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The DIY Eco-Island

Filling fabric bags with the discarded bottles and then attaching them to pallets, the environmentalist’s island has a house, beaches, two ponds and even a solar-powered waterfall.


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Cool Biz Idea: RecycleMatch

RecycleMatch seeks “to create an industrial ecosystem in which the use of energy and materials are optimized, waste is minimized, and there is an economically viable role for every product of a manufacturing process,” in the site’s own words.


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Solar Business for Everyone

Technology advances and falling prices for solar technology have opened the gates for solar installations by businesses with no background in electricity generation.


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Unplugged And Electric

“There’s one bench that has three bikes mounted to it,” he explained, “and three people sit on it and pedal.


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Hygienitech Mattress Cleaning

At first glance your mattress will most likely look just fine.


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Have Soup, Will Travel

Consumers who live or work in the Portland, Ore., company’s delivery area begin by checking out the selections for the following week and placing their order by midnight on Friday; rustic bread, salad and dressing are also available.


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Shining A Light On The Eco-Revolution

Eco-Revolution was created to create real American Jobs.


Invention Turns Plastic Into Diesel

Back in 2011 inventor Akinori Ito unveiled a machine that breaks down plastic bags, turning them into usable crude oil.


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Farming Electricity From Cow Manure

Working through environmental regulations, utility contracts and bank-loan requirements was one challenge; persuading farmers to get on board was another.


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Battling Earthquakes With Trash

Harvey Lacey says turning polluting materials such as plastic bags and Styrofoam into building blocks is a sustainable option.