The iZen bamboo keyboard is 92 percent bamboo, because normally keyboards are made from plastic, and plastic is made from oil and we’d rather not.
If your modular furniture from IKEA was fashioned from wood harvested on one continent, cut and finished on another, and shipped to yet a third, that’s not exactly sustainable. That’s why design firm Filson and Rohrbacher decided to replace actual …
Off the coast of Belgium, truly gigantic wind turbines are going up. They’re rated at 6.15 megawatts and the blades of these monsters cover the surface of two soccer fields.
Forget subways, trains, and bikes — those are old hat compared to what we’re about to tell you. Meet the new green form of transportation: strapping on human bird wings and flying through the air with the greatest of ease.
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa talks about being green in uneasy economic times, biking with his buddy Lance Armstrong, and asking China to help fund his city’s new transit system.
American solar-panel manufacturers have complained that the Chinese are crushing them with underpriced, over-subsidized panels — and now the U.S. Commerce Department officially agrees.
Now you can dump energy waste just by, well, taking a massive dump. Green tech company OriginOil is working on a project that uses toilet wastewater as a way to heat apartment buildings. OriginOil, a start-up based in Los Angeles, …
It’s still in the “so crazy it just might work” stage, but microalgae-powered lamps could absorb a ton of carbon from the air every year.
Nearly 100 million Americans could install over 60,000 megawatts of solar at less than grid prices – without subsidies – by 2021. That’s the takeaway from a new report by John Farrell of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance.