Tag: eco-friendly

This Organic Bag Is 100% Biodegradable AND Completely Edible

By Amanda Froelich Meet the future of plastic: a bag that looks and feels like plastic, but will biodegrade within 180 days and can be eaten. When several Indian cities introduced a partial or total ban on plastic bags, environmental advocates applauded the effort. However, it soon became clear that not everyone would benefit from…

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9 Uses For Hemp You Won’t Learn From Mainstream Media

By Amanda Froelich These are the most newsworthy benefits of industrial hemp corporate media won’t teach you about. Though the negative stigma associated with cannabis has lessened in recent years – especially since CBD-rich oils seem to be a powerful aid in fighting cancer, it still hasn’t garnered full support from the public. Such is…

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Hobbit Like House – Assemble Your Own and Bury It

By Yvonne Holterman How awesome are these new Hobbit like homes, which brings a new twist to tiny house living. The prefab system is virtually indestructible Eco-Friendly and takes advantage of earth sheltering to optimize energy use. The New Mexico company that makes the home system describes it this way: Components: Each component has perforated…

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New Mini-Turbine is Capable of Powering an Entire Town

By itninja In the course of our technological history, we have seen devices start off as a huge (and often heavy) devices. However, as the demand for more power in compact devices grows, the technology engineers provide us with our demands. Hence, we see our technology, more specifically in Cell-Phones and Computers, becoming smaller. The scientists from…

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Did You Know That A Houseplant Has the Energy to Charge a Smart Phone?

These Guys Figured Out How to Turn House Plants Into Phone Chargers (UR) Barcelona, Spain — Solar power, as we know, is a great source of energy: it’s renewable, it comes from the sun — the list goes on. Unlike humans, nature has “known” that the sun is a fantastic energy generator for, well, ever. Photosynthesis, the process…

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Fashionable Algae Water Bottle Maintains Shape Until Empty, Then It Breaks Down

By Amanda Froelich This innovative solution to plastic pollution will reduce the amount of waste piling up in landfills and swirling around in the oceans. To say that plastic is a burden to the environment is an understatement. Every year, enough plastic is thrown “away” to circle the globe four times; however, the material takes…

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