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Each week, Rick joins his buddy Sully to talk tech on the Limpert Tech "SullyCast on ALT 105.7, formerly TalkRadio 640 WGST

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Saturday
Apr212018

Limpert Tech "SullyCast" on ALT 105.7 and iHeartRadio - Earth Day

*Earth Day is now a global event each year, and we believe that more than 1 billion people in 192 countries now take part in what is the largest civic-focused day of action in the world.

Rick and Sully talk some Earth Day tech and eco friendly items.. have a listen:



1.  HONOUR™ Essentials
www.honouressentials.com

A collection of skin, shave products who’s secret ingredient is Costa Rican coffee oil that is sustainably sourced and elegantly and ethically made for the discerning man. The rich coffee is also sold to complete the morning experience.  

Created by brothers and business partners, Jerad and Matt Poling, HONOUR’s “transformative ritual” is centered around the richly derived benefits of the coffee bean and maximized in two primary ways:  
    First, as a defining ingredient in a three-step skincare process—WAKE Exfoliating Rinse, PREP Shave Well Cream and TEND Revitalizing Moisturizer.
    Second, as deliciously roasted BREW coffee. Pure to form, all products are free of parabens, sulfates, and other harmful chemicals.  
Quality is at the heart of the product, with sustainability being a common theme throughout the entire brand.  
    The heirloom-quality Keep Good canister is comprised of eco-friendly materials like reclaimed aluminum and Refills consist of pressed sugar cane pulp, so one can live in the modern world without damaging the planet.
    The coffee beans utilized in all HONOUR products are grown, handpicked, and sorted on family-owned farmland rooted in the lush mountainous hills of Costa Rica.  
    1% of gross revenues go to organizations that protect the environment. 
More information is available at www.honouressentials.com.
 

2. Moshi’s Helios Mini
$129  
www.moshi.com

A compact designer backpack crafted with lightweight, weather-resistant vegan leather. Its multi-pocket design lets you store your essentials and even carry a MacBook up to 13-inches (USB-C version). A zippered RFID Shield pocket protects your personal data from theft. Helios Mini keeps you stylish and organized no matter where you go this season. Available in olive green and beige.
 

3. Smart Ocean - irst ever task chair made with recycled fishing nets
https://www.humanscale.com/smartocean/index.cfm

Developed with Bureo, it incorporates almost 2 lbs. of plastic pollution and marks first NextWave product available to purchase.

As 2018 celebrations such as Earth Day and World Oceans Day focus on reducing and preventing plastic pollution, this product is a tangible example of how a manufacturer can leverage its supply chain as a means of keeping plastics out of the ocean. The fishing nets utilized in Smart Ocean's production are from Bureo's Net Positiva recycling program which facilitates the collection of discarded plastic fishing nets and provides incentives to participating coastal communities.
 


4. Best Buy making it a point to get the word out about recycling and trading in your old gadgets and electronics. www.bestbuy.com



 
5.  Veestro
www.veestro.com

Veestro offers over 50+ a la carte chef crafted meals that can be delivered directly to your door in recycled, earth friendly, containers. Think veggie lasagna, roasted beet and kale salad, veggie empanadas and more. The meals come frozen, ready for you to simply heat and serve. It’s that easy! All meals are 100% plant-based, made with organic ingredients and preservative free.
 


6. Take an Earth Day quiz

https://www.earthday.org/earth-day-quiz/

Sunday
Apr302017

Limpert Tech "SullyCast" on Radio 105.7 and iHeartRadio - Earth Day, One Week Late

One week ago it was Earth Day.

How did you celebrate, or what did you do for the environment?
Amazing companies have joined the movement and have made strides in creating high tech and useable products and experiences that are Earth-friendly!

Rick and Sully take a look.


 

1.  Toast and Nodus Collection Cases

Toast, a company that makes various electronic device covers out of reclaimed, responsibly grown and rainforest friendly wood veneers, has partnered with Trees for the Future to plant one tree for every share of the hashtag “OneToastOneTree” and their special Earth Day image on social media April 22nd. The two companies have partnered up since summer 2016 and have already planted 33,231 trees for every Toast product made.
 
