Tag: green

Solar Roads These solar roads could power the entire country. Watch the slide show to learn about a fascinating possibility for energy production. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Car that runs on metal. Phinergy drives car by metal, air, and water. How about a car that runs on metal? An aluminum-air battery offers high energy density, zero CO2 emissions, sustainability, fully recyclable materials. What’s not to like? 5-minute video. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Most of us know that a truck farm is a vegetable farm that uses a truck to haul produce to market. Not necessarily so when it comes Ian Cheney: Truck Farm is a mobile garden education project founded in Brooklyn, NY. Director Ian Cheney’s other projects include King Corn, The Greening of Southie, and The […]

20 Eye-catching pieces of recycled urban furniture. From a shopping cart chair to a dishwasher drum table to a chair made from old CDs and more, this stuff is looking pretty spiffy. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Here’s how a guy in New Zealand gets free power from a recycled washing machine. He generates enough electricity to live off the grid. Caution: He’s got a water source, a stream, that provides the energy to power this Pelten wheel generator. Neat to see how he modified the washing machine to make it all […]

This short video gives you glimpses of a bicycle being made from junk car parts. Not enough info to actually build your own bicycle from scrap but intriguing enough to make you consider it. Read more on designboom. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

You can live mortgage free in a tiny house, like this family of four does. It might be too cozy for some but having no debt would be a great off-setting advantage. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Take a look at this colorful recycled bottle cap flooring. By my calculation, you could cover a 10-foot square floor with bottle caps if you had around 14,000 of them. [via: cheezburger] TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

A one-room dwelling dubbed “the greenhouse” is all about minimal living close to nature. You can see why. Not recommended for people who tend to fall out of bed. [via: slowrobot] TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

This is a walking house, heated with wood, and gleaning electricity from tiny windmills and solar panels on the roof. It collects rainwater, too, and travels at a speed of 60 meters per hour, or 0.034 miles per hour. Great for leisurely site-seeing. Eco-superb. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious