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

Sewage Water: Silicon Valley’s Answer to California’s Deepening Drought Sewage Water: Silicon Valley’s Answer to California’s Deepening Drought

In response to California’s deepening drought, officials are turning to transforming sewage into potable water . The Silicon Valley Advanced Water Purification Center , which opened this summer, may be the state’s best ammunition against chronic water shortages. With an intense microfiltration system in place, the $72 million facility turns... [Read more from this category]

Coffin Shelves Pull Double Duty as Chic Design for Life AND Death Coffin Shelves Pull Double Duty as Chic Design for Life AND Death

In certain cultures, it’s customary for the dead to be buried with their possessions. For a change, how about being buried in your possessions instead? That’s the twist that William Warren put on his cheeky Shelves for Life , which function as sleek storage space during a person’s life and transform into, well, an equally sleek coffin... [Read more from this category]

This Inspiring Multicolored Community Center is Made From Over 40,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles This Inspiring Multicolored Community Center is Made From Over 40,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles

Read the rest of This Inspiring Multicolored Community Center is Made From Over 40,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Bogota architecture , Bogotá , colombia , eco-friendly community center , Nukanti Foundation , Recycled Materials , recycled PET , recycled plastic PET bottles , Weaving Cazucá Go here... [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]

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Green Living

INFOGRAPHIC: No Tests and Other Reasons Montessori School Makes Sense INFOGRAPHIC: No Tests and Other Reasons Montessori School Makes Sense

Have you ever considered an alternative education model for your child or children? One that values self-motivation, play, and plenty of time in nature? If you have, maybe Montessori will interest you. The Naudain Academy in New Jersey sent over this nifty infographic, which details the positive side of Montessori education. Some highlights include... [Read more from this category]

Help Make This Fascinating Biomimicry Book a Reality and Get Cool Perks Help Make This Fascinating Biomimicry Book a Reality and Get Cool Perks

If you’ve been following Inhabitat for a while, you’re probably familiar with Dr. Tamsin Woolley-Barker’s brilliant biomimicry articles . For the past year and a half, Tamsin has been pouring her heart and soul into researching and writing a book entitled  SuperOrganizations: Nature’s Game-Changing Guide To Faster, Smarter, More... [Read more from this category]

These 10 Incredible Family Halloween Costumes are Sure to Inspire You These 10 Incredible Family Halloween Costumes are Sure to Inspire You

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Kenya’s Dwindling Predator Populations Pave the Way for Thorny Plants Kenya’s Dwindling Predator Populations Pave the Way for Thorny Plants

Plant-eating animals may be rejoicing over the global decrease in predator populations , but it may be leaving the environment in a hairy situation. Researchers at the University of British Columbia are conducting a study which has revealed as carnivores decrease, the eating habits of herbivores may have an adverse affect on vegetation and biodiversity.... [Read more from this category]

Massive Solar Farm Could Pump Clean Energy From the Sahara to England Massive Solar Farm Could Pump Clean Energy From the Sahara to England

The blazing Sahara sun may power homes a world away by 2018. The people behind a new $13 million project called TuNur farm propose to build a massive 100-square-kilometer solar farm in Tunisia. The farm would then connect directly to the UK, pumping energy through a 280-mile-long underwater cable. Read the rest of Massive Solar Farm Could Pump Clean... [Read more from this category]

SOM Transforms a Monolithic San Francisco Office Tower into a Bright and Breezy LEED Platinum Vision SOM Transforms a Monolithic San Francisco Office Tower into a Bright and Breezy LEED Platinum Vision

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National Geographic Photographer Documents Her Daughter’s Magical Life with Animal Companions National Geographic Photographer Documents Her Daughter’s Magical Life with Animal Companions

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Japanese Study Shows Climate Change Could Mean More Girls Are Born Than Boys Japanese Study Shows Climate Change Could Mean More Girls Are Born Than Boys

A recent study carried out in Japan warns of yet another unexpected consequence of climate change : the study shows that male human fetuses are more sensitive to temperature differences than female fetuses and are more likely to spontaneously abort when exposed to extremes of heat and cold in utero . While similar studies in New Zealand and Finland... [Read more from this category]

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