Browsing articles tagged with " saving the environment"

Bamboo Stirrers: Refreshingly Stylish And Eco-friendly

We have seen so many eco-friendly designs from designers who want to do their part in saving the environment. With sustainable sources, the use of Bamboo is now becoming popular and the Bamboo Stirrers by Chinese manufacturers Bambu. As its name suggests, the stirrers are made of Bamboo. Another added green feature of the stirrers is it being handmade. The stirrers are approximately at 8” long and thus it can be used comfortable to stirrup your juice and other beverages in tall glasses. Available in a set of two, you and your partner can now easily enjoy a sustainable drink together.

Bamboo Stirrer

Bamboo Stirrer

Source: Branch

Bike Hanger: Save The Environment While Saving Lot Of Space

Biking is already enough to proof that we have done a part in saving the environment. Storing our bikes in a responsible way is definitely way beyond and is truly admirable. The Bike Hanger by Manifesto Architecture is a bike storage design that will be installed in building walls in Seoul. As the name suggests, the Bike Hanger will hold your bikes hanging and has the ability to hold 20 to 36 bicycles. This design is shortlisted for Seoul International Design Competition: Design for All as well as for Seoul Cycle Design Competition 2010. Other green features that this design has is the use of recycled materials like the recycled plastic for its canopy.

Bike Hanger

Bike Hanger

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S Fahmi Yusoff: Your Dependable Partner In Saving The Environment

Because of climate change, many of us have noticed the abnormalities of our environment particularly the climate and of course the extreme hot weather experienced by people in some part of the globe. Good thing there is Fahmi Yusoff that will surely be our dependable partner in saving the environment.

The Product Description:
With current economic scenario and climate change issues, Bizarreka Design introduced the new design for street kiosk – The EcoKiosk.

This is the new ‘green approached’ design and solution by using and applying the current green technology and method into this kiosk.

The Ecokiosk would become the most cost effective street kiosk for operating SME business and can generate a good revenue for the operators’ business and yet would benefit the world on preventing the current climate change and green issues.

Ecokiosk

Ecokiosk

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Net Lima: The Philippines’ First Green Building Project

Green architecture is now everywhere, which is a mere indication that saving the environment is getting the attention of the world. In the Philippines, one of the countries in South East Asia, Chad Oppenheim is selected to design the country’s first green building. Built under the country’s own green building rating system called BERDE or the Building for Ecologically Responsive Design Excellence, the Net Lima is just one of the three towers that are under construction at the Net Metropolis. The building features a façade that serves as sunshade and glass curtain that minimizes solar heat gain. On the other hand, the façade also gives the building occupants to optimize natural light, thus minimizing the use of electricity during daytime.

Net Limit

Net Limit

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Eco-office Buildings: For You To Energy And The Earth

Energy saving building structures are getting popular these days. It brings various benefits to its users or occupants as well as the environment, and of course, if you are recycling or repurposing an old structure, you also have given a new life to an old or abandoned structure. The Energy Portable Buildings by Elliott is designed with understanding on the current global implications in mind. The Eco-office buildings are just a few of the portable buildings that Elliott is constructing. Each of the building has different eco-friendly features and this include the fully insulated floor, ceiling, and walls. In addition, each of the eco-office building has double glazed windows, thus there will be no way for the heating or cooling system to escape. Other than the mentioned features, the eco-buildings also have T5 lighting with PIR sensors, heating with PIR and timers, and an energy performance rating of B. With these structures, business entities will get to able to save energy while help saving the environment as well.

Eco-office

Eco-office

Source: Elliott

Never Wasted: Lee’s Way Of Saving The Environment

We already have heard about a clothing packaging design that can be recycled and used as a hanger. This time around, it is Lee’s turn of showing how they care for the environment. Through the Never Wasted packaging design of LEE, a known clothing brand, consumers do not have the chance of putting the packaging in the trash. The Never Wasted can be your stylish “Do No Disturb” door knob signage, desk calendar, bookmark, fun mask, credit card or ID card holder, snake and ladder game board, pencil holder, and more. Each part of the Never Wasted has its own purpose, thus you never have to trash even a single part of the packaging. Even the handle can be your shoelaces, pretty amazing. -via

Never Wasted

Never Wasted

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Bottle Service: A Recycled Material Made Pavillion

Designed as a proposal for the MoMA and MoMa PS1 young architects program, the bottle service pavollion was designed. This one of a kind architecture was built from recycled and recyclable materials. All of the bottles used in building the bottle services are flattened and coated with a reflective silver coating, making the pavilion looks as if was made by first hand materials. When with architectural proposals and projects will be put into fruition, landfills will definitely be minimized dramatically. As a result, there will be less environmental impact and the environment will definitely healed soon. In my own opinion, this will happen very soon, as more and more people are now aware of the global warming and are taking their very own steps in saving the environment.

Bottle Services

Bottle Services

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Amonix: A Solar Panel That Double The Energy At A Half Price

We all know that solar panels is a great way to save huge amount of money for our energy use because of its ability to produce electricity after collecting solar energy. The new solar panel form NREL will definitely roll your eyes as it doubles the energy it can produce while cutting down the cost into half. With the help of the concentrated photovoltaic or CPV generator, the Amonix is definitely the most sustainable solar panel at the very moment. If people will never get tired of developing eco-friendly and sustainable product, saving the environment will be as easy as a snap.

Amonix

Amonix

Source: NREL via Inhabitat

Wine Barrel Staves Made Lamps: Saving The Earth Made Easy

It is so hard to convince a person to help save the earth. I guess, only 1 to 2 percent of those who are approached are willing to do their share in saving the environment. However, with the creation of an elegant lamp handcrafted and made from reclaimed French Oak win barrel staves, saving the earth can never be as easy and elegant as before. Each of the lamp has an appealing external look appearance. Wait for nighttime to come and you definitely will be amazed with the elegant illumination it provides. I assume, this one unique lamp will be ideal for both indoor and outdoor use.

Wine Barrel Staves Lamp

Wine Barrel Staves Lamp

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The Ten Million Solar Roof Initiative: Will Save Energy Usage By 2020

With the vast call to help save the environment, many are now aware of it and are doing their part in saving the environment. These moves include recycling, using zero emission cars, and the most common for business entities, the installation of solar panels. The Ten Million Solar Roof Initiative is proposed by Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont but unluckily was stalled due to lack of support. However, if this proposal will get into fruition, US household will definitely have a decrease in energy cost of about 75 percent, which is a huge savings already. This initiative will not only save the environment but the people from high electricity cost as well.

Ten Million Solar Roof Initiative

Ten Million Solar Roof Initiative

Source: Solar Roof Initiative via Inhabitat


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