Gallery: Four stylish green grills for a sustainable Memorial Day


Like many Americans, you may be lighting up the barbecue this holiday weekend — but if you want to set yourself apart from the bands of boring black grills, take a cue from our guide to stylish green grills. From DIY creations to hot spots that also double up as planting pots, whether you’re cooking up a sustainably raised burger or a tofu dog, each of these grills will help you streamline your holiday resource use without limiting your fun!

Grilling gets environmental demerits for the new materials that go into a product that often sits around gathering dust. Most grills also require charcoal and lighter fuel to get hot. (And, of course, there’s the lumbering carbon footprint of your meat & mdash; but we’ll leave it to the green food blogs to help you with that.)

One day you may be able to get sun-kissed emissions-free fixin’s from the Lapin Kulta Solar Kitchen Restaurant. The travelling eatery uses only solar energy to prepare its meals, which are cooked up in pots and pans that sit at the center of giant concentrating solar dishes.


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  1. dr.a.jagadeesh July 1, 2013 at 1:25 am

    Very god models. Quite useful.
    Dr.A.Jagadeesh Nellore(AP),India

  2. LyndaLBDuke August 15, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    How much, how does it work?

  3. trafficou August 5, 2012 at 2:50 am

    Extremely brilliant concepts which we can use in South Africa

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