January 11th, 2012
This week electronics makers are unveiling their latest innovations at the annual geek fest in Las Vegas, known as the Consumer Electronics Show or CES. As always, manufacturers are launching a flotilla of faster, glitzier gadgets, appliances and design ideas into the world.
And while most of these inventions offer more functions, more style, more bling, with only some homing in on efficiency — green offerings have crept into the mix. That’s because the show’s focus on performance inevitably yields overlap with sustainability. The two can go hand in hand. Here then, are five new greener products being featured at CES destined to brighten our lives…
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March 16th, 2010
By Bill Sullivan
We’d all like to know a little more about what we’re buying at the grocery store. How old is that vegetable? Where was it grown? How did it make its way to this shelf or bin? What kind of track record does the farmer have?
Not content to simply ponder these weighty issues, John Healy decided to do something about them.
“It all stemmed from the movie Food, Inc.,” said Healy, a May, 2009 graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Ga. “It’s a really great documentary about food production and how much we really know about what we eat.
“We were also looking at applications that are out there, and how they fell a little short as far as how much information you could gather yourself.”
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