South African artist Mbongeni Buthelezi has developed a method to recycle plastic waste into “paint” for his own unique method of expression.
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The Dell Learning Lab, a portable, solar-powered computer lab, can train students in technology even if they’re nowhere near an electric grid.
Wonderbag, the clean insulating cooker, is partnering up with Microsoft to develop robust data on the distribution of its signature product, and the carbon savings realized by their use.
The Wonderbag cuts fuels demands of cooking by using thermal mass to trap heat… and cook food without continued exposure to a flame.
After experiencing a power crisis a few years ago and contending with the cost of domestic water heating, South Africa is leaning heavily towards an eco-friendly alternative. Over the past 14 years, the solar water heater market has grown a whopping 2000%, with more growth expected in the coming years. In South Africa, domestic water […]
“Narrative is the lens through which we view our lives.” That may strike you as a bit abstract at first, but, with just a little thought, you can probably see how you view yourself and those around you as part of a story… and maybe even recognize that story as (largely) culturally prescribed. We all […]
2008 was a banner year for sustainablog, and we want to end it as strongly as we started. So, for the next twelve days, I’ll take a look back at some of the best and most memorable posts from the past year. Let me start off, though, by expressing my immense gratitude to all of […]
Chicken poop ain’t pretty, but it’s potential as an energy source has a number of large-scale poultry operations taking a second look at the smelly stuff. The price tags on such projects can climb pretty high, though: Georgia’s Green Power EMC project, for instance, was projected to cost $20 million when announced in early 2006. […]