A shelter for survival is very important during a disaster. However, sheltering survivors is not just enough. Disasters happen maybe because of the nature’s revenge of being abused by people. It is now time to give back to our nature and create an eco-friendly survival shelter. The In-Habit is a perfect example of what I am talking about that represents a next phase of disaster relief shelters. It might be inspired by structural forms of the past; it utilizes new materials and technologies that are ideal for disaster relief. In-Habit is manufactures from recycled plastic bottles, and has Photovoltaics (OPV) that absorbs and store solar energy that are then transferred to OLEDS for electricity lighting use at night.
Cable cars are the vehicles used when traveling from one mountain to the other. This can be a good experience as well. However, being powered by diesel, this can be less of an advantage for today’s green technology focused world. Taiyou Ropeway by designer Fedrik Hylten will surely be the answer with the desire of having a green and adventurous travel in lieu of a cable car. The Taiyou feature two seats that is perfect for lovers to enjoy, a security belts in it, and a sliding floor underneath balancing the tilt of the lift, that moves on two wires powered by solar panels on the roof.
The Roller Chichito is a great product from Grandelin that is perfect for your little angel. It is made of traditional material like wood and rubber, which made it an eco-friendly one. The product is made safe for babies because all its edges are fine enough to keep them safe during contacts. This product is highly recommended for kids 12 months and up. However, this toy should be used with extra caution, for they require learning skill to children. Give you child a contemporary toys but uses traditional materials that is safe to the environment. In this way, we will not only let them learn new things but also we made them aware to nature at an early age.
Skateboarding is such a very exciting sport to do, and doing it the eco-friendly way is more rewarding. In order for us to achieve this goal, BambooSK8 has created a skateboard made of a renewable grass, which is the bamboo. Aside from it being an eco-friendly material, bamboo performs better than wood and is more elastic as well, that made the skateboard more durable and less prone to breakage. Aside from the advantages mentioned, skateboards made of bamboo are more lightweight weighing only 2.5 to 2.85 pounds. With this weight, for sure it will also contribute to the performance of the skate boarders.
Working out daily is fun and refreshing. It makes you feel great, light and will make you fell active all day long. In addition, doing it in public places with the use of public outdoor fitness equipment can be more fun and energy efficient. In this way, you will not only be physically fit, but rather earth friendly as well. Why you can be an eco friendly with this public fitness equipment? Simply because it does not uses any electricity to function. What is nicer with that equipment is that, you can use it free of charge. It’s now time for you to go out have fun and be fit.
Be an eco-friendly sports person with the SuperGreen Boards Eco-friendly and sporty will never be a problem anymore with this new super green skateboard made of bamboo. It’s no doubt that using bamboo is super green, because it is the worlds fastest growing green plant that will take only 5 years for its stalk to mature and ready for use. In addition, it is also an excellent converter of CO, because of its ability to convert more than 8 times compared to trees. Aside from that, bamboo is also 17% harder than the standard Maple, which made it a huge advantage and an excellent material for making Long boards.
Olympics committees of today are becoming aware of green living and using of sustainable materials. In Vancouver, Canada, even the 2008 Summer Games is yet to start; the creation of the Village 2010 Winter Olympics has already been planned. Designed with the intent to meet the LEED standards, the village will be built with high sustainability. All the buildings will have a green roofs with solar panels, and rainwater will be harvested and will be used for the irrigation of the green roofs and landscape. There will also be an in-slab hydronic system will be used in heating and cooling the buildings.
Golf is a great outdoor sport for fun and enjoyment. With the distance every hole has, a golf cart is needed to travel from one whole to the other. In response to that, a new electric golf cart was created. It can be charged either through the rays of the sun or by plugging it in. It’s 72 photovoltaic cells attached to the roof that provide up to 33% more range between charges, makes it a lot different than a traditional electric cart. It has a 160-watt array that produces up to 3aph for its 48v rechargeable battery and runs up to 49 miles, which is equivalent to 10 rounds of golf.
Source : Hammacher Schlemmer
Every imagine to have replaceable shoe ? Well Solay is a concept modular running shoe with removable mid-sole where runners can easily swap whenever they need a new one, thus prolonging the life of the shoes by several months, and allowing the runners to train in shoes that have become comfortably broken-in. In the course of a training season, serious marathon and distance runners may have to replace their running shoes every 3 months, not because the soles wear out, but because the thick foam mid-sole inside the shoe gets compressed and loses its resiliency, compromising the critical support that the runner’s feet need.
The Eco Endurance Tee – is an environment friendly product from Eco Golf and is currently in the market for hundreds of golf courses worldwide. The Endurance Tee will let a wood tee survived by at least a ratio of 10 to 1. Because of the long lasting characteristic of the Endurance tee, tee box litter has been eliminated virtually.
The Eco endurance tee is manufactured with degradable materials that made the tee breakdown overtime. The tee’s current available sizes are 2 ¼, 2 ¾, 3 and 3 ¼, and colors available are natural, white and tan. The 3” version of the tee is not available for retail.
Source : EcoGolf
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