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Articles from October 2012
If you want to drink a beer you grab a chilled one and enjoy - but if you are out and about, maybe on a boat or a camping trip ...
With the eastern United States suffering the full effects of ‘Frankenstorm’ Sandy millions will be facing days without power. So with a thought for all those suffering we bring you another ...
How would you like to impact the environment by reducing harmful emissions just by pulling on your jeans? Fashion and science have combined to achieve this very goal. Artist and designer ...
Over the last few months we have posted about many gadgets that can supply power in remote areas or disaster zones, today we bring you something more than a gadget ...
We’ve all been there, used the nose test for our clothes. We’ve rolled out of bed, looked round for the first thing to put on, picked up yesterdays t-shirt, given ...
Water saving is important ecologically and reducing the amount of hot water we use is an important step towards energy saving. The UK’s Energy Saving Trust stated that ‘The largest ...
Inventor and innovator Trevor Baylis invented the wind up radio in 1989 after hearing about the importance of radio broadcasts providing education and information about AIDS in Africa. He has been ...
When you get to a service station to fill up your car you may also need air and water - that could soon take on a new meaning in gas ...
We often post about energy saving or eco gadgets that are primarily designed for use in the wild, camping or in emergency situations, and today we have another unique product ...
Looking more like something that should be circulating Le Mans, but this is not a high performance racing machine just a lawnmower and an ideal 'man's toy!' To be fair it ...
We are interested in environmental issues on this blog - not just energy saving, so today we thought we would post about saving water. Using a shower is far better than ...
A major concern for potential owners of electric vehicles is running out of energy and the nearest charging point still being a few miles away - or we guess even ...
As the autumnal weather creeps across the northern hemisphere heating is switched back on and the energy bills will rise - we need the heat but can we still save ...
The Solar Power Plunge - Taking the First Step Is Easier Than You Think Contrary to how it looks at first glance, taking the first step towards powering your home, school, ...
Look around your house and we bet somewhere, unless you are uber efficient - or some would say anally retentive, you will have a perfectly good clock stuck in time ...
A couple of posts ago we highlighted the advantages of using natural laundry drying, hanging out the washing in the air and sun, or even the rain with the Rotaire ...
Let’s get a little more serious today and think about energy saving and estimating what the cost savings could be particularly for businesses. It can be easy to make a ...
Many people install a wood burning stove as a supplement to their heating, saving energy through using an efficient, although basic form of heating - wood burning. A wood burning stove ...
One of the best ways to save energy is to dry your washing out of doors on a washing line. Consider the energy saving potential of natural clothes drying, using a ...
You wake up, you need a drink but its dark, you reach for the cup beside your bed and knock it over. It’s happened to all of us at some ...
If you live in the more temperate climes, where the intensity of the sun is a little inconsistent you may feel that solar energy doesn’t offer you enough energy or ...
To all you ladies out there, your purses or hand bags are a mystery to men - whether cavernous or tiny they always contain a cornucopia of stuff, and a ...
If we mention solar energy to you, in your mind an image pops up of a flat panel - whether it be an array across a roof or a field ...
When the new iPhone 5 was launched on September 21, 5 million units were sold within three days in the five countries in which it was available. It is expected ...