Category Archives: Low Emission

Street-Level Innovation | Electric Folding Bike from Volkswagen (VW)

What looks more like a playful and innocent kid bike is actually Volkswagen’s answer to the low-emission urban transport solution. Named “bik.e”, it is an electric folding bike that folds into the size of a car’s spare tire and can … Continue reading

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Street-Level Innovation | The Suitcase Bike

The Suitcase Bike was a design concept that made its appearance in 2009. It now looks destined to make it into production. Slated to be available by late 2010, it’s priced around US$400. Fully assembled into a medium-sized suitcase (duh…!!!). … Continue reading

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An ode to the earth’s most sustainable building material, Bamboo. Green School, Bali

By Dian Hasan | August 25, 2009 For centuries people across the the world’s sunbelt, and other tropical areas, have been living, breathing, eating bamboo. Bamboo was the source of choice for building materials, food, arts & crafts, and a … Continue reading

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Commute for Better Health

Want to do good and feel good? Get active. Exercise is one of the best things you can do for yourself and the environment. Biking or walking to work instead of using your car, for example, can lower your carbon … Continue reading

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