Alternative Energy

Recent inventions and innovative concepts in the field of alternative energy and green technology

4 Entrepreneurs Who Offer Sustainable Solutions and Change the World

By | 2017-06-05T21:24:05+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

We’re living in an exciting era whereby entrepreneurs are stepping up to the sustainability challenge and are coming up with innovative sustainable solutions that are also lucrative. It’s not been an easy ride for the sustainability industry. There’s the ongoing fight with fossil-fuel providers, who have relied on the resource as a primary revenue generator. However, it is under threat due to innovative advancements by disruptive entrepreneurs in the

8 Ways to Help the Environment in Your Everyday Life

By | 2016-10-15T20:17:45+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|Tags: , , , |

Do you want to help the environment? Here’s what you can do. Taking care of the environment is, of course, extremely important. It seems like every day there is new evidence about environmental issues or information about what people can do to help. There are eco-friendly products and new ways to recycle. Even large international organizations and companies are working toward more environmentally responsible operations. Sustainable agriculture is another facet

Alternative Car Fuels: A Full Guide – Infographic

By | 2017-04-24T00:48:44+00:00 April 28th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

In this article, we will explore the benefits and drawbacks of 10 of the most common alternative car fuels. The modern day motorist is far more likely to be environmentally conscious than those from previous generations, with the effects of air pollution from fossil fuels well publicized. Motorists who may not feel comfortable with using traditional fuels such as petroleum and diesel now have a wide range of greener alternatives

This Degradable Algae Water Bottle Breaks Down As Soon As It’s Empty

By | 2016-12-24T00:01:45+00:00 April 5th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

Algae Water Bottle. An Innovative Degradable Drinks Bottle Pollution is a steadily rising issue in today’s world with Mexico City, Mexico, recently having to act upon serious levels of pollution and even environmentally conscious Portland, America has been struck by findings of poisonous heavy metals in the air and ground. More worryingly, studies are linking environmental pollution to diseases and even death. The World Health Organization estimates 8.9 million deaths

Innovative Biogas System Lets You Convert Your Organic Waste into Clean Energy!

By | 2016-10-15T20:19:39+00:00 February 11th, 2016|Tags: |

The thought of living in a self-sufficient environment sounds attractive, don’t ya think? Growing your own food, making natural products to use around the home and seeking light and warmth from nature alone, these are the goals many of us want to accomplish. Some of these tasks are easy while others take a little more time and thought. For instance, one of the most recent accomplishments comes from an Israeli startup,

These Are the World’s Most Energy Efficient Countries – Infographic

By | 2017-01-06T04:06:10+00:00 January 18th, 2016|Tags: , , |

Sustainable development and energy efficiency are among the most important issues for the world’s leading economies. Let’s take a look at the top 8 energy efficient countries. Climate change is a topical subject at the moment especially following the recent COP21 United Nations event in Paris which heralded a new agreement by cooperating countries to further tackle the issue. This has been a long-running saga in terms of worldwide politics with

Residents of This Small Canadian Island Live Completely Off the Grid!

By | 2016-10-15T20:20:12+00:00 December 21st, 2015|Tags: , |

I’m sure many of you dream of moving from the noisy, polluted and densely populated city to a quieter place. What if you could also drop off the grid and use exclusively renewable energy? 400 residents of the small Canadian island named Lasqueti live this dream. The island located only about 50 miles (150 km) away from Vancouver has nearly the same size as Manhattan and can be reached by

A Complete Guide to Energy Efficient Home Lighting – Infographic

By | 2016-10-15T20:21:38+00:00 June 30th, 2015|Tags: , |

This amazing infographic by WellHome will help us save energy by illustrating the differences between the many choices in home lighting. We can reduce our environmental impact and also lower our energy bills with the use of efficient lighting options. Home lighting is an underrated part of home energy efficiency that can be easily overlooked by "larger" issues, vsuch as heating and cooling. However, investing in more energy efficient lighting can

How to Build a Completely Off-the-Grid, Self-Sustaining Home

By | 2016-10-15T20:21:38+00:00 June 27th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , |

With the problems resulting from climate change appearing daily in our news, a trend has slowly been emerging to go back to nature and live in a totally self-sustaining home. These houses are being designed by a company called Earthship based in New Mexico. The idea behind these homes is that they are “off-the-grid,” meaning that they try to rely as little as possible on public utilities. The man behind

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