This eco-friendly wooden laptop is designed to curb e-waste

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The innovators at I Am Eco (www.iameco.com) have produced the first eco-friendly computer system. The Dublin group took a look at computers on the market and became frustrated with the waste, the earth-damaging materials, and the toxic chemicals used in the mainstream electronic market. So they decided to do something about it.

The sustainability of the iameco products starts with the design, which focuses on longevity. The company claims that their computers execute up to three times longer… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Paris bids “adieu” to all pre-1997 cars to curb pollution

Paris is a proud, pretty city. Its unique sensibilities have sometimes been viewed by the outsider as elitist. It is then perhaps fitting that the city government will soon institute a ban on all pre-1997 model automobiles from driving in the city center on weekdays. This ban was conceived not by the fashion police but as part of a comprehensive plan to reduce air pollution and smog in Paris. Despite extensive efforts to alter the city’s road activity, Paris remains one of Europe’s smoggiest cities.

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