Create a Zen Garden for Your Home: Here’s How

September 14, 2017 by  
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Between a busy office, bumper-to-bumper traffic and endless errands, you … The post Create a Zen Garden for Your Home: Here’s How appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Venturi Automobiles and Leonardo DiCaprio Unite to Create the World’s First Electric Racing Series

December 11, 2013 by  
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Leonardo DiCaprio has long been an advocate of environmental ventures. Now, he has teamed up with Venturi Automobiles to create, and enter, a team into the world’s first electric vehicle racing series . If all goes as planned, it is hoped that the new FIA Formula E Championship will commence as early as September 2014. Read the rest of Venturi Automobiles and Leonardo DiCaprio Unite to Create the World’s First Electric Racing Series Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: e-cars , e-vehicles , electric racing cars , FIA Formula E Championship , Leonardo DiCaprio , Sir Richard Branson , Venturi Automobiles , Venturi Grand Prix Formula E Team , Virgin Group        

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Photosynthesis Bike Could Purify the Air as You Ride

December 11, 2013 by  
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Biking to work is about to get a whole lot greener. Not only are bikes better for the Earth than driving and a great way to keep in shape — but a new design concept recently unveiled by Bangkok-based Lightfog Creative & Design Company could actually purify polluted air while in use. The idea is to have an aluminum frame that generates oxygen through a “photosynthesis system,” causing a reaction between water and electric power from a lithium-ion battery. Read the rest of Photosynthesis Bike Could Purify the Air as You Ride Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: air filtering bike , air purifying bike , bangkok design , clean transportation , green transportation concept , green transportation design , lightfog creative , photosynthesis bike , portable air filter , product concept , product mock up , red dot design award , reducing pollution , thai designers        

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Reuse Design Challenge: Transform a Phone Book

May 17, 2013 by  
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The Challenge We reached out to five of our favorite DIY/Craft bloggers and tasked them with a challenge: Create something new out of an old phone book. Where You Come In: Take a look at the inspiring and beautifully functional …

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South Korean Scientists Create Laser-Based Injection System to Replace Hypodermic Needles

September 17, 2012 by  
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It’s fair to say that no-one likes receiving injections, yet for foreign travelers, children requiring immunizations, and flu shots, needles are an unfortunate necessity. However a team of scientists from Seoul National University in South Korea have developed a new laser-based system that blasts microscopic jets of drugs into the skin, negating the need for large and painful single-use hypodermic needles and the medical waste they entail. Best of all, the laser-jab is said to be no more painful than being hit with a puff of air. Read the rest of South Korean Scientists Create Laser-Based Injection System to Replace Hypodermic Needles Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: injection , jack yoh , Laser , laser based injection system , medical engineering , medical technology , microscopic , seoul national university , south korea , star trek

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Researchers Create Printed Battery That Stores 40% More Energy

April 15, 2011 by  
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Image via PARC A new manufacturing process developed by Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) will increase the energy a lithium-ion battery can store by 40%. The technology is similar to that of printed solar cells….

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Zipcar IPO Raises $174.3 Million to Fuel Expansion

April 15, 2011 by  
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Photo: jm3 , Flickr, CC From $18 to $27 in a Day Zipcar , the North-American car-sharing company, has just raised $174.3 million by selling shares in the company in an initial public offering (IPO) on the NASDAQ (ticker symbol: ZIP).

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5 Simple Ways to Create a Green Procurement Program

November 11, 2010 by  
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One area that is all too often overlooked in corporate sustainability plans is green procurement — a move that, if done right, can raise the environmental performance of an entire industry.

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Boosting Recycling Would Create 500K Jobs in Europe

September 14, 2010 by  
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Figures released today show at least 500,000 new jobs would be created in Europe if countries recycled 70 percent of their waste.

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More Jobs, Less Waste

September 14, 2010 by  
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This report from Friends of the Earth Europe shows how countries that boost their recycling rates can add as many as 500,000 new jobs while cutting their waste to landfill significantly.

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