Recycler Builds Electric Vehicle Out of Discards

June 14, 2017 by  
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Seeking a splashy way to display the impressive potential of trash, a recycling executive rescued a scrapyard sedan, rebuilt it as a recycled electric vehicle and equipped it with battery power from old laptops and other electronics discards. Then,…

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Will Saab’s Saad Saga End Happily with an Electric Car?

December 21, 2009 by  
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Lately, iconic Swedish automaker, Saab, has been the hottest potato in the world of nearly-doomed-but-possibly-still-alive auto brands. On the heels of a collapsed deal with Swedish luxury car maker, Koenigsegg , GM looked set to sell the Saab brand to little-known Dutch-run but Russian-backed luxury car maker, Spyker

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Ford Not Sold on Battery-Swapping for Electric Cars

October 30, 2009 by  
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A Good Idea that Faces Many Big Challenges I couldn’t resist using that old photo from an experiment that Mercedes did in the 1970s with battery swapping. The modern version of that technology is a lot more automated than this (see our post about Better Place’s robotized swapping station ), but the general idea is the same and not all the auto makers that are working on electric cars are enthused about it.

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Chicago’s Bloomingdale Rail Could Become Giant, Hydrogen-Producing Greenhouse

October 30, 2009 by  
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Image: Bustler When I was in college, a graffiti-writing friend took me to one of his favorite secret spots, a neglected section of elevated train track in Manhattan’s meat packing district.

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Rent-a-Goat in Action! Clearing Brush the Way Nature Intended It

October 30, 2009 by  
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Photo: Rent-a-Ruminent LLC Could goats be the past and the future? We’ve written many times about goats being used to replace lawnmowers and to clear brush (for example, in Arizona , in North-Carolina , and even at Google’s Mountainview HQ ). Well, we can now add to that list the Seattle-based

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The Raw Milk Revolution: The Civil Rights Movement of Food?

October 30, 2009 by  
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Makenna Goodman is Community Outreach Coordinator for Chelsea Green Publishing, the publisher of The Raw Milk Revolution, by David Gumpert, whom she interviewed for this guest post.

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A Vision of a Green Future From Arup

October 30, 2009 by  
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As part of his presentation at the Creative Places and Spaces conference , David Buckland showed this silent video prepared by global engineering firm Arup . Called Infrastructure in an Ecological Age, at 30 seconds into the video it shows the transformation of a typical city (Manchester in this… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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