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.
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Entrepreneurs in Africa are addressing sanitation needs by collecting human waste and turning it into energy and other necessary products.
Makeup is expensive & represents lots of embodied resources, so don’t toss that broken eyeshadow. Fix it with these instructions.
Paper recycling isn’t just a greenie feel-good practice: it has significant environmental and economic impacts, according to this video from ISRI.
Is a big house really a step up? Small living spaces offer many personal, financial, and environmental benefits – no shipping container required!
Keeping your pool water warm requires a lot of electricity; this DIY pool heater option allows you to cut or even eliminate that expense.
Need a business storage solution? Make sure you’re not paying for anything that you don’t need, or for wastes of resources.
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.
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.
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, by a narrow margin. Then in 2013, wind pulled away—outdoing nuclear by 22 percent. The 135 terawatt-hours of Chinese wind-generated electricity in 2013 would be […]
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 deal, consider the fact that every piece of data currently must reside somewhere on a physical server, either within a data center or on a […]
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 up at Dancing Rabbit. It didn’t really generate enough power reliably to help us, though – that takes a bit more engineering. If you want […]
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: green living tips have become standard content throughout the sustainable blogosphere (including here at sustainablog). Of course, you actually have to implement these tips to […]