Phinergy tests range-extending aluminum-air battery for EVs in Montreal

Green Prophet

The world’s third largest producer of aluminum has teamed up with Israel’s Phinergy to produce a new battery that would make electric vehicles as cost effective as gas- or diesel-fueled vehicles, and significant extends vehicle range.

Are aluminum (aluminium) water bottles safe?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) “Are aluminum water bottles safe?” is a rather frequent search term that is linked to the GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW and therefore I thought it might be good it I would explain here a little as to aluminum and safety. If, and that question was also raised in some of the search engine inquiries, we are talking about the old military canteens made from aluminum my advise would be not to use them in any way.

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Israel’s Phinergy Boosts EV Travel Range with Aluminum Air Battery

Green Prophet

Phinergy’s air batteries made up of 50 aluminum plates can give EVs a range of up to 1,000 miles, according to Gizmag , with each plate providing enough energy for 20 miles. It’s a disposable solution, though Phinergy does not that aluminum is easily recyclable.

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Tricks and Tips-How to Make Money Recycling Metal & Scrapping

Living Green & Saving Energy

Metals like copper, aluminum, steel, brass, iron and wires are often thrown into trash by many who do not realize […]. recycling saving money aluminum recycling benefits of going green recycling scrap metal Instead of trashing items like metal wire pieces, plastic bottles and other household things, consider reusing and recycling. Recycling of scrap metal is not yet a common activity, but statistically speaking, many countries export large amount of scrap metal.

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Aluminum and the environment

Green Living Tips

Aluminum is an incredibly useful metal and while it's certainly not in short supply; an often toxic, emissions and energy -intensive process is needed to turn the raw materials into a form we can use; hence the need to recycle every bit of aluminum we can

Tip of the Week – Recycle Aluminum Foil

The Go Green Blog

Products such as aluminum foil are often overlooked, but can be thrown in the recycling bin along with the cans, newspapers & glass. According to the Aluminum Association , Americans toss out enough aluminum every 3 months to rebuild our entire commercial air fleet.

Aluminum in Antiperspirants

Eco Friendly Daily

The reason for this is in the antiperspirant which actually uses aluminum salts to seal up our pores and prevent us from sweating. Not all deodorants contain aluminum, but antiperspirants do.

Are SIGG Aluminum water bottles safe?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Do SIGG Aluminum bottles contain BPA? Aluminum without liner, even though that was common until not that long ago in the 1970s and 1980s even, is not a real option because of the problems associated with aluminum, and this despite the fact that military canteens and those for the Scouts were aluminum. SIGG Bottles Now BPA Free. But What Were They Before? Not any more.

Adding Aluminum Foil to Your Stove’s Reflector Drip Pans

Green Living Ideas

Adding aluminum foil to your stove’s reflector drip pans is a great way to make it more energy efficient. Tools you’ll need for the job: A package of Aluminum Foil. Instructions: adding aluminum foil to your stove’s drip pans.

EcoUsable Offers The Safe Alternative To Aluminum Water Bottles

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) As most readers will by now know aluminum water bottle makers Sigg and Laken have now finally publicly acknowledged what many have suspected and that is that water bottles made and sold until recently were lined with an epoxy resin containing Bisphenol-A (BPA). This campaign encourages consumers with aluminum water bottles to “Make The Switch” to EcoUsable stainless steel, BPA-free water bottles produced with no lining at all.

Aluminum-free deodorant by Crystal

Eco-Vegan Girl

Several years ago I was introduced to Crystal deodorant , and I was really skeptical - how could a stick of salt really keep me smelling fresh? However, my old deodorant wasn't cutting it, and I heard that some of the ingredients could cause breast cancer, so I gave it a try.

Giveaway – Eco-Foil 100% Recycled Aluminum Pans

The Go Green Blog

Did you know… Aluminum is the only material that is endlessly recyclable, without ever breaking down or compromising the quality of the metal. Enter to win an Eco-Foil 100% Recycled Aluminum Pan Prize Pack worth $30!

Eco-Vegan hair care in an aluminum container!

Eco-Vegan Girl

There were a lot of natural and vegan body products at the Expo, but Eco Nature Care was offering something really different: biodegradable hair and body wash in an aluminum container. You may have read my post last week about the importance of avoiding plastic bottles.

How Do You Recycle?

The Green Samaritan

I’m fortunate – my city offer curbside recycling and furnishes a big brown can to deposit all our recyclable items in to include paper, aluminum cans, glass, newspaper, steel. With Earth Day approaching, I’m curious… How do you recycle or how does your city handle recycling? Check out the full article at Green Living Recycling Curbside recycling how to recycle

Find Out What Happens to Our Trash

Eco Chic

HomeSoul Sponsored Post aluminum bottles cans garbage ocean ocean health paper Recycling sponsored trash trees wasteDiscarded plastic items await recycling (Photo: Shutterstock ). There is no magic place called “away” where our garbage goes. We learned this early on in grade school.

Cheers to Cork

Eco Friendly Daily

Winemakers are now using plastic plugs and aluminum screw caps instead of cork since it’s less expensive. Environment Green Tips aluminum cheers cork forest grapes plastic USDA wine winemakers The next time you pick out a wine, choose wisely.

Reuse and Reduce

Green Home Blog

It takes 95% less energy to make an aluminum can from reclaimed materials than from scratch. Buy recycled – complete the circle by buying products made from reclaimed aluminum, plastic, rubber, and other materials. Reuse and Reduce!

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Jeff Ivanhoe creates new art form out of recycled aluminum cans


Sonia Renthlei: The first thing that comes to mind when we think of an aluminum can is our favorite beer or soft drink. But aluminum cans are highly recyclable and can be worked on to produce more cans.

