Posts tagged: Shopping

Airplane Fuel From…Straw?

It sounds like an unlikely source of fuel for the airplanes of the future, but scientists in France are working on creating hydro-processed oils derived from… wait for it straw! Courtesy: todaysgreenminute.com Tweet

How Schools Can Start a Green Initiative

Guest Post There are many schools looking to go green and start the green initiative as a way of doing something positive for the environment while also teaching the children that attend the school the actual importance behind protecting the environment from pollution, toxic chemicals, and some harmful gases that are released into the air. […]

Mr. Green Jeans

Blue jeans have become a fashion staple all around the world, but the manufacture of denim has also given the world a big environmental hit. Help may be on the way because there’s now a new generation of dyes that eliminate huge amounts of waste and energy… and a surprising amount of water! Courtesy: todaysgreenminute.com […]

Portable Solar Power for Bicycle Touring

An avid bicycle tourer and blogger sent us in this blog post of his solar charging setup and includes bit of a product review to boot. He uses a PowerFilm 50 Watt foldable panel connected to our V60 Universal Laptop Battery to charge his MacBook, Canon 60D, 2 hard drives, a laptop, an ipod, and […]

Green Holiday – Parties & Entertaining

This is the most party packed time of the year! Lots of food, drinking and tons of waste going on. So however you choose to celebrate, do your best to be nice to the earth while you’re at it! Here are just a few tips to help you green your holiday celebrations! Eco Invites – […]