A clever concept for a trash can would make sorting recyclables and compostables easy, maybe. It'd at least be a space-saving way to sort them.This design was created by Guisset Constance & Cid Grégory. The three
A concept device by designer Yasuhiro Akama would be pretty handy to have while walking in cities. It uses different colors of LED lights to alert users to the quality of the air they're breathing.The little clip-on gadgets
TreeHugger has pretty well gotten its fill of gifts for the year, but it's never too early to start looking forward to next year's festive holiday season. And we've already found what we want: the Indulgence Shower.
Its amazing the things we forget, or don’t know exist. Most people wouldn’t realize the effort and expense that goes into changing batteries in sensors on bridges that tell us the health of the structure.
In the prefab biz there is always the tradeoff between modular, where one has to ship a lot of air at great cost but it is delivered almost complete, and flatpack, where shipping is much cheaper because one can pack more units in a smaller space, but
Everyone dreams of a Jetson car. If a practical flying car became reality, overcoming friction and traffic jams could be part of the equation for a fuel-efficient future. Is it possible that a Skycar could be proven technology before the end of
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PCWorld has shown off the winners of the LG Japan Mobile Design Contest. Some of the designs are really innovative, and we thought it would be fun to take the brainstorming a step further and think about how environmental
In the market for $10,000 cash, an all-expense trip for two to NYC and the opportunity to pitch your ideas to Fortune 500 business leaders? Then you're in luck! This is your chance to take your "great idea" out from your moleskin journal (or, may
The UK's Guardian newspaper has caught our attention before with some stunning sustainability-oriented slideshows, including this challenge to Cute Overload. Their latest effort, in conjunction with TreeHugger favorites Inhabitat, is an impressive
With retail sales down and expected to continue plummeting, will buyers eschew green products in favor of less-expensive fare? Not if retailers expand their definition of "eco-friendly," said Andy Griffith, one-half of the team behind the
Argentinean architects Gustavo Dieguez and Lucas Gilardi took 18 wood boxes that were waste from the Brazilian automobile industry and transformed them into the Plug and Live System: a collection of modules to build
In a small town in Far West Texas, Clyde Curry has been busy refining and perfecting his papercrete mixture. Papercrete is mostly recycled paper and his new formula even gives an afterlife to styrofoam as well. Clyde mixes this waste into paste and