May 12, 2017

Website: http://www.launch.org/innovators/nina-marsalek

Description: Sun-powered lanterns are safe, emission free, and affordable for even low-income households. They are designed to be used in rough environments and provide easy-to-use light that helps increase school...

May 12, 2017

Website: http://www.build-a-biogas-plant.com/

Why: Money spent on fuel that causes health issues is money that could be used for food, trade and medicine. Environmentally sound and practical solution.

Audience: Individuals, Communities, Industry

May 12, 2017

Website: http://www.she-inc.org/

Description: A step-by-step case-study of successful methods for achieving community buy-in for solar cooking as well as training for building them.  Shared by Mary Simonson and Nancy Bailey.

Implementation Effort: Moderate

Maximum Co...

May 12, 2017

Website: http://barefootcollege.org

Description: Training that addresses problems of drinking water, girl's education, health and sanitation, rural unemployment, as well as social awareness and the conservation of the organizations that already exist in the villages who...

May 12, 2017

Website: http://cec.vcn.bc.ca/cmp/modules/wat-ro.htm

Description: Complete plans for creating a shallow well rope pump. Training documents on this web site, this one is based upon the principle that communities can best be strengthened (empowered) by doing things for th...

May 12, 2017

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Description: Heifer envisions…A world of communities living together in peace and equitably sharing the resources of a healthy planet. Heifer’s mission is…To work with communities to end hunger and poverty and to care for the earth. Heifer's strategy is…...

May 12, 2017

Website: http://nrdc.org

Description: NRDC's Action Center provides tools, tips and information you need to help protect the earth's extraordinary wealth of natural treasures. Sign up for free bi-weekly email alerts on urgent issues needing your immediate action, join o...

May 12, 2017

E-Stewards - Reducing High-Tech Toxic Export

Website: http://www.ban.org

Description: This site provides contacts for vendors providing appropriate high-tech recycling. Using appropriate recycling of high-tech disposal is the only way to avoid exporting escalating global...

May 12, 2017

Website: www.earth911.com

Description: Easy to use resources for searching locations for various recycling in the US and Canada. Earth 911 seeks to empower the public with community-specific resources to improve their quality of life.

Availability Limits: United States a...

May 9, 2017

Website: http://www.worldbike.org/

Description: The Big Boda is able to carry hundreds of pounds of cargo or two additional passengers easily, at a substantially lower cost than other forms of human-powered utility vehicles. It was designed to transport goods to and fro...

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