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Plantable Packaging From Cargo

Fri, 15 Jun 2007 04:01:23 -0700

(image) Evangeline Lily mentioned it on Jimmy Kimmel. That's where I heard about it first, and though I initially tuned in to see what Lost secrets she would reveal, which she didn't, I don't regret tuning in or else I would not have learned about this environmentally friendly lipstick. Well, I wouldn't have learned about it as early. read more »



Recycled Bodies Exhibit: Creepy or Innovative?

Mon, 16 Oct 2006 22:24:25 -0700

(image) The Soccer PlayerIf you have a weak stomach, turn away. This subject is about to go beyond the common life saving practice of donating human organs to those in need. Today you can donate your body too, not to save a life, but to be placed on display in a museum. read more »



10 Of The Best Cheap and Easy To Use Solar Chargers

Wed, 20 May 2015 22:00:00 -0700

(image) There are a variety of solar charges on the market today for charging a variety of battery types as well as all types of portable electronic. How you choose which charger to buy depends on what you need it for, how strong you want it to be, the price and the size you need it to be. The solar charges below look great and are cheap, all for under $75.



5 Innovative Ways To Light Up Your Garden

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:09:59 -0700

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It is getting easier, cheaper (sort of) and more interesting to buy solar powered lights lately. They are in every gardening catalog, on every gardening website, and slowly popping up around homes. As Amazon.com rapidly turns green you can even find them here. Here is a quick list of solar lights that will help bring your electric bill down and light up your home in very colorful and interesting ways. read more »




Paint That Can Insulate

Wed, 15 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0800

(image) Insulation PaintFinally, there is an easier and cheaper way to insulate your home. How? It's called insulation paint and it isn't a new idea. For years it has been used commercially, but that is quickly changing as it is marketed to the public. It is becoming more of a popular product to use in residential homes as another source to save energy and help reduce heating and cooling costs. read more »



Sexy Eco-friendly Love Thong and Not So Sexy Eco-Friendly Boxers

Fri, 05 Feb 2010 19:57:35 -0800

(image) Sometimes there are images you come across online you wish you would have never seen, like a skinny hairy man in uncomfortable boxers made out of recycled circuit boards. Unfortunately, instead of turning away you realize you need to know why and who created this eyesore.



Roller Coaster Made of Prius Parts Could Power More Than Just The Coaster

Thu, 28 Apr 2011 20:30:30 -0700

(image) I haven't been on a roller coaster ride in years. They no longer appeal to me like they use to. Pretty soon though, my kids are going to be old enough to want to ride a coaster. It is interesting to think that roller coasters like the innovative hybrid one below may be in their eco-friendly future.



Innovations for an Easier Life

Fri, 18 Aug 2006 15:22:33 -0700

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As a mom, wife, woman, tutor and writer, I am one of the many people always on the look out for any innovation that makes my life easier to manage. I look for products that have more than one function and give me the maximum benefits for my investment. read more »




Innovations for the Environmentalists and the Gardeners

Wed, 30 Aug 2006 15:27:09 -0700

(image) Blue Planet Composter Did you know that over 30% of landfill waste could be composted and provide valuable nutrients to plants, but instead the waste is thrown in the trash and sent to landfills? Whether you're an environmentalist, a parent wanting a better world for her children, an avid gardener or just curious, turning waste into compost has become easier for all of us to do. Compost is a mixture of various decaying organic substances, such as dead leaves, cut grass, kitchen scraps or manure, used for fertilizing soil. Many composting products have been made and continue to be improved upon for the kitchen, the restroom as well as the yard. Thanks to these products, composting can be made faster, easier, healthier, smaller cheaper, with NO or little odor. From compost toilets, kitchen scrap bins, to "worm tea" - what was once waste is now nourishing our gardens and our yards.
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Eco-Crafting With Toilet Paper Rolls That Make You Smile

Tue, 28 Jul 2009 21:20:50 -0700

(image) Like artist Yuken Teruya, artist Junior Fritz Jacquet makes toilet paper rolls art as well. He too puts my toilet paper roll binoculars to shame. To do it he crumbles and fold toilet paper rolls until they look back at him in, happiness, disgust, anger, sadness and so on.  



