Top 5 Green Gadgets and Initiatives at the Consumer Electronics Show 2019

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is yet again very special for all green technology supporters. The show managed to gather...

Vertical Walking System to Replace Energy-hungry Elevators

Dutch designers created a unique concept, called Vertical Walking, which can replace energy and maintenance-hungry elevators in high buildings. Internet is flooded with articles that...

Dutch Students Make Leather from Fruit Waste

Dutch students have developed a method to convert fruit and vegetable waste into "fruit leather", which can then be made into trendy handbags. Regardless of...

Novel coating to keep buildings cool without air-conditioning

Air-conditioning can account for more than 40% of the domestic energy consumption, and contributes to greenhouse emissions by making use of chemical refrigerants such...

BPP Backpack Hydroelectric Generator Provides Up to 500W of Mobile Power

The Bourne Energy company, located in California, has developed a human-portable hydroelectric generator that produces up to 500W of renewable energy and weighs about 30 pounds. The Backpack Power Plant (BPP) can generate clean energy from any stream deeper than 4 feet.

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...

NiFe Nanoparticles Raise Electrolysis Hydrogen Production by 300%

A company, named QuantumSphere, has designed a metal coating system made for electrolyzers, made out of nanoparticles of NiFe (Fero-Nickel, or in plain english, a combination between iron and nickel). This coating would cover the electrolyzers' anode and cathode and increase the actual contact surface with water by over 1000 times!

‘Cold Pot’: A Bio Air Conditioner That Cools Down Air Using Only Water

Ever since IPCC released their report last week, warnings for rising temperatures and urges to switch to efficient and renewable energy sources, have flooded...

Novel bio-inspired materials to substitute plastics

Researchers from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) developed a novel approach to manufacture biodegradable substitutes for plastic. The team make use of...

Scientists Just Made Rewritable Paper Real

Paper waste is one of the biggest environmental issues we're facing nowadays. A team of researchers has come up with an interesting solution to...