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Environmental Concept Bus and Truck by Volvo
As overcrowding and air pollution in our cities continue to escalate, Volvo, the Swedish motor manufacturer, is attempting to produce two vehicles which create "the least possible environmental burden". The Environmental Concept Bus and Truck have been developed as prototypes and are viable concepts, even if they are not commercially feasible at the present time.
Running time: 295 seconds
Wind Turbines in the Netherlands
Not only utility companies use the wind as renewable energy in the Netherlands, also dairy farmers see advantages in using wind turbines.
Running time: 232 seconds
Micro-Hydro Scheme in Rural Peru
In 1996, only 4% of rural population had access to electricity. An IT micro-hydro project in Huacataz, Peru found that the community demand for electricity was for domestic use (lighting & television) and for powering the grain mill. The solution was to introduce a scheme where the grain mill was positioned centrally and served a secondary function as a battery charger.
Running time: 309 seconds
Solar Thermal Energy and Technology
Solar thermal power is an appropriate energy source for countries located in the "Sunbelt", that is, countries that are thirty degrees or more north or south of the equator, where there is high direct solar radiation all year round.
Running time: 278 seconds
Fredericia Recycling Project in Denmark
The town Fredericia in Denmark participated in a environmental friendly project to recycle their rubbish and make their own compost.
Running time: 274 seconds
Using Bio Gas As a Source of Energy
Bio gas is produced by the action of bacteria on organic material in airless conditions which is why the process is also known as anaerobic digestion. Bio gas is a well established fuel for cooking and lighting in a number of developing countries. Bio gas makes a meaningful contribution to the energy supply and it saves fossil energy, such as coal, oil and gas. In this episode a German farmer talks about how he makes bio gas.
Running time: 248 seconds
China Green Lights Programme
China is responsible for emitting the second largest amount of carbon dioxide and "greenhouse" gases in the world. If it continues to grow at its current rate, it will overtake the United States and become the largest emitter in the 21st Century. The Beijing Energy Efficiency Centre (BECon), a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization promotes energy efficiency and environmental protection in China, with the Green Lights Programme.
Running time: 270 seconds
How to Save on Home Decor
Rhiannon got some great tips from Jennifer Adams on how you can add some distinctive touches to your home without making a big imprint on your wallet.
Running time: 202 seconds
The Latest Natural Women's Products
Krista Herman brings us a variety of natural products that we can use to make our daily lives a bit more green.
Running time: 218 seconds
How to Save on Toilet Water Usage
Learn how to save toilet water usage with this simple trick.
Running time: 80 seconds
Grey Water Recycling System
A grey water recycling system can save you both water and money.
Running time: 138 seconds
Dual Flush Toilet
A dual-flush toilet can cut your toilet's water usage by more than half.
Running time: 168 seconds
Creating an Eco-Friendly Bathroom
Here are the DIY Basics on creating an eco-friendly bathroom.
Running time: 62 seconds
Recycling Plastic Cups in the United Kingdom
In the UK plastic cups are being collected and recycled into pencils. Students collect plastic cups to have them recycled.
Running time: 187 seconds
Urban Garden Clubs in St. Petersburg
Learn about how urban garden clubs in St. Petersburg are making their own compost from household waste.
Running time: 184 seconds
Using Coconut Oil as Fuel
In Vanuatu people use coconut not only for their cooking, but also using it as fuel for their cars. Extracting coconut oil is not hard and could compete with diesel oil, if the prices would be equal.
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Biodegradable Plastic Production
Mater-Bi is a substance extracted from corn kernels to make plastic. It requires less than half the energy of petroleum based plastics, but it's more expensive to produce biodegradable plastic than normal plastic.
Running time: 320 seconds
E-fuel Turns Your Waste into Ethanol
The U.S. Navy is installing a $1.9 million solar-powered parking lot at its California base; E-fuel turns your waste into ethanol; and does working from home save energy?
Running time: 147 seconds
How to Save by Going Green
Jeanette Pavini joins us to go over a few ways to save by going green.
Running time: 73 seconds
Self Sufficient Life at Sun Seed in Spain
Sun Seed in Andalucía, Spain, is a holiday destination with a difference. People come here to work and live in a sustainable way.
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How to Save on Keeping Baby Green
Jeanette Pavini joins Better to go over some ways to keep the cost down while keeping baby's eco-footprint small.
Running time: 75 seconds
How to Shop at the Farmers' Market
Tracy shows you how to shop at your local farmers' market.
Running time: 189 seconds
Eco-Friendly School Supplies
From recycled chipboard to biodegradable pens, accessing green back-to-school supplies is easier than ever before.
Running time: 149 seconds
Flat Rock Cellars and Winery
Ange and Ed move into the cellar and are surrounded by wine as they continue their discussion about Flat Rock’s plan for the winery building.
Running time: 266 seconds
Dealing with Locust Plagues by Using Green Pesticide
Locust plagues have been menace to many farmers. The International Institute for Tropical Agriculture created a green pesticide, Green Muscle, to combat the locust and grasshopper plagues in a natural and environmental friendly way.
Running time: 271 seconds


 

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