The BigBelly Solar Trash Compactor looks like a regular street-side garbage can but uses solar energy to five times as much trash, reducing the carbon emissions associated with municipal garbage collection.
EarthTechling, a growing online consumer publication focused on green technology, thanks its readers for a wonderful 2009 and looks forward to a great 2010 and beyond.
A 100-foot wind turbine has been hoisted up at Vermont’s Burlington International Airport, providing both renewable energy and a sight to see for planes on final approach.
The Keystone Eco Tag does double duty as a portable solar charger and luggage tag – just in case you have that itch to get a pretty useless dual function device.
By combining its new double-sided solar panels with a reflective roof membrane that provides 89% solar radiation reflectivity, Sanyo Canada Inc. and partners hope to increase environmental benefits by combining complementary technologies.
Consumer electronics manufacturer Panasonic, fresh off a merger with former rival Sanyo, is putting forth the idea of a home-based lithium-ion storage cell for electronics energy usage.
The World Wildlife Federation has recently chosen the Solvatten solar water purifier as a product with the potential to take a serious bite out of global warming.