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

Electric Turbochargers to Improve Engine Efficiency Electric Turbochargers to Improve Engine Efficiency

In the ongoing quest to improve, electrically powered turbochargers may be the next... 

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... 

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Recycle

10 Warming Vegan Drinks for Autumn and Winter 10 Warming Vegan Drinks for Autumn and Winter

Although winter isn’t officially here yet, the biting winds and snowfall are inspiring many of us to order hot lattes, apple cider, and cocoa instead of frozen drinks at our  favorite cafes . All over the northern hemisphere, folks are wrapping chilled fingers around warm mugs to sip at the deliciousness therein. Whether you’re aiming... [Read more from this category]

Low-Cost Lapdeck is a Recycled Cardboard Laptop Desk You Can Take Anywhere Low-Cost Lapdeck is a Recycled Cardboard Laptop Desk You Can Take Anywhere

Click here to view the embedded video. Despite all the buzz about standing desks , there are still times when you want to sit down somewhere comfortable, like in bed or on the couch, and work on your laptop. Of course, laptop desks have been around a long time, but they’re usually bulky and expensive. Now that laptops are lighter than ever – enter... [Read more from this category]

Bruce Munro Illuminates Straw Bales and Plastic for the Winter Light Installation at Waddesdon Gardens Bruce Munro Illuminates Straw Bales and Plastic for the Winter Light Installation at Waddesdon Gardens

Read the rest of Bruce Munro Illuminates Straw Bales and Plastic for the Winter Light Installation at Waddesdon Gardens Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bruce munro , bruce munro light artist , environmental art , fiber optic , light art , lighting installation , PET bottles installation , Recycled Materials , straw bales , UK , Waddesdon... [Read more from this category]

The First CityPod Composter Has Been Installed in a Canadian University The First CityPod Composter Has Been Installed in a Canadian University

The University of British Columbia has a new, eco-friendly addition: a 15-foot stainless steel in-vessel composter called the CityPod . Recently installed in the university’s new recycling room, the composter takes care of all food waste and compostable tableware from the school’s catering and food service operations. Food waste from... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

Bioclimatic Preschool is Built with Rammed Earth Walls and Mud Bricks to Keep Cool in the Moroccan Heat Bioclimatic Preschool is Built with Rammed Earth Walls and Mud Bricks to Keep Cool in the Moroccan Heat

Read the rest of Bioclimatic Preschool is Built with Rammed Earth Walls and Mud Bricks to Keep Cool in the Moroccan Heat Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: adobe walls , Aknaibich , BC Architects , bioclimatic , Bioclimatic Architecture , Dorian Vauzelle , locally sourced materials , locally sourced stone , morocco , mud bricks , Nicolas... [Read more from this category]

OFIS Completes Out-of-This-World Football Stadium in Belarus OFIS Completes Out-of-This-World Football Stadium in Belarus

Read the rest of OFIS Completes Out-of-This-World Football Stadium in Belarus Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aluminium facade , arena , arena borisov , Belarus , football stadium , metal facade , ofis arhitekti , perforated facade , slovenian architects , sports architecture , stadiums Read more here: OFIS Completes Out-of-This-World... [Read more from this category]

VIDEO: World’s Longest Zipline is Part Roller Coaster, Part Zipline and All White-Knuckle Fun VIDEO: World’s Longest Zipline is Part Roller Coaster, Part Zipline and All White-Knuckle Fun

Ziplines are great and all, but except for a difference in scenery, if you’ve done one you‘ve done them all. Unless, of course, the zipline also happens to be part roller coaster. The TreeTop Crazy Rider in Australia is not only the world’s longest zipline, but it also takes the rider on a series of hair-raising twists and turns high up in the... [Read more from this category]

Pivot Transforms a Boring Suburban Building into a Gorgeous Cedar and Charcoal Brick Art Studio Pivot Transforms a Boring Suburban Building into a Gorgeous Cedar and Charcoal Brick Art Studio

Read the rest of Pivot Transforms a Boring Suburban Building into a Gorgeous Cedar and Charcoal Brick Art Studio Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: art studio , black aluminum , black brick , casement windows , cedar cladding , charcoal brick , COLORBOND , Erskineville , glazed black brick , Office , Pivot , Pivot architecture , rotating... [Read more from this category]

Tiny Tsubomi House is a Multi-Level Residence that Blooms Atop a Cookie Shop Tiny Tsubomi House is a Multi-Level Residence that Blooms Atop a Cookie Shop

Read the rest of Tiny Tsubomi House is a Multi-Level Residence that Blooms Atop a Cookie Shop Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Architecture , Bud house , Flathouse , home business , Japan , Japanese tiny homes , multilevel , open-plan , plywood , small footprint , split-level , stacked building , stacked home , tiny home , Tokyo , Tsubomi... [Read more from this category]

Sprout Watches: Eco-Friendly Timekeepers that are Big on Style Sprout Watches: Eco-Friendly Timekeepers that are Big on Style

For those who still like to wear a classic timepiece instead of pulling out their phone every five minutes, Sprout Watches  are fabulous, eco-friendly timekeepers. Each Sprout Watch is lead- and phthalate-free, and the range features renewable and recyclable materials, such as organic corn resin, bamboo, organic cotton, cork, and Tyvek. There are... [Read more from this category]

HOW TO: Make Easy, No-Bake, Vegan Pecan Pie Bars For a Gluten-Free Thanksgiving HOW TO: Make Easy, No-Bake, Vegan Pecan Pie Bars For a Gluten-Free Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is almost upon us and families will soon be whipping up a storm in kitchens across America. But if spending hours preparing a feast is not your idea of fun, then this timesaving, no-bake dessert recipe for vegan pecan pie bars is perfect for you. Although these decadent and creamy pecan bars taste just like gold ol’ pecan pie, these... [Read more from this category]

Electric Turbochargers to Improve Engine Efficiency Electric Turbochargers to Improve Engine Efficiency

In the ongoing quest to improve, electrically powered turbochargers may be the next step in increasing engine efficiency for automobile engines.  The first such to be included in a production model is slated to come in 2016 from Audi on its SQ7 SUV. Turbo boost has been a popular way of increasing the power of an engine without increasing its size.  ... [Read more from this category]

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