4 Awesome eco-friendly hotels

If you are thinking about doing some exploring during this vacation, consider turning it into an eco-friendly trip. Not only would this help you connect with Nature on a different level altogether, but it would aid you in appreciating about the very things that we tend to take for granted on a daily basis. So pack your bags and head out on an eco-friendly trip this summer. While you are at it, check out these eco-friendly hotels and hostels along the way. Continue reading 4 Awesome eco-friendly hotels

Eco-friendly elements to consider when building your home

When constructing a home, people usually keep the good-looking design in mind and then try to slot in the eco-friendly elements according to their convenience and design of the architecture, as they do not want to ruin the looks of their abode. However, with the advent of latest building techniques and technologies that largely focus of different green measures, now you can have the home of your dreams without compromising on the sustainability quotient. There are certain green elements that go hand in hand with modern architecture and help residents a sustainable yet stylish life. Here are some of the elements that make your home clean and green.   Continue reading Eco-friendly elements to consider when building your home

How to make your coffee more eco-friendly

Have you ever thought that your craze for coffee can take a toll on the environment? Yes, you read it right! If you start your day with a cup of coffee and have few more during the day, you are damaging the environment, though unknowing. Every day, millions of coffee cups are brewed in homes, offices, restaurants and takeaway shops for coffee buffs around the world, leaving loads of paper and plastic waste, such as cups, napkins, stirrers, lids, and more, behind. Moreover, a large amount of water is required to grow, harvest and prepare coffee; and not to talk about the fuel and energy required to transport and brew the coffee. It might not be possible for you to stop having coffee and thus, spoil the environment, buy you can definitely reduce your carbon footprints with following tips. Continue reading How to make your coffee more eco-friendly

Find some inspiration in these greenest schools of our world

A lot of schools and colleges around the world have started taking initiatives to make their campuses greener by reducing carbon footprint to a great extent. Here are 5 such schools that are leading the world as well as setting an example for others to follow in terms of harnessing the potential of green energy to power their campuses and educate their students about the importance of a sustainable lifestyle. Continue reading Find some inspiration in these greenest schools of our world

Innovative furniture made using recycled car parts

Some people are so passionate about their cars that they refuse to discard their vehicles even after they worn out and disqualify to hit the road. This is where the creative minds come to the picture that transform old car parts into something unique and useful that car lovers can preserve and treasure for the rest of their life. Here we have gathered some of the most creative furniture pieces made out of old car parts that not just recycle the automobile trash into functional designs to adorn your interiors, but also help in sustaining the environment. Continue reading Innovative furniture made using recycled car parts

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