Weary of Monsanto corn? Want to avoid GMO potatoes? There’s an app for that. Last month saw the launch of Buycott – a phone app that scans items in your grocery cart for any sign of products with ties to corporate values or business practices you wish not to support [...]
When it comes to green technology, solar power, wind power and other technologies often steal the spotlight. However,...
If you’ve not seen an increase in your energy bills over the past couple of years you must be one of the lucky...
Going green with your family requires that you tackle many different fronts on a daily basis. You must consider your...
The North American power grid is the culmination of all of the regional power networks transporting electricity from generating plants to end users. With increasing demands for transmission over longer distances since grid deregulation in 1992, the old infrastructure is failing. One solution to more frequent power outages and delays [...]Read more ›
It’s not uncommon to find yourself with a drained mobile phone battery. And if your life and occupation rely on being connected through your phone, it can be more than an inconvenience when you’re away from a power outlet. Luckily, the continuous development of solar technology allows for products like [...]Read more ›
You’d imagine that making goods and services more easily available and quicker to access would involve more people, effort and resources. Not necessarily. The world of the self-service kiosks has really come to the forefront with the technological advances of the last 5-10 years. We talk to Julian Rooney of [...]Read more ›
Everybody wants to save the planet. You’ve been working hard to reduce your energy consumption. You’ve probably even switched all of your lamps over to LED light bulbs. But you can’t shake that nagging feeling that you could do more. What else can you do? Downsize Instead of a large house [...]Read more ›
With the haze of a recycling phenomenon spreading through the western world; do we really know what happens to our washed out bottles and jars? How exactly are our old clothes used? What happens to those old mobile phones? Once the trash has passed from our hands we lose interest [...]Read more ›
Living green isn’t as hard as it might seem. It comes in the little things; recycling your newspapers, taking reusable sacks to the grocery store or just making sure all the lights are turned off in your house before you leave. Making small changes to the way you live will [...]Read more ›