BACS: Biodegradable Packaging Fabricated by Bacteria

Today's civilized society sometimes uses weird ways of doing things, like packing software serial numbers in cardboard or a lot of plastic. A project, named Bacs, is using bacteria to make an interesting cellulose material for green packaging.

New Smart Windows Reduce Air-Conditioning And Heating Costs

Scientists have recently developed a new "smart" window system that, according to them, is capable of reflecting the sun's rays away during summer time...

How to Green Up Your Home Security Systems

Imagine this: small white fence, nice green lawn, some trees, a quite little and cozy house with two of three bedrooms, a nice handcrafted...

How to Make a $1 Speaker Out of Recycled Paper Plates

This project can prove itself green if you use leftover plastic plates from a picnic, some magnets you have lying around and some copper...

New Biofuel Made out of Plant Cellulose

George Huber of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst (UMass) and his students Torren Carlson and Tushar Vispute announced the first direct conversion of plant cellulose...

Sony's New Technology Generates Electricity From Shredded Paper

The Japanese electronics giant Sony has announced the development of a new technology that produces energy from shredded paper. At a fair about environmental products,...
Park Passive House in Seattle, Washington, Uses 80% Less Energy

Park Passive House is First in Washington State

What is a “passive house?” The idea has been around for about twenty years, building the world’s most-efficient homes. Perhaps better if I let someone...

Justin Capra: The Green-Hearted Creator of The Jetpack and Several Alternative Inventions

After presenting Vasile Karpen and his wonderful but yet not understood invention of the battery that's been running for 60 years, now it's time for another brilliant Romanian green-hearted genius: Justin Capra, the original inventor of the jet pack.

4 Reasons This New Material Could Make Up Biodegradable Cars

Even though the bodyworks of cars can be recycled, the process would require a huge amount of energy to make use of these metals...

How Ceramic Water Filters Save Lives in World’s Most Polluted Rural Areas

Access to clean drinking water in many parts of the world is what determines whether a life can be saved or lost. This is...