Climate change – which direction do you believe it’s going?

The face of the world is changing dramatically from what we used to know

There are well-known climate change deniers, many of them with a wide audience of believers. The issues are hotly debated and both sides can point to “evidence” that they say supports their position.

Oddly enough, there are facts involved, real bonified scientific research that one can easily go to and see “what’s so”,

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VAST Composite Pavers Turn Scrap Tires Into Recycled “Bricks”

Consumer demand for quality recycled materials has grown exponentially as the green building industry expands.  VAST Enterprises is meeting this demand with top quality composite pavers made from recycled materials.

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The iWavecube: a compact, portable, personal microwave

These compact microwaves combine energy efficiency, technology, comfort and convenience

Microwaves are perhaps one of the most popular household appliances around. Most homes have at least one and even boaters and RVers wouldn’t be without one.

It’s the idea of the portability of this essential technology that was the inspiration for the iWavecube, a small yet powerful personal microwave.

For more on this versatile, affordable, go-anywhere microwave, see the full story at http://bit.ly/nLLu9U.

MealTrain helps families ease through life-changing events

MealTrain.com is a great resource for friends to help friends in need

Life is filled with changes – births, serious injuries, military deployment. all kinds circumstances. When a person or family experiences a life-changing event, friends and neighbors want to pitch in to show they care and make things a little easier for those in need.

MealTrain.com is a free, secure, private online solution that lets those who want to give organize meals to those they want to support.

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Green ideas everyone can appreciate

Looking for ways to green your lifestyle that don’t break the bank? Then you want the new CD Eco Trends: Keys to Affordable Green.

This exciting CD profiles 24 of the newest cool. affordable eco-friendly products – real eco-innovations that help make life just a little bit easier. All the products have been tested and verified to be top quality – and no greenwashing!

Want to find great green alternatives to those everyday products we all grew up with?  This CD delivers what you want.

As one customer said recently:

 (Eco Trends) provides an excellent resource for consumers looking for  easy, affordable ways to add more green to their lifestyle.

 So check it out today at http://bit.ly/pdvDQJ. You’ll be surprised at just how easy it is to have an affordable green lifestyle.

A Solar Notebook That Outlasts What’s Out There

Samsung's soon-to-be released notebook features a built-in solar panel

For those who’ve longed for a notebook with real lasting power, that day has finally arrived. Samsung has announced the release of the first and only solar-powered notebook – the Samsung NC215.

This solar innovation is really Samsung’s NC110 reworked with a solar panel integrated into the netbook’s lid. First released in Russia and Asia, Samsung has given the go-ahead for a U.S. release, with product to be available in mid- to late August.

For more details on this innovative n0tebook, see http://bit.ly/ntuNuS.

TAP insulation — green insulation plus long-lasting pest control

TAP Insulation – energy efficient, green and a safe pesticide too

It’s always a good time to think about home energy efficiency. These days, there are some innovative green options to consider with the more traditional choices.

Perhaps one of the most exciting of these is TAP Insulation. Made from recycled paper and a process that uses liquid natural borates, TAP insulation not only reduces energy loss and both indoor and outdoor noise, it’s a highly effective insect repellent.

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New online organic store – an buyer’s opportunity for healthy savings

Green Polka Dot Box - for healthy food at more affordable prices

The importance of eating healthy is all over the news. And the benefits of eating organic continue to be touted. The problem for many is the elevated cost.

A new buyer’s club for organic and natural foods will officially launch in the next few weeks. Called Green Polka Dot Box. it will feature the same quality products you’d expect to find at any quality natural foods supermarket like Whole Foods, but for a lot less. To quote a colleague of mine, it’s like Costco online without the hassle of having to go there.

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Commercial recycling may become mandatory in California

Recycling bins may soon become mandatory fixtures for businesses in California

As someone who writes extensively about all forms of green, I was shocked recently to discover that here in my hometown, and the entire state of California, it isn’t mandatory for businesses or apartments to recycle – it’s an option. The fact that the recycling movement began here in sunny California back in 1973 makes it’s difficult to fathom why.

A  local city Supervisor for Recycling & Hazardous Waste told me that a majority of businesses here don’t recycle, choosing to load up their dumpsters and trash bins with all their recyclables instead. When offered recycling bins and pick-up for free, the collective thought was “no thanks.”

All that may be about to change.

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Power shortages in Japan lead to innovative air conditioned clothes

This battery operated jacket keeps you cool no matter what the temperature

In the wake of the devastating disasters that rocked Japan earlier this year, power shortages have abounded. With summer’s sweltering heat, one entrepreneur has seized the opportunity to have his quirky invention take hold.

Created by Hiroshi Ichigaya, a former Sony technician, Kuchofuku or air-conditioned clothing –  jackets and clothes with built-in electric fans – may not be high fashion, but they definitely make a difference in beating the heat.

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