Although some eco-boats are powered by human fat and others by animal fat, more traditional “fuels” that are clean and green include solar and wind, or both – abundant resources on the open water. Turning a dirty, yet nature-dependent past-time into one that has low- to no-impact is a challenge, but new technologies are making dreams of green boating a near reality.
There’s always something new in the realm of indoor and outdoor lighting. Though we’ve featured many spectacular lighting innovations in the past, here are some more for your viewing pleasure – everything from illuminated umbrellas to soy fat lightbulbs to cell phone-controlled street lights.
“One man’s trash is another woman’s treasure” – especially when that trash is made into jewelry! Recycled jewelry is popping up everywhere, and the materials used to create it is just as amazing as the jewelry itself. From industrial trash thrown away in Chicago to bicycle inner tubes in Holland, recycled jewelry is eco-chic, handmade, and planet-friendly
Got a green thumb and a hankering to get into the furniture-making biz? Take the hassle out of finding green furniture for your home by growing your own.
Who would have thought – death is the latest way to go green?!
For many eco-conscience individuals, it’s just not enough to live a green lifestyle. Sustainable death, green burials, and the possibilities of renewable energy options via death are all emerging trends to take environmentalism to the grave.
Are you looking for an eco-friendly way to say I love you this year? Organic chocolates and sustainably-grown roses are great…but they’re also boring! Turn up the heat with these green ideas this Valentine’s Day and you’re sure to enjoy the results!
The next step in going green is living a holistic green lifestyle. In other words, it’s important to green every part of your life–not just one part of your life.
Everybody’s going green these days – it only makes sense for the business world to join in. But how many of their green initiatives are started with dollar signs in mind and which businesses are actually doing their part to improve the planet?