A bicycle made almost entirely of cardboard has the potential to change transportation habits from the world's most congested cities to the poorest reaches of Africa, its Israeli inventor says.
Every two weeks, Americans wear out nearly 50 million pounds of rubber on their tires. This is enough rubber to manufacture 3.25 million new tires. To lessen this, inflate your tires to the correct pressure. This preserves the life of the tires and saves gas, which ultimately saves money.
Rescuing excess food from Israeli corporate cafeterias on a daily basis is just one of the projects Joseph Gitler conceived about five and a half years ago when, as a new immigrant to Israel, he decided he must do something about the disturbing reports of poverty in Israel.
All over Los Angeles, Jewish groups were finding innovative ways to commemorate Tu B'Shevat, the 15th day of the Jewish month of Shevat, which is the New Year for trees.