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

Nobel Prize Awarded for Blue LEDs Nobel Prize Awarded for Blue LEDs

The Nobel Prize in physics this year has been awarded to three scientists, Isamu... 

Fuel-Free Plastics Manufacturing Fuel-Free Plastics Manufacturing

Plastics manufacturing is typically a double consumer of petrochemicals, using them... 

Navy Demonstrates Fuel From Seawater Production Navy Demonstrates Fuel From Seawater Production

A team of US Navy research scientists has developed a method to produce liquid fuel... 

Ontario Completely Off Coal Ontario Completely Off Coal

The Canadian province of Ontario has officially shut down its last coal burning... 

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Recycle

Help to Transform Weapons of Conflict into Wearable Symbols of Peace Help to Transform Weapons of Conflict into Wearable Symbols of Peace

Cambodia has had nearly 3 million tons of bombs dropped on it in the past century, and most of their remains still lie scattered across the country , maiming and killing hundreds of people every year.  The Purple Buddha Project upcycles these weapons of war  in Cambodia, creating peace jewelry from pieces of UXO (un-exploded ordinances), bomb shells,... [Read more from this category]

Vinylize Turns Burlap Coffee Sacks into Modern Urban Travel Bags Vinylize Turns Burlap Coffee Sacks into Modern Urban Travel Bags

Recently the folks over at  Vinylize  – known for their groovy recycled goods – got their hands on a bunch of burlap coffee bean bags from all over the world from local roasters. No strangers to repurposing, the company collaborated with a local leather goods producer in Hungary  and came up with the concept of a bag which could be... [Read more from this category]

Steve Wintercroft’s Gorgeous DIY Paper Masks are the Perfect Last-Minute Halloween Costume Steve Wintercroft’s Gorgeous DIY Paper Masks are the Perfect Last-Minute Halloween Costume

Read the rest of Steve Wintercroft’s Gorgeous DIY Paper Masks are the Perfect Last-Minute Halloween Costume Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: DIY Art , dyi halloween costume , dyi masks , green design , halloween , paper art , paper sculpture , recycled paper , Steve Wintercroft Read the original here: Steve Wintercroft’s Gorgeous... [Read more from this category]

The UK’s First Zero-Waste Restaurant Silo Boasts a Raw and Minimalist Interior Aesthetic The UK’s First Zero-Waste Restaurant Silo Boasts a Raw and Minimalist Interior Aesthetic

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Green Living

Giant Transportable Art Studio in Utrecht Welcomes Artists Inside its Drawbridge Door Giant Transportable Art Studio in Utrecht Welcomes Artists Inside its Drawbridge Door

Read the rest of Giant Transportable Art Studio in Utrecht Welcomes Artists Inside its Drawbridge Door Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: artist’s studio , BikvanderPol , drawbridge door , House No. 19 , Kortknie Stuhlmacher Architecten , Leidsche Rijn , mobile artists studio , multifunctional space , Netherlands , skylights , softwood... [Read more from this category]

Baskets Full of Local Limestone Make Up the Façade of This Stunning House in Poland Baskets Full of Local Limestone Make Up the Façade of This Stunning House in Poland

Read the rest of Baskets Full of Local Limestone Make Up the Façade of This Stunning House in Poland Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: gabion baskets , green architecture , Krakow , Kropka Studio , locally sourced limestone , locally sourced material , natural lights , Poland , polish architecture , raw materials , steel , stone house... [Read more from this category]

Help to Transform Weapons of Conflict into Wearable Symbols of Peace Help to Transform Weapons of Conflict into Wearable Symbols of Peace

Cambodia has had nearly 3 million tons of bombs dropped on it in the past century, and most of their remains still lie scattered across the country , maiming and killing hundreds of people every year.  The Purple Buddha Project upcycles these weapons of war  in Cambodia, creating peace jewelry from pieces of UXO (un-exploded ordinances), bomb shells,... [Read more from this category]

Detroit Electric Reveals New Fastback Design for the SP:01 Electric Sports Car Detroit Electric Reveals New Fastback Design for the SP:01 Electric Sports Car

Detroit Electric has revealed the final exterior design of its electric two-seater sports car, the SP:01.  What will be the world’s fastest production electric car upon release now features a new fastback coupe design. Back in 2013, the SP:01 was revealed as a prototype with a traditional roadster roof, but Detroit Electric have made the design... [Read more from this category]

Vinylize Turns Burlap Coffee Sacks into Modern Urban Travel Bags Vinylize Turns Burlap Coffee Sacks into Modern Urban Travel Bags

Recently the folks over at  Vinylize  – known for their groovy recycled goods – got their hands on a bunch of burlap coffee bean bags from all over the world from local roasters. No strangers to repurposing, the company collaborated with a local leather goods producer in Hungary  and came up with the concept of a bag which could be... [Read more from this category]

Why is this Inhabited Louisiana Island Sinking into the Gulf? Why is this Inhabited Louisiana Island Sinking into the Gulf?

Much has been written lately of the devastating coastal land loss that is dragging southern Louisiana into the Gulf of Mexico.  Erosion of the wetlands—in large part a result of activities by oil and gas companies—is causing the state to lose a football field of land every hour . This makes the region the fastest-disappearing landmass on earth.... [Read more from this category]

Project EGG is the World’s Largest 3D-Printed Collaborative Community Art Project Project EGG is the World’s Largest 3D-Printed Collaborative Community Art Project

Read the rest of Project EGG is the World’s Largest 3D-Printed Collaborative Community Art Project Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: collaborative 3D printing , Dutch Design Week , Eindhoven , habitable sculpture , Michiel van der Kley , PLA plastic , Project EGG More: Project EGG is the World’s Largest 3D-Printed Collaborative... [Read more from this category]

Hundertwasser’s Iconic Living Building Overflows with Greenery to Compensate for Urban Development Hundertwasser’s Iconic Living Building Overflows with Greenery to Compensate for Urban Development

Read the rest of Hundertwasser’s Iconic Living Building Overflows with Greenery to Compensate for Urban Development Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Austria , Austrian architecture , biomimicry , custom bespoken windows , energy efficient windows , Friedensreich Hundertwasser , Green Walls , Joseph Krawina architect , Landscape... [Read more from this category]

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