A grassroots organization enabling consumers to reduce, reuse and save™ - and feel good in the process. We accomplish this by: Leadership and innovation: By neatly packaging the problems and offering strategic, pragmatic solutions to over consumption, we’ve been a major catalyst – helping inspire a reusables movement. While maintaining dedication to the triple bottom line, we’re constantly learning, growing and improving. Always asking tough questions and looking for smart answers.
50 Crafts and Projects Using Recycled, Repurposed, & Upcycled Cans to turn those trash worthy tin cans into something worth keeping around.
Reisenthel EasyBags. $20 Smart collapsible design. folds into a pouch. Secure Velcro top closure. Zipper pocket for shopping list, wallet, or odds and ends. Sturdy side hooks hold it open in shopping cart. Elastic straps - fits most standard shopping carts. Durable, tear-resistant material will last for years to come. Handy alternative to cardboard boxes & paper bags. Fair wage/Fair labor
11 clean tech innovations that can change the world. Imagination is key The clean technology boom seems to spread exponentially every year. These new eco-friendly inventions compete with, and sometimes surpass, their conventional counterparts. It's a reminder that the only thing tying us to old, less-than-clean industries is a lack of imagination. Here's our list of some of clean tech's most recent planet-saving innovations.
15 bizarre green inventions. Eco-friendly inventions are revolutionizing the way we generate energy, recycle waste and protect the planet. After all, if it weren't for such green innovation, we wouldn't have solar panels, wind turbines and hybrid cars. However, not all environmental advancements are as conventional as green roofs and electric cars. Here are 15 inventions that are definitely green — and definitely a little strange.
20 uses for leftover fruit and vegetable peels. The skins of fruit and vegetables are full of flavor and vitamins — and they've got a lot to give.
12 foods that are bad for the planet. Eat a planet-friendly diet You know what foods are bad for you, and you know you should eat them in moderation to stay healthy. However, there are also many foods that are bad for the Earth's health. Check out these 12 foods that are hurting the environment and learn how you can eat a more planet-friendly diet.
Can electronics be green? Looking at the latest in green inventions, you might be surprised to know that you can have a smaller ecological footprint without sacrificing all your electronic toys. Here's a list of 15 of the newest, eco-friendly innovations to help you do your part.
Vitacare Eco-Friendly Toothbrush Clean teeth, clean world. This toothbrush is made from 100 percent biodegradable and recycled materials. To buy: $4, vitacareworld.com.
eco furniture – salvaged old car panels become wreck sideboard. Philadelphia based Iannone Design has collaborated with Joel Hester of the The Weld House to create this industrial-looking sideboard utilizing a combination of salavaged automotive metal panels and walnut cabinetry. Every piece of metal chosen for each sideboard is hand selected by Joel and has a unique patina. No two pieces are alike.
Helio outdoor shower offers pressurized hot water bath while camping
Helio outdoor shower offers pressurized hot water bath while camping. The right combo of portability and utility. This dry bag system is essentially like a carry case. It consists of a water holder, 7 foot long shower hose and a foot pump. Measuring 5.5 and 8 inches along the sides, you can easily carry the shower around when you go out camping. It has the capacity of 11 liters and weighs around 2 lbs. $100
Reduce cooling and heating energy demands with the Solar Skin
Reduce cooling and heating energy demands with the Solar Skin. The outer walls of the house are never exploited well. They just help mark the territory and prevent us from harsh sunrays, rainfall, winds, and cold weather. However, if you wish to extract much more out of plain walls of your house, then have a look at Solar Skin that will unfurl a multitude of functions for a better living.
Philips energy efficient light bulbs can help create the perfect atmosphere in every room of your home, while reducing energy costs and without sacrificing the qualities of traditional bulbs. The extensive collection of energy saving light bulbs offers great alternatives to the standard, inefficient incandescents. Potential savings of 70$ annually.
Black & Decker Thermal Leak Detector. Easily spot hidden energy leaks in your home. Shine the light on the wall and set the reference temperature. Move the light around your house. When the termp changes by 1, 5 or 10° F (user adjustable), the light will change to red or blue to indicate a hot or cold spot. Energy Star states that plugging the leaks and drafts in your home can save up to 20% off your heating and cooling energy costs (a estimated 200$/yr). $30
Trees Make A World of Difference. Your Donation Can Help. With a mission to “inspire people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees.” Founded in 1972, at the centennial of the first Arbor Day observance in the 19th century, the Arbor Day Foundation has grown to become the largest nonprofit membership organization dedicated to planting trees, with over one million members, supporters, and partners.
Verticality of Root Vegetables. Keeping roots in a vertical position allows the organism to save energy and remain fresh for a longer time. This shelf gives a place for them to stand easily, using sand. At the same time, sand helps to keep the proper humidity.