Leaky Sinks, Green Goods, and Bamboo Laptops: Web Round-Up

The Budget Ecoist links you to the best eco buzz from around the web: — Green Daily lets us in on the little-known but logical fact that leaky sinks waste a lot of water in the long run. Berkeley, CA is instituting a program to catch leaks all across the city. Engineers are set to […]

Solar Sunrooves: Green News

Treehugger.com mentioned this neat innovation, and we pounced. Sunrise Solar recently introduced the creation of a solar sunroof for cars. The sunroof will create energy to charge the car’s battery, plus help keep the car cool when parked in warm weather and keep it warm in cold weather. Instead of having sun-soaked leather seats when […]

Recycled, Handmade Envelopes: Go Green

We mourn the loss of the handwritten letter when when we open our mailbox eagerly every day, only to see bills and advertisements. That’s why we cooed over these recycled envelopes ($10) when we came across them on Etsy. These clever creations come in handy when you’re sending out a thank you note, a greeting […]

Tree Free Journals: Recycle This

Even though most of us journal, email, and do everything else on a computer screen these days instead of paper; there is still something special about taking out your beautifully bound notebook and quill and going to literary town. Sadly, some trees died for our right to write and that makes us a little less […]

Share-a-Bike: Go Green

Our friends at TreeHugger ran a story this week that warms the cockles of our urban-hardened heart. Last week Washington D.C. implemented the high-tech Smart Bike program for people who have already figured out it’s cheaper and more responsible to leave the car at home. For one dollar more than a 7-day Metrorail pass, you […]

Motion-Powered Phone Charger: Go Green

We’ve all heard about solar , wind and water energy, but have you ever heard of motion creating enough electricity to charge a phone? Well, now you have — M2E (motion to energy–not very creative) Power is a company that formed last year to reach this milestone in green energy, and they’ve done it, according […]

Solar Powered Bus Shelters: Green News

Instead of wasting electricity on bus shelter ads, Miami has agreed to let a company called Fuel Miami to install 600 solar-powered bus shelters. Since advertisements aren’t going away anytime soon, powering their lights with solar energy is an excellent idea. Miami gets bus shelters for free, while Fuel Miami advertises without the cost of […]