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Archive for March, 2009

Energy Saving Eco Kettle

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on March 31st, 2009

Eco Kettle

The Eco Kettle is a kettle that saves energy by helping you to only boil the water you need. Research suggests that people boil around twice as much water as they need, which means 50% of the energy being used is wasted! (more…)

Gota Dishwasher – Tiny Worktop Dishwasher Machine

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on March 30th, 2009

Energy Saving and Water Saving Dishwasher

The Gota Dishwasher is a small worktop dishwasher for the kitchen. It’s great for people who have small kitchens and don’t have the space for a full-sized dishwasher. The Gota Dishwasher was designed by Ibsen Caldas. The small dishwasher is made from ABS polycarbonate and cleverly uses a water tank to efficiently use water. (more…)

MSI U110 ECO Wind Eco-Friendly Netbook

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on March 27th, 2009

MSI U110 ECO Wind Eco-Friendly Laptop

MSI have announced a new eco-friendly energy-efficient laptop which supposedly doesn’t compromise on performance. Their new MSI U110 ECO Wind Netbook, which they claim runs for 9 hours on a single battery charge, does not degrade in performance. (more…)

Chromasun Solar Powered Hybrid Air Conditioner

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on March 26th, 2009

PV And Solar Thermal Powered Hybrid Air Conditioner

If it’s a really hot summer, there’s no doubt that having an air conditioner will make the hot evenings a lot more bearable. However, air conditioners do use an incredible amount of electricity. A new company called Chromasun has announced their plan to release a highly efficient air conditioner unit. (more…)

Simple Drive – 1TB Eco-Friendly External Hard Drive

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on March 25th, 2009

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External hard drives are really common now, and with eco-friendly hard drives coming on to the market with lower power consumption, it’s great to see an external hard drive with an eco-friendly design. The Simple Drive was designed by Anne Dickhoff in a recent design competition. The Simple Drive is made from recyclable plastic, and is easily disassembled when the hard drive reaches the end of its shelf-life. (more…)

Energizer Solar Battery Charger

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on March 24th, 2009

Energizer Solar Battery Charger

The Energizer Solar Battery Charger was recently announced, which is a charger that charges AA and AAA batteries using the sun’s energy. It’s the first time I’ve seen a major battery manufacturer releasing their own solar charger gadget. (more…)

Areaware Eco-Friendly Wooden Flashlight

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on March 23rd, 2009

Wooden Torch

The Areaware Wooden Flashlight is a torch made from a sustainable wood and fitted with an energy efficient LED bulb. The torch is certainly attractive, but priced at an eye-watering $75! (more…)

Eco-Gadget Gallery of posts up to 03-20-2009

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Floor Standing Foot Operated Can Crusher

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on March 20th, 2009

Foot Operated Can Crusher

If you use lots of tin cans or have lots of beer cans around, you know that the cans take up a lot of space when you’re recycling them. Well having a handy Foot Operated Can Crusher means that you can keep the kids occupied (it can be one of their fun chores), as well as keep the space you use for recycling down to a minimum. (more…)

Low Energy Moonlight Night Light

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on March 19th, 2009

Moonlight Night Light

The Moonlight Night Light is a smart little night light that uses NASA space-age technology to light up a child’s room or a hallway for less than 0.5p a day (around 1 cent). The light is also ideal when you’re not familiar with a somewhere you are staying, and can save you the pain of stubbing your toe trying to find the light switch! (more…)