recycled materials

Canadian designers make clothes with recycled material

April 14th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, April 14 (IANS) A group of fashion designers in Canada have shown that eye-catching creations can be made using discarded candy wrappers or yarn made from old plastic bottles.A ... Read more...

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Australia boasts of an urine powered restaurant

March 16th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Melbourne, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A restaurant in Australia uses the pee of customers to generate energy for the facility’s use. The owners’ eco-consciousness moved them to use 100 recyclable materials to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US, India bond over children in a summer camp (With Images)

June 20th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The cooperation between India and the US in education, environment and space programmes spilled over to touch the lives of children in the capital at ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Christmas tree in Taiwan made of plastic spoons

December 21st, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Taipei, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Christmas tree in Taiwan is made from a very unusual material – plastic spoons.It took about 80,000 plastics spoons to make the 12 meter Christmas tree. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

President Patil pitches for green tech at Shanghai expo

May 30th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt Shanghai, May 30 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Sunday stressed on adapting green technology to make cities better at the ongoing 2010 World Expo here as she visited the India ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Green’ bride walks down the aisle in bubble-wrap dress!

May 18th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): Going green took on a new meaning altogether when a bride decided to wear a wedding dress made of bubble wrap.Rachael Robinson was a proud bride as she ... Read more...

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Recycling: The latest buzzword in the Philippines

April 25th, 2010 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Manila, April 25 (IANS) Designing fashion accessories with waste items is fast catching up in the Philippines - a field which, besides providing employment to local artisans, is also solving the garbage ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ford makes “greener” vehicles with renewable and recyclable materials

April 21st, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by BNO News
DEARBORN, MICHIGAN (BNO NEWS) – Ford announced Tuesday that their vehicles are becoming “greener” by using an increased amount of renewable and recyclable materials.Examples of these eco-friendly initiatives are the soy and ... Read more...

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Chocolate Powered and Veggie Made Race-car?

March 11th, 2010 - 3:47 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A team based at Warwick University, the Warwick Innovative Manufacturing Research Team has unveiled a Formula Three Type Race car that is entirely made up of food products! ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Obama intends to make White House the greenest it has ever been

September 15th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 15 (ANI): Reports indicate that US President Barrack Obama intends to make the White House the greenest it has ever been, during his stay at the place.According to a report ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cairo’s slums get an energy makeover

August 30th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 30 (ANI): Reports indicate that the slums of Cairo, Egypt's largest city, have got an energy makeover, with solar panels sprouting on apartment rooftops, providing residents with clean power ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Alicia Silverstone to launch eco-friendly cosmetics

August 28th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) American actress Alicia Silverstone has become the latest celebrity to launch an eco-friendly make-up range. The "Clueless" star will launch her new products in America later this year, reported ... Read more...

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US team gives a face-lift to Kerala’’s rock garden

November 24th, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelPalakkad (Kerala), Nov 24 (ANI): When we talk about a rock garden, the first picture that comes to mind is Chandigarh''s famous rock garden. Now, Kerala too has ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Scot drinkers storing empty beer cans to build church from recycled materials

September 25th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 25 (ANI): Local alcoholics in Glasgow are storing and donating empty beer cans to help build a church entirely from recycled materials. People started working on the ambitious plan after ... Read more...

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Now, enjoy ecologically sound green beers

July 3rd, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): Companies across the world have started producing green beers, which are ecologically sound beers that are made using innovative ways that consume less power, conserve water, recycle ... Read more...

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Concern about environment enters world of home furnishings

May 1st, 2008 - 11:10 am ICT by admin
DPA Milan, May 1 (DPA) The environment and climate change have become current and definitive topics in the design of home furnishings. At Milan's furniture trade show, for example, designers showed several applications ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

San Francisco may soon boast of the greenest buildings

March 31st, 2008 - 7:07 pm ICT by admin
London, March 31 (ANI): The city of San Francisco may soon boast of the greenest buildings in the US, with the local government planning the toughest environmental construction standards in the ... Read more...

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Nokia unveils green cell phone made of 100pc recycled materials

February 15th, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 15 (ANI): Cell phone manufacturer Nokia has come up with an environmentally friendly handset each part of which is made of 100 per cent recycled materials.The company has named ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mary-Kate Olsen’s public make-out session

November 14th, 2007 - 1:54 am ICT by admin

Posted in Entertainment |