Green Tips

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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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 Thanksgiving.... 

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Green Tech

Improve the Fuel Economy of Your Car in 11 Easy Steps Improve the Fuel Economy of Your Car in 11 Easy Steps

Although you may dream of buying a hybrid or an electric vehicle, many of us have... 

How One Plant in India Learned to Turn Carbon into Baking Soda How One Plant in India Learned to Turn Carbon into Baking Soda

As far as environmentalists are concerned, carbon dioxide and baking soda sit at... 

Pros and Cons: Do RFID Chips Belong in Recycling Bins? Pros and Cons: Do RFID Chips Belong in Recycling Bins?

Recycling: eco-friendly, responsible and … computerized? The recycling industry... 

ConnectAll.org Makes Technology More Accessible Than Ever ConnectAll.org Makes Technology More Accessible Than Ever

Ah, the digital age. We are in such an exhilarating whirlwind of technology and digital... 

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Recycle

Oregon Ducks hit a home run with ber-green Jane Sanders Stadium Oregon Ducks hit a home run with ber-green Jane Sanders Stadium

The Oregon Ducks hit a home run recently with the addition of the Jane Sanders Stadium, a svelte new home for the university’s softball team that’s designed to achieve LEED Gold certification. As a beautiful example of sustainable stadium design, the sports venue features materials with high recycled content, prefabricated construction, and an... [Read more from this category]

Rusty shovel heads transformed into delicate lace-inspired sculptures Rusty shovel heads transformed into delicate lace-inspired sculptures

Artist Denise Bizot has a gift for breathing new life into an unexpected medium—rusted shovel heads. The New Orleans-based artist retrieves discarded shovel heads from salvage yards and carves beautifully intricate lace-inspired designs into the rusted surfaces. She typically keeps the oxidized patina intact for the visual contrast between the weathered... [Read more from this category]

See how banana trees are recycled into vegan leather wallets in Micronesia See how banana trees are recycled into vegan leather wallets in Micronesia

Forget plastic and leather, your next wallet could be made from a more ethical and eco-friendly alternative—banana fiber. Kosrae, Micronesia-based startup Green Banana Paper tapped into banana tree waste, upcycling the unlikely material into stylish and sturdy vegan leather wallets. Green Banana Paper launched a Kickstarter to bring these eco friendly... [Read more from this category]

Rios $800 million Olympic Park sits nearly abandoned after 2016 games Rios $800 million Olympic Park sits nearly abandoned after 2016 games

Last year, during the 2016 Summer Games , it would have been hard to imagine the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro sitting empty in the hot Brazilian sun. Sadly, this is what has become of the space today. Despite having been officially reopened in January as a public recreation area, the park is treated to only a few visitors and a longstanding bad... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

Tesla is so confident in their vehicles they’re offering lifetime insurance Tesla is so confident in their vehicles they’re offering lifetime insurance

Once again Tesla is shaking up the automotive industry, this time through insurance for life. The company has started offering a lifetime maintenance and insurance package for some customers, meaning monthly car insurance bills could soon be a budget item of the past. Tesla President of Global Sales and Service Jonathan McNeill said, “It’s... [Read more from this category]

Chilean home’s folding timber flap gives owners optimum temperature control Chilean home’s folding timber flap gives owners optimum temperature control

Designed by Santiago-based B+V Architects , the Folding House in Las Cabras, Chile was strategically wrapped with a wooden “flap” to give the owners optimal temperature control. The unique feature prevents excessive solar radiation during the searing hot summer months while inviting the heat in winter. In addition to providing year-round... [Read more from this category]

Wind energy supplied all of Denmark’s power needs one day last week Wind energy supplied all of Denmark’s power needs one day last week

Renewable energy can generate enough power for entire countries–a fact Denmark can confirm. Last week on Wednesday, the nation met all of its power needs via wind energy , according to information from wind power trade organization WindEurope . The group said the energy Denmark produced from onshore and offshore wind was sufficient to power 10... [Read more from this category]

Green-roofed house for a pilot looks like a temporarily grounded aircraft Green-roofed house for a pilot looks like a temporarily grounded aircraft

This unique home for a young pilot and his family in South Korea looks like an aircraft that has been grounded. Appropriately called the Flying House, it was designed by IROJE KHM Architects , who drew inspiration from traditional Korean architecture to create a delicate balance between sky and land. The architects combined the elements of yard, garden... [Read more from this category]

50% of Earth’s species face extinction by 2100 50% of Earth’s species face extinction by 2100

Biologists, economists, and ecologists have gathered at the Vatican to discuss what actions humanity can take to preserve Earth’s biosphere . Attending the Biological Extinction conference, these researchers say one in five species are currently threatened with extinction , but that statistic could skyrocket to 50 percent of all species on Earth... [Read more from this category]

Oregon Ducks hit a home run with ber-green Jane Sanders Stadium Oregon Ducks hit a home run with ber-green Jane Sanders Stadium

The Oregon Ducks hit a home run recently with the addition of the Jane Sanders Stadium, a svelte new home for the university’s softball team that’s designed to achieve LEED Gold certification. As a beautiful example of sustainable stadium design, the sports venue features materials with high recycled content, prefabricated construction, and an... [Read more from this category]

India could have its own Hyperloop system within 38 months India could have its own Hyperloop system within 38 months

Past and present modes of transportation simply do not compare to the impressive abilities of  Hyperloop  technology. This efficient, low-cost vision of the future could be making its way to India in the next few years, according to Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) co-founder Bibop Gresta. He argues a system of high speed tubes that transport... [Read more from this category]

Shapeshifting Tent House blurs the line between indoor and outdoor spaces Shapeshifting Tent House blurs the line between indoor and outdoor spaces

Spark Architect’s Tent House is a seasonal shapeshifter. Situated close to Australia ’s famed Sunshine Coast, the house’s location in a rainforest clearing called for a unique design that blurs the line between indoor and outdoor spaces. Limited by the natural size of the clearing and surrounded by a forest wall, the tent home was carefully... [Read more from this category]

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