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Changers Solar Charger kit offers rewards to sun-capturing members

This brand new project offers users a solar power module, a portable solar battery for charging electronics, and a rewards program for converting energy.
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Japanese toilet maker Toto unveils motorcycle powered by poop

To highlight a green initiative being undertaken by Japanese toilet maker Toto, the company has unveiled a motorcycle powered by human waste. Could this be a vision of the future? No, probably not.
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Google uses a heap of power, says it’s green

Despite its size, the company is more efficient and cleaner than ever.

iBamboo speaker amplifies iPhone 4 sound with eco-friendly bamboo dock

This eco-friendly speaker uses a natural cut of bamboo to amplify the sound from your iPhone 4's speakers with no electricity at all.

Data centers are using far less energy than the EPA expected

A study from Stanford University shows that facilities are using less electricity than expected, though are still using a significant amount.

2011 Chevy Cruze Eco Review

The 2011 Chevy Cruze Eco will charm frugal fuel sippers with impressive highway fuel economy and a price thousands of dollars less than the cheapest hybrid.

Spring cleaning for your computer and gadgets

Give yourself a fresh digital slate this year with our spring cleaning tips for your computer and gadgets.

Earth Day meets iPad with these eco-friendly cases

Add a little earth-friendly style to your iPad or iPad 2 with some of our favorite sustainably-made cases and sleeves.

Little Green Tree relieves shipping guilt with carbon offsets

Little Green Tree offers online shoppers a chance to green up their acts with carbon offsets directly tied to the emissions generated by zipping purchases across the globe.
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NASA unveils weird airplane concepts for 2025

NASA has released renderings of three concept aircraft that could hit the skies in 2025. The goal is to build a plane that is greener and quieter, but still has decent speed, range, and storage capacity.
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New map outlines massive reforestation plan that could restore forests the size of Russia

A collection of scientists is claiming that 1.5 billion hectares of land—or roughly the size of Russia—could be reforested with a combined effort.