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Apple Will Now Recycle Any Product You Give Back—and Give You Credit for It

Apple iPhone 5 Hits Spain

 

 

 

 

 

“We want to leave the world better than we found it. We’re proud of our progress but we know we have much more to do.” – Tim Cook, Apple CEO

 

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Flushing Toilets May Help Power Homes in South Korea

            Scientists in South Korea have come up with a way to use the mechanical energy of flowing water as a sustainable energy source. The research shows how the energy potential of flushing toilets can be utilized to help power people’s homes. According to the researchers’ experiments, the movement of a single water droplet is enough to light a green LED. Researchers from Seoul National University and Korea Electronics Technology Institute developed a...

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London to heat apartments with waste heat from subway

                The London Transport poster is correct; it IS warmer below. So warm, in fact, that Transport for London is going to give some of it a way, to the Bunhill Heat and Power Network, which currently pipes heat to 700 homes with waste heat from a Combined Heat and Power Plant. According to Boris’s press release, “London Underground generates large amounts of heat, which will be captured from a nearby Northern Line vent and piped...

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Singapore Solar-Powered Supertrees

              Supertree Grove is part of Singapore’s Gardens By the Bay – a massive tract of reclaimed land that the government has transformed into a giant garden. It’s part of a larger effort to eventually turn Singapore from a “garden city” to a “city in a garden;”  with the goal to raise its residents’ quality of life by enhancing the city’s greenery. The Supertrees are a stunning example of green architecture, and are much more than...

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