Posts Tagged ‘CO2 emissions’
BigBellys are the new trash compactors powered by solar energy, being installed on the streets of Philadelphia. What is amazing is that these bins are powered completely by the sun and are able to accept close to eight times as much waste as a regular trash can.
Retailing giant Wal-Mart announced that it intends to increase the percentage of solar energy used in its units during the following 18 months. BP Solar will install solar panels on rooftops of 10 to 20 stores and distribution centers in California.
A Uk company has invented a new type of material named i-pas, that could replace concrete timber and steel. What is amazing is that this material is made from recycled plastic. Except for thermoset and PVC, i-plas can make use of any type of plastic waste. The i-pas company, called exactly like the material, said [...]
A company named Pepperidge Farm situated in Bloomfield, CT bakery, opened United States’ largest fuel cell plant. This plant is about 1.2 MW and will provide 57 percent of the 260,000 square foot facility’s power. In 2006, the company Pepperidge Farm’s opened a 250 kW plant and 70 percent of the bakery’s power will be [...]