Switch Me Light…It’s a Trap!

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Switch Me is a light switch designed to make you think twice about your energy consumption. Do you REALLY want to turn that light on or not? Great for those who appreciate a little bit of humor and danger with their household appliances. Personally it would have no effect on me since I ...

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Solar Panels Disguised as Ivy

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Most people can agree that solar energy is a great green way to power your home or business. But unless solar panels are integrated into your building at the time the building is built, they can look pretty obtrusive and added on, particularly if you are in an older building. A Brooklyn based ...

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Best Buy’s Billboard Made of Recycled Electronics

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Best Buy has put up this really cool billboard in New York City’s Times Square promoting their recycling program where they will “e-cycle” many of your old electronic items you bring to the store. The great thing about the billboard, besides the green earth-friendly message, is that the letters on the ...

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sOccket Ball Generates Energy from Playing Soccer

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Energy. Kids seems to have an endless supply of it and adults are looking for it to power their devices for living. Those are not exactly the same types of energy but with an invention called the sOccket, one can be converted to the other. The device is a soccer ball (football) ...

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Self-Powered Compacting Trash Can

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Are you tired of taking out the trash? Sick of having to stick your hand or foot in your garbage pail to push the trash down to make more room? The Reduce 40-Liter/10.5-Gallon Compactor Trash Can is here to help. The trash can is specially designed to compact your trash as you ...

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The Flexy is an Eco-Friendly Cardboard Slinky

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Tired of feeling like you need to purchase carbon offsets to make up for your Slinky’s environmental cost of production? Yeah me too. Finally there’s a product that will make you feel good about the earth and walk down stairs like an elongated spring- it’s Flexy, a cardboard Slinky. Made of recycled, ...

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Grass Mouse is the Greenest Computer Peripheral Ever

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How green is your mouse? Not as green as this one! It’s covered in grass. Made by a Japanese artist Hanaoka (JP) who specializes in covering things with grass. From big things like cars to little things like a computer mouse. I don’t have much more information on this other than it’s ...

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Energy Generating Speed Bump

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A New Jersey Burger King has installed “MotionPower Energy Harvesters” or energy generating speed bumps. The idea is to transfer kinetic energy from the weight of the slow moving car to the speed bump. The bump (which is actually pretty flat) can generate 2,000 watts of electricity from a car moving at five ...

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