Friday Beer Post: Bottle or Can

Environmental Economics

New Belgium has provided a balanced voice in the debate, posting on its blog in April that even with all the volume of research on the life cycle and greenhouse gas emissions of beer packaging materials, there is no clear answer as to whether glass bottles or aluminum cans are environmentally superior. In fact the Can Manufacturers Institute points out that the value of recycled aluminum is high enough to subsidize the cost of collecting other materials in curbside pickup programs.

New Year’s Resolution #4 – Recycle

Green Home Blog

For example, it takes 30% less energy to make glass from recycled glass products than from raw material, and using recycled aluminum saves 96% of the energy used to manufacture cans from raw ore. Many cities offer curbside pick-up of basic recyclable items like paper, cardboard, plastic, glass, and aluminum, and those that don’t may have a recycling center where you can take waste. Recycle all paper, glass, plastic, and aluminum waste from your household.

6 Simple Ways to Green Up your Office Space

Hug a Tree with Me

Recycle your paper, plastic and aluminum waste with your local recycling center , and recycle your ink cartridges at Cartridges for Kids. It is an unfortunate truth that both corporate and in-house office spaces are subconscious aids to environmental degradation.

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Read This Before Buying Used Bicycle Wheelsets


Most rims will be made of aluminum. Under light or normal use, a general truism in the biking world, is that a maximum of five years use should be allowed for aluminum parts under stress.

Sustainable Alternatives to Petroleum Based Products

Hug a Tree with Me

glass, aluminum, cellulose, sustainable fabric , wood, bamboo, cork, reusable bags. aluminum options, wood varieties. While we may never know who to blame for the discovery of petroleum, history states that the stuff has been running our lives for over 5000 years now.

The hazards of espresso machine coffee pods

Green Prophet

The coffeemakers – popular models like Green Mountain’s Keurig and Nestlé’s Nespresso - work by puncturing the pod’s aluminum top and forcing hot water through its grinds. Most pods consist of plastic cups with aluminum lids.

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Dubai Imports NASA-Developed In’Flector Solar Deflectors for Greener Glass Buildings

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Made of aluminum, carbon and a UV layer, the panels cut 92 percent of UV rays, 80 percent of radiant heat, and 78 percent of solar heat gain, according to 24/7.

Will Israeli cars roll on alternatives by 2025?

Green Prophet

Phinergy is developing a hybrid lithium-ion and aluminum-air battery system based on technology from Ban Ilan University. The Phinergy aluminum battery concept is said to be able to give cars a much longer driving range of up to 1,100 miles between charges.

Ex-Israeli soldier designs a brilliant collapsible camping grill

Green Prophet

A former soldier in the Israeli Defense Force , Roee Magdassi knows how bulky and unsteady camping grills can be. Now a student at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design , he created Stakes – an awesome new grill that makes standard iterations look like dinosaurs.

First pics of Foster & Partners futuristic incubator building at Masdar City

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A cuboid structure organized around a central core that is planted with drought-resistant plants, the center was built with recycled structural steel, and recycled aluminum sheets and extrusions in accordance with Masdar’s efforts to foster a sustainable supply chain of materials.

First White-Tailed Tropicbird Sighted in Connecticut

10,000 Birds

My friend asked if it would be acceptable if the crate was surrounded by aluminum screen and if there were two cups inside the crate, and she said yes, but that a perch was required. We proceeded to my friend’s house where he quickly duct taped aluminum screen to the outside of the crate, fulfilling their requirement of being “enclosed in wire mesh.” Today’s Guest Post is written by Linda E.

How To Choose Frame and Wheels for the Lightest Road Bike Ever


Bike’s frames today are made of one or a combo of these four materials: steel, aluminum, titanium and carbon fiber (carbon). Steel forks are heavier than those made from lighter materials such as aluminum and carbon. Aluminum.

Tripoli’s Doshma Creative Hub Has a Recycled Shipping Container Core

Green Prophet

Unlike the cold hard ambience of concrete architecture, the exposed aluminum infrastructure lends an intriguing industrial essence to the center.

Lexus built a cardboard car that actually drives!

Green Prophet

An internal steel and aluminum frame supports the electric motor that powers the car.

What biomimicry architects can learn from scorpions

Green Prophet

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev scientists have poured molten aluminum into a scorpion burrow and discovered that scorpion burrows have a platform on which to warm up before the evening hunt.

Zaha Hadid’s Immense Galaxy SOHO Complex Takes LEED Silver

Green Prophet

Clad in aluminum and insulated glass, the 67 meter tall complex is definitely powerful.

Parisian—and Planet—Approved Canned Rose Wine (What? YES!)

Eco Chic

Escapes aluminum beach canned wine Central park farm to table festival great lawn natural NYC organic wine picnic Recycling Wine wine makingBout Time Wine’s canned rose is a no-fuss way to enjoy wine everywhere, be it poolside, rooftop, beach, or picnic. .

Energy Storage Super-capacitors Bottle Energy In New Breakthrough

Green Prophet

You can make one at home with a glass jar and a some aluminum foil. UCLA and Egyptian scientist accidentally find a new way to bottle stored energy. This missing link for solar energy, hydro and electric cars could be a fast, tiny, biodegradable battery.

Modern mashrabiya is Arab architecture made in the shade – check out these stunning photos

Green Prophet

The perforated aluminum skin of Qatar’s Doha Tower (aka The Burj Doha) in variegated depending on north, south, east and west exposures, in order to control day-lighting and provide bespoke interior shading.

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Retro biker chicks from Morocco in photos

Green Prophet

Hajjaj is a versatile artist whose repertoire includes portraiture, installation, interior designed (including recycled furniture made from recycled Coca-Cola crates and aluminum cans), but this is the first time that he has had a solo show in New York.