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Archive for December, 2009

Pifco’s Solar-Powered Path Strip Lights

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

Pifcos Solar Powered Path Lights

The Solar-Powered Path Lights made by Pifco are a versatile lighting system. The lights come in packs of two which can be placed around the garden either on the ground or on walls.


MIT’s Copenhagen Wheel

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

Copenhagen Wheel

At the Copenhagen Conference on Climate Change the researchers at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) unveiled the Copenhagen Wheel. The wheel basically stores up energy as you ride it, to then release the energy back as a boost when you need it most. The wheel can also communicate with your iPhone offering a myriad of features.


Wooden Model Biplane With Solar-Powered Propeller

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on December 29th, 2009

Solar Powered Model Biplane

The Solar-Powered Wooden Biplane Model is an example of the power that modern solar panels have. The Biplane comes in kit form to be constructed and features a working propeller that is powered by solar panels on the top of its wings.


Sanyo Air Washer Plus

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on December 28th, 2009

Sanyo Air Washer Plus Home Use Air Purification

Sanyo have brought out a new system called the Sanyo Air Washer Plus which uses electrolyzed water and a HEPA filter to clean the air of various particles and gasses. The system is designed for home use and is called Air Washer Plus.


Merry Christmas from!

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

I hope you all have a fantastic Christmas with your friends and family! Our eco-gadget articles will resume on 28th December!

Stingray Solar-Powered Pocket sized LED Torch

By Anita (EnviroGadget Writer) on December 21st, 2009

Stingray Solar Powered Pocket Torch

The Stingray Solar-Powered Pocket Torch is a compact, light and powerful LED torch. The double LED lights provide a bright output for this little torch. With a keychain built into the design the torch is easily attached to a keyring or bag to be with you when you need it.


Eva2o – Food Cooling Through Evaporation

By Anita (EnviroGadget Writer) on December 18th, 2009

Eva2o - Food Cooling Through Evaporation

Industrial designer Dennis Cheng has designed a simple system to keep fruit and veg cool without using any electricity, in fact only using the cooling powers of evaporation. This concept is to help draw people away from a reliance on fridges and return to more natural methods of cooling and storing foods. This concept design has been named eva2o.


Solar-Powered Star Shaped LED Lights

By Anita (EnviroGadget Writer) on December 17th, 2009

Solar Star LED String Lights

Solar Star Lights can illuminate any garden with their white LED lights. These weatherproof lights can be used to decorate many different garden elements like trees, bushes and archways, bringing light to shady spots as night falls.


Portable Motorless Solar Air Purifier

By Anita (EnviroGadget Writer) on December 16th, 2009

Solar Air Purifier

The Solar Air Purifier is an easy to use portable device that cleans the air giving you a healthy, odor neutralised environment. By simply placing it near any window the Solar Air Purifier will clean the air silently using its high-efficiency photo-catalysis and active carbon filter to scrub the air of any smoke and smells.


Solar-Powered Digital Window Thermometer

By Dan (EnviroGadget Writer) on December 15th, 2009

Solar Digital Window Thermometer

The Solar-Powered Digital Window Thermometer is a digital thermometer that simply sticks to the outside of your window, giving you the current outdoor temperature. No need to venture outside to see how cold it is, as you just need to open the curtains to read it! The window thermometer uses a solar panel to charge itself during the day, saving the need for conventional batteries. (more…)