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    UPS Takes Eco-Friendly Deliveries Across California

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    As part of its eco-friendly delivery scheme, UPS is putting 100 new electric trucks on Californian roads. It already has 30 electric trucks delivering goods on the roads of Europe and New York, as well as 2,500 alternative fuel vehicles … Continue reading3

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    Pedal-powered Freewheelin’ “buses” make travelling to the Democratic National Convention greener

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    People travelling to the Democratic National Convention to be held in Charlotte, North Carolina, will be introduced to a green-as-a-leaf way to get around town using an energy-efficient public transportation system envisioned and developed by the Humana insurance company. Called … Continue reading3

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    Green Sky Growers are all about eco-friendly farming

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    All we’ve known about our whole life is that plants and veggies grow on the soil and die when they’re uprooted. But the Green Sky Growers have uprooted the notion itself by employing a completely novel technique called Aquaponics. The … Continue reading3

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    Singaporean scientists develop eco-friendly waste-separating toilet that helps generate energy

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    Toilets have never amounted to more than places to answer nature’s beckoning before. However, a bunch of scientists thought differently, and have come up with a super eco-friendly toile t that not only uses 90% less water than the conventional … Continue reading3

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    Ray of hope for students with One Laptop Per Child eco-friendly tablet

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    Let us be honest – a laptop is something that is growing to be a necessity, much more than just a want or luxury. While companies race to develop technologies to meet consumer requirements and comfort, few pay attention to … Continue reading3

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    Ridekick turns common bicycles into electricity-powered eco-friendly wheels

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    Tired of peddling away? Well, this little add-on for your bicycle is designed to reduce the effort you put into bicycling, in an eco-friendly way. Called the Ridekick, short for a rider’s sidekick, or so we guess, this unit with … Continue reading3

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    Fisker Karma raises the green bar with eco-friendly leather

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    American automaker, Fisker Automotive, recently pulled the veil off this beauty, christened the Karma. Probably one of the most luxurious plug-in hybrids you could buy today, the Karma was named “Luxury Car of the Year” recently by the BBC Top … Continue reading3

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    Nissan pioneers eco friendly future with solar battery system

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    Nissan has been awarded the 2011 World Car of the Year for its electric vehicle Nissan Leaf. The car is ranked as the most efficient EPA certified vehicle in the US for all fuels. The company is very serious about … Continue reading3

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    Passing Cloud uses balloons for eco-friendly zero-waste trip up above ground

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    Zeppelins were finally turned away with the dawn of faster means to air-travel. However, given that our environment is in dire need of greener modes to transport, the good old zeppelin might just be resurrected, in a whole new avatar. … Continue reading3

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    Coffee-powered car sets land-speed record, not so much of an eco-friendly ride though

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    Alternative fuels are an answer to a greener tomorrow, that’s if these fuels really are that efficient and easy on the pocket. In what seems to be a complete waste of caffeine, the Teesdale Conservation Volunteers of Durham, England, developed … Continue reading3

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