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More Efficient Clothes Dryers Could Save $4 Billion in Energy Each Year

One incredibly common household appliance, the electric clothes dryer, is responsible for a whopping 2% of electricity consumption in the US, often consuming as much as the refrigerator, washing machine, and dishwasher combined. And while many other appliances have received much more attention, and therefore benefited from advanced energy efficiency technologies, electric clothes dryers have […]

June 12th

Upcycled Soda Can Watch Has Social Component

Designing products that incorporate upcycled components is a great way to reduce waste and raw material demands, and when combined with a social mission, can be the core of a great model for eco and social entrepreneurs. That’s what Alchemist Creations is doing, and their previous products, the Can Carry series, is a really neat […]

June 10th

Is This the World’s Fastest Solar Charger?

It’s really exciting to see the advancements being made in solar power over the last few years, especially in the small scale and personal solar charger industry, as they seem to keep getting smaller, more efficient, and more affordable. But how small can solar chargers go, while still being powerful enough to handle our mobile […]

May 12th

Recyclebank Launches Sustainable Products Marketplace

Recyclebank, the company that rewards smarter, everyday choices that lead to a more sustainable future, is now making the process of choosing sustainable products even easier, with the launch of their online marketplace, which features a carefully curated selection of products that live up to socially and environmentally conscious standards. The new marketplace, One Twine, […]

April 25th

Upcycled Billboards Become One-of-a-Kind Bags at Rareform

If you’ve been searching for a more sustainable backpack, duffle bag, or tote bag, and one that’s truly unique, these one-of-a-kind bags made from upcycled billboards could be just what you’re looking for. Rareform takes billboard material, which is made from heavy duty, water-proof, and mildew proof vinyl, and hand cuts and stitches them into […]

April 17th