Nodus
Every single Nodus is built to last, hand crafted from the finest vegetable tanned leathers, incorporating innovative technologies and design features hidden within.
Nothing compares to the touch and feel of a good leather, which is why Nodus only use thes finest full and top grain vegetable tanned Italian leathers that age with beauty. They are also committed to using the traditional and sustainable method of tanning our ethically sourced materials.
 

2. Humble Brush

Why not make a difference every day when you brush your teeth? Humble the world with Humble Brush – the 100% biodegradable toothbrush made from naturally sustainable bamboo! Hand-crafted to perfection, each brush addresses two major issues with toothbrushing today: toothbrushes leave an environmental footprint and not everyone owns one. On a mission to solve these problems, Humble Brush is not only humble to the planet, but also helps people in need. Every Humble Brush sold helps children in need participate in a comprehensive preventive oral care program. More than just a toothbrush, Humble Brush is the eco-friendly, socially responsible answer to modern daily oral care. With a commitment to health and the environment, make Humble Brush the new accessory for your bathroom this season.
 

3. A New Google Earth App

Google has decided to revamp its Google Earth app. On April 18, the search giant unveiled the new app.
What's new:  3D Maps

In earlier versions of Google Earth, certain buildings could be viewed in 3D, provided you checked off “3D Buildings” in the Layers portion of the app. But in the newest release of Google Earth, you can view, well, the whole world in 3D. When you search for a location, a clickable 2D/3D button appears on the lower right-hand corner of the screen, giving you a quick and easy way to look at your destination in another dimension.
Learn about unusual places: Hemingway's haunts are one example. Did you know that before Europeans came to North America, so-called Mississippians “had built a great city surrounded by huge earthen pyramids and a Stonehenge-like structure made of wood to track the movements of the stars”? And that it’s still visible in Illinois? Me neither, but the new Google Earth highlights this structure, along with eight other architectural feats, forgotten lands, or relics of an ancient world. Go to Google Earth -> Voyage -> History -> Lost Civilizations from Above to find them.

Feel lucky?
Google has ported its “I’m feeling lucky” button from its search engine to the new Google Earth, and it’s a glorious way to distract yourself at work or plan your next spontaneous trip.
 

4.  Ashley Chloe

Ashley Chloe is donating 10% of all sales to Water.org, a nonprofit dedicated to bringing clean water to the developing world, as well as access to working toilets. Purchases must be made between April 22-30, 2017.
Angela Pan, CEO of Ashley Chloe, is an advocate for women empowerment and creating a better world for the next generation. Pan's passion lies in providing support for women, whether it be in business or on impactful initiatives. "Ashley Chloe chose to support Water.org because of their commitment to the work on providing everyone with clean water." said Angela Pan. "We also believe very much in their mission to empower women and to improve people's lives. We hope that our involvement helps bring safe water to places in the world that need it most.”

When it takes hours every day to find and collect water, it's hard to get through a full day at school. It's hard to prosper without safe water. It's hard to focus on community growth. It's hard to live a normal life. Clean water is a fundamental human need, but 663 million people worldwide don’t have access to it. 2.4 billion people worldwide lack access to a toilet and basic sanitary needs. Water.org and Ashley Chloe hope to change these statistics and help foster a change in the world for the better.

“Water.org is thankful for Ashley Chloe’s support." said Melanie Mendrys, Water.org's Director of Brand and Marketing. "Their donations will help empower families around the world with access to safe water and sanitation. We are honored to have such great supporters taking action to change lives with safe water.”
 


5. Rowkin

Products include:

Bit Charge Stereo is the ultimate portable wireless bluetooth earbuds. The housing conveniently holds your earbuds and allows you to charge your other mobile devices.

Bit Stereo is the slimmest pocket sized stereo bluetooth headset. The housing conveniently holds your earbuds and charges the earbuds for up to 9 hours of use.

Mini Plus+ is the smallest portable bluetooth earbud. You can purchase the Rowkin Mini Plus+ in three modern colors: space grey, silver, and a special 24K gold-plated edition.

Shop at: rowkin.com/order