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...

ZEF Climatic Table, Zero Energy Alternative to Air-Conditioning

ZEF Climatic Table is the one and only table that controls the temperature in the room without using any electricity. Air-conditioning systems are undoubtedly some...

Teenager Develops $5 Device to Harness Wind and Solar Power

Thirteen years old Maanasa Mendu developed a $5-wind and solar hybrid system to generate renewable energy. Teenagers often manage to amaze us with their forward...

Idénergie’s River Turbine Generates Energy from Flowing Water

A fresh new project on Kickstarter takes on the ancient idea of water mills and creates a modern river turbine that can provide cheap and...

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...

Urban farming: growing vegetables on the rooftop of a car park

Singapore is a small country in South-East Asia--practically a city state, where the urban centre dominates most of the island. Land is a scarce...

Green Pass: The Award-Winning Turnstile That Powers Itself

What can a hundred thousand Chinese people do when entering the subway? Produce power, of course! A team called "VIVA design", from the Guangdong University of Technology in China, have retrofitted those turnstiles at the subway entrances to produce electricity whenever someone passes through.

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...
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Student-Made 2098 mpg Car Won the SAE Supermileage Competition

2098 mpg is the mileage achieved by the Quebec's Laval University team, which won the SAE Supermileage competition, this year. Living in an age of impending climate...

“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...