Get Rich Recycling Chopsticks
Created 1/18/2008 7:27:54 AM 
Chopsticks were developed about 5,000 years ago in China. Disposable, wooden chopsticks are used in a large number of restaurants there. In Japan alone, consumption is estimated at 90,000 tons a year, or 200 pairs per person, according to the findings by the government. Statistics show that about 25 million trees are cut in China for making 45 billion pairs of one-off chopsticks every year
How to make a Fortune with Farming Byproducts
Created 1/15/2008 7:29:31 AM 
In the agricultural fields of the US heartland, wheat straw and sunflower hulls are plentiful. These annually renewable materials, which can be made into particleboard and specialty panels, actually are byproducts and/or waste materials from local farmers. Also known as 'agrifiber particleboards', they are made from harvests residue fibers.
A Sound Way to Make Millions
Created 1/14/2008 7:22:15 AM 
Orest Symko, a University of Utah Physics professor and his team developed devices that turn heat into sound and then into electricity. The technology holds promise for changing waste heat into energy. They plan to test them within a year to produce electricity from waste heat at a military radar facility and at the university’s hot-water-generating plant.
Pick up Fido's Waste and Get Rich along the way
Created 1/10/2008 7:31:23 AM 
Pet owners were dissatisfied with the choices available for them to clean their pets' waste. We know plenty of good people who did not pick up because of lack of a good product. Taking up the warm squishy mess is gross enough, but when the bag breaks or if you find a hole in the bag while you're picking up, it can really ruin your walk.
Who Wants to be a Green Vending Millionaire?
Created 1/7/2008 7:38:25 AM 
The $1.2 billion US vending machine industry will grow about 6 percent through 2008. Gains will be driven by the rising number of vending locations, the proliferation of innovations such as cashless machines, and the retrofitting of bill acceptors in existing machines. Placements in offices, retail establishments and health facilities will grow the fastest.
Sustainable after Death
Created 1/2/2008 9:03:07 AM 
Dying in the United States is an $11 billion industry, with average funeral costs running about $7,000. Last year, with the population closer to 290 million, there were 2.4 million deaths. Aging boomers are expected to start swelling those ranks and by 2040, there will by an estimated 4 million deaths a year, double the number today.
Save Money Building your House from Dirt
Created 12/26/2007 8:31:40 AM 
Over one half of this planet's population (about 3 billion people in all continents) lives or work on buildings constructed of earth, such as facilities constructed of mud brick (adobe), rammed earth (pisé), compressed earth block or other methods of earthen nature. Throughout history people has used raw earth to build affordable, durable housing. Now the green building movement is embracing this time-tested material, and rammed earth is one of the most exciting of all sustainable building technologies.
Eat your food with ... a Potatoe?
Created 12/20/2007 8:40:48 AM 
Currently, huge volumes of paper, plastic and Styrofoam cutlery, tableware and food packaging are used and disposed of each year. To give an idea of the scale, an estimated 39 billion items of disposable cutlery are used in the US alone each year. However, technological developments in the area of bioplastics and fiber processing mean that a new range of alternatives based on safe, biodegradable, and annually renewable raw materials are available.
Profit from the Greenhouse Effect
Created 12/19/2007 8:39:09 AM 
Large areas of the world already suffer from drought while deserts and populations increase in size. Demand for fresh water has doubled in the last 20 years and as demand outstrips renewable supply, the depletion of ground water is accelerated. Agriculture accounts for 70% of fresh water used globally. This percentage is often higher in regions that suffer from chronic water shortages. In the Middle East and North Africa, for example, up to 90% of available water is used in agriculture.
Save money with the Ecostrip
Created 12/18/2007 8:24:41 AM 
If your desk is like everybody else, you have all sorts of power sucking gadgets sitting around that draw power whether your computer is on or off. A new surge protector called the USB Ecostrip can help you stop the energy drain. It helps the forgetful mind to power down other devices that shares the same power strip each time the PC is shut down. This is a great invention for those who want to go green at home and at the office.

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