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Pure Power Propels Jaguar’s Newest EV Concept


For those of us who were born with eco tendencies, but a pedal-to-the-metal demeanor, there’s now a sultry, new solution.

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At the Paris Motor Show, Jaguar unveiled the electric vehicle that we’ve been waiting for… a two-seater that’s got the muscle to go zero to 60 in 3.4 seconds, while boasting a range-extended electric powertrain that will keep even the most die-hard environmentalist from cringing.

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Equipped with four electric motors (one for each wheel) that can spur the car to speeds of 205 mph, the new Jaguar C-X75 concept is in part a celebration of the brand’s 75th anniversary. (more…)

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Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Ed Begley, Jr + Sancor = a royal green flush


One of my eco heroes, do gooder Ed Begley, Jr. knows that not all toilets are created equal.

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It was just announced that Begley’s hitched his wagon to Oshaway, Ontario-based Sancor Industries to help promote both the Envirolet® and Santerra Green composting toilet systems as economical and environment-friendly alternatives to traditional sanitation systems.

Sancor’s composting toilets are the best I’ve seen on the market today,” said Begley. “I firmly believe in both the products and feel that composting toilets are a tangible way to help reduce your impact on the environment by transforming waste into usable compost.” (more…)

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Great Green Giveaway – Solio Classic Solar Charger


UPDATE:  It’s official – Stacy T of Milwaukee is our official winner.  Thanks to everyone for entering, Tweeting, blogging, etc…and to BuyGreen for sponsoring this Great Green Giveaway.  Didn’t win?  Check out our latest giveaways – ya gotta be in it, to win it.  (original post follows…)

Powerful Green Gadget Alert:  with SOLIO, solar charging power is in your hands.  This Great Green Giveaway is generously sponsored by BuyGreen.com.

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Freedom & Power….that’s what the Solio Classic Universal Hybrid Charger provides – the freedom to roam whilst maintaining the power to charge your small portable devices (not laptops).  The Solio Classic charges its internal battery via the sun, USB port, or optional wall charger.  Solio generates free and clean energy, immediately.

  • Features – Multi-device charger, works with 3200+ devices.
  • Stores Power – Holds a charge up to one year so it’s ready anytime, day or night.
  • Hybrid Versatility – Charge it from the sun, via USB port or from an optional wall charger.
  • Intelligent Charging – No overcharging, just right.

A fully charged Solio will recharge the average cell phone up to two times, or give you up to 15 hours of MP3 music.  Solio’s intelligent internal circuitry and Adapter Tip System lets you charge devices at about the same rate as their dedicated wall chargers.

One lucky winner will receive a Solio Classic Universal Hybrid Charger; Prize Value: $89.50 + free delivery to anywhere in the USA or Canada. (more…)

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muir elevated dog bowls – reclaimed douglas fir


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Because a dog should kneel before no kibble…Sustainably designed, dog-friendly elevated bowls, this eco-friendly two-bowl dog feeding platform is constructed of locally sourced, reclaimed Douglas Fir.

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Comes fully assembled with rubber ringed stainless steel bowls.  No more pushing that bowl halfway across the kitchen floor to get that last morsel.  Available in small (moi), medium and large sizes.

find @ Amenity Home

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for the green baby: kalon studios caravan crib


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Baby need a new bed?  Kalon Studios’ Caravan Crib is inspired by the storybook circus wagon, and plays with classic form as well as contemporary, ultra-bold colors.

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From a practical perspective the Caravan Crib provides all the prerequisite features demanded by a modern, style-conscious parent:  Safety – features solid construction, with stationary sides that meet the highest safety standards and allow 100% visibility of your child from all sides; Green – the crib is fully sustainable and made from the highest quality FSC-Certified domestic Maple, domestically made with 100% non-toxic and/food safe materials + finishes; Practical – the Caravan Crib provides adjustable mattress height and toddler bed conversion; Style + Design – the crib has a modern form and comes in a bunch of snappy, vibrant colors.

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