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Kiva's straw bale greenhouse

Year round veggies in a homemade, just under the permitting limit, strawbale greenhouse.


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Solar Charged Lawnmower

Converting a very used gas power lawnmower into a solar charged, low emission, almost silent, lawn cutting machine.


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Kiva's straw bale greenhouse

Year round veggies in a homemade, just under the permitting limit, strawbale greenhouse.


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Aleiha's parabolic solar cooker

A very hot (400 °F) parabolic solar cooker. Made from an reclaimed satellite dish using bicycle powered tools.


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Hexayurt Project

The Hexayurt is a refugee shelter system that uses an approach based on "autonomous building" to provide not just a shelter, but a comprehensive family support unit which includes drinking water purification, composting toilets, fuel-efficient stoves and solar electric lighting. 8/15/07 Update: Winner of the Treehugger Participate! contest for Burning Man.


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Parabolic basket and tin can solar cooker

Creating a solar cooker out of local invasive species and waste materials in order to pasteurize water and be an alternative to the use of fossil fuels for cooking food.


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Photovoltaic vaccine refrigeration at Centro De Salud

Building a solar powered (photovoltaic) vaccine refrigerator with a community hospital in Northern Mexico. Now the sun helps keep the vaccines consistently cold.


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A scary earthen oven that uses three layers to maximize efficiency, and all three types of heat to maximize the flavor.


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Sun Frost energy efficient shower

Conventional showers minimize thermal comfort, maximize energy use and water consumption, and exacerbating moisture problems... A solution?


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CCAT pedal powered innovations

Years of pedal powered innovations from CCAT, all in one place.


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Corn Cob Charcoal Crusher

Turning corn cob agricultural waste into a cooking fuel that combats deforestation and indoor air pollution.


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Home biogas system (Philippine BioDigesters)

"It can be built as a : Do-It-Yourself (DIY) project where expert masonry skills are not required" and "by using common and inexpensive materials available anywhere."


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Ethanol from organic sugar beets versus refined cane sugar

Determine the cost inputs and energy outputs of small scale ethanol production from local and conventional sources.


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Hotel Perote solar pool heating system

Hotel Perote solar pool heating system


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Floating drum biogas digestor

Above ground portion of floating drum biogas digestor - used chiefly for digesting animal and human feces on a continuous-feed mode of operation, i.e. with daily input.


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How to Build a Mechanically Powered Battery Charger for LED Lighting

How to Build a Mechanically Powered Battery Charger for LED Lighting


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