From Upcycled Chinese Cafes to Bird Seed Billboards

 - May 31, 2014
The warmer weather is no better time for businesses to introduce new eco-friendly products and services and these eco May 2014 trends showcase a sample from a wide variety of industries.

Solar-powered devices are popping up all over the place, offering consumers the utmost mobility and portability. While items such as solar-powered phone chargers have been around for some time now, brands are branching out in very unexpected ways. From solar-powered DJ booths to solar-powered cookers and even dresses that store energy, eco elements are being incorporated into products than ever.

Another concept catching momentum is smartphone apps that can control one's house appliances as a means to cut down on wasted energy when no one is home.

For a more in-depth analysis of the ways brands are catering to the eco-minded consumer this month, check out Trend Hunter's Eco Trend Report.