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NASA’s Origami Solar Panels

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory researchers engineered solar panels inspired by the Japanese paper folding art, Origami. They are light, foldable and easily deployable. As far as...

DIY Compost Bin Utilizes Food Waste, Serves as Planter

Easy to make, DIY compost bin, can take care of your biodegradable waste and serve as a beautiful green centerpiece, and herb garden, in your...

Egloo Heats Up Your Room With Just Candles

The Egloo project, which offers candle heating for 10 cents a day, could slim the fat bill that will slip through the mail box...

Floating Bins Cleaning Up Marinas Worldwide

“If we have rubbish bins on land, then why not in the water?” It was this simple question that led surfers Pete Ceglinski and...

“HomeBiogas” Makes Fertilizer and Cooking Gas

This compact biogas unit, developed by a promising Israeli startup, can turn your organic waste into both garden fertilizer and cooking gas. If your household...

Underground Greenhouse Allows Year-Round Gardening for $300

Taking a cue from the Aymara Indians, gardeners are realizing that walipini, an underground greenhouse (or pit greenhouse), allows them to grow year round. Typically,...

Quilo – An Innovative and Energy Efficient Evaporative Cooler Hits Market

Evaporative air coolers are a very good energy efficient alternative to classic, freon air conditioners. In fact, our own bodies are cooled by transpiration...

A Solar Panel on Your Car for an Off-Grid Lifestyle

Building a solar panel on your car and disconnecting completely from the grid is quite a challenge even for the most determined of us. However, doing...

Cellulose Nanopaper – Strong, Light and Green Alternative to Metals

New paper-like material made of cellulose is much stronger than metal, and could one day replace it. Alternative eco-friendly materials that can replace metals are...
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Sustainable Legos to Replace their Plastic Cousins by 2030

News has it that LEGO is planning to find a sustainable alternative to make its iconic plastic blocks with, for which it is going...