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GiveO2 offsets your carbon footprint

Measure and offset your transport based carbon footprint by installing the GiveO2 app on your phone. By turning on the GiveO2 tracker, the app automatically saves your trips so you can better understand your carbon footprint. Linking your account to beintoo enables you to earn Bedollars which can be redeemed for real discounts. A vision

Tesla expands Superchargers network throughout Europe

In the beginning of December, Tesla has opened its first Supercharger stations in the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland and Germany. Opening its first Supercharger network in Norway last September, Tesla now plans to build more Superchargers in countries like Belgium, France and the UK in 2014. 14 European Superchargers in place At the moment, Tesla has

Energy awareness software saves money

An extensive study of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy reviewed more than 36 residential smart metering and feedback programmes internationally. They concluded that to realise feedback-induced savings, the smart meters must be used in conjunction with online or in-home displays and well-designed programmes that successfully inform, empower, engage and motivate people. Dutch startup

Greenloons, the AirBnB of eco travelling

Founded by Irene Lane, Greenloons is an online booking platform for eco-certified travel adventures. The ecotourism platform aims to become the AirBnB for green travellers.Lane describes herself as “an eco-conscious mom who loves to travel in an environmentally responsible manner”. The site lists hundreds of eco tours, green volunteering opportunities as well as offering eco-travel

Modular phone concept finally breaking ground

The average lifespan of your mobile phone is 18 months. You discard of your phone because the battery is not working properly. Or because the software cannot be supported by the phone’s CPU. Perhaps you don’t like the design or just want a better camera. The complete phone ends up as e-waste and all the