As we all know wooden shipping pallets are usually been thrown away after each use or when it started to rip off. Good thing Studio Mama had thought of some ways in recycling these used wooden shipping pallets into a useful chair. The chair’s design may look less attractive, however, knowing that it is made of used shipping pallets, you will start to love it. I guess the designed is perfect for those who loves to just simply relax and unwind while having their favorite drink or paper to read. But for other purposes aside from the what I have mentioned, I find it less preferable.
As gas prices continues to soar high, it is a good thing that somebody’s thingking of goos alternatives on vehicles that needs gas. One great example is the creation of the Cityspeed by industrial designer Michael Young. Created for Taiwanese bicycle manufacturer Giant, the Cityspeed is perfect for people in an urban area with the love of saving from gas and the nature as well. With LED headlights and tail lights integrated into the frame, this bicycle is simply good enough for daily use and even at during at night. With its official launch in Tokyo this October, I’m sure this will be another big success for Young and the Giant.
With the use of eco2 recycled cotton, recycled soft drink bottles, or PET bottles, the Bella Bed form manufacturer Bella Creature Comforts is definitely a good bed for your pets. The recycled cotton fiber outside and the PET in the inner part will surely provide the warmth that your pet is needing. This eco friendly bed is shaped to to fit your pet’s body giving the most comfortable sleep that they need. Show your pets that you love them by having this cozy and stylish coil shaped Bella Beds. Available in colors brown and blue, the Bella Bed has small, medium, large, and double XL sizes with prices starting at only $79.99. [Click here for more details about Bella Pet Beds]
We were amazed hearing this recyclable USB drive available in the market today. The EarthDrive is a flash memory drive that allows each users the ability to maximize their ability to recycle and help save the earth. The physical appearance of the EarthDrive is very fashionable and attractive. In addition to that, the product is easy to use. The EarthDrive has a unique and exclusive ATP feature and is a waterproof, dustproof, shockproof and ESD (electro-static-discharge) proof. Using the EarthDrive makes you an eco-friendly, fashionable and tech gadget enthusiast at the same time. We cannot wait to own one of the EarthDrive available in the market.
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Discover the smallest solar powered car ever created. The mini solar racers has a solar panel that is responsible of collecting sunrays and transform it into electricity that turns the car’s motor and wheels on. The car is not advisable for children below three years old because of its small parts. The concept of the mini solar racer car is nice; however, I do not find it attractive enough as a toy for my kids. I consider it a toy for the big boys. But Still, it is nice to hear that manufacturers are now getting more concern to our environment.
Another concept of an eco friendly car is now about to hit the road. Some thinks it would be impossible to come into reality however many are excited to see it coming. Aside from in futuristic evolution of design, the Peugeot Shoo also has a solar roof to collect sun rays converting it into a useful energy for the car’s use making it an eco-friendly one. With the features mentioned above, who would ever want to ignore it once starting to hit the road? The look alone is hard to ignore, what more if people will know that it is a zero-emission car.
Nature lovers such as the mountain climbers, hikers and more normally use tents. They use tents not only for their temporary shelter but also they used it as mats, bags, covers and even coats. However, none of them is using a tent made of recycled materials. This is what the manufacturers Nemo and Big Agnes are introducing in the spring of 2009. With Nemo, they will introduce their 2-person OZ – a three-season tent made of recycled materials and is freestanding. On the other hand, The Salt Creek from Big Agnes is another two and three person tent made from recycled materials.
I am so happy to hear with the new passed bill aiming for the safety of little ones. The safe toy bill requires toy manufacturers to eliminate LED contents in toys for kids below 12 years old. With this bill, I will now be confident enough to buy any toys for my toddlers. There will be no more worries about them eating or biting on their toys when playing. I just hope that all of the toy manufacturers will be responsible enough to comply with this bill for the safety of my and our kids. Thanks to this bill, because millions of kids all over are now safe. [Click here for more details about Alligator Pull Toy]
Energy will never be a problem anymore with the new Sun Table. Place the sun table outside during the day to have it charged, and use it during the night. Perfect for your laptops, cellphones, lights, radios, water purifiers and more. You do not have to worry about the table in different weather condition because, it s designed for weather-resistant and ease of use, and all the electronics are designed for outdoor use. The table is designed for sustainability. Aside from that, it is also is a non-polluting source of energy and can be disassembled for recycling. A charged battery of the table is capable to power a laptop of more than four hours.
It’s a big investment of change for IKEA, when they announced their plan of investing $77 million for their GreenTech energy fund for their goal of producing solar panels, efficiency meters, and energy efficient lightning. IKEA may spend a large amount of money however; the contribution they can bring to the society is priceless. They bring a permanent solution to our nature’s problem in gas emission. Its so overwhelming to hear that mostly of the people today are very much aware of the situation that we are currently experiencing and almost all of us are now cooperating in fighting it. Let us all support projects as what IKEA had.
As far as big-box retailers go, it’s hard to dispute the sphere of influence that IKEA casts over the world market. Striking a golden balance between quality and affordability has allowed the furniture giant to build an extensive network of 270 stores in 35 countries, attracting half a billion customers every year. IKEA’s recent investment is exciting because it stands to mobilize these massive distribution channels towards the proliferation of green technology.
IKEA’s GreenTech fund was established eight months ago and is looking to invest in up to ten startups over the next five years. These investments will focus in five key areas: solar panels, alternative light sources, product materials, energy efficiency, and water saving and purification. IKEA hopes to bring its first wave of green tech products to market within three to four years.
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