Tag: eco-friendly

New Ecowasbal Nearly Eliminates The Need For Detergent

New Ecowasbal Nearly Eliminates The Need For Detergent
Are you tired of spending money on detergent?  Do you feel terrible when you throw those plastic bottles away and help them to end up in our world’s landfills?  The Ecowasbal is for you! This eco-friendly gadget nearly eliminates the need for detergent! Here’s how detergent works: it cleans your clothes by softening the water.... Read more »

Sprout Eco-Friendly Watches

Sprout Eco-Friendly Watches
The Sprout Eco-Friendly Watches are great for those Chicagoans who want to be sure that their wear is good for the earth, and that it wasn’t made with processes harmful to our environment.  These geeky eco-friendly watches are considered to be “80% eco-friendly.”  This means that the majority of the materials used in this watch... Read more »

Log Pillow Lets You Sleep Like A Log, On A Log

Log Pillow Lets You Sleep Like A Log, On A Log
The Log Pillow is a pleasing sight, indeed.  Gone are the days when people sleep on un-cultured pillows that don’t represent their level of ec0-friendliness, come are the days when we start sleeping like logs, on top of logs.  This geeky pillow is super soft, and great for anybody who is a tree lover and... Read more »
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Ovetto Recycling Bin Makes Being Eco-Friendly Easier

Ovetto Recycling Bin Makes Being Eco-Friendly Easier
The Ovetto Recycling Bin, designed by Gianluca Soldi, is more than just a trash can that looks like a Yoshi egg.  It’s a recycling bin.  This particular recycling bin is also anywhere from 40-70% recycled plastic, making it eco-friendly in itself.  But, it’s true use is to help you recycle by giving you three separate... Read more »

Waterpebble Gadget Helps You Save Water

Waterpebble Gadget Helps You Save Water
The Waterpebble is a perfect gadget for Chicagoans like me.  I space out in the shower for thirty minutes and then realize I needed to leave my house fifteen minutes earlier.  Not only am I late for my event, I’m also wasting water.  Waterpebble can help with both of these problems, in addition to reducing... Read more »

Solar Powered Mosquito Zapper Lantern Makes Killing Bugs Less Horrible

Solar Powered Mosquito Zapper Lantern Makes Killing Bugs Less Horrible
Do you ever feel terrible when you hear the horrible ZAP! sound of a mosquito being fried?  I do, but not because the mosquito is crispier than my mornin’ bacon.  No – I feel terrible because I’m wasting batteries and being an inefficient pest-hater.  The Mozquito Zapper Lantern, from Gizoo, is only $20 and lets... Read more »
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Circuit Board Jewelry Box - A Better Way To Recycle Circuit Boards

The Circuit Board Jewelry Box is made solely from pieces of circuit boards soldered together.  Instead of throwing these non-decompositioning babies into a landfill, someone decided to help save the earth from itself and build a jewelry box.  You can tell the relative size of this cool circuit board by looking at the computer mouse... Read more »

Wooden Computer Mouse - Industry Meets Mother Earth

The wooden computer mouse is a combination of industrialization and nature compacted into a design of simplicity.  This eco-friendly gadget, created by Slava Saakyan, is a wireless mouse that harmonizes two opposites. The wooden computer mouse’s scroll key functions simply by turning a conveyor belt located underneath the two metal mouse buttons.  The wooden piece... Read more »

DIY Automatic Plant Waterer - Ridiculously Simple

The title of this post might have you wondering how there could possibly be a simple way to create an automatic plant waterer.  The truth is, it’s one of the most simple tricks you will ever learn.  There are only a few steps you will need to follow before you have an automatic plant waterer... Read more »
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How To Trim A Window In Six Minutes And Help The Environment At The Same Time

How To Trim A Window In Six Minutes And Help The Environment At The Same Time
I Second The Motion Of Not Wasting Our Lives Trimming Windows Andersen Windows has just announced a new eco-friendly trim which boasts an installation time for an average window of under six minutes!  The trim comes in many colors and quickly snaps on to windows.  Don’t worry, Andersen did not sacrifice durability and function for... Read more »