Green Tips

6 easy tips to green your Fourth of July 6 easy tips to green your Fourth of July

Although the Fourth of July is a wonderful time to celebrate our freedom with... 

8 Green Tips for 8 Days of Hanukkah 8 Green Tips for 8 Days of Hanukkah

Happy Hanukkah! Running from today, Dec. 12, to Dec. 20 … The post 8 Green... 

13 Green Tips That Can Save You Over $5,000 A Year 13 Green Tips That Can Save You Over $5,000 A Year

Simple shifts to greener versions of the products you already buy can save you... 

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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Green Tech

How Green Is Your Contraceptive? How Green Is Your Contraceptive?

July 11 is World Population Day, a day to raise … The post How Green Is Your... 

Greening the Cloud With Renewable Energy Greening the Cloud With Renewable Energy

Despite serving a valuable purpose to us all, tech companies … The post Greening... 

Sharing Cities: Building Local Collaboration Sharing Cities: Building Local Collaboration

How do we get people talking about solutions to recycling … The post Sharing... 

Recycling Stealth Electronics Recycling Stealth Electronics

The word “electronics” brings computers, DVD players and TVs to …... 

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Recycle

This floating park in Rotterdam is made from recycled plastic waste This floating park in Rotterdam is made from recycled plastic waste

More than 1,000 square feet of plastic ultimately destined to pollute the ocean is getting a second lease on life in Rotterdam. On July 4, 2018, Recycled Island Foundation opened its prototype to the public: a floating park made entirely from recycled plastic waste and appropriately named the Recycled Park. According to a report commissioned by the... [Read more from this category]

Eco-conscious Birkenstock HQ in Melbourne targets carbon-neutral status Eco-conscious Birkenstock HQ in Melbourne targets carbon-neutral status

A two-story heritage building in Melbourne has been remade into Birkenstock Australia’s new headquarters, an eco-conscious development with a modern aesthetic to reflect the classic elegance of the company’s shoe line. Designed by local architecture firm Melbourne Design Studios (MDS) , the adaptive reuse project targets carbon neutral status... [Read more from this category]

Award-winning Palm Springs home embraces the California climate in sustainable style Award-winning Palm Springs home embraces the California climate in sustainable style

Los Angeles-based architecture firm Poon Design Inc.  has crafted a luxury residence that eschews the mid-century modern style for a more minimalist and contemporary design fitted out with sustainable technologies. Dubbed ‘Museum Modern,’ the Linea Residence G serves as a production home that the architect and developer say can be completed for... [Read more from this category]

Starbucks ditches plastic straws for the environment Starbucks ditches plastic straws for the environment

Coffee drinkers around the world can soon sip their daily latte in peace, knowing it is getting better for the environment. Starbucks has announced it will eliminate single-use plastic straws from more than 28,000 company-owned and -licensed stores by 2020. The company will replace them with compostable straws (for blended drinks) and recyclable, strawless... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

The power of engagement and intrapreneurism in sustainability leadership The power of engagement and intrapreneurism in sustainability leadership

Excerpt from a new book on the past, present and future of corporate sustainability leaders. View post: The power of engagement and intrapreneurism in sustainability leadership  Read More →

UN Environment and Yale present a sustainable tiny home in NYC UN Environment and Yale present a sustainable tiny home in NYC

U.N. Environment and Yale University’s School of Architecture has unveiled an innovative tiny home that explores the intersection of policy and eco-conscious design. The Ecological Living Module, located at the U.N. Plaza in New York City, is a sustainable dwelling that embodies many of the U.N.’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals , several... [Read more from this category]

Ancient rural hamlet reinterpreted as a solar-powered modern home Ancient rural hamlet reinterpreted as a solar-powered modern home

Rimini-based GGA Gardini Gibertini Architects  has renovated a cluster of historic buildings into a modernist dwelling set in the lush Italian countryside. Named the AP House, the project comprises three structures with a more streamlined farmhouse aesthetic on the exterior and a light-filled contemporary interior. The striking renovation is located... [Read more from this category]

The spacious Camberwell House reconnects a large family with nature The spacious Camberwell House reconnects a large family with nature

When a family approached AM Architecture wanting to turn their mid-century modern into a more spacious home with a stronger relationship to the outdoors, the firm had a tall order to fill. The large family wanted a bigger indoor living space to accommodate their numbers and an improved layout that would allow them to reconnect with nature. The result... [Read more from this category]

Snhetta designs an energy-positive data center to fight climate change Snhetta designs an energy-positive data center to fight climate change

Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta and real estate developer MIRIS have unveiled designs for ‘ The Spark ,’ an urban data center that reuses excess heat to power cities. Framed as a “solution to the global climate crisis ,” the prototype is designed to power cities with up to 18,000 people. The city of Os, located south of Norway’s second... [Read more from this category]

Geothermal-powered Forest House showcases sustainable features in Maryland Geothermal-powered Forest House showcases sustainable features in Maryland

Set on the edge of a forest conservation area in central Maryland , the Forest House is a contemporary home integrated with a wide variety of energy-efficient features. Local design firm Gardner Architects LLC designed the spacious home that responds to passive solar principles and rises to the height of the tree canopy to capture surrounding views.... [Read more from this category]

The luxurious Pohutukawa tiny home on wheels lets you live large in style The luxurious Pohutukawa tiny home on wheels lets you live large in style

The notion of living large in small spaces is perfectly captured in the Pohutukawa, a tiny home on wheels that fits up to six people and boasts a double mezzanine. Designed by New Zealand-based firm Tiny House Builders , the contemporary Pohutukawa is a luxury tiny house that comes with a fully outfitted interior and all the necessary hookups. Keep... [Read more from this category]

True Green Introducing Compostable Straws and Hot Cups True Green Introducing Compostable Straws and Hot Cups

Terry Lehmann, founder and CEO of True Green Enterprises, talks … The post True Green Introducing Compostable Straws and Hot Cups appeared first on Earth911.com. View original here: True Green Introducing Compostable Straws and Hot Cups  Read More →

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