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

Solar Impulse Begins Round-the-World Journey Solar Impulse Begins Round-the-World Journey

Earlier this week, the Solar Impulse aircraft took off from Abu Dhabi on the first... 

Solar-Powered Window Sensors for Smarter Buildings Solar-Powered Window Sensors for Smarter Buildings

Sensors are the next step needed on the road to developing smarter buildings, and... 

Who Cares About the 2015 Green Car of the Year? Who Cares About the 2015 Green Car of the Year?

One thing we’ve looked for in our annual coverage of the North American International... 

Solar-Powered, Concrete Hull Boat Solar-Powered, Concrete Hull Boat

Carter Quillen is an engineer who bought an old, concrete hulled sail boat named... 

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Recycle

IKEA is launching a new line of ultra low-cost furniture made entirely of paper! IKEA is launching a new line of ultra low-cost furniture made entirely of paper!

Swedish flatpack furniture manufacturer IKEA keeps pushing the envelope when it comes to affordable design – and the company is currently developing a new line of furniture made entirely out of paper ! The new sofas, chairs, tables, bookshelves and stools will be made from a composite of repurposed pulp, and the company has developed a process... [Read more from this category]

Street artist Bordalo II turns Lisbon trash into wild animal sculptures Street artist Bordalo II turns Lisbon trash into wild animal sculptures

Read the rest of Street artist Bordalo II turns Lisbon trash into wild animal sculptures Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: animal street art , Bordalo II , Lisbon , new art technique , portugal , recycled art , recycled street art , street art sculptures , trash animal sculptures , trash collage , urban art See the original post:  Street... [Read more from this category]

Experimental eco-hostel promotes Andean culture and Pachamama love in Bolivia Experimental eco-hostel promotes Andean culture and Pachamama love in Bolivia

Read the rest of Experimental eco-hostel promotes Andean culture and Pachamama love in Bolivia Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Andean Culture , bolivia , dry toilet , eco design , eco hostel , eco-friendly accommodation , empowering women , green design , Kasa Cultural Sol y Luna , Lake Titicaca , Libertad , Pachamama , rainwater collection... [Read more from this category]

29 inspiring lighting designs from New York Design Week 29 inspiring lighting designs from New York Design Week

New York Design Week always inspires us, but this year was especially bright with lighting innovations from all across the globe. We saw ingenuous new ways to make LEDs radiant – using fiber-optics, acrylic tubes and other types of diffusion, as well as LED Edison bulbs, 3D-printed pendants and luminous modular tree lamps. Scroll down to discover... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

The Dutch Windwheel is not only a silent wind turbine – it’s also an incredible circular apartment building The Dutch Windwheel is not only a silent wind turbine – it’s also an incredible circular apartment building

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Snøhetta, DIALOG and Mayer/Reed picked to revitalize Oregon’s Willamette Falls Snøhetta, DIALOG and Mayer/Reed picked to revitalize Oregon’s Willamette Falls

Read the rest of Snøhetta, DIALOG and Mayer/Reed picked to revitalize Oregon’s Willamette Falls Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: dialog , DIALOG Willamette Falls , Mayer Reed , Mayer Reed Willamette Falls , Oregon City revitalization , Oregon Waterfalls , Rediscover the Falls , snohetta , Snohetta Oregon waterfall , Snohetta... [Read more from this category]

Crayola is asking people to stop using crayons as makeup Crayola is asking people to stop using crayons as makeup

File this one under advice that you didn’t know you needed. Some enterprising beauty bloggers are encouraging make-up lovers to ditch the pricey eyeliners and pick up a Crayola instead. And while many people are embracing the DIY beauty trend, Crayola is begging people to stop using art supplies as makeup, because it can cause a whole range... [Read more from this category]

Everything you always wanted to know about the U.N. climate talks Everything you always wanted to know about the U.N. climate talks

Why 2015 could be the most important year for curbing climate change. Go here to read the rest: Everything you always wanted to know about the U.N. climate talks  Read More →

Eat Your Vegetables! A Vegetable Garden Growing Guide Eat Your Vegetables! A Vegetable Garden Growing Guide

From composting, to starting your garden from scratch, to attracting pollinators, to making your garden ‘greener’, we’ve got you covered.  We recently came across this nifty infographic, Vegetable Growing Guide from Gabriel Ash and thought it… View post: Eat Your Vegetables! A Vegetable Garden Growing Guide  Read More →

HueRay! helps protect bikers from the side with rechargeable grip lights HueRay! helps protect bikers from the side with rechargeable grip lights

Today, HueRay! is launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund the pilot run of its flagship product, revolutionary light emitting bicycle grips. HueRay! aims to deliver safety, comfort and style to the growing number of urban cyclists. Conventional bike lights illuminate the road ahead or make cyclist noticeable from the rear, but ignore making riders... [Read more from this category]

U.S. avian flu outbreak drives up the price of eggs as supplies are threatened U.S. avian flu outbreak drives up the price of eggs as supplies are threatened

In 2014, migratory birds carrying highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5 infections brought the disease to the United States, sparking an outbreak that has affected more than 21 million egg-laying hens in Iowa alone, according to IOWA Public Radio . The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Protection reports that as of May 20, 2015, 20 states in... [Read more from this category]

France requires all new buildings to have green roofs or solar panels France requires all new buildings to have green roofs or solar panels

France just passed a trailblazing new law that requires that all new buildings constructed in commercial areas to be partially-covered by either solar panels or green roofs . Not only will this bring dramatic changes to the nation’s skylines and bolster the efficiency of all new commercial construction, but the law will help France pick up the... [Read more from this category]

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