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Living Pots: the perfect solution for the green urban gardener

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With a minimal number of parts that are super easy to assemble, the Hakan Gürsu’s Living Pots are a great idea for people who want to plant their own flowers or even mushrooms without having to dispense a lot of space. It’s the perfect planter for the city gardener! And the Living Pots better feature is [...]

The basic rules to make your apartment more “green”

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We’re not talking about painting your apartment, of course! We’re talking about being more environmentally friendly and adopting a batch of simple eco rules. First thing to do: recycle, recycle and recycle a little bit more. Separate your garbage and don’t use the “but my building doesn’t have recycling services” excuse. Ask your landlord for a recycling [...]

Catch the power of the sun at home and take it anywhere with the Window Socket

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What a nice idea! This Window Socket allows its users to enjoy the benefits of solar energy without having to spend a lot of cash in huge panels. It’s a great direct solution to use the power of the sun and all you need to do is place the plug-in in the right spot. Besides, [...]

Stratus Water Filtration System by Zuvo Water

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Today Zuvo Water introduces the Stratus water filtration system to the crowd funding site Indiegogo. Unlike most water filter systems on the market, the Zuvo will be able to feedback information to your smartphone with stats about: the remaining life of the filter the amount of contaminants removed daily rate of water consumption The app also [...]

Gorgeous, Green Water Filter by Soma

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Water filter jugs are commonplace in most households nowadays, with the best known brand being Brita. Over the years, brands have redesigned these jugs to make them more appealing, slimmer, convenient yet there’s still something about them that makes them look clunky and rather ugly still. Soma, a design collective based in San Francisco have [...]

6 Products For Your Home That Can Cut Your Energy Bill

It’s getting cold again and energy bills are starting to rise. So this awesome video will be really useful to help you to make sure you don’t get stung by your energy supplier. The key points of the video: 1. Provide an energy audit of your house/apartment 2. Use a programmable thermostat 3. Use LED [...]

22 Ways to Reuse Old Beer/Wine/Spirits Bottles

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After a long weekend you are left to nurse a hangover but you also have the problem of all the empty booze bottles. Luckily the team at Buzzfeed have tracked down 22 simple ways to reuse your old bottles into something useful for your apartment. Who knows? Maybe the time taken to craft these masterpieces [...]

Convert Your Broken XBOX Into An Indoor Planter

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There are so many people I know who have chucked their old XBOX’s away once broken, I just wish I came across this clever DIY article earlier. It shows you step by step how to convert your unwanted XBOX into an indoor planter Not only is this a brilliant, green way of reusing an XBOX [...]

Eco-Charge – The Ecofriendly Portable Charger

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I came across this brilliant device named the Eco-Charge, designed by Ardavan Mirhosseini - the Eco-Charge is a small, portable charger developed to give your mobile devices a quick boost by innovatively recycling heat produced by heaters, cook-ware and any other heat producing object using its thermoelectric generator modules. As this eco-friendly charger has a flexible magnetic [...]