This Year's Best Solar Powered Halloween Lights

Mon, 15 Oct 2007 08:01:36 -0700

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Solar powered Halloween lights have evolved a little more this year than last year's. Below you will find a variety of solar powered lights to choose from. The list includes: pumpkins, gargoyles, witches, monsters and a scarecrow. Some are cute and fun. Others are scarier and gruesome., but they all charge up during the day and then light up the night while saving you money on your electric bill year after year. read more »




Unique Eco-friendly Winter Ornaments To Warm Up Your Home

Sat, 11 Dec 2010 20:51:31 -0800

(image) There is just something so special about a finding a unique and eco-friendly ornament. They seem to be filled with love and it is easy to tell a lot of time and thought went into making them. Take a look at the festive and unique list of eco-friendly winter ornaments below.



5 Unique Recycled Ornaments

Tue, 08 Dec 2009 21:11:25 -0800

(image) This year hang some unique eco-friendly ornaments on your eco-friendly tree. Make some of your own ornaments or buy some eco-friendly ones. Take a look at the innovative and unique recycled ornaments below for inspiration



6 Natural, Safe, Green Gifts For Your Children

Wed, 03 Dec 2008 21:38:12 -0800

(image) If you are worried about buying your kids toys this holiday season I don't blame you. With all the bad news about lead and plastic and toxic paints in toys it's easy to consider buying them clothes and books instead, but don't give up. Below is a quick list of eco-friendly, kid-safe toys.



Recycled Decor To Keep Your Bitter Thanksgiving Dinner Guests Distracted

Wed, 05 Nov 2008 21:29:39 -0800

(image) Thanksgiving is suppose to be a time to gather with your family and enjoy a delicious eco-meal, but for some of us it makes it hard to be thankful for the things you are thankful for when there is so much tension amongst the family. Whatever the reason for the tension help get rid of it by distracting everyone with these innovative recycled dinner items on your table.



8 Environmentally Friendly Burial Alternatives.. or 8 Options to the Boring Old Coffin

Wed, 31 Oct 2007 12:50:00 -0700

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Today's funeral practices are not environmentally friendly. Between clearing land out to make burial sites, green house gases due to cremation, trees cut down to make caskets and embalming fluid which contains chemicals like formaldehyde, methanol, ethanol and other solvents, death is not as natural as it should be. Funerals are detrimental to the land, water and air. The good news is that green funeral options continue to grow in popularity. Below are some innovative burial alternatives to choose from. read more »




Would you wear this? Bertini’s Condom Couture

Sat, 27 Jan 2007 06:07:20 -0800

(image) What do dresses, condoms, AIDS and charity have in common? A talented 35-year-old Brazilian artist (once Greenpeace activist) named Adriana Bertini. In an attempt to raise AIDS awareness and inspired by HIV-positive children she met while volunteering at an AIDS prevention group (GAPA), she has designed, -over the span of ten years- dresses, skirts and suits made entirely of quality test rejected condoms.

What's her message? "Condoms must be basic like a pair of jeans and so necessary like a great love". read more »




5 Extraordinary Trash To Treasure Chandeliers

Tue, 26 May 2009 20:26:17 -0700

(image) I’m not a big fan of chandeliers. They’re too much glitter and glamour for me, but every now and then I will come across a unique chandelier that just sparks my interest. Below is a list of trash to treasure chandeliers I think are absolutely innovative.



This Skull Is Cooking Tonight: Trash To Treasure

Fri, 23 Oct 2009 19:50:09 -0700

(image) Just incase you thirst for more eco-Halloween (You do, don't you?) I found another trash to treasure skull that is worth the time of day to see. It is huge and incredibly innovative. Take a look below.



