Sometimes, handheld electronics like your phone or iPod need to be recharged when there isn’t a plug in sight. Solar device chargers are one option, but nPower has come up with an alternative: the PEG (Personal Energy Generator) turns kinetic energy from your movement into usable power.
If you’re planning to do some gift-giving this season, why not pick items that are environmentally friendly as well as fun? For our Eco Friendly Gift Guide, we’ve pulled together a few of our favorite clever designs, green gadgets, and gifts for efficient living that will satisfy anyone on your list.
Holly Beck is widely known for her skills in the water as a professional surfer, but she’s also involved with a wide range of projects promoting positive social and environmental change. Her Hip-E Habitat website chronicles her experiences with sustainable, eco-friendly building, focused largely on creating an environmentally friendly home base in Nicaragua.