I am sure enough that each one of us have known clay. It is either the mud clay or the toy clay our kids love to form their favorite shapes and figures. If clay is one of the least things that we can like, I guess not anymore today. MecoConcept has created an hydraulic press that has the ability to create LEGO bricks made of mud and a mixture of hydraulic binder materials. In less than 30 seconds, the hydraulic press produces a brick that looks similar to that of LEGO. With this ability, devastated areas can now have the materials to use in rebuilding their houses.
During winter, it is a struggle for residents in cold areas shoveling the thick snow in their yards and de-ices their driveways. It is a common practice to use rock salt to melt ice in sidewalks and driveways. However, over use of their rock salt creates harmful effects to the environment. Various studies have shown that rock salt has the ability to corrode concrete and asphalt. In addition, rock salts can damage plants. In fact, my dad uses it when we need to weed out some grass on our backyard. The damage caused by rock salt does not end there. Rock salt also stuck in your pet dog’s paws and eventually burn their skin. To free the environment and our pets free from these harmful effects, one can opt to choose numerous organic ice melters available like Safe Paw, biodegradable Cat litter, sand, and other household items. These rock salt alternatives have price ranges from $10-$15.
Having a healthy soft skin seems impossible to achieve during winter. This is the time people tend to use moisturizers to keep their skin soft and healthy. With the vast call of saving the environment, even beauty products are now eco-friendly as well, which is favorable to many of our brothers and sisters that wants to save the environment without compromising the beauty regimens they currently have. If you are in search of natural and eco-friendly body care products, you are on the right track with Kiss My Face. They have various natural moisturizers for you to use like the olive and aloe ultra moisturizer, Chinese botanical ultra moisturizer and a lot more.
We have benefited the environment so much. Now that it is in danger, let us all work hand in hand to keep the environment safe from global warming. We can do a lot of things in our own little ways like saving water, electric usage, zero carbon emission production process and more. If you want to do your share, you can start of using eco-friendly products like the Tree Trunk Cabinets. This one highly eye-catching piece of furniture and probably deco is made from solid mahogany tree trunk’s outer portion. The inner parts of the trunk are used in producing other furniture products.
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Cutting boards are part of our cooking life, thus, it need to be clean and safe at all times. Sometimes producing high-end products can cause harm to the environment. Good thing many of the designers nowadays are becoming aware of the environment and the growing cost of living and produce earth friendly and cost-effective products. The Charcuterie Boards by Geoffrey Lilge is an elegant cutting board manufactured by hand, made from solid FSC-certified maple and walnut, and finished with natural oil and beeswax, which are known to be organic and eco-friendly source of material. In addition, the Charcuterie Boards comes in different shapes, which surely will add color to your cooking.
I have always wanted to redesign our kitchen. I keep window-shopping on those kitchen designs showcased in a mall every weekend. I always checked the design, the positioning of each part, and the materials to be used. Until I found this lovely design from Jesco Jan Gerischer and in an instant, it catches my attention. With the name itself, it surely is an eco-friendly one. Bamboo is a sustainable source of material, thus using this in your kitchen design will never harm the environment. In the addition, the kitchen design itself is so lovely. With all the large cabinets and drawers, you surely will have enough space in keeping your kitchenwares, utensils, and all in place.
Stylish Lamps without harming the surroundings sounds too good to be true, as stylish designs normally contribute some amount to carbon emission. However, the Spring Lamp is a stylish lamp that at the same time is not harmful to the environment. From the inspirations to the materials used, the Spring Lamp is a certified eco-friendly product.
The Sprig lamp design is inspired by the fresh growth of plants. A single Sprig lamp makes a pendant light, while multiple Sprig lamps combined build a floor lamp or a chandelier. Sprig is made of recycled plastic, and the lighting source is a standard compact fluorescent lamp (CFL). The CFL is replaced by unscrewing a lamp arm end cap to access the bulb. For joining two Sprig lamps together, an accessory package provides one threaded sleeve and a clip-on electrical cord, plug, and screw-in outlet.
Wind turbines are generally designed huge. However, the Skystream 600 by Southwest Windpower is a different one. Hailed as the first fully smart grid-enabled wind turbine that will soon hit the market in April of 2011, the Skysream 600 features larger blades, better software, and an inverter that is improved and integrated. Despite being small, the Skystream has the ability to produce 7,400 kWh of energy annually in average, which will be a huge saving already on one’s electric usage. With the Skystream 600, people will not only save some amount of money, but also it promotes a surely zero emission community.
Show you care and show your style when shopping with the Bio Bag. Plastic bags have been gaining attention for so long and it causes harm to the environment already. Show you care by refraining from the use of plastic bags when shopping. The Bio bag is a bag that will remind you of how the environment suffers from plastic bags through a message printed on it. Presumably the bag is produced with care to the environment in mind by using eco-friendly materials, earth friendly process, and is recyclable. Talking about the looks, the Bio Bag is undoubtedly a fashionable bag to carry for everyday use.
Source: Bio Bag
Too bad these boots are all sold out already. Designed in 2008 for the Greenpeace summer campaign 2008, this one of a kind boots has illustrations that shows the concept of protecting our sea creatures particularly the tuna from overfishing, through sea-reserves set-up. The boots will not only show some care to the sea creatures but also will surely help us save the environment because these are produced responsibly by using natural materials and uses no toxic-chemicals that will harm the environment. In addition, the boots looks cool with the illustrations on. It shows some artwork and it looks cute. Maybe this will be a perfect tool on a rainy season for kids and adult alike.
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