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

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... 

CETO Produces Wave Power and Freshwater CETO Produces Wave Power and Freshwater

A new, grid-tied offshore wave energy project called CETO is being readied off the... 

Nontoxic Flame Retardants from Whey Nontoxic Flame Retardants from Whey

Whey is generally a waste byproduct from cheese- and yogurt-making. Producers need... 

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Recycle

99-Year Old Lillian Weber is Making a New Dress Every Day for Needy Kids in Africa 99-Year Old Lillian Weber is Making a New Dress Every Day for Needy Kids in Africa

In 2011, Lillian Weber started sewing dresses for the charity Little Dresses for Africa and she has been sewing one every single day since then. It’s all part of the 99-year old’s mission to make 1,000 dresses for African children in need. At last count she had reached 840 dresses and she shows no signs of stopping. Read More >  Permalink... [Read more from this category]

Moleskine Livescribe Notebooks Turn Handwritten Notes into Digital Files Moleskine Livescribe Notebooks Turn Handwritten Notes into Digital Files

Classic stationary and notebook purveyor Moleskine has taken a leap into the future with their new Livescribe 3 smartpen that turns your notes into digital files. The amazing notebook is paired with a pen packed with motion sensors that translate the pen’s movements into digital images. With the Moleskine Livescribe Notebooks, you can still jot down... [Read more from this category]

How to Make Your Own Terrarium How to Make Your Own Terrarium

I’ve always coveted my friend Melissa’s fabulous terrarium, which is the centerpiece of her stylish, cozy Brooklyn apartment. I’ve secretly wanted one of my own for ages, and recently realizing that some artsy ones can sell for thousands of dollars , I decided it was high time to learn how to make my own on the cheap. After much pleading,... [Read more from this category]

McDonald’s Stockholm Will Let Customers Trade Cans for Burgers McDonald’s Stockholm Will Let Customers Trade Cans for Burgers

A new program at McDonald’s in Stockholm is even more affordable than their Dollar Menu. Through an collaboration with DDB , the fast food chain is now accepting recycled cans in exchange for food. Geared toward the city’s endless festivals, the program was designed to get young festival goers to unwittingly clean up the massive amounts of beer... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

VIDEO: Watch the Incredible 4-DAY Construction of a Prefab HUF HAUS VIDEO: Watch the Incredible 4-DAY Construction of a Prefab HUF HAUS

Pioneers of the pre-fabricated home HUF HAUS have constructed thousands of energy efficient houses across the globe. Their über-efficient designs have paved the way for a new wave of green modular homes , demonstrating a truly sustainable life cycle, beautiful architecture, and zero-waste build. To watch the construction of a HUF HAUS is like watching... [Read more from this category]

INFOGRAPHIC: How You Can Save Money and the Environment by Changing Fonts and Spelling INFOGRAPHIC: How You Can Save Money and the Environment by Changing Fonts and Spelling

Did you know that printer ink costs up to thousands of dollars per liter? This pricey commodity is said to be one of the most expensive commercially produced liquids in the world and can cost double or more than high-end luxury perfumes like Chanel No. 5. But if you can’t swap your printer for good ol’ pencil and paper, you can still make... [Read more from this category]

California Lawmakers Pass Nation’s First Statewide Plastic Bag Ban California Lawmakers Pass Nation’s First Statewide Plastic Bag Ban

California just scored a major potential win for the environment last Friday, when the State Senate approved the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic grocery bags . The Senate passed the ban with a 22-15 vote just one day after the controversial bill won approval from the State Assembly. If Democratic Governor Jerry Brown signs... [Read more from this category]

Tiny Wedge-Shaped Writer’s Cottage Hangs Off the Hillside in Norway Tiny Wedge-Shaped Writer’s Cottage Hangs Off the Hillside in Norway

Read the rest of Tiny Wedge-Shaped Writer’s Cottage Hangs Off the Hillside in Norway Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: asker , cabin , Jarmund/Vigsnæs Arkitekter , JVA , norway , sun shade , tiny cabin , wood architecture , wood cabin , wood house , wooden cabin , writer’s cottage , writers cabin Read the original:  Tiny... [Read more from this category]

ESTIA is an Ethically Built Wooden Shelter that Overlooks Ancient Italian Ruins ESTIA is an Ethically Built Wooden Shelter that Overlooks Ancient Italian Ruins

Read the rest of ESTIA is an Ethically Built Wooden Shelter that Overlooks Ancient Italian Ruins Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: architecture workshop , ESTIA: the hearth room , habitable sculpture , italian design , Sa.und.sa architetti , wooden shelter See more here: ESTIA is an Ethically Built Wooden Shelter that Overlooks Ancient... [Read more from this category]

Toxin is Causing Pelicans to Drop Dead Out of the Sky in California Toxin is Causing Pelicans to Drop Dead Out of the Sky in California

All along California’s coastline fisheries have been shuttered, marine hospitals have been flooded and birds have been dropping dead right out of the sky. The problem? A dangerous neurotoxin called domoic acid. As nutrients from human activities are pushed into the ocean,  dangerous algae blooms containing the toxin have started blooming more and... [Read more from this category]

COBE Transforms Old Industrial Silo Into High-Rise Housing in Copenhagen COBE Transforms Old Industrial Silo Into High-Rise Housing in Copenhagen

Read the rest of COBE Transforms Old Industrial Silo Into High-Rise Housing in Copenhagen Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: COBE , COBE architects , copenhagen , copenhagen waterfront , Dan Stubbergaard , Nordhavn , Oresund , post industrial architecture , renovated silo , silo , silo housing , silo residential , transformed silo More... [Read more from this category]

Artist Buries $16k Worth of Gold Bullion that People Can Find and Keep Artist Buries $16k Worth of Gold Bullion that People Can Find and Keep

Yarr, if it’s gold you be seeking, to England you should go: a German artist has buried $16,000 worth of gold bullion in the sand of the Outer Harbour beach in Folkestone, which people can come and search for this Thursday as part of the Folkestone Triennial . As part of an art project entitled Folkestone Digs , Michael Sailstorfer has buried the... [Read more from this category]

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