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

PETE Turns Plastic Bottles into Clothing Right at Home PETE Turns Plastic Bottles into Clothing Right at Home

Want to reduce your plastic waste without it ever leaving your home? Meet PETE, one of the six finalists in the Electrolux Design Lab competition, which lets you recycle plastic bottles into clothing right in the comfort of your own home. Just choose the clothing type you want, put in your old plastic, and voila! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to... [Read more from this category]

Meet SUstand: A Recycled Cardboard Stand for Any Tablet or Smartphone Meet SUstand: A Recycled Cardboard Stand for Any Tablet or Smartphone

You’ve probably noticed how popular is cardboard in the world of sustainable products lately. Following the examples of foldable furniture and cardboard surfboards , a team from Eindhoven, the Netherlands, has introduced SUstand : an elegant and environmentally-friendly alternative to plastic tablet stands. Designed to minimize paper waste,... [Read more from this category]

Reclaimed Wood Clads This Japanese Izakaya’s Origami-Like Interior in Montreal Reclaimed Wood Clads This Japanese Izakaya’s Origami-Like Interior in Montreal

Read the rest of Reclaimed Wood Clads This Japanese Izakaya’s Origami-Like Interior in Montreal Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Dominic Samson , interior design , izakaya , Japanese pub , Jean de Lessard , locally sourced wood , Montreal , reclaimed timber , reclaimed wood , recycled wood View original here:  Reclaimed Wood... [Read more from this category]

Clever Pop-Up Hotel in Germany Features Recycled Rooms Built Under $320 Clever Pop-Up Hotel in Germany Features Recycled Rooms Built Under $320

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Green Living

Bosco Verticale: World’s First Vertical Forest is Finally Complete in Milan Bosco Verticale: World’s First Vertical Forest is Finally Complete in Milan

Read the rest of Bosco Verticale: World’s First Vertical Forest is Finally Complete in Milan Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture” , Biodiversity , Bosco Verticale , gray water recycling , high-rise , LEED gold , Milan , mixed-use , Solar Power , Stefano Boeri , stefano boeri architects , urban... [Read more from this category]

2014 is on Track to be the Hottest Year in Recorded History 2014 is on Track to be the Hottest Year in Recorded History

It’s happened again: new data from both NASA and NOAA show that, for the 355th month in a row , September 2014 was hotter than the 20th Century average for the month. Moreover, since September 2014 is the warmest on record, chances are further increased that 2014 will eclipse 2010 as the hottest year in recorded history. Read the rest of 2014... [Read more from this category]

Sea Ice Loss Blamed for Huge Spike in Alaskan Average Temperatures Sea Ice Loss Blamed for Huge Spike in Alaskan Average Temperatures

Think Alaska is too cold for you ? Well, it seems that average fall temperatures there are increasing at a rapid rate. The most northerly community in the U.S., the town of Barrow, Alaska, has recorded an incredible 12.96 degree Fahrenheit (7.2 degrees Celsius) increase in its average October temperature over the 34 years from 1979 to 2012. The team... [Read more from this category]

Can You Believe This Gorgeous Puerto Rican School Building Was Abandoned for More Than 20 Years? Can You Believe This Gorgeous Puerto Rican School Building Was Abandoned for More Than 20 Years?

Before Puerto Rican architecture firm  Díaz Paunetto Arquitectos were commissioned to refit this annex building at the Guardería Ecológica La Mina in Corozal, it had been abandoned for more than 20 years and was gradually being reclaimed by vegetation. But with the school’s ecological commitment, it was determined to salvage the building’s... [Read more from this category]

Kiribati Considered Moving Entire Population to a $2 Billion Man-Made Island Kiribati Considered Moving Entire Population to a $2 Billion Man-Made Island

The small island nation of Kiribati’s highest point is no more than two meters above sea level, which makes it one of the most vulnerable places on Earth to rising water levels. The country is one of the most vocal global advocates for action on climate change, but with the problem of a rising sea lapping at their doorstep, they have considered... [Read more from this category]

Thunderwear: Flame-Proof Underwear Protects Firefighters and Steelworkers From High Heat Thunderwear: Flame-Proof Underwear Protects Firefighters and Steelworkers From High Heat

The fires outside aren’t the only flames that firefighters and steelworkers must deal with everyday–the high heat can pass through their outer protective layers and burn through their cotton undergarments. That’s why Swedish underwear maker Björn Borg developed Thunderwear, a line of flame-proof underwear for men and women to protect... [Read more from this category]

PETE Turns Plastic Bottles into Clothing Right at Home PETE Turns Plastic Bottles into Clothing Right at Home

Want to reduce your plastic waste without it ever leaving your home? Meet PETE, one of the six finalists in the Electrolux Design Lab competition, which lets you recycle plastic bottles into clothing right in the comfort of your own home. Just choose the clothing type you want, put in your old plastic, and voila! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to... [Read more from this category]

Bake Your Own Vegan, Gluten-Free Pumpkin Donuts Right at Home Bake Your Own Vegan, Gluten-Free Pumpkin Donuts Right at Home

Who doesn’t love donuts – they’re the perfect portable treat for any time of the day. Unfortunately, they aren’t exactly health food. So if you want to make favorite guilty pleasure just a little less guilt-inducing, we have the perfect recipe for making vegan , gluten-free pumpkin donuts right in your own kitchen. Topped with a little... [Read more from this category]

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