We cannot imagine living without a cell phone today. These handy devices have become lifeline for many, connecting them with the rest of the world on the go. However, they tend to have detrimental effects on the environment. No need to worry though, for several mobile phone companies are nowadays taking measures to reduce the environmental impact of the phones they develop.
What do you think about building a high tech retreat for as low as $67600? A New Zealander has managed to achieve this feat by constructing the Skysphere, a futuristic tower retreat that completely runs on solar power. Apart from being sustainable, the tower also boasts some impressive, high tech equipment to reside dwellers in comfort.
Got a pair of old jeans you are thinking of throwing, well you need not to trash it anymore. You can reuse that worn out but extremely durable denim material in your home in different ways. Here are some unique ideas to repurpose your old pair of jeans that will inspire you to take up your own DIY project.
There is nothing more relaxing than sitting by fire, roasting marshmallows as you share your favorite stories with your loved ones over the weekend. The only problem is that we usually do not have a dedicated fire pit in our backyard. Need not to worry, as you can build your own fire pit, using some surprisingly usual household items, in plenty of ways. Here are some such ideas to make DIY fire pit using materials in and around your home.
Nearly every other item we see these days is associated with some kind of plastic or the other. Be it the durability of the material, flexibility or long lasting appeal, the craze for plastics never ends. Sadly, plastic is not at all good for the environment.
If you are an eco enthusiast and want to experiment with renewable energy on your own, then there is no better option than to create a homemade, DIY wind powered water pump. It may not work as smoothly as other water pumps available in the market but with little innovation, you can modify its design and tweak it to function properly. In this article, we have discussed the basic steps to make wind powered water pump on your own.
Electric vehicles are becoming a mainstay in today’s world, thanks to the increased demand for a greener lifestyle that would have minimal impact on the environment. A number of automobile manufacturers are also coming up with new models that would be stylish, functional and ecofriendly at the same. Look at some of the electric vehicles in the two-wheeler segment.
More individuals have started opting for Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV) and Crossover Utility Vehicles (CUV) over standard sedans these days. The urge for a greener and higher quality of life has also encouraged several car manufacturers to build electric SUVs and CUVs to target those who prefer eco-friendly rides without compromising on style and comfort. Accordingly, here are some of the best electric SUVs and CUVs that an eco-friendly auto lover must check in 2015.
A vending machine could be the perfect saviour when you look for your favourite drink on those hot days. Sadly, vending machines require regular electricity to keep them up and running, making it very hard to install them in open areas.
Gone are the days when solar powered tents were no more than hideous shelters with bulky solar panels strapped on their back. The more recent solar powered tents are anything but their predecessors in terms of both style and functionality. Achieving the perfect balance between these two factors, these tents can surely change the way you think about sustainable living or camping for that matter. Here are some unique solar powered tents for sustainable campers.