10 Solar Gadgets To Make your Friends Jealous


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Go Green’ is the buzz word these days with companies and innovative designers across the world coming up with the ideas of gadgets that are powered by solar energy. These solar powered devices are totally emission free and they operate using solar energy.

Here is the list of 10 interesting solar powered gadgets;

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Walmart Installs Solar Panels in 60 Additional California Locations


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Once the 60 additional Walmart stores receive solar panels, the company’s solar portfolio will total over 75 percent of its stores in California.

Walmart is taking part in the adoption of greener technologies throughout California by installing solar panels on its stores. It announced today that it will install solar panels on 60 more California stores.

“California presents a great opportunity for Walmart to make significant progress toward our sustainability goals by installing solar power on more than 130 store rooftops throughout the state,” said Kim Saylors-Laster, Walmart vice president of energy. “Walmart has reduced energy expenses by more than a million dollars through our solar program, allowing us to pass these savings on to our customers in the form of everyday low prices.”

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10 Solar-Powered Designs to Charge Your Life

From smartphones and e-readers to laptops and tablet computers, todays high-tech devices put a wealth of information and utility at our fingertips however it can be a real challenge to keep these power-hungry gadgets charged while youre on the go. Fortunately, solar technology has kept step with the pace of consumer tech and theres a great set of devices out there that will keep your gadgets charged with clean, green energy anywhere the sun shines. From solar iPhone cases and energy-generating photovoltaic trees to hi-fi audio systems powered by the sun, read on for 10 solar gadgets to charge your life!

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Clothes Made from Recycled Plastic Bottles?

Today people are starting to shop in a new frame of mind. No longer is our economy about buying more and having more, it is about being more and enjoying more. What this means is that people are being more careful with their money, striving to purchase things that will make their lives better, while also suiting their bank account and being as friendly to the environment as possible. Thus, a major shopping initiative has been born as people try to spend their green on green things.
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Certainly this trend has hit cleaning products as people seek products to clean their homes and offices which are environmentally friendly and safe for humans. The green trend has hit building and renovations as people look for renewable, sustainable and recyclable materials to build homes and other living spaces. And the green trend has even hit business and manufacturing, as companies employ sustainable business practices, focusing on production resources, energy conservation, and shipping impacts. But a relatively new area that has started to focus on being eco-friendly, a shopping niche that may surprise people, is eco-friendly clothing.

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5 Ways to Start Your Green Home Renovation


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For many homeowners the idea of renovating a house, especially in an energy-efficient manner, can be somewhat daunting. But don’t despair. Your home can be comfortable, livable, and green. Here are five simple tips to help you start your green home renovation.