Environmental

11.08.12
Urine-powered generator produces six hours of electricity per bathroom break
11.08.12

Urine-powered generator produces six hours of electricity per bathroom break

We've all heard the expression "haste makes waste," but how about waste making energy? At the four...

By M. Hearn,   11.08.12
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08.14.12
Researchers create super-efficient microbial fuel cell, dream of selling excess electricity
08.14.12

Researchers create super-efficient microbial fuel cell, dream of selling excess electricity

Recycling wastewater to generate energy has turned up noses before, but researchers at Oregon Stat...

By A. Santos,   08.14.12
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07.13.12
Bob Mansfield: 'all eligible Apple products are back on EPEAT'
07.13.12

Bob Mansfield: 'all eligible Apple products are back on EPEAT'

Here's something you don't want happening when you're trying to wrap up a career, plan a jaunt to...

By D. Murph,   07.13.12
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06.29.12
Scientists develop flush-efficient toilet system that can turn waste into energy, sort before it recycles
06.29.12

Scientists develop flush-efficient toilet system that can turn waste into energy, sort before it recycles

Scientists from Singapore's Nanyang Technological University aren't keen on being wasteful -- that...

By A. Santos,   06.29.12
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05.09.12
Microsoft puts a price on carbon, says its footprint will be neutral by July
05.09.12

Microsoft puts a price on carbon, says its footprint will be neutral by July

We've seen quite a few tech companies boast about their environmental efforts in recent years, and...

By D. Melanson,   05.09.12
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03.21.12
Nissan Leaf to get minor range boost, prove Moore's Law doesn't apply to EVs
03.21.12

Nissan Leaf to get minor range boost, prove Moore's Law doesn't apply to EVs

Fifteen months and 10,000 American sales later, Nissan is preparing a 2013 overhaul of its Leaf EV....

By S. Sakr,   03.21.12
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02.21.12
Apple OKs independent environmental audits of suppliers
02.21.12

Apple OKs independent environmental audits of suppliers

Just yesterday, we reported on Apple's move to renewable energy at the Maiden, North Carolina data...

By S. Sande,   02.21.12
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02.05.12
Inhabitat's Week in Green: electric taxis, paper robots and a cathedral of 55,000 LEDs
02.05.12

Inhabitat's Week in Green: electric taxis, paper robots and a cathedral of 55,000 LEDs

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean t...

By Inhabitat,   02.05.12
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01.11.12
Powerskin's SolarCharge still believes in the sun
01.11.12

Powerskin's SolarCharge still believes in the sun

Remember when Nokia poo-poohed the idea of solar charging as a viable way to keep a smartphone...

By D. Cooper,   01.11.12
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