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

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... 

Making Bio-Based Rocket Fuel Making Bio-Based Rocket Fuel

Rocket fuel is the latest in a long line of fuels being developed from bio sources... 

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Recycle

Pritzker Prize Laureate Shigeru Ban on Sustainability and What Makes a Building Truly Permanent Pritzker Prize Laureate Shigeru Ban on Sustainability and What Makes a Building Truly Permanent

On Monday, 2014 Pritzker Prize winner Shigeru Ban sat down with New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman at the NYT Cities for Tomorrow conference to discuss Ban’s pro bono work in disaster areas , use of recycled materials and the true meaning of permanence in architecture. We also had a chance to speak to the Japanese architect... [Read more from this category]

5 Brilliant Backyard Sheds Built from Recycled Materials 5 Brilliant Backyard Sheds Built from Recycled Materials

Read the rest of 5 Brilliant Backyard Sheds Built from Recycled Materials Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Architecture , Art , Brendan Callander , cocoon space , DIY , gerteussen , green materials , Kengo Kuma , old tires , platform 5 , recyced materials , Recycled Materials , recycled plastic yogurt containers , recycled umbrellas... [Read more from this category]

Artists Create Gorgeous Detroit Bus Shelters Out of Salvaged Materials Artists Create Gorgeous Detroit Bus Shelters Out of Salvaged Materials

If you have ever had to wait around in the rain or snow for hours waiting for a bus to arrive, then you can imagine the public transport situation in Detroit . With half of the bus routes cancelled and a serious lack of bus shelters throughout the city, waiting for bus can be unpleasant. The Door Stop project hopes to make travel in the city a little... [Read more from this category]

Amazing Jenga-Like Hotel is Built from Recycled Shipping Containers Amazing Jenga-Like Hotel is Built from Recycled Shipping Containers

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Green Living

14 Stunning Photos of the Earth Remind Us How Important Conservation Is for All of Us 14 Stunning Photos of the Earth Remind Us How Important Conservation Is for All of Us

Great Barrier Reef Comprised of nearly 3,000 reefs and islands and stretching over 1,400 miles, The Great Barrier Reef  provides a home to thousands of different species. Tropical fish, sea turtles, dolphins, seahorses , and some of the rarest coral species in the world all make their homes here, and the reef is seriously threatened by both climate... [Read more from this category]

Pritzker Prize Laureate Shigeru Ban on Sustainability and What Makes a Building Truly Permanent Pritzker Prize Laureate Shigeru Ban on Sustainability and What Makes a Building Truly Permanent

On Monday, 2014 Pritzker Prize winner Shigeru Ban sat down with New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman at the NYT Cities for Tomorrow conference to discuss Ban’s pro bono work in disaster areas , use of recycled materials and the true meaning of permanence in architecture. We also had a chance to speak to the Japanese architect... [Read more from this category]

Report: President Obama Likely to Reject Keystone XL Pipeline Report: President Obama Likely to Reject Keystone XL Pipeline

Rolling Stone is reporting that President Obama will likely reject the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline that has become a symbol of the bitter partisan divide in Washington and the battle between environmental activists and the fossil fuel industry. The news could signal a major victory for groups like the 350.org and the Sierra Club who have been... [Read more from this category]

Google Invests $100 Million to Make Solar Panels More Affordable for American Homeowners Google Invests $100 Million to Make Solar Panels More Affordable for American Homeowners

Google recently announced its biggest renewable energy purchase to date (and that’s saying something: the company has already invested $5 million in a German solar power plant and  bought enough wind energy in Texas to power 170,000 US homes.) Just after Earth Day, Google announced a partnership with solar cell manufacturer SunPower Corporation... [Read more from this category]

Lorna Barnshaw Makes Creepy Casts of Her Face Using 3D Technology Lorna Barnshaw Makes Creepy Casts of Her Face Using 3D Technology

Read the rest of Lorna Barnshaw Makes Creepy Casts of Her Face Using 3D Technology Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 123d Catch , 3d printed face , 3d scanned face , 3d-printed art , Cubify , eco design , green design , Lorna Barnshaw , sustainable design See the original post here:  Lorna Barnshaw Makes Creepy Casts of Her Face... [Read more from this category]

Brad Pitt’s “Make It Right” Transforms Historic School into LEED Platinum Affordable Housing Brad Pitt’s “Make It Right” Transforms Historic School into LEED Platinum Affordable Housing

Read the rest of Brad Pitt’s “Make It Right” Transforms Historic School into LEED Platinum Affordable Housing Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: adaptive reuse , affordable housing , Bancroft School Apartments , BNIM Architects , Brad Pitt , Brad Pitt architecture organization , Brad Pitt’s Make it Right Organization... [Read more from this category]

5 Brilliant Backyard Sheds Built from Recycled Materials 5 Brilliant Backyard Sheds Built from Recycled Materials

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Have supply chains changed since the Rana Plaza calamity? Have supply chains changed since the Rana Plaza calamity?

A forthcoming Ceres report examines how little manufacturing has improved in the year since Bangladesh's deadly apparel factory collapse. Excerpt from: Have supply chains changed since the Rana Plaza calamity?  Read More →

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