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

Solar-Powered, Concrete Hull Boat Solar-Powered, Concrete Hull Boat

Carter Quillen is an engineer who bought an old, concrete hulled sail boat named... 

Is BEHA the Greenest Plane, or a Kitchen Sink? Is BEHA the Greenest Plane, or a Kitchen Sink?

Most people thought the triplane was a relic of the past, an ungainly aircraft from... 

Super-Efficient Solar Water Desalination Super-Efficient Solar Water Desalination

A novel approach to desalinating water could be very beneficial in providing fresh... 

Better Cement for Construction with Less CO2 Better Cement for Construction with Less CO2

Greener cement for construction may be already well within reach, based on a new... 

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Recycle

25 DIY gifts you can put together in mere minutes 25 DIY gifts you can put together in mere minutes

It’s likely that we’ve all been in situations where we’ve been short on cash at the holidays, or scrambled at the last minute to put together presents for people we forgot to add to our shopping list. Fortunately, there are several fabulous DIY gifts that can be created in 10 minutes (or less), and this infographic lists 25 of them!... [Read more from this category]

DIY: Craft an adorable Christmas village from recycled cardboard DIY: Craft an adorable Christmas village from recycled cardboard

Read the rest of DIY: Craft an adorable Christmas village from recycled cardboard Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: cardboard , cardboard boxes , cardboard Christmas village , cardboard crafts , cardboard holiday crafts , cardboard houses , Christmas , Christmas decorations , christmas tree , Christmas village , craft , creative , cut... [Read more from this category]

This typographic calendar shows the date using keyboard keys This typographic calendar shows the date using keyboard keys

Every year for the past 6 years, artist Harald Geisler has been creating a brilliant Typographic Wall Calendar made entirely out of recycled keyboard keys. Geisler uses the exact number of keys to correspond with the year (2,015 keys for 2015) and assembles it in a way that is kind of amazing. According to Geisler, “this typography calendar... [Read more from this category]

DIY: Recycle last year’s Christmas cards into a colorful bunting garland DIY: Recycle last year’s Christmas cards into a colorful bunting garland

Read the rest of DIY: Recycle last year’s Christmas cards into a colorful bunting garland Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bunting , card bunting , cards , Christmas , Christmas bunting , Christmas card craft , Christmas cards , Christmas crafts , craft , crafts , DIY , DIY bunting , diy christmas decorations , DIY crafts , diy... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

Edag’s Light Cocoon is a 3D-printed car inspired by leaves Edag’s Light Cocoon is a 3D-printed car inspired by leaves

Last spring, EDAG unveiled a 3D-printed car that was inspired by a turtle – and the German engineering firm just unveiled its latest car inspired by nature. The EDAG Light Cocoon has a skeletal, organic structure that’s covered in a fabric membrane featuring a pattern inspired by fall leaves. Read the rest of Edag’s Light Cocoon is... [Read more from this category]

Africa’s tallest skyscraper will basically be the Eye of Sauron Africa’s tallest skyscraper will basically be the Eye of Sauron

Read the rest of Africa’s tallest skyscraper will basically be the Eye of Sauron Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Africa , africa skyscraper , africa’s tallest skyscraper , african skyscraper , al noor tower , casablanca , denis valode , eye of sauron , lord of the rings , middle east development , morocco , Morocco skyscraper... [Read more from this category]

Congress is forbidding dietary experts from talking about food-related environmental concerns Congress is forbidding dietary experts from talking about food-related environmental concerns

While it might not seem immediately obvious,  the foods we choose have environmental impacts that can be far-reaching. Now congress is attempting to silence the voices of top nutrition experts who are trying to spread the word about how the production and creation of our food affects the world around us. NPR reports that a government-appointed group... [Read more from this category]

These gorgeous hand-turned walnut cups will transport you to the woods These gorgeous hand-turned walnut cups will transport you to the woods

Artist Ido Yoshimoto designed a limited edition set of elegant, hand-turned walnut cups for Edition Local . Inspired by nature and the works of J.B. Blunk, the unique Wide Walnut Cup is made from Sonoma Claro walnut and crafted with elegant edges. The special edition cups were milled in West Marin, California and are sold singularly. + Edition Local... [Read more from this category]

Desolenator turns the sun’s energy into water for less than the cost of a big screen TV Desolenator turns the sun’s energy into water for less than the cost of a big screen TV

Imagine a device the size of large, flat-screen TV that can turn heat from the sun into drinking water. Then imagine what you could do with that device. Would you reduce your own dependence on the grid? Give it to a family in need? Send one to a school in Africa? The team from Desolenator is exploring those possibilities – and you can help.... [Read more from this category]

Prefab Sorte Hus proves affordable housing can be stylish in Copenhagen Prefab Sorte Hus proves affordable housing can be stylish in Copenhagen

Read the rest of Prefab Sorte Hus proves affordable housing can be stylish in Copenhagen Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: affordable housing , Birch-Plywood , concrete , copenhagen , double-glazed windows , prefab architecture , prefab home , prefab plywood walls , saddle roof , self-heating floor , Sigurd Larsen , Sorte Hus See original... [Read more from this category]

Senate passes lands bills protecting over one million acres of public land Senate passes lands bills protecting over one million acres of public land

A new suite of lands bills will protect massive, sweeping areas of American wilderness, including areas in Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado, Montana and Washington. The bills will protect more than 245,000 acres of wilderness, and over one million acres of public land in total. The National Park System will also be expanded. Read the rest of Senate passes... [Read more from this category]

Dogs in China are being killed to make leather products Dogs in China are being killed to make leather products

Most people have heard of China’s appalling dog meat trade, but did you know that dog and cat skin is also used to create leather goods like gloves, belts and pet toys? According to a new report from PETA Asia , the Chinese meat and leather trade is using the flesh of dogs and cats in order to squeeze out every penny of the manufacturing industry.... [Read more from this category]

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