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inexpensive Nokero P101 solar charger


This portable little solar panel can charge many Nokia, Samsung, or Sony Ericcson phone models in about 3 hours in direct sunlight. The pocket-sized charger also comes with a USB adapter for charging other small devices.  $29 @

note: not compatible with iPhone

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Monday, August 8, 2011

organic Grab & Go Superfood Snacks – a tried and true green product review


Anyone roaming the aisles of Whole Foods or Wegmans of late has probably noticed a newcomer to the raw, vegan and certified organic snack scene, Power Snacks by Navitas Naturals. The California based company offered to send a couple of complimentary samples our way for the purposes of our Tried and True Green Products Review. (more…)

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monday’s eco news roundup


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Voltaic Solar Bags and Backpacks


Given that most of us are tied to at least one electronic gadget, it’s almost essential have an electrical outlet nearby at all times. But voltaicsolar2.jpgconsidering the hobbies and professions of some people, this isn’t always an option. The Voltaic series bags by Solar Power Generation gives us the means to recharge our essential electronics while on the go.

The Voltaic bags and backpacks have rows of small solar cells on their exterior, allowing you to recharge nearly any electronic device in your inventory without needing an outlet. Whether it’s a cell phone, PDA, MP3 player, or camera, Voltaic bags can recharge them all by plugging in a basic car charger. If a car charger is not handy, each bag comes complete with 11 standard adaptors to recharge just about any device.

Each bag features a Lithium Ion battery pack that will store any surplus power gained through the day, and they are obviously a great way to ease our reliance on basic electricity. You can find Voltaic’s full line of off-grid solar chargers @

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