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

Samsung Wins 2016 Design For Recycling Award Samsung Wins 2016 Design For Recycling Award

Not only does the Samsung 2016 Curved Full HD TV boast true-to-life picture quality,... 

5 Essential Eco Tech Ideas You Should Consider 5 Essential Eco Tech Ideas You Should Consider

For many, technology represents our best hope for radically rethinking our lives... 

Not All Recycling Apps Created Equal Not All Recycling Apps Created Equal

We’ve all heard the tongue-in-cheek ‘there’s an app for that.’... 

Here’s How Kids Explain “Bigger Than The Bin” Recycling Here’s How Kids Explain “Bigger Than The Bin” Recycling

Most American kids today grow up with a recycling bin and an understanding that items... 

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Recycle

Students build a stunning solar-powered multi-use space from salvaged materials Students build a stunning solar-powered multi-use space from salvaged materials

Created for the University of Utah’s annual Design Build Bluff project, Cedar Hall is located next to the historic John Albert Scorup House, a historic 1890s property that, despite twelve years of effort, is unable to accommodate the multifunctional needs of the student body. The objective of the Cedar Hall project was to design a simple yet elegant... [Read more from this category]

7 NASA discoveries that will blow your mind 7 NASA discoveries that will blow your mind

1. A second mini moon circling Earth The moon has figured prominently in our culture, popping up in songs, poems, and literature throughout the centuries. So NASA’s confirmation that there’s a second moon piqued the curiosity of the masses. Asteroid 2016 HO3 is between 120 to 300 feet in diameter, and really needs a better name so the poets... [Read more from this category]

Student invents turntable-speaker that spins off of upcycled and biodegradable materials Student invents turntable-speaker that spins off of upcycled and biodegradable materials

Innova is a student’s take on a turntable-speaker system made from entirely upcycled and biodegradable materials. Holly Jensen, a student of Victoria University of Wellington, had a particular interest in both unusual and environmental product design, pushing the public’s perception of household objects and beautifying items once considered... [Read more from this category]

Charming upcycled Igloo parklet brings the community together with a place to leave wishes Charming upcycled Igloo parklet brings the community together with a place to leave wishes

The Wish-Igloo parklet is part of the Renaissance Covington’s Curb’d program which focuses on temporarily repurposing parking spaces throughout the city. It was selected as one of five winning entries to the design-build competition, all of which are based on the idea of repurposing small chunks of urban space into engaging spatial experiments.... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

INFOGRAPHIC: The worlds greatest sports stadiums and the architects behind them INFOGRAPHIC: The worlds greatest sports stadiums and the architects behind them

With UEFA underway and the Rio Olympics just around the corner, it’s a fitting time to take a look at some of the world’s greatest stadiums ever built. RubberBond created an infographic that explores the best stadiums from around the world, from football and rugby to national and Olympic stadiums. You’ll find information on when the stadiums... [Read more from this category]

Darling Tinycamper from Lithuania starts at just 7K Darling Tinycamper from Lithuania starts at just 7K

In keeping with the traditional teardrop design , these campers are small and lightweight. The interior space of the Teardrop MINI, Tinycamper’s basic model, is just large enough for two adults to sleep in comfortably, but you could squeeze in a small child as well. In fact, the mattress spans wall-to-wall inside the cabin, making for a pretty cozy... [Read more from this category]

Wild poolside oasis in Spain disguises offensive grey wall Wild poolside oasis in Spain disguises offensive grey wall

The Spanish architect ’s challenge was deceptively simple on the surface: transform the private garden’s blighted view into a magical retreat. Prior to tapping Ocaña, the homeowners had struggled with a variety of approaches for softening the stark, grey wall, and abandoned each of those projects along the way. Plans for a living green wall had... [Read more from this category]

Don’t let Monsanto and Whole Foods kill GMO labeling Don’t let Monsanto and Whole Foods kill GMO labeling

A first-of-its-kind law requiring foods sold in Vermont to declare whether or not they contain genetically modified crops is set to take effect on July 1st — unless a national law being considered by Congress passes first. The proposed national legislation would effectively override the regulations outlined by Vermont’s law, delaying any... [Read more from this category]

Solar Roadways are coming to historic Route 66 Solar Roadways are coming to historic Route 66

Solar roadways are finally gaining traction in the United States. Scott and Julie Brusaw have been developing their energy-generating roads for the last several years, hoping to replace asphalt with solar panels that can withstand the weight of cars. Now they are bringing their dream to a section of the historic Route 66 highway in Missouri . Solar... [Read more from this category]

One place on Earth where climate change is actually beneficial One place on Earth where climate change is actually beneficial

Canada’s boreal forests may not suffer as much as other areas on Earth from climate change . Armed with climate data from as far back as 1960, scientists from Quebec and the United States scrutinized datasets of tree rings from black spruce trees to gather a sense of how the trees respond to varying weather conditions. Their discovery is incredibly... [Read more from this category]

Students build a stunning solar-powered multi-use space from salvaged materials Students build a stunning solar-powered multi-use space from salvaged materials

Created for the University of Utah’s annual Design Build Bluff project, Cedar Hall is located next to the historic John Albert Scorup House, a historic 1890s property that, despite twelve years of effort, is unable to accommodate the multifunctional needs of the student body. The objective of the Cedar Hall project was to design a simple yet elegant... [Read more from this category]

US, Mexico and Canada pledge 50% clean energy by 2025 US, Mexico and Canada pledge 50% clean energy by 2025

In an announcement late Monday, the White House said all three North American leaders have agreed on a goal of 50 percent power from clean energy sources by 2025 . Canada is already surpassing that figure, and agreement from the United States and Mexico represents the continent’s solid commitment to targets outlined in the United Nations climate... [Read more from this category]

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