Homebiogas: easy, clean, climate-friendly way to heat and power your home with garbage

Yesterday, I saw a demo of the Homebiogas bioreactor: it's essentially an artificial stomach that uses colonies of microbes to digest your home food waste (it can do poop, too, but people tend to be squeamish about this), providing enough clean-burning biogas to cook your next meal, heat your house, or run a generator -- what's left behind is excellent fertilizer. Read the rest

British man shows off cosy off-grid house in the woods

Kris Harbour shows off his delightully cosy off-grid cottage in the woods, powered by hydro and complete with all mod-cons. Door's a bit squeaky, though. Read the rest