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

Innovative Solar Power System Takes Inspiration From Nature Innovative Solar Power System Takes Inspiration From Nature

If you’ve thought about how amazing it would be to power your home with solar power,... 

Superhydrophobic Coating Makes Better Solar Panels Superhydrophobic Coating Makes Better Solar Panels

Scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a coating for glass... 

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... 

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Recycle

DIY: How to sew your own (adorable) upcycled picnic blanket DIY: How to sew your own (adorable) upcycled picnic blanket

Read the rest of DIY: How to sew your own (adorable) upcycled picnic blanket Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: blanket , crafts , DIY , DIY picnic blanket , festival , green home decor , how to make your own recycled picnic blanket , how-to , picnic , recycled picnic blanket , sewing , summer picnic blanket Go here to see the original: DIY:... [Read more from this category]

Video: What Recycled Tires Can Become Video: What Recycled Tires Can Become

Did you know that rubberized asphalt roads, the kind made from recycled tires, are quieter and more durable than regular asphalt roads — and only need to be half the thickness? Find out more about the benefits of recycled tires in this video from… Read the rest here: Video: What Recycled Tires Can Become  Read More →

Summer Stylin': Cool Eco-Friendly Styles For Summer Summer Stylin': Cool Eco-Friendly Styles For Summer

Eco-conscious fashion has never been bigger or more important. Regardless of whether you’re looking for vegan, organic, fair trade, recycled or locally-made clothing and accessories, you don’t have to sacrifice style to make a green statement…. Read the original post: Summer Stylin': Cool Eco-Friendly Styles For Summer  Read More →

Kindergarten principal transforms an airplane into an amazing classroom Kindergarten principal transforms an airplane into an amazing classroom

We were pretty astounded when we came across an airplane in Oregon that had been turned into a home , but it’s possible that this spectacular kindergarten-in-a-jet might just top it. The brainchild of Headmaster Gari Chapidze, a retired Yakovlev 42 plane in Georgia has been transformed into a classroom that stimulates the senses, with the layout... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

Infographic: Ditch the clutter with this space-saving encyclopedia Infographic: Ditch the clutter with this space-saving encyclopedia

It’s easy to get attached to the things in our lives, but clutter wastes more than just space. We spend nearly 2 years out of our lives dealing with clutter and 40% of cleaning time is spent dealing with stuff we don’t need or use. This infographic will set you on the path to clean, clutter-free home. Use the handy flowcharts to determine... [Read more from this category]

Urban beekeeping is safer thanks to Francesco Faccin’s sweet Honey Factory Urban beekeeping is safer thanks to Francesco Faccin’s sweet Honey Factory

Click here to view the embedded video. In an effort to preserve the ancient art of beekeeping and safely bring it to a new, urban audience, industrial designer Francesco Faccin has created the Honey Factory . The metal and wood parallelogram structure features a prominent chimney that forms a focal point for the piece of micro architecture, while protecting... [Read more from this category]

Lumibaby is a mini-LED that turns on with a squeeze to the tummy Lumibaby is a mini-LED that turns on with a squeeze to the tummy

Read the rest of Lumibaby is a mini-LED that turns on with a squeeze to the tummy Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco night light , eco-friendly design , eco-friendly night light , eco-friendly products , green design , Kasahara Eriko , led flashlight , LED lighting , LED night light , LED nightlight , Lumibaby , Lumibaby flashlight... [Read more from this category]

Herzog & de Meuron’s controversial triangle skyscraper wins approval from Paris city council Herzog & de Meuron’s controversial triangle skyscraper wins approval from Paris city council

Read the rest of Herzog & de Meuron’s controversial triangle skyscraper wins approval from Paris city council Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 000 jobs in paris , architecture in france , first paris skyscraper in 40 years , herzog and de meuron , Paris , paris coworking space , paris five-star hotel , paris new construction... [Read more from this category]

3 of the world’s top polluting countries make major commitments to clean energy 3 of the world’s top polluting countries make major commitments to clean energy

Three of the world’s top source of greenhouse gases – the United States, Brazil, and China – all announced new goals on Tuesday that represent a serious commitment to clean energy and the health of our environment. Each of the three nations has announced it will implement efforts to reduce, or at least slow the growth of, greenhouse gas... [Read more from this category]

A sprawling dragon with a mane of plants reaches through a Parisian art venue A sprawling dragon with a mane of plants reaches through a Parisian art venue

Read the rest of A sprawling dragon with a mane of plants reaches through a Parisian art venue Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Alexis Tricoire , art installations , blog esprit design , city of fashion and design , france art , French Art , LIVING ART , paris art , plant design , plant designer , plants as art , two-headed dragon ,... [Read more from this category]

Edith Macefield’s ‘Up’ house may be razed, as new owners say it would cost too much to save Edith Macefield’s ‘Up’ house may be razed, as new owners say it would cost too much to save

Back in April, an incredible little house in Seattle  went up for auction. Now, Edith Macefield’s 600-square-foot Ballard bungalow may be destroyed , as the auction winners realize how costly it would be to bring the house back up to code. Macefield became the poster child of homeowners fighting corporate developers when she refused offers of up... [Read more from this category]

Exquisite copper-plated Ecumenical Art Chapel ages with the trees in Finland Exquisite copper-plated Ecumenical Art Chapel ages with the trees in Finland

Read the rest of Exquisite copper-plated Ecumenical Art Chapel ages with the trees in Finland Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: art chapel , chapel architecture , copper and wood architecture , Daylighting , finland architecture , Finnish Architecture , sanaksenaho architects , st henry’s ecumenical art chapel Read the original:  Exquisite... [Read more from this category]

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