Speed at which global warming is constantly changing the face of earth and environment around us is a matter of great concern. It’s becoming increasingly important for everyone of us to be environmentally responsible. Like they say charity begins at home – ways to lead a greener lifestyle at home needs to be figured out.
There are methods to transform your home from a power-hungry hub into a sustainable greenhouse to help reduce your overall carbon footprint and green house emissions. To bring an element of sustainability and cost-effectiveness to your home, all you need is implementing small changes in your day-to-day life and you will end up creating a green living space for you and your family. Making a shift from energy consuming products to energy saving products, here are six simple ways you can adapt to accomplish your green home endeavors.
Solpro Helios solar-powered smart charger
Market is flooded with solar-powered chargers, but very few are capable of charging devices at a desirable speed. Unlike traditional solar chargers, the Solpro Helios is a high speed device charger that juices up your devices in just 90 minutes with the help of onboard 5,000mAh battery. Efficiency of the sun-powered charger however depends on exposure to sunlight. Foldable in nature, the power-packed and practical solar charger comes with more than one rich feature in a small package. It can be folded like book when not in use.
Ekocycle 3D Printer
3d printing is future of manufacturing. Be it houses, cars or small gadgetry, 3D printing is gradually spreading its tentacles in every industry. In such a scenario, how could homemaking remain untouched of the new wave? This is why Ekocycle 3D Printer came into existence. Ekocycle is resultant of collaboration between 3DS and Ekocycle. The small scale printer is a way to promote sustainability at home by making use of filament made using recycled material. Filament – the main building material – is made from recycled plastic bottles. So, whatever objects you 3D print using this printer at home is a way to promote sustainability and recycling at home through repurposing old and discarded items.
Vegua Indoor Planter
Designed for people living in small apartments, the Vegua is a tabletop greenhouse that gives you flexibility to grow herbs and small plants indoors. It’s a perfect combination of a planter and an aquarium in one. Lower portion of the planter is aquarium whereas the upper part comprises of grow stones. Low on maintenance, the indoor planter is a self-cleaning ecosystem powered by aquaponics. It gives you flexibility to grow organic food right on your kitchen top or workstation.
Soma Sustainable Pitcher & Plant-Based Water Filter
With an ambition to build something sustainable and green, the Soma pitcher is a way to deliver clean drinking water to the communities who don’t have access to it. Soma uses plant-based filters to make water drinkable and delicious. The building material of the pitcher is shatter-proof and BPA-free. Designed to look like a glass jug, Soma is a beautiful transparent water container fitted with a wooden handle to keep element of sustainability intact.
La Lampe Petite
La Lampe Petite sustainable lighting is designed with an ambition to replace you conventional indoor lamps that consume comparatively higher energy. This solar powered lamp can be used both indoors as well as outdoors, and can light up its surroundings for about nine hours on a full charge. Made from recyclable aluminum, the ultra-lightweight lamp can be carried around with ultimate ease.
LAVi –Hot Water Touch less Faucet
After kitchen, bathroom is the second most energy consuming area which needs to be optimized to use less energy. Keeping this notion in mind, Denver-based Stephen Gregory has devised a colorful faucet design that delivers instant hot water stream without asking for too much power from the main grid. The faucet doesn’t need to be touched to operate; all you have to do is make hand gestures. Sensors onboard immediately swing into action and deliver a stream of cold or hot water on demand and turns off as soon as you move away, curbing water wastage.
By making these small changes at your home, you can lead a way to live a sustainable life for you and your family. These changes may appear small but contribute a lot in creating a sustainable atmosphere inside your home.