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S116: Brand New Solar-Powered Chinese Cell Phone

S116: Brand New Solar-Powered Chinese Cell Phone

Hi-Tech Wealth, Inc., a telecommunications supplier in China has unveiled the world’s first commercial solar-powered cellular phone. The S116 retails in China around $510 and is packed with

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SHANGHAI’S UNDERGROUND PARK

SHANGHAI’S UNDERGROUND PARK

The sky is no longer the limit in Shanghai. With heavy metro construction planned for the next few years, Shanghai is looking to expand its current urban underground network immensely (10

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RIVER GLOW: Water Pollution Monitor / Urban Art Installation

RIVER GLOW: Water Pollution Monitor / Urban Art Installation

Here's a brilliant idea that functions as both environmental pollution monitor and thought-provoking urban art installation: a floating LED light system embedded in bodies of water to warn of

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RIZHAO: China’s Solar-Powered Sunshine City

RIZHAO: China’s Solar-Powered Sunshine City

Rizhao 日照 means "sunshine" in Chinese, which is quite an appropriate moniker... Since 2001, Rizhao City (Shandong Province, China) officials have been educating the public and initiating

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ECO-ARCHITECTURE IN ASIA

ECO-ARCHITECTURE IN ASIA

The green building movement in Asia may be lagging behind the U.S. and Europe, but it is slowly gaining momentum. Today’s Wall Street Journal features a piece that highlights eco-architecture

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SHANGHAI to Build Hydrogen Fuel Cell Infrastructure

SHANGHAI to Build Hydrogen Fuel Cell Infrastructure

Shanghai may become the world’s first city to build an infrastructure to support the use of hydrogen fuel cells. According to the Detroit Free Press, a hydrogen fueling system could be ready

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GROWING BUSINESS CARD

GROWING BUSINESS CARD

How do you make your business card stand out? Make it grow! We're seeing a lot of clever business cards perfect for your green thumb, and its about time! Jamie Wieck breathes new life into

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LANDSCAPED BUSINESS CARD by Tur & Partners

LANDSCAPED BUSINESS CARD by Tur & Partners

With all the business cards we're being inundated with this week (the downside of trade-shows), its nice to find business cards that stand out from the crowd and add a little greenery to your

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TiANJIN’S ‘PILE OF BOXES’

TiANJIN’S ‘PILE OF BOXES’

The port city of Tianjin (Mainland China’s third largest city behind Shanghai and Beijing) is adding another skyscraper to its skyline. Construction on Atkins’ TEDA Landmark Towers (Tianjin

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WORLD’S SMALLEST WIND TURBINE

WORLD’S SMALLEST WIND TURBINE

This little wind-powered toy brings clean, green energy to the palm of your hand, and is a great little gadget for getting youngsters interested in the beauty of renewable energy. No batteries

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NO! ECO SHOPPING BAG BRA

NO! ECO SHOPPING BAG BRA

This is definitely one of the weirder attempts we’ve seen to make environmentalism more “sexy” to mainstream consumers, but you gotta hand it to the Japanese for creativity

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LIGHT WIND: Wind Powered Outdoor Light

LIGHT WIND: Wind Powered Outdoor Light

Light Wind, the fabulous new design innovation from Dutch design house Demakersvan, combines lighting technology with clever Dutch design and the clean energy technology of Dutch windmills.

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PANDA POOP PAPER PRODUCTS!

PANDA POOP PAPER PRODUCTS!

Researchers at the Giant Panda Breeding Base in Chengdu, China are preparing to follow in the footsteps of Thailand’s Chiang Mai Zoo and turn tons of panda poop into paper. Bing Bing, Ya

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AIA’S NEW HOW-TO WEBSITE: Featuring green design

AIA’S NEW HOW-TO WEBSITE: Featuring green design

Daunted by the process of selecting an architect to work with you on your next project? The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has just launched their new website How Design Works For You to

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MICRO WIND TURBINES: Small Size, Big Impact

MICRO WIND TURBINES: Small Size, Big Impact

Conventional wind turbine technology has been a bit out of reach for most residential consumers living in urban areas—until now. Researchers at Hong Kong University and Lucien Gambarota of

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CARDBOARD ECO-COFFINS BIG IN HONG KONG

CARDBOARD ECO-COFFINS BIG IN HONG KONG

With limited burial space available, Hong Kong officials have begun heavily promoting eco-coffins made of corrugated cardboard. Available in Japan and across Europe, eco-coffins save time and

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SHANGHAI GOING GREEN WITH WIND POWER

SHANGHAI GOING GREEN WITH WIND POWER

Shanghai (pop. 20 million+), like many of China's other cities is choking under a blanket of filthy air. But now, a local landfill is undergoing a $103 million dollar renovation in an attempt

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HUMAN-POWERED GYMS in Hong Kong

HUMAN-POWERED GYMS in Hong Kong

No pain, no gain, right? At this gym, the new mantra may be “no pain, no power.” Just as the Sustainable Dance Club is turning dance steps into energy, French inventor Lucien

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