That warm or hot water going down your drain? That’s energy being wasted! A Canadian firm has developed waste heat recovery technology to save it.
The Waste Biz: African Entrepreneurs Turning Human Waste Into Fuel
Entrepreneurs in Africa are addressing sanitation needs by collecting human waste and turning it into energy and other necessary products.
Don’t Toss That Broken Eyeshadow; Fix It!
Makeup is expensive & represents lots of embodied resources, so don’t toss that broken eyeshadow. Fix it with these instructions.
Paper Recycling: All the Facts [Video]
Paper recycling isn’t just a greenie feel-good practice: it has significant environmental and economic impacts, according to this video from ISRI.
Small Living Spaces: Better for You and the Environment [Infographic]
Is a big house really a step up? Small living spaces offer many personal, financial, and environmental benefits – no shipping container required!
This DIY Pool Heater Requires No Electricity
Keeping your pool water warm requires a lot of electricity; this DIY pool heater option allows you to cut or even eliminate that expense.
Five Efficiency Features to Look for in a Business Storage Facility
Need a business storage solution? Make sure you’re not paying for anything that you don’t need, or for wastes of resources.
Solar Schools Create Learning, Saving Opportunities… Even in Great Britain
The UK isn’t known for its sunlight, but its got enough to power over 100 solar schools. Private & public money is funding these solar installations.
How to Really Celebrate Earth Hour Every Day [Infographic]
Have you also lost your enthusiasm for Earth Hour, the set time where we all turn off the lights? Maybe it’s time to refocus this occasion.
Generation Gap: Wind Power Opens Big Lead over Nuclear in China
By J. Matthew Roney In China, wind power is leaving nuclear behind. Electricity output from China’s wind farms exceeded that from its nuclear plants for the first time in 2012, [ … ]
New Data Center Technology Could Reduce Energy Demands
The world is creating massive amounts of data at alarming rates. In fact, the amount of data that exists doubles every two years. If that doesn’t seem like a big [ … ]
The Pedal Powered Generator Goes Open Source
Building a simple pedal-powered generator isn’t that difficult – we got one (kind of like the one above) going on the fly nearly four years ago at the last blogathon [ … ]
Ever Want to Hire Someone to Implement All Those Sustainable Lifestyle Tips?
Need some pointers on how to cut electricity, water, and/or gas use? Identify the toxins in your home? Label food products that contain GMOs? You don’t have to look far: [ … ]