Homemade Soda Can Solar Furnace

Wed, 02 May 2007 06:03:59 -0700

(image) Sometimes all you need to go green is an active imagination and some common sense. You don't need to have thousands of dollars to invest and you don't need to be an expert in any field either. Take Daniel Strohl, for example, he had inspiration from his father and a desire to warm up his garage. A few soda cans later he has a homemade solar furnace to warm it up. read more »



Solar Garden Light: Product Review

Sat, 16 Jun 2007 08:17:10 -0700

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It was nice to finally have a chance to try out a solar garden light. I had considering purchasing one when Scientifics sent me one to review. I was impressed by the simplicity of this Solar Garden Light. There really is no wiring or assembly required. All I needed to do to make it work was take it out of the box, push a button to turn it on and then set it in the sun in my garden. read more »




9 Awesome Last Minute Halloween Costumes You Can Make From Junk

Sun, 28 Oct 2007 08:17:10 -0700

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In celebration of Halloween I have found some innovative last minute fashionable Halloween costumes for those of you still in need of a costume. The best part about it is that you can make these yourself with regular household items. read more »




Insulation and Packaging Products Made With Mushrooms Roots From Ecovative Design

Fri, 17 Apr 2009 21:13:51 -0700

(image) Recently the co-founders of Ecovative Design, who live by the cradle-to-cradle philosophy, have invented two revolutionary new products from mushroom roots, ""Greensulate"" and "Acorn". These two products could be alternative products for energy conservation and waste reduction. "Acorn" is a compostable packaging material and "Greensulate" is an organic insulation.



Recycled Box Cowboy Hats Just in Time For a Drunken Halloween

Wed, 01 Oct 2008 20:45:29 -0700

(image) Want to be a cowboy this Halloween? I don't blame you. Cowboys can be awfully sexy. Lucky for you, here is a way to show some love and loyalty to your favorite beer company and be an eco-friendly cowboy at the same time.



LifeStraw Filters Dirty Water Too

Sun, 04 Nov 2007 21:18:13 -0800

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Like the LifeSaver, another innovation can also turn dirty surface water into clean drinking water in a matter of seconds. It is called the LifeStraw and unlike the LifeSaver, the LifeStraw,personal water filtration tool, is a lot cheaper, a lot smaller and easier to take around. It can even be hung around the neck for easy access. read more »




Lifesaver Can Make Soiled Water Drinkable

Fri, 14 Sep 2007 13:01:45 -0700

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If you thought drinking toilet water was just for the dogs, think again. A new $300 water bottle now allows you to join in and share toilet water with your dog or anyone else you wish to share it with. Think I'm kidding? Then you probably haven't heard about the Lifesaver bottle. read more »




Enjoy Your Backyard with Solar Energy

Thu, 14 Sep 2006 20:30:02 -0700

(image) Solar GrillDo you like to barbeque? Do you mow your yard? Do you have a fire ant infestation or are the mosquitoes eating you alive? Are you too dirty to go inside? Whether this sounds like you or someone else you know, there is an alternative, cheaper, quieter, and greener way to enjoy your backyard. From mirrored grills that cook your food naturally to chemically-free ant charmers and mosquito repellents, these innovations are all powered by the sun and get the job done. read more »




9 More Solar Powered Lights For the Holidays

Wed, 07 Nov 2007 20:00:10 -0800

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It's a little early, but this holiday season I already have a whole new set of innovative solar powered lights to introduce you to. Take a look at them below; snowmen, snowballs, reindeer, and Santa are what seem to be popular this year.

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Five Amazing Ways to Use Portable Solar Power

Thu, 21 Sep 2006 20:07:10 -0700

(image) Power PurseSolar energy isn’t just for your backyard. You can carry it with you too, wherever you go. Whether you’re traveling to a remote place for business, vacationing on a mountain, shopping nonstop for hours, camping in the wild, visiting family out of town or just walking from class to class on campus, you can power up with solar energy. How? More and more, solar panels are being added to clothing, bags and accessories as people become aware of the value and convenience of solar energy. read more »




Innovative Log Roller Saves Money and Trees

Wed, 21 Nov 2007 14:04:05 -0800

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What recycles your newspaper, save trees, helps you warm up you home and saves you money all at the same time? An 8lb gadget called the Newspaper Log Roller. read more »