electric bikes

Greener Consumption: The on-the-go edition

Greener Consumption: The on-the-go edition

Yep, we’ve all got places to go. But that doesn’t mean you can’t keep the impact of those trips to a minimum with your choices in transportation and what you take with you.

Green tech finds: Mardi Gras beads and that new car smell

Green tech finds: Mardi Gras beads and that new car smell

Want to charge your e-bike with solar power? Find an iPod speaker as cool as the iBamboo that doesn’t break? Laugh at Donald Trump some more? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered.

Can you recycle Mardi Gras beads? If you celebrated the lead-up to Lent this week, you may have a ton of plastic beads on hand. While they generally can’t go in the recycling bin, a number of organizations in New Orleans are figuring out “catch and release” schemes for reusing these party favors. (via Earth 911 and @Bennuworld)

Green tech finds: Cool tech, cold tech

Green tech finds: Cool tech, cold tech

Just because we’re all trying to stay warm right now doesn’t mean that some techies aren’t thinking about cold – or at least cool. From climate-friendly freezers to arguments for space heating, we’ve got what’s cool – and what’s cold.

Electric Bicycle

Electric Bicycle

There are few things that we TreeHuggers can say without qualification or equivocation; the sustainable world tends to operate in many shades of green, but we can all agree on a few things. One of these is quite simple: the bicycle is the best mode of transportation. Faster than walking, cleaner than riding anything with…