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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 )

- 1912 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.
The Most Eco-Friendly Way to Say, "I Love You"
Green Lifestyle  (tags: coolstuff, interesting, society, CoolStuff )

- 1920 days ago -
Forget schmaltzy cards with unoriginal messages: this Valentine's Day send the one you love a card that really does say it with flowers - when it grows into a bed of real wildflowers.
How to Find Environmentally Friendly Hotels
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, goodnews, eco-friendly, humans, coolstuff, interesting, business, family, travel )

- 1920 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
Wind Turbine Powers Six Feet Under in Atlanta
Green Lifestyle  (tags: coolstuff, eco-friendly, environment )

- 1922 days ago -
Six Feet Under, a Grant Park pub and restaurant, near Atlanta has erected a 45-foot tall tower and wind turbine as a way to further its environmental efforts and save on its power bill.
Airline Powers Test Flight With Pond Scum
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, coolstuff, conservation, greenproducts, greenliving, Sustainabililty, technology, green )

- 1923 days ago -
In a piece I wrote for Mother Jones prior to the Virgin flight, I reported on widespread speculation that Branson might also choose to test algae as a biofuel. He never did so, of course, and now Continental Airlines has beaten him to the punch.
Carbon Negative Cement Removes 0.6 Tons of CO2 Per Ton Used
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, energy, goodnews, coolstuff )

- 1924 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.
A Second Life for Toppled Trees
Green Lifestyle  (tags: coolstuff, environment, greenproducts, greenliving, green, goodnews, eco-friendly, recycling )

- 1929 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.
Affordable Solar Power From Inkjet Printer, Nail Varnish Remover and a Pizza Oven !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: interesting, coolstuff, eco-friendly, energy )

- 1930 days ago -
Nicole Kuepper, a 23- year old PhD student from the University of New South Wales has managed to find a way to manufacture solar cells with the help of an inkjet printer, some nail varnish remover-like substance and a pizza oven.
First Biodegradable Credit Card
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, coolstuff, eco-friendly )

- 1932 days ago -
The plastic card will begin to break down in soil, water, compost or wherever microorganisms are present and will fully degrade within five years
Japan Will Have More Solar Cities
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, green, energy, coolstuff, goodnews )

- 1937 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.
How Eco-Friendly Is Your Font?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, humans, interesting, CoolStuff, greenliving, green )

- 1943 days ago -
We've heard of recycled paper and soy-based ink. But what about an environmentally-friendly font?
Hemp and Bamboo Fibers? How About Soy?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: clothing, eco-friendly, environment, coolstuff, green, greenproducts, Sustainabililty )

- 1943 days ago -
What is SOYSILK® fiber? SOYSILK® brand fiber is made from the residue of soybeans from tofu manufacturing. This process is 100-percent natural and free of any petrochemicals, making it an extremely environmentally friendly product.
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 )

- 1944 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.
With No Roads, Villagers Used a Caravan of Yak to Transport Solar Cookers in the Himalayas
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, coolstuff, energy, green, greenliving )

- 1949 days ago -
Solar cookers represent a 'win-win' situation: reducing the threat of global warming, deforestation, desertification, and indoor air pollution.

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