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Cows and Cassava Waste Produce Kilowatts for Africa's Rural Homes
Green Lifestyle  (tags: energy, environment, coolstuff, eco-friendly, greenliving, green, goodnews )

- 1915 days ago -
Dr. Joseph Adelegan designed a system that converts slaughterhouse wastewater into gas for cooking and fertilizer for farming. And now he has come up with an idea to use waste from the cassava plant to generate power for Africa's rural homes.
India's Ice Man Creates Artificial Glaciers to Solve Water Shortage in Himalayas
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, goodnews, green )

- 1916 days ago -
Chewang Norphel, a 73-year old civil engineer from Ladakh has come up with a solution: artificial glaciers to generate water and greenery in this barren landscape.
How to Find Environmentally Friendly Hotels
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, goodnews, eco-friendly, humans, coolstuff, interesting, business, family, travel )

- 1923 days ago -
As more businesses work to do a better job at reducing their environmental impact, they are looking at the impact of meetings that they hold, including the venues like hotels that are used for offsite meetings and travel. More and more hotels are activel
Carbon Negative Cement Removes 0.6 Tons of CO2 Per Ton Used
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, energy, goodnews, coolstuff )

- 1928 days ago -
British engineers have created a new kind of cement which not only requires much less heating, it also absorbs large amounts of CO2 as it hardens, making it carbon negative.
World's First Solar and Wind Powered Billboard Ready to Light Up Times Square
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, goodnews, environment )

- 1929 days ago -
The "Eco-Board" weighing 35,000 pounds (15,800 kg) and powered by 16 vertical wind turbines and 64 solar panels is ready to make its debut in the capital of all billboards -- New York's Times Square.
A Second Life for Toppled Trees
Green Lifestyle  (tags: coolstuff, environment, greenproducts, greenliving, green, goodnews, eco-friendly, recycling )

- 1932 days ago -
In Santa Barbara, Rob Bjorklund makes unique furniture out of 'awesome logs' that otherwise would be cut for firewood or buried in a landfill.
Two Canadians on An 11,000- Mile Run to Inspire Environmental Action
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, goodnews )

- 1933 days ago -
they decided to use their love of running to empower as many North Americans as possible on how their actions can make a huge difference for the planet- not just individually, but as a whole continent, 333 million people strong.
World's First Flight Powered By a Second-Generation Biofuel
Green Lifestyle  (tags: business, green, greenliving, goodnews, environment, eco-friendly )

- 1938 days ago -
The flight to and from Auckland International Airport used a 50-50 mix of standard A1 jet fuel and oil from jatropha trees in one of its four engines.
The Only University to Be Powered Completely By Geothermal Energy
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, energy, goodnews )

- 1939 days ago -
Oregon Institute of Technology has outlined plans to build a $7.6 million geothermal power plant on campus. OIT will become the first university in the world to be powered completely by hot water.
Japan Will Have More Solar Cities
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, green, energy, coolstuff, goodnews )

- 1941 days ago -
Over three-quarters of Pal Town's homes in Japan's Ota City are covered by solar panels. The solar panels were distributed for free in 2002 through a 9.7 billion yen state-backed research to ensure steady supply of power and to prevent blackouts.
The Largest U.S. Renewable Energy Commitment By An Agribusiness
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, conservation, greenproducts, greenliving, goodnews )

- 1945 days ago -
For more than 70 years, California's abundance of sunshine has enabled the Lundberg family to grow organic rice in the Central Valley north of Sacramento. Now they are using solar power to churn out myriad rice products, from chips to pasta.
Giving Green Transportation To The Poor
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, goodnews, greenliving )

- 1945 days ago -
They usually buy the bicycles in the country were its needed. That helps the local economy and it makes it much easier to find replacement parts. It also saves them much costs in shipping, handling, import taxes, duties, storage,etc.
World's First Tidal Turbine Now Produces the Most Power Produced By a Tidal Turbine Anywhere in the World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: interesting, energy, coolstuff, eco-friendly, goodnews )

- 1947 days ago -
The moving seawater spins the turbines for around 22 hours each day and when it's up to full operating capacity, SeaGen will be pushing out 1.2 megawatts of power, roughly enough to supply 1,000 homes.
Car-Free Sundays Proposed For Vancouver
Green Lifestyle  (tags: coolstuff, auto, Sustainabililty, ecosystems, goodnews, green )

- 1954 days ago -
Annual car-free days have become common in cities around the world, but making every summer Sunday car-free is still a new idea for most places. New York City ran a similar experiment in Manhattan last summer and Bogota, Colombia, had car-free Sundays.

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