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Hermes 66 Eco Yacht : Travels The Worlds Without Harming The Environment

Cruising on a yacht can never be as luxurious as any other holiday trips available. Being luxurious sometimes can harm the environment as luxury travelers normally use energy more than the usual. However, designer Ben Mazur will combine ecology and luxury with his one of a kind concept design called the Hermes 66 Eco Yacht. Made with the use of hemp fiber and linseed oil based resins, this eco-friendly yacht will be utilizing hydrofoil and aerofoil technologies in order for it to provide incomparable performance to its motor powered counterparts that. The technology used also allows the yacht to provide an extremely smooth ride and big thrills.

Hermes 66 Eco Yacht

Hermes 66 Eco Yacht

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Enso By Zack Stephanchick

Cruising over the calm seas has never been so relaxing if done with a luxurious and eco-friendly yacht like the Enso Catamaran by Zack Stephanchick. This catamaran allows everyone to be with the world while keeping the environment safe all the time. The 140” Wingsailed Enso Catamaran got an inspiration from Zen Buddhism and some other eastern philosophies. In addition to the eco-friendly features, the Enso Catamaran also has a spacious interior that will allow everyone to have a relaxing and luxurious cruising experience. With the enso’s clean lines and sleek outer finish, everybody will surely love to sail anytime.

Enso Catamaran

Enso Catamaran

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The P-Nut Concept Car From Honda

Unveiled at the 2009 LA autoshow, the Honda P-Nut concept car is an acronym for Personal-neo Urban Transport car that features a gas engine, hybrid engines, or a full electric powertrain in the future. The car has a three-seater design and has a futuristic look that some may love and for others to dislike. The compact design of the car made the Honda P-Nut an ideal car for urban living as it also has enough interior cabins for storage. With this design, owning a fashionable car while keeping the environment safe from harm has never been so easy. The P-Nut from Honda is just a mere addition to the green vehicle designs.

Honda P-Nut

Honda P-Nut

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Ontario’s Green License Plate

The government of Ontario, Canada has made a move to promote the use of green vehicle. Starting 2010, the government will already issue a green license plate to green vehicles such as plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles. The plate was chosen via an online poll that garnered over fifteen thousand votes. The plate further uses the color green and shows Ontario’s official flower, the trillium and will be issued starting 2010. Vehicles with green license plate will have the privilege to drive in car pool lanes until 2015. They will also be using the priority parking spots on selected locations even if there is only one person in the car.

Green License Plate

Green License Plate

Source: Ontario via Designboom

The Pangolin Backpack From Cyclus

Inspired by the animal known as he Pangoline, the Pangolin backpack has the design that resembles the razor sharp scales on the back part of the spiny pangolin. The backpack is made from recycled tire inner tubes from trucks and is handmade in columbia. Instead of a standard zipper enclosure, the Pangolin Backpack is designed in way that pieces retract with each other with three magnetic closures to keep the backpack closed. The backpack is extremely durable considering the tire innertube and the design gives the bag a unique and unusual look. The inner part of the bag are ample storage pouches for the user’s small items like pen.

Pangolin Backpack

Pangolin Backpack

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PUYL Air Pump And Bike Light By Kai Malte Roever

With the aim to help save the environment, more and more people are now using the bicycle as their means of transportation. While on the road, inevitable circumstances like flat tire are a normal situation. Since biking at night is possible, Kai Malte Roever has created the PUYL Air Pump and Bike Light. This simple yet, useful device does not only perform double purpose but does not require any battery as well. The bike light stores energy to its built-in rechargeable battery through the pumping action of the air pump. In addition, the bike light uses LED light thus conserve energy and save the environment.

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PUYL

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Living The Green Life Now Enters Africa

If you think that living the green will only be possible with green architecture, furniture, fashion, jewelries, and more, you are wrong. Afri Go Green will show you the real green living through their one of a kind sustainable and responsible tourism that features numerous green practices that will make each traveler’s stay in Africa a remarkable one whilst keeping the environment safe at the same time.

Visit Tanzania now and experience a green yet comfortable and luxurious stay on their many tranquil and hospitable guesthouses that will let your experience their ancient cultures yet modern accommodations.

Why they became green, you might ask. The team makes sure that part of their tourism income will go to those who owned the land and natural resources used for the tourism as well as those who have exerted their efforts in making their tourism a successful one.

The green feature of the group include a free workshop and seminars on environmental issues to their visitors, lunch boxes are served with reusable cutlery, plates, and cups included. Most importantly, Afri Go Green is a paper free office. Manuals are laminated to make sure that they will last for years.

Afri Go Green

Afri Go Green

EV Wireless Charging System From Nissan

The usage of electric vehicles nowadays has been increasing by numbers as more and more people are now aware of the environment. Using an electric vehicle is one of the most effective ways of saving the environment from pollution due to its zero emission technology. With the increase of electric vehicles, the demand for a charging station is also increasing, that is why Nissan has developed the wireless charging system for electric vehicles.

As a wireless charging station, you might think how it works. It is simple! From the primary power supply coil in the parking surface, the electric power is supplied via magnetic induction to a secondary coil on the vehicle.

Nissan EV Charger

Nissan EV Charger

Soliloquy Yacht From Callender Designs

Experience an extravagant cruise on a super yacht with less impact to the environment with the Soliloquy Yacht from Callender Designs. The Soliloquy yacht makes use the power of nature like the wind, solar, and hybrid marine power technology to run and power this sleek and classy super yacht. With the use of these sustainable power sources from nature, users of Soliloquy will enjoy numerous eco-friendly benefits like the reduced running cost and zero emission capability, compliance with green agenda, and more. What is more with this eco yacht is its cutting-edge design and rigid-wing technology that will make your cruising experience eco-friendly and luxurious.

Soliloquy Yacht

Soliloquy Yacht

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Zero CO2: The First Hydrogen Powered Yacht

Set to sail on March of 2010, Zero CO2 is the first eco-yacht in the world that is being powered by hydrogen fuel cells. This eco-yacht will also generate its fuel through its on-board renewable energy generating systems like the solar and wind harnessing systems. Through these systems, the yacht is able to generate hydrogen power in a green and eco-friendly way. These systems also power up the electronic systems this yacht houses. With the eco-features it has, the Zero CO2’s aim of creating clean way to commute across the seas without producing even a single carbon can be easily achievable.

Zero CO2 Yacht

Zero CO2 Yacht

Source: Zero Co2 via Ecofriend


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