A group of scientists from Brazil have discovered that minced Banana peels rather quickly and efficiently removed toxic metals from wastewater. In fact the method was found to be more effective than conventional water treatment plans. Moreover the same bunch of peels can be used up to 11 times.
Mexican designer Jose de la O has come up with an alternative way for the people who are looking to practice urban agriculture. The outstanding feature of this proposed method is that people can build their own farm even if there are no gardens or balconies around.
Latest research done by Dr Ian Stephen, psychology professor at the University of Nottingham, reveals that eating carrots and tomatoes could give you a glowing skin. The professor was inspired by Charles Darwin’s Descent of Man, which highlights why people have different coloring.
The high-tech 3D vending machines that the Coca Cola Company introduced in Japan have been uniquely designed as eco-friendly equipment. Since refrigeration equipments are among the largest contributors of carbon footprints, this brand new machine could be considered as an effective step in attaining the goal of reduction of green house gases.
LEAF has announced the certification of Toronto, Canada's first green restaurant. The winner is Cowbell, a restaurant that is well known for its passion for keeping the eco-impact of their operations to as less as possible. LEAF is ‘Leader in Environmentally Accountable Foodservice’ - a third-party certification program for restaurants and foodservice facilities.
The Water School, a non-profit organization with a mission to provide simple, safe, strategic, and sustainable clean water solutions to the developing world is launching a noble initiative in Haiti. It aims at teaching the people there to purify their water so they can reduce such water borne diseases in the future.
Green Cart Deli, the recently opened mobile cart restaurant, not only provides exotic meals but also exhibits a line up of excellent ‘green’ features that make it different. The eatery opened by Brad Kossover uses a solar powered cart and serves food on renewable, recyclable, biodegradable or compostable materials only.
Latest research reveals that the US wastes two percentage of energy on uneaten food. It says that tons of food gets tossed out every day. Americans are throwing off a shockingly high amount of food, where 8-16 percent of total US energy consumption goes into producing the food they consume. Estimates according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture indicate that people ...
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.
“In other environmental issues we tell people to stop something, reduce their impact, reduce their damage,” states US Ecologist Gary Nabhan in a recent interview. Nabhan is an ethnobotanist/gardener whose promotion of biodiversity has caught the attention of many over the years. He is known for his work in biodiversity as an ethnobotanist. Since ‘Coming Home to Eat’ was published ...