Saturday, 8 August 2009

In environmental news...

Who would have thought you could make sterile compost out of used disposable nappies? Canterbury firm Envirocomp is offering the first commercial nappy-composting service in New Zealand. They offer kerbside collection in Christchurch City, North Canterbury and Kaikoura of all disposables for a nominal charge. Read about it here.

Nissan has unveiled its first mass-market fully-electric car, the Leaf. Cheap to run, and with zero emissions, the car will be available in late 2010. Read Wired's review here.

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