Category: <span>Technology</span>

Sustainable Community Transportation – Now and In The Future

Sustainable Community Transportation – Now and In The Future

We live in a world constantly on the move, in seven billion different ways. Our daily errand-running, workday commutes, and vacation travels sometimes put us at odds with our surroundings.  There’s traffic to worry about, which raises our stress levels, the rising gas prices, and insurance prices, that cost you a fortune. The impact of...

New Generation Nissan LEAF, One of the World’s Cheapest Electric Vehicles, Heads to Australia

New Generation Nissan LEAF, One of the World’s Cheapest Electric Vehicles, Heads to Australia

Sydney, Australia: The second generation all-electric Nissan LEAF was launched in Sydney on October 4 heralding Australia’s new era of mass electrification. Nissan has sold 360,000 units, making the LEAF the world’s best-selling and most popular electric vehicle (EV). However, Australian EV sales have been sluggish compared to United States and Europe given the lack of funding...

Electric Cars: How Much They Really Cost (the Environment)

Electric Cars: How Much They Really Cost (the Environment)

Green cars. Eco-conscious consumers are loving thee, but how much do thy really cost? Let us count thy ways… This piece started as a look into the purchase costs of green cars. As eco-conscious consumers, we are looking at our gas-guzzling old cars and considering replacing them with spanking new electric-powered vehicles (EVs) that are...

8 Free Mobile Apps To Help You Recycle

8 Free Mobile Apps To Help You Recycle

Recycling is a simple way that everyone can reduce their overall impact on the environment. It helps to reduce demand for virgin materials and involves making use of what is already in existence. However, recycling can also be a complex activity particularly when we get past commonly known recyclables such as plastic bottles, glass jars, aluminium cans...

adidas x Parley For The Oceans: Eco-Friendly Runners That Make Ocean Plastic Trendy

adidas x Parley For The Oceans: Eco-Friendly Runners That Make Ocean Plastic Trendy

An estimated eight million metric tons of plastic waste makes its way into our oceans each year, threatening marine habitat, being consumed by fish and marine species (and killing them in the process), as well as entering the food chain. Parley for the Oceans, an oceans advocacy group, believes that environmental change is possible through...

The Good Solar Guide Australia: Lower Your Energy Bills in 7 Steps

The Good Solar Guide Australia: Lower Your Energy Bills in 7 Steps

According to Australian Energy Market Commission’s 2017 Residential Electricity Price Trends report, energy bills for Australian households rose by 10.8 percent between 2016 and 2017. With electricity costs rising and climate change dominating political discussions, people are taking matters into their own hands. Motivated by energy independence, self-sufficiency and concern for the environment, an increasing...

SportsArt’s Eco-Friendly Fitness Equipment Turns Human Energy Into Electricity

SportsArt’s Eco-Friendly Fitness Equipment Turns Human Energy Into Electricity

No industry is immune from the influence of sustainability, including the sports and fitness industries. While apparel brands such as Adidas and Nike attract the largest share of attention for innovative use of sustainable materials and implementing sustainability practices, gym studios and fitness equipment manufacturers are taking sustainability to a whole new level – turning human...