Back Yard Beekeeping
Created 8/23/2010 9:30:48 AM 
Many beekeepers have bee hives in their back yards. Some bees are even kept on city roof-tops. Bees can travel several miles to collect nectar and pollen, so they do not need flowering plants close by. Most suburbs have plenty of flowers, and bees can make a good crop of local honey.
3 Green iPhone Apps That Save you Money
Created 8/11/2010 9:51:55 AM 
Looking for some great green apps to save money when you’re traveling by car? Check these eco applications that you can download and use anywhere, anytime, to make your car greener and your wallet fatter. From an app that teaches you green driving techniques to one that makes parking a breeze, read on.
How to Travel Without Ruining the Planet
Created 4/21/2010 8:24:03 AM 
 Travel is a time to let go, unwind, indulge, or explore. All good things, but that doesn't have to mean a vacation from your otherwise squeaky-clean, environmentally responsible habits. Travel is one of the more wasteful industries—just think of all those single-use bottles of moisturizer, the carbon cost of transatlantic flights, the rented cars—taking measurable tolls on the planet. Each additional 10 pounds per traveler, for example, requires an extra 350 million gallons of jet fuel each year. That's enough to keep a 747 jet flying continuously for 10 years!
Hitchhike the Airport Ride Matching Services
Created 3/31/2010 7:35:13 AM 
With more than 30 million scheduled flight departures and carried over 2 billion passengers annually, the growth of world air travel has averaged approximately 5% per year over the past 30 years. With that many people going to and from airports, services that match up riders heading in the same direction are bound to make a great impact.
Recycling Empty Truckloads for Profit
Created 10/7/2009 8:16:54 AM 
One in four of the trucks traveling the world's roads is empty – a waste of money and a blot on the environment. In the highly fragmented truckload transportation industry, a huge amount of trips involves empty trucks. However, reducing the amount of truck repositioning is difficult because the need for a carrier to reposition its vehicles depends on the interactions between the shippers the carrier is serving.
The Secret of Free Rental Cars
Created 8/5/2009 9:02:05 AM 
Renting stuff instead of buying them is a green, sustainable process. It reduces waste, save you money and you don't end up owning a lot of stuff that you may use rarely. Just as airlines are happy to sell you a one-way ticket, car rental companies also takes advantage of the fact that sometimes people only need to rent one-way to get from A to B. A one-way rental can be the perfect trade off for travelers who don't love flying that much, or for those relocating to a new state.
Recycle your Unused Travel Tickets for Money
Created 7/31/2009 8:34:53 AM 
Millions of dollars are wasted each year in unused travel tickets. However, about 40 percent of all airline tickets are transferable, generally requiring simply that passengers pay a fee o to get them reissued in a new name. Now there are options for people lo re-sell these tickets on an online marketplace.
How to Generate Energy from Speed Bumps
Created 7/15/2009 8:34:54 AM 
Each single day, enough energy is being produced to light up half a million homes. But sadly, that energy is wasted because there is no technology to capture it. The energy is the kinetic energy produced by the 250 million vehicles traveling U.S. roads daily. One company is developing an exciting new technology that will help capture a portion of that valuable energy.
Bike Sharing + iPod = Cool Money
Created 7/3/2009 8:26:36 AM 
Commuters weary of stuffy journeys aboard buses and subways have a better way to get to work, buy groceries and meet for a Saturday matinee. Bike-sharing programs transformed Europeans into two-wheeled travelers. It is a decades-old concept that offers urbanites and tourists low-cost access to bicycles within the inner city to ease traffic congestion, curb pollution and boost physical activity.
Make Millions, Recycle your Pee
Created 3/31/2008 8:40:24 AM 
We think of human pee as gross and something that ought to be vigorously “cleaned up” or sanitized. However, human urine is actually sterile (unlike faeces, urine is bacteria-free). This liquid by product of our daily lives can be a rich food source if it gets into the RIGHT part of the right ecosystem. Now, most human urine travels untreated into the waterways and the excess Nitrogen and Phosphorus in our urine overfeeds algae (like Red Tide) and effectively suffocates fish.


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