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

Celebrate National Battery Day For The Chance To Win A Prize Celebrate National Battery Day For The Chance To Win A Prize

February may be known for Valentine’s Day, but there’s another important holiday... 

Repair Revolution: One Man’s Fixation With E-Waste Repair Revolution: One Man’s Fixation With E-Waste

When Kyle Wiens was a computer science undergraduate student at California Polytechnic... 

The Best Eco-Friendly Cars Of 2015 The Best Eco-Friendly Cars Of 2015

Eco-Friendly Acceleration Eco-friendly cars have come a long way over the last few... 

Using Metals as Carbon Free Fuel Alternatives Using Metals as Carbon Free Fuel Alternatives

Researchers are exploring the novel idea of using metals as fuels. This is not some... 

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Recycle

Scientists discover how to turn mountains of paper waste into biodegradable aerogel Scientists discover how to turn mountains of paper waste into biodegradable aerogel

A research team at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has successfully transformed paper waste into aerogel , a lightweight material used in insulation. Aerogels are typically made from silica, metal oxides, and polymers, but a paper-based formula is a great deal more eco-friendly and cost-effective. Recycling paper into a highly sought after... [Read more from this category]

‘From Piss to Pilsner’ recycles urine to make beer ‘From Piss to Pilsner’ recycles urine to make beer

An estimated 100,000 visitors to the Roskilde Festival in Denmark this summer had the unusual opportunity to recycle their urine into beer . “From Piss to Pilsner” hopes to ignite a new movement called beercycling, transforming 25,000 liters of festivalgoers’ pee into kegs of frothy beer. The collected urine will be used to fertilize beer’s... [Read more from this category]

Will These 10 U.S. Cities Achieve Zero Waste? Will These 10 U.S. Cities Achieve Zero Waste?

The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that as of 2013, Americans only recycled about 35 percent of the municipal solid waste generated. Some forward-thinking U.S. cities, with both pressure and encouragement from constituents, advocacy… Read the original: Will These 10 U.S. Cities Achieve Zero Waste?  Read More →

1,000 recycled CDs transform an abandoned farmhouse into a shimmering work of art 1,000 recycled CDs transform an abandoned farmhouse into a shimmering work of art

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Green Living

Engineers have found a way to harvest wind energy from trees Engineers have found a way to harvest wind energy from trees

Imagine if a world full of forests generated all the energy we need. That dream could become reality with a new form of wind power production that turns tree movement into clean energy. The technology is called piezoelectricity, and it refers to the electric charge produced from a vibration applied to any material. According to a new report in the... [Read more from this category]

Gentle genius: bright red jeweled facade slashes Italian home’s energy use Gentle genius: bright red jeweled facade slashes Italian home’s energy use

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VIDEO: 4 Year Old Shows You How to Make Red Velvet Cupcakes for Your Valentine VIDEO: 4 Year Old Shows You How to Make Red Velvet Cupcakes for Your Valentine

Wondering what sweet treats to give your Valentine this Friday? Here’s a delectable recipe that is sure to delight. Follow along as Inhabitots’ pint-sized pastry chef Petey Rojas shows you the easy steps to making his yummy vegan red velvet cupcakes in this adorable video. We promise that your better half will love them—and it wouldn’t... [Read more from this category]

Google starts giving free internet access to Fiber cities’ public housing residents Google starts giving free internet access to Fiber cities’ public housing residents

Google has started rolling out its plan to provide free internet access to its Google Fiber cities, beginning with the program’s original market in Kansas City. Residents in all 100 homes of the West Bluff property can sign up for free internet access up to 1,000 mbps, a service that is still very much a luxury in lower income locations. The best... [Read more from this category]

Beautiful green-roofed trail center in Sweden mimics a fallen pinecone Beautiful green-roofed trail center in Sweden mimics a fallen pinecone

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LA’s Aliso Canyon methane gas leak has been plugged – for now LA’s Aliso Canyon methane gas leak has been plugged – for now

The Southern California Gas Company announced yesterday that the massive methane leak plaguing the suburbs of Los Angeles has finally been plugged , at least temporarily. The Aliso Canyon well leak, which was first reported October 23, put the area’s environment and residents in danger and forced thousands to evacuate their homes to escape illness.... [Read more from this category]

This tiny home on wheels lets you change your Vista on a whim This tiny home on wheels lets you change your Vista on a whim

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Scientists hack a $40 cotton candy maker to spin artificial blood vessels Scientists hack a $40 cotton candy maker to spin artificial blood vessels

We’ve written on this site before about scientists’ attempts to create artificial organs that could help cure chronic diseases. But every attempt to grow human organs has had one major hurdle to overcome: weaving functional blood vessels into the tissue to bring it the blood and nutrients it needs to survive. One researcher at Vanderbilt... [Read more from this category]

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