Green Tips

Spring Cleaning: 6 Green Tips to Organize and Simplify Your Home Spring Cleaning: 6 Green Tips to Organize and Simplify Your Home

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Spruce Supermarket: 4 Tasty Treats You Can Make with Spruce Tree Tips Spruce Supermarket: 4 Tasty Treats You Can Make with Spruce Tree Tips

When you go for a walk in the woods, do you glance around and consider which... 

Tips for a Greener Thanksgiving Tips for a Greener Thanksgiving

Blogger Diane MacEachern of Big Green Purse offers 10 simple tips to green your... 

Button Up Your Home- get ready for winter Button Up Your Home- get ready for winter

As the seasons begin to change your family migrates indoors for the winter, a lot... 

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Green Tech

Nobel Prize Awarded for Blue LEDs Nobel Prize Awarded for Blue LEDs

The Nobel Prize in physics this year has been awarded to three scientists, Isamu... 

Fuel-Free Plastics Manufacturing Fuel-Free Plastics Manufacturing

Plastics manufacturing is typically a double consumer of petrochemicals, using them... 

Navy Demonstrates Fuel From Seawater Production Navy Demonstrates Fuel From Seawater Production

A team of US Navy research scientists has developed a method to produce liquid fuel... 

Ontario Completely Off Coal Ontario Completely Off Coal

The Canadian province of Ontario has officially shut down its last coal burning... 

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Recycle

Sustainable Beluga Razors Put a New Spin on a Classic Shave Sustainable Beluga Razors Put a New Spin on a Classic Shave

Did you know that in the United States alone, over 2 billion  disposable razors are thrown in the garbage every year ? That’s a hell of a lot of plastic and waste metal accumulating in landfills across the country. People are quickly waking up to the fact that sustainability is the way to go, and The Beluga Shave Co. is setting a great example... [Read more from this category]

INTERVIEW: Kacie Meyers, the 22-Year-Old Who Turned Discarded Wood Pallets into a Commercial Flooring Business INTERVIEW: Kacie Meyers, the 22-Year-Old Who Turned Discarded Wood Pallets into a Commercial Flooring Business

At a time when most college students are still trying to figure out how they want to make an impact on the world, 22-year-old Kacie Meyers is already building a business empire with Pal Hardwood , transforming  discarded wooden pallets  into well-designed products, and giving jobs to people with special needs. We recently had the privilege of chatting... [Read more from this category]

Creepy Skull Sculptures Rise from the Remains of Dead Skateboards Creepy Skull Sculptures Rise from the Remains of Dead Skateboards

More frightening than those bruises, broken bones, or arthritis, your old skateboards have come back to haunt you. Carved from the remnants of shattered boards by designer Beto Janz , these creepy heads mysteriously started to appear around the town of Curitiba in Brazil—no doubt hunting down the jumps and flips that killed them. Read on for the... [Read more from this category]

Furniture Designer Hongtao Zhou Resurrected a Creepy, Dripping Zombie Chair Furniture Designer Hongtao Zhou Resurrected a Creepy, Dripping Zombie Chair

Zombie chair! Out for your wood scraps! Oozing sawdust and pure carnage! Designer Hongtao Zhou , whom  we found playing with ice  a while ago, decided to channel the walking dead on a broken, abandoned chair he found on the street in Madison, Wisconsin. The result: a fiendish, dripping zombie chair, risen from the swamp and demanding the chance... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

Look Again. Can You See the New Addition? Look Again. Can You See the New Addition?

Read the rest of Look Again. Can You See the New Addition? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Gianni Botsford Architects , green renovation , house extension , invisible architecture , London , london architecture , London invisible house , sustainable renovation , transparent architecture , transparent walls , unframed glass , white-on-white... [Read more from this category]

BOOK REVIEW: “Chizi’s Tale” is the True Story of an Orphaned Black Rhino in Zimbabwe BOOK REVIEW: “Chizi’s Tale” is the True Story of an Orphaned Black Rhino in Zimbabwe

“Chizi’s Tale: The True Story of an Orphaned Black Rhino” is an eye-opening, real-life children’s story of an orphaned baby rhino who was lucky enough to be taken in by a Zimbabwean conservationist and his family. Chizi was lovingly raised and prepared for release back into the wild by his carers, but in their three years... [Read more from this category]

Sustainable Beluga Razors Put a New Spin on a Classic Shave Sustainable Beluga Razors Put a New Spin on a Classic Shave

Did you know that in the United States alone, over 2 billion  disposable razors are thrown in the garbage every year ? That’s a hell of a lot of plastic and waste metal accumulating in landfills across the country. People are quickly waking up to the fact that sustainability is the way to go, and The Beluga Shave Co. is setting a great example... [Read more from this category]

INTERVIEW: Kacie Meyers, the 22-Year-Old Who Turned Discarded Wood Pallets into a Commercial Flooring Business INTERVIEW: Kacie Meyers, the 22-Year-Old Who Turned Discarded Wood Pallets into a Commercial Flooring Business

At a time when most college students are still trying to figure out how they want to make an impact on the world, 22-year-old Kacie Meyers is already building a business empire with Pal Hardwood , transforming  discarded wooden pallets  into well-designed products, and giving jobs to people with special needs. We recently had the privilege of chatting... [Read more from this category]

UK Building World’s Most Environmentally Friendly Solar Farm UK Building World’s Most Environmentally Friendly Solar Farm

UK -based solar farm operator Primrose Solar is teaming up with solar company Solarcentury to build a 48 MWp solar farm on the Southwick Estate in Fareham, Portsmouth. The farm will produce enough clean electricity to power 11,000 homes, but that’s not the whole of the good news story. The companies are taking a holistic approach to the project with... [Read more from this category]

We Make Carpets’ Intricate Designs Are a Colorful Criticism of Consumerism We Make Carpets’ Intricate Designs Are a Colorful Criticism of Consumerism

Read the rest of We Make Carpets’ Intricate Designs Are a Colorful Criticism of Consumerism Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: colorful carpets , consumerism criticism , dutch design , Eindhoven , MU , we make carpets View original here: We Make Carpets’ Intricate Designs Are a Colorful Criticism of Consumerism  Read More →

Creepy Skull Sculptures Rise from the Remains of Dead Skateboards Creepy Skull Sculptures Rise from the Remains of Dead Skateboards

More frightening than those bruises, broken bones, or arthritis, your old skateboards have come back to haunt you. Carved from the remnants of shattered boards by designer Beto Janz , these creepy heads mysteriously started to appear around the town of Curitiba in Brazil—no doubt hunting down the jumps and flips that killed them. Read on for the... [Read more from this category]

Lightweight Visio.M Electric Car Weighs in at Only 900 Pounds Lightweight Visio.M Electric Car Weighs in at Only 900 Pounds

Two years ago BMW , Daimler and scientists at the Technical University Munich (TUM) announced that they had joined forces to create an everyday, affordable and safe electric car, called the Visio.M . It’s been over two years since we last heard about the Visio.M, but now it’s being unveiled to the public this week for the first time ever.... [Read more from this category]

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