green technology

Foody Garden Towers And The Future Of Urban Gardening

Foody Garden Towers And The Future Of Urban Gardening

Through their innovative vertical gardening products, Foody Garden Towers aim to provide the world with sustainable food solutions that improve our quality of life, protect the environment and secure our future. The Problem With over half of the world’s 7 ...

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Termite-Inspired Architecture

Termite-Inspired Architecture

Researchers at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse are studying the design of termite mounds in hopes of applying their principles to full scale architectural projects. The long term project yielded surprising ...

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Generating Ethanol from Household Waste

Generating Ethanol from Household Waste

E-Fuel Corporation of Los Gatos, California has created an in-home ethanol generator capable of converting standard organic waste products into usable ethanol fuel. The fuel system requires several steps – first the waste must be processed into sugar water and ...

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Solar Powered Night Flight

Solar Impulse of Lausanne, Switzerland has successfully flown its solar-powered Solar Impulse HB-SIA plane at night. The plane remained in the air for 26 consecutive hours, including a full night span without using a drop of conventional fuel. Using solar ...

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Treadway Personal Electric Transport

Treadway Personal Electric Transport

Peter Treadway of Los Angeles, California has invented a pair of motorized electronic sneakers designed to augment standard walking as needed. Currently in the prototype stage, the Treadway shoes are capable of reaching up to 15 miles per hour and ...

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Green Electric Scooters

Green Electric Scooters

MyGoPet, an Oregon-based company, has introduced an innovative, personal vehicle named GoPet, which is powered solely by electricity, thus making it a convenient green transportation solution. Although the GoPet is similar to scooters it has three wheels and thanks to ...

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Disinfect Water with Light

Disinfect Water with Light

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Sciences in China have developed a new catalyst that uses visible light to disinfect bacteria and viruses. The new process – which works in either ...

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Pedal-Power Your iPhone

Pedal-Power Your iPhone

California-based company Dahon has recently unveiled an innovative charging solution for portable gadgets, named ReeCharge. The new device utilizes bicycles’ pedal-power in order to power almost any electronic device, including iPods, iPhones, PDAs and GPS units.   The ReeCharge System ...

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Portable Charger Utilizes Both Wind and Sunlight

Portable Charger Utilizes Both Wind and Sunlight

Kinesis Industries, Arizona, has recently launched the Kinesis K3, a portable charger that utilizes ‘green’ energy, using the wind and the sun. In addition, the K3 can be connected to an AC outlet for faster recharge.   K3 Portable Wind  ...

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