The Department of Energy created the Wattmeter App to assist electricity consuming households in MM. It offers specific advice on how to reduce the consumption of 36 types of home appliances including electric airpots, bread toasters, flatirons, electric fans, etc. You may be able to request for additional appliances data by contacting wattmeters directly.… read more »
Articles by eXcelsi0r
Japan is an incredibly dense, urban country, with little room for sprawling farms, and more than half the country’s food is imported from other countries. But new methods of urban farming—in places like an underused semiconductor factory and on train station roofs—are helping offset that.… read more »
The unbelievable contributions that creativity can provide in reusing (upcycling) our wastes.… read more »
TO SAVE fuel and help the environment, Barangay Tinago has started using electric vehicles, specifically tricycles (e-trikes) for their daily activities in the barangay.
Three units of e-trikes, two of which are passenger-type and another mini-dump truck, started running this week to aid the barangay’s garbage collection and law enforcement activities.… read more »
It’s no secret that the Earth’s oceans are completely trashed by plastic bags, synthetic debris, and other human detritus. Go to any beach and you’ll see tons of trash being washed up. According to a study published in 2014, there are as many as 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic in the ocean, weighing in at 269,000 tons.… read more »
Philippines is one of the countries that has a probblem with the electricity especially in the rural places.
Compared to a brand new bathroom or a kitchen remodel, installing solar panels on your roof is about as thrilling as insulating the attic. But, like adding insulation, going solar can be a home improvement that keeps on giving—possibly paying for itself and then some. Here’s how to find out if it’s a good investment for you.… read more »
Adidas’ newest sneaker is a load of garbage—ocean garbage, that is. The sportswear giant has teamed up with Parley for the Oceans, a multidisciplinary band of “creators, thinkers and leaders” who want to make ocean debris a valuable material for the fashion industry, to create the world’s first shoe upper made entirely from reclaimed ocean plastic and illegal deep-sea gillnets.… read more »
Two years ago, researchers from Deft University of Technology in the Netherlands came up with a design for a windwheel that could generate electricity without any moving parts, imagining that it could offer a safer and quieter alternative to wind turbines.
Now Dutch architects have taken their idea and run with it, designing a giant version of the windwheel that would not only generate enough electricity to power 1,000 homes, but would soak up solar energy, collect and recycle water, and also serve as a tourist attraction, a hotel, and a home packed with 72 apartments.… read more »