Gadgets That Help You Go Green

Science & Technology

SOLAR CHARGER

This charger helps you charge any kind of cellphone and digital camera. Carry this solar charger with you on your outdoor trips. Price: Rs 450

Mumbai: Magic Eye, Ash Lane, Shop No 9, Near Kandeel Restaurant, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Fort, Mumbai - 400001. Call 022-22671270/ 22673653 for more information.

Pune: Sunrise Instruments Private Limited, Survey No 62, Lane No 7, Behind Sai Baba Care Centre, Near Kantini Apartment, Kondhwa- Kurdh, Pune - 411048. Call 020-26933147/ 09822493941 for more information.

Chennai: Sri Swamy Electronics, No 1/384, Subramanian Street, Senthurpuram Main Road, Kattupakkam, Poonamalle Post, Chennai - 600056. Call 044-24760762 for more information.

 

SOLAR JAR

This jar is made of solar panels that store enough energy to illuminate a corner of a room. These solar jars are available in three colours - yellow, pink and blue. Price: Rs 1,999

Mumbai: Rhythm House, K Dubash Marg, Shop No 40, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai - 400001. Call 022-43222727 for more information. 

Other Places: You can find painted solar jars in colourful shapes and sizes at alibaba.com

 

KEYCHAIN

This solar keychain has three LED bulbs that light up at the touch of a button. Such keychains are powerful enough to light up surfaces at a distance of 4 to 5mts. Price: Rs 75

Mumbai: Magic Eye, Ash Lane, Shop No 9, Near Kandeel Restaurant, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Fort, Mumbai - 400001. Call 022-22671270/ 22673653 for more information.

Other Places: To buy solar keychains in different shapes and sizes, visit ebay.in for more information.

 

READING LIGHT

This solar reading light needs to be charged under direct sunlight for it to work for six hours at a stretch. Itís a brilliant alternative to battery or electricity-powered lights. Price: Rs 1,800

Mumbai: Belifal, Kondubai Wadi, Shop No 4, Next to Sasmira College, Worli, Mumbai - 400018. Call 022- 20513555/ 09821072175 for more information.

Delhi: Anu Solar Power, No 380, DDA Flats, Ranjith Nagar, Near Satyam Cinema, Delhi - 110008. Call 011- 32542948 for more information.

Bengaluru: Anu Solar Power, No B-2-64, KHB SFS, 7th B Main, Yelahanka New Town, Bengaluru - 560106. Call 080-65791237/ 65790891 for more information.

 

FLIP FLAP

This plastic plant feeds on sunlight. With leaves that go flip-flap and a flower that tilts from side-to-side when it is charged, the plastic plant is a cool addition to your windowsill. Price: Rs 60

Mumbai: Shop No 68, Sarang Street, Near Rajdhani Restaurant, Crawford Market, Mumbai - 400001. Call 022-66690771/ 09371555417 for more information.

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