Would You Ever Be Able To Forgo Using Toilet Paper?

Would You Ever Be Able To Forgo Using Toilet Paper?

Every time you wipe in the bathroom, you’re basically flushing money down the toilet, not to mention creating well, waste with your waste. But is there any way you could ever do away with the whole thing and not use toilet paper? [More]

EA Makes Video Game Manuals An Endangered Species

EA Makes Video Game Manuals An Endangered Species

Following video game publisher Ubisoft’s decision to ditch paper manuals in most games last year, industry giant EA is following suit, revealing they’re phasing out little-used instruction booklets. [More]

Pepsi Outdoes Coke By Planning Bottles Made Entirely Of Plants

Pepsi Outdoes Coke By Planning Bottles Made Entirely Of Plants

More than a year after Coke unveiled bottles made partially from plant products, Pepsi announced it’s making containers made solely from vegetation. [More]

Here Comes Liquid Laundry Detergent In A Cardboard Bottle

Here Comes Liquid Laundry Detergent In A Cardboard Bottle

The eco-friendly folks at Seventh Generation are set to release a new package for their laundry detergent that uses 100% recycled cardboard instead of plastic for the bottle. [More]

Inventor Makes Fuel Out Of Brewery Waste

Inventor Makes Fuel Out Of Brewery Waste

Beer is known for fueling ill-advised hook-ups and spontaneous bar brawls, and now the waste that breweries produce can result in fuel for operating the plants. [More]

What To Do With Your Old Laptop

What To Do With Your Old Laptop

Once you shove your slow, beat-up laptop aside for a newer model, you need to decide what to do with the older machine. While it’s tempting to take a baseball bat to the laptop, as the guys in the movie The Office did to the copier, there are plenty of useful functions for your digital ex. [More]

Cut Down On Water Use With These Tricks

Cut Down On Water Use With These Tricks

Modern society has created the illusion that water is infinite and free, but the environmentally and financially conscious know that’s far from the truth. [More]

White House Wants To Slap Fuel Efficiency Grades On Vehicles

White House Wants To Slap Fuel Efficiency Grades On Vehicles

By proposing the assigning of letter grades onto cars to rank fuel efficiency, the Obama administration either wants to shame car manufacturers into making their cars more efficient or stop larger vehicles from getting into Ivy League schools. [More]

Want To Rent A Hybrid? Be Prepared To Pay A Lot More Green

Want To Rent A Hybrid? Be Prepared To Pay A Lot More Green

When it comes to car rentals, I’ve rarely cared about the make and model of what I’m driving, so long as it’s in my (low) price range, it has a working radio and the driver’s side door operates properly. So it’s a good thing I’ve never tried to rent a hybrid, because the New York Times says I’d be paying anywhere from 30-70% more for the thrill of it all. [More]

Pay $230 For Recycled Chair That Lets You Advertise Coke

Pay $230 For Recycled Chair That Lets You Advertise Coke

Coca-Cola is making up for ensnaring poor little ducks in six-pack containers by making chairs recycled from its bottles — understandably stamped with the company logo — and hocking them for $230, the Atlanta Business Journal reports. [More]

AT&T Tries To Save World With New ZERO Charger

AT&T Tries To Save World With New ZERO Charger

In case you didn’t know — though if you’re a Consumerist reader, you probably do — that cell phone charger you have plugged into your wall socket is pulling power even when you’re not charging your phone. AT&T figures that enough power is wasted in the U.S. alone to power 24,000 homes for a year. That’s why they’ve gone all eco-savvy on us and announced their new ZERO charger. [More]

T-Mobile Coupons Save Your Cash AND Your Environment

T-Mobile Coupons Save Your Cash AND Your Environment

Fashioning itself a jolly green giant, T-Mobile USA is getting in on money-saving and environmentalist fads by offering a Green Mobile Coupon application that lets its customers access coupons they can scan at cash registers to save on environmentally friendly items.