Recent inventions and innovative concepts in the field of alternative energy and green technology. How can we make the world better by turning to renewable sources of energy?

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

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…

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Innovative Biogas System Lets You Convert Your Organic Waste

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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A Full Guide to Energy Efficient Home Lighting: Infographic

This amazing infographic by WellHome.com 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, such as heating and cooling.…

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

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…

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Electronic Waste: Where Does It All End Up? – Infographic

How much e-waste or e-scrap we are wasting every year? The answer is 20 to 50 million metric tons of electronic waste, and we only recycle 10% to 18% worldwide. Some of the most used electronics that are usually replaced are television, printers, portable devices like cellphones, USB, and music players. Although electronic waste is the fastest-growing portion of the municipal waste stream,…

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Renewable Energy Finally Makes Sense… And That’s Why It’s A Threat

Renewable Energies: For some time now, we’ve had the technology to comfortably make the transition away from fossil fuel based energy. Unfortunately, it was not convenient economically. Solar panels and wind turbines were quite expensive and offered very few incentives to those brave enough to invest in this emerging market. Fortunately, thanks to renewable energy programs, who offer loan guarantees, a rising threat to the established…

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Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Go Solar

With the world's energy costs skyrocketing, there's no better time to adopt an alternative energy lifestyle. Solar power is an easy way to make the energy switch, especially for homeowners today. If you're looking for a more efficient, cost-effective way to live, read on for just a few reasons why now is the perfect time to go solar. Reliable Energy and Pricing When…

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How Solar Energy Makes Everyday Life Functional and Beautiful

Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde is not a stranger to the art of combining solar energy with art and architecture... These first few shy steps into incorporating solar energy and utilizing it for our everyday lives, in order to make them more beautiful, but most of all, more practical and energy-conservative, shows not only great promise but also great ambition. His recent project for…

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