Eco Tech

How to Keep Plastics Out of the Ocean

You’re probably already aware that millions of tons of plastic …

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How Tech Giants Are Going Eco

After Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently announced his company would …

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5 Battery Trends That Represent a More Sustainable Future

When you think about the most eco-friendly items in your home, batteries might not be the first things that come to mind. Even if you have rechargeable batteries for your flashlight and some of your kids’ toys, you probably throw away a…

How the Cloud Is Going Green

You already know the many lauded benefits of the cloud — it saves paper, equipment and raw materials, while also providing employees and workplace teams an easier means to access important documents and files. But you may have also heard about how……

5 Smart Home Tech Trends That Can Save You Money

At first, you may not think technology is very eco-friendly, but emerging trends in smart home tech are looking to turn that around. Not only is home automation an effective way to reduce your home’s energy and resource usage, it can also cut down……

Survey: Americans Miss Out on Savings from Energy Hacks

Americans love a deal. There is a proliferation of websites that specialize in coupons of every kind, people camp out all night for big deals, and some sales have even become official holidays. But while we are focused on upfront savings on…

Composting Toilets: How Your Waste Becomes Black Gold

It was finally my turn. After standing under the blazing sun in the September heat, I opened the door to the port-a-potty. A blast of the most putrid, horrid smell hit me like a ton of bricks. And that experience is exactly what crossed my mind the…

11 Ways to Use Solar Energy Besides the Home

Solar panels can be installed on your home and save you thousands a year in energy. However, your house is not the only place they can be applied. You can save money and help preserve the environment by using solar panels in a number of…

Recycler Builds Electric Vehicle Out of Discards

Seeking a splashy way to display the impressive potential of trash, a recycling executive rescued a scrapyard sedan, rebuilt it as a recycled electric vehicle and equipped it with battery power from old laptops and other electronics discards. The…

A Cleaner Ride: 4 Tips for Financing Eco-Friendly Vehicles

Car ownership is, in many parts of the country, a necessary evil. You need one if you want to access local services, run errands or visit friends and family, but traditional vehicles are a threat to the environment. They power our massive appetite…