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 Kevin Zolkiewicz

SMART Trash Bins Used as WiFi Spots in NYC

Some of us are used to the convenient lifestyle our modern and connected lives afford us. But not everyone has the privilege to access to free internet in cafes or shopping centres. Last winter, a smart bins company in NYC created a project and turned trash cans into (today's version of) gold – free WiFi Hotspots for households in downtown Manhattan. Read on

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Is This The Secret To The Perfect (Sustainable) Cup of Tea?

“One day of extra energy use from overfilling electric kettles is enough to light all the streetlights in England for a night.” This statement by sustainability advocate Leyla Acaroglu, in a 2013 TED talk, was the spark that inspired the development of a smart, energy-saving and genuinely exciting alternative to the electric kettle. Read on

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Designing the Future: DMY Design Festival Berlin 2015

Berlin hosted the international DMY Design festival last weekend, and RESET was in attendance. Housed in the striking surroundings of a converted power station on the banks of the river Spree, the festival was a four-day long celebration of international product design, featuring creations from all over the world, as well as presentations, talks and workshops. Read on

 Karol Franks

Clean, Green and Safe Food Carts Will Appear in NYC

There are about 5,000 permitted food carts in New York City. Although people claim they are the backbone of the city, and as much of an urban icon as convenient stores in Asian cities, they are contributing to city pollution. Next year, 500 solar-powered food carts will fill the streets of the concrete jungle. Read on

Bruno Cordioli

World’s First-Carbon Negative Data Centre

We spend so much time online today, using various forms of cloud services, emailing back and forth and surfing, all of which is powered by servers. The IT and telecom industry is one of the largest energy consumers, leaving behind gigantic carbon footprints. The good news is the world first carbon-negative data centre will soon land in Sweden! Read on

Healing Hands: How Big Is Your Green Handprint?

We have all heard about ecological footprints: the demands that each and every one of us makes on the Earth’s ecosystems as we go about our day-to-day lives, not just with cars and air travel, but also by heating our homes, washing our clothes, even eating. Read on

 sig hafstrom

RESET Special: Small Steps, Big Impact - Five Quick Tips for Climate-Friendly Living: Day 5

If we work together, we can put more time towards rubbish separation, seek fresh air in our cities or create new conservation areas. Want to know where to start? This week, we will be providing simple tips to start building a more climate-friendly life. Whether you're just getting started on the green path or you're a pro, there's tips for everyone. Today we look at gifts that give back. Read on