Eco-friendly

Costa Rican Green Hotels Get Travelocity Eco-friendly Designation

January 13, 2011 / 1 Comment

The green hotels of Costa Rica have been conferred with eco friendly designation from Travelocity Website. It features hotels that had received the Certification for Sustainable Tourism (CST) from the Costa Rica Tourism Board. The CST program is a product of the Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT) which analyses the tourism sector in the country based on their achievements regarding ...

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport’s ‘Meet & Be Green’ Program Adds Green Hue to Meetings

January 13, 2011 / No Comments

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport has ushered in a new “Meet and Be Green” program, in an effort to encourage guests and planners to have green choices for their meetings.

Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell to Go into Production (Video)

January 12, 2011 / No Comments

Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell will be soon into production as the company has confirmed their official plans. The proposed model is said to mimic the leaked, teased and test-driven prototype model that was tested by David Coulthard.

Deloitte Center Ushers in New Green Architecture

January 12, 2011 / No Comments

New Zealand is home to the nation’s first high rise tower. Adding to the charm, the new building – the Deolitte Center – has also achieved a 5-Star design rating with the New Zealand Green Building Council. The Deloitte center is a variety model in green architecture is a joint creation of architects Woods Bagot and Warren & ...

Ford Vertrek Concept Shown at Detroit Auto Show; Soft on the Environment

January 11, 2011 / No Comments

Ford has unveiled its new Vertrek concept at the Detroit Auto Show. The new Ford Vertrek concept builds on the Escape and Euro-market Kuga to preview Ford's next-gen global offering. It appears to be a sporty and sleek replacement for the Escape and Kuga with much fuel efficiency.

Alicia Silverstone Charms with New Collection for EcoTools

January 11, 2011 / 1 Comment

Alicia Silverstone, known for her environmental and animal welfare activism, is partnering for a new project that is to be launched this Spring. EcoTools is a company that deals with earth-friendly cosmetic, nail and bath accessories, which are incredibly soft and made from natural and recycled materials.

Dubai’s ENOC Brings in Eco-Sensibility into Petrol Stations

January 10, 2011 / No Comments

Dubai-based Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) is attempting to pump in eco-sensibility into petrol stations. The company is doing this by opening new green stations in Emirates Hills, and thereby trying to lessen environmental damage.

Going Green in the Cigarette Segment with Green Smoke

January 10, 2011 / 3 Comments

Smoker behavior seldom seems to change – except for the manner they choose their cigarettes. Cigarettes too are adapting themselves to greener environs.

Massive Wind Tower Proposed by Japanese Company

January 7, 2011 / No Comments

Japan-based ZENA Systems has come up with the proposal of a massive energy generating wind tower. The proposed location of the project is Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan.

Gown Using Recycled Rubber Bands Made by New York Architect

January 7, 2011 / No Comments

A New York architect has created discarded rubber bands into an awesome gown. Margarita Mileva, made the “RB Dress”, using nearly nine pounds of the bands. This accounts for 14,235 rubber bands. Since the creator is  inspired by a variety of art forms, including the work of Swiss-German painter Klee and the early Bauhaus pioneers, this high-fashion