In this day and age, who can survive without electronic gadgets? Be it a smartphone, television or any kitchen appliance, a home definitely houses more gadgets than it houses people! There have been endless debates on the advantages or disadvantages of electronic gadgets. Critics claim that even though electronic gadgets have become an indispensable part of people’s lives, they are not exactly a boon for the surrounding environment. However, there are a number of gadgets that are eco-friendly as well as useful. Check out these 9 eco-friendly and useful gadgets that will paint your world green!
1. Rukus Extreme Solar Wireless Speaker
Turn noise pollution on its head with Eton’s solar energized boom blaster. It comes with five speakers, and it is NFC- enabled so that you can stream your favorite playlist wirelessly. With a built-in battery of 6,600mAh, this boom blaster will keep your party going on with 5 hours of non-stop playback. The speaker’s IPX4 water resistance ensures that your summer time pool outing is never boring or music-less.
2. Siva Cycle Atom
Put simply, this battery pack recharges any USB device through pedaling. So, cyclists can freely be on the move without worrying about their smartphones’ battery. This battery pack uses the same speed as any other smartphone charger to boost a phone’s charge from a ground zero percent to a whopping seventy percent!
3. LSTN Cherry Troubadours Headphones
These headphones are built with reclaimed wood sourced from furniture companies. This gives the headphones an earthen appearance accompanied with crisp sounds for sharp ears. The wooden base helps to lock out ambient noise and in turn, enriches the musical experience for the wearer.
4. Urbanears Re: Plattan
This special edition model from Urbanears is designed by using scrap parts of the previous collection. Each pair of these headphones boasts of offering its consumers collapsible design with high-performance sound.
Not only that, Urbanears has been doing funding for rainforest protection, thereby protecting biodiversity as a whole. So, the signature feature of these headphones is that it comes as a traceable Pax code accompanied with GPS coordinates for protected areas in the Costa Rica rainforest that amounts to five square meters.
5. Rain Bird ST8i-WiFi Sprinkler Timer
If you are an amateur florist or a professional gardener, this smart electronic gadget will make your jaw drop with its eco-friendliness as well as usefulness. This device will automatically adjust the watering schedule in accord to the local weather to keep the water usage just right.
The sprinkler timer, which can also be operated via a mobile app, brings to the table up to eight watering zones that can be customized as per convenience. This allows consumers to target water usage where it is required, and cut down on it where it isn’t needed.
6. WeMO Insight Smart Plug
A smart device that tracks down ‘energy vampires’, gives you an idea on your energy usage via an app, and lets you switch your appliances on and off accordingly. It is a must have for an eco-friendly soul. WeMO Insight Smart Plug is indeed smart, and pocket-friendly too!
This robot performs a task as simple as its name. Caia harness sunrays while sitting at your room’s window to redirect natural brightness where it is most needed. This robot works on solar power, and thus, it performs its function without electricity.
8. Pilot B2P (Bottle to Pen)
Every single hour, approximately 2,50,00 plastic bottles make their way into landfills. What B2P does is, it recycles 50% of this plastic waste by turning them into refillable and retractable pens. These pens are 89% plastic waste. However, they look stylish and write smoothely. This is a win-win situation for everyone, isn’t it?
9. H20 Powered Alarm Clock
Even if you are a tech geek, sometimes managing an electronic device with batteries and charging can become quite a fuss. With this H2O powered alarm clock, all you have to do is fill up the clock with some tap water and close its lid. The ions inside this clock are programmed to turn water into power. And the best part is that it lasts for 6 long months!