Make your workout count more with eco-friendly fitness clothes

Nowadays, people are becoming more conscious about their health and body fitness and taking up fitness classes to endure hectic work schedules and keep the pace up with the fast moving world. However, it is virtually impossible to attain good health until we have a clean and green environment to breathe in. Therefore, it becomes our responsibility to choose eco-friendly fitness clothes to make our workouts sustainable and contribute our share towards environment. Here are some of the best eco-friendly workout clothes or gear brands for fitness freaks. Continue reading Make your workout count more with eco-friendly fitness clothes

The sustainable gas stations of the future

Given the fact that a good part of the world would switch over to electric vehicles in the next couple of years, it is only natural for the number of green gas stations to start increasing substantially during this period. Here are a couple of futuristic green gas station designs and concepts that are quite intriguing. We should surely love to see at least a couple of these make it out of the drawing boards in the next few years or so. Continue reading The sustainable gas stations of the future

Human powered gadgets that never run short of energy

Modern life is largely dependent on technology and we need constant supply of energy to power our gadgets, be they used at home and office or on the go, and keep up the pace with the fast moving life. We can easily keep our gadgets juiced up at home and office, but we at times have to do without our mobile devices while travelling especially when there is no power source around to power them. Addressing the issue, designers and researchers are working on harnessing human power to charge our mobile gadgets, so we do not fall short of energy even when travelling far off places. Here are some of the innovative gadgets that harness human power to remain juiced up all the time. Continue reading Human powered gadgets that never run short of energy

Possibilities of wind turbines on Eiffel Tower show a shift to green

Two wind turbines have been installed on the lower deck of the 125 year old iconic monument Eiffel Tower of Paris. For people from all over the world Eiffel Tower is the symbol of Paris. It is the landmark that guides a traveler when they visit this city of art and style. The step forward towards incorporating green and renewable energy with the magnificent monument only signifies that Paris is ready to adapt green energy. Continue reading Possibilities of wind turbines on Eiffel Tower show a shift to green

Aesthetically pleasing structures built by recycling shipping containers

Shipping companies worldwide abandon a large number of containers every year. According to an estimate, around 24 million shipping containers are lying vacant and rotting in landfills across the world. However, as they say, one man’s trash is the treasure for other person, many creative designers and architects are coming up with a unique ways of transforming abandoned shipping containers into environmentally homes and commercial spaces. Here we have some of the unique homes and structures made using discarded shipping containers. Continue reading Aesthetically pleasing structures built by recycling shipping containers

Eco-friendly emergency gadgets that will get you out of troubles

At times of natural calamities we need to have all the necessary gadgets and tools which can increase chances of survival. You never know when emergency can strike. It can be a hurricane or back to back days of power cut. Emergencies like fire breakout or getting stuck in elevator for hours can also be unnerving. The right eco-gadgets can change the way you tackle emergencies and help you overcome seemingly tough obstacles. Eco-friendly gadgets often utilize solar or wind power so you will not need traditional fuels or electricity for charging or working. In the following some essential emergency eco-gadgets have been listed. Continue reading Eco-friendly emergency gadgets that will get you out of troubles

Carrying out sustainable renovations for your home

Every home, be it small city apartment or a big countryside dwelling, needs a makeover or renovation after some time. Whether you bought an old home that needs some improvements or planning to make changes in your existing home, you must consider options that not just help you reduce your carbon footprints but also utility bills. These days many eco-friendly options are available to renovate your home. All you need to do is be a bit more aware and choose your renovation materials carefully. Here are some home improvement ideas that will help you make your home more sustainable. Continue reading Carrying out sustainable renovations for your home

A green roof is an investment that brings high returns

Green roofs are becoming quite common in a lot of households today. In addition enhancing the visual appeal and functionality of the home, a green roof would offer home owners plenty of other benefits as well. Here are a couple of those benefits every homeowner would get to enjoy by installing a green roof in his/her home. Continue reading A green roof is an investment that brings high returns

Ideas to follow for a more responsible car wash style

With summers approaching, your car may have to cope with the dust, dirt and grime that come with the hot weather. Car wash may be an important aspect to maintain your car, but hosing down the car too frequently can affect the environment adversely, as the spillover contain numerous oil particles, rubber, metals and chemicals used in car cleaning products that end up in lakes, rivers and the ocean to contaminate our natural water resources. Car wash may be a good idea, but not at the cost of environment. Here are some green tips to wash your car. Continue reading Ideas to follow for a more responsible car wash style

4 Bridges that show the beauty of being eco-friendly

Technological advancements have led to the rise of several innovative structures over the past few years. These structures aim to reduce the carbon footprint while not hindering their style and functionality in any way. Take a look at these really innovative brides for example. Considered as architectural marvels, these structures stand testament to the fact that it is in fact, possible to achieve style and innovation without degrading the environment in the process. Continue reading 4 Bridges that show the beauty of being eco-friendly