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Funky trikes for traveling the eco friendly path

Fuel costs are going up and the air pollution is on a constant rise. One ideal solution to solve these problems altogether is to design vehicles that do not rely on hydrocarbons or other non-renewable and polluting fuels. Trikes could be quite the hero in such situations, making the best out of available resources. Take a look at some designs that propose a greener alternative for your commute:

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 30, 2014 at 7:18 am

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Wood as a material to make cell phones environmentally friendlier

Going green is such an in thing these days that there is no dearth of innovative ideas coming up in several fields. Be it anything, people today want it to be eco-friendly because they have realized that using eco friendly stuff is not just beneficial for the environment but for people as well. Following are some cell phones that are not just good to look at, but are eco-friendly as well. They are the cell phones that are made using wood. Click through to find out some green mobile phones:

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 30, 2014 at 7:18 am

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Fuel efficient vehicles could give hybrids a run for their money

Environmental concerns are becoming major issue nowadays and most people are trying to inculcate eco-friendly measures into their lifestyle. The main emphasis everywhere is to reduce the carbon footprint we have by taking various steps. The world is slowly moving towards hybrid and electric cars as a means to reduce their carbon footprint. However, conventional vehicles are also doing relatively well by displaying an increased fuel efficiency that puts lower stress on the environment.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 30, 2014 at 6:01 am

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The biggest solar farms around the world

Solar panels have become an integral part of many households, as they help bring down electricity bills considerably. However, solar panels are not just a part of household but serve as big contributors for the power companies as well. In recent years, several manufacturing units in different countries have realized the benefits of solar energy and they have put extreme efforts to build solar farms in order to capture solar energy and then to use it for production. Several countries have made serious attempts to harvest the clean and renewable source of energy that is solar power. Checkout some of the major facilities around the world:

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 29, 2014 at 8:44 am

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Green and clean public transport systems of the future

Multitudes of people take the help of public transport in order to traverse from one place to another. Public transportation systems move several people together from one destination to another, and overall manage to show a higher efficiency than individual movement. In recent years, the public transportation system has developed a lot and some amazing green futuristic transportation systems are in the pipeline, which will be ready for use in the near future, some as soon as a decade. The futuristic concepts are being designed in a way that they will be of great help to make the roads and the transport system safer, greener, and energy efficient. Read on […]

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 29, 2014 at 8:28 am

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The green design and architecture we might see in the future

With a constant growth in population, urban expansion, and numerous environmental concerns, the look that the cities will have in future would be quite different from now. The building designs will be such that can put well with the three things mentioned above. eVolo Magazine conducts an annual event and awards planners and architects who think out of the box and come up with outstanding ideas regarding the problem-solving future skyscrapers.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 29, 2014 at 6:01 am

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Celebrities who lead with example on going environmentally friendly

All of us love celebrities and sometimes we get envious of their wealth and the super influence that they have on people like us. However, celebs inspire us in many ways as well, like the green initiatives taken by many of them, which in turn have influenced common people also to be a part of this great initiative to save the planet. Some celebrities only like to do some charity in the name of green activities, while others prefer to take an active part in green activities and work to spread awareness. Take a look through the following list to find out those celebrities who keep participating in several green […]

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 28, 2014 at 10:56 am

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Growth and future prospects of solar power in South Asia

The large population in South Asian countries is putting a lot of pressure on the energy infrastructure in those countries and it is time to think about viability of alternative source of energy such as solar energy. Positive point for many of the countries here such as India is that there is no lack of sunshine throughout the year, and it can be utilized to provide electricity to millions of poor people in these countries.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 28, 2014 at 6:01 am

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Eco-friendly roofs that fit the lower end of the budget

Today the green awareness among people is so high that they want almost everything around them to be a green thing. Green initiatives are not only beneficial for the environment but for the one also who take such initiatives. Mostly, the idea of going green process comes with benefits for the user, some that are easily achieved, and some that show themselves in the long run. Often, it is simply the solution common sense would advise.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 27, 2014 at 11:14 am

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Heartland 66 – A unique high rise tower inspired by Chinese knot tie

China has been at the forefront of architectural design with many buildings and premises drawing attention of world media and architects from other countries. One such recently developed building is the high-rise tower which will be a mixed use development in Wuhan. Let us look more closely at this tower and the special features it has.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 27, 2014 at 6:01 am

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