycle Unveils World’s First 100% Recycled-Aluminum Bicycles

December 17, 2012 / No Comments

In today’s world, going green is trendy. The environmental impact of transport is important as it creates air pollution and global warming through CO2 emissions. Many  countries encourage riding a bicycle as it is pollution free and can reduce greenhouse gas emissions. If you want to take it to the green extreme, you can use a cycle made from 100-percent-recycled ...

Canon GreenNation Campaign Makes It Easier For Offices To Go Green

July 12, 2010 / No Comments

The imaging products and technology giant, Canon launched its GreenNation campaign this month. Earlier, in March the company had officially announced a range of green products in Japan, and an Asia release of these products came in April. Now, Canon’s eco-friendly equipment has been launched in the Philippines too.

Re-using Construction Rubble To Make New Bricks

July 6, 2010 / No Comments

Designers Younwoo Park, Hoyoung Lee and Miyeon Kim have come up with a novel idea. They have created a small robotic machine that will recycle construction rubble to be transformed into new usable construction material. How it works is that the machine, tentatively called ‘Return brick’ searches for debris and fragments of concrete and brick from rubble, grinds these ...

Old Vespa Scooters Get a Second Lease of Life As Office Furniture

October 27, 2009 / No Comments

Vespa scooters enjoyed a high place during their heydays, but as time passes, these classics from the past get old, rusty and useless, not to mention that their fuel efficiency would be too poor by modern standards. All that aside, there's still a lot of people in love with the old scooter. Bel & Bel give people a chance to ...

GrassRoots Recycling Network Hosts Third National Recycling and Zero Waste Conference

October 14, 2009 / 3 Comments

Here's a statistic that I bet will surprise you: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that for every one barrel of residential trash, 71 more were created before the products that produced that waste reached consumer households. What's more, a new report from the EPA shows that ordinary consumer products and packaging account for 44% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Can you imagine ...

The 5 funkiest things made from recycled plastic

October 1, 2009 / No Comments

Recycling has always been a hot topic and despite our best efforts, there are still some people who are just too lazy to do their bit for the environment. Believe it or not, more than 80% of plastic bottles are left unrecycled, and to make matters worse, research has shown that people are suspending their recycling habits even further in ...