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

Innovative Solar Power System Takes Inspiration From Nature Innovative Solar Power System Takes Inspiration From Nature

If you’ve thought about how amazing it would be to power your home with solar power,... 

Superhydrophobic Coating Makes Better Solar Panels Superhydrophobic Coating Makes Better Solar Panels

Scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a coating for glass... 

Solar Impulse Begins Round-the-World Journey Solar Impulse Begins Round-the-World Journey

Earlier this week, the Solar Impulse aircraft took off from Abu Dhabi on the first... 

Solar-Powered Window Sensors for Smarter Buildings Solar-Powered Window Sensors for Smarter Buildings

Sensors are the next step needed on the road to developing smarter buildings, and... 

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Recycle

DIY: How to sew your own (adorable) upcycled picnic blanket DIY: How to sew your own (adorable) upcycled picnic blanket

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Video: What Recycled Tires Can Become Video: What Recycled Tires Can Become

Did you know that rubberized asphalt roads, the kind made from recycled tires, are quieter and more durable than regular asphalt roads — and only need to be half the thickness? Find out more about the benefits of recycled tires in this video from… Read the rest here: Video: What Recycled Tires Can Become  Read More →

Summer Stylin': Cool Eco-Friendly Styles For Summer Summer Stylin': Cool Eco-Friendly Styles For Summer

Eco-conscious fashion has never been bigger or more important. Regardless of whether you’re looking for vegan, organic, fair trade, recycled or locally-made clothing and accessories, you don’t have to sacrifice style to make a green statement…. Read the original post: Summer Stylin': Cool Eco-Friendly Styles For Summer  Read More →

Kindergarten principal transforms an airplane into an amazing classroom Kindergarten principal transforms an airplane into an amazing classroom

We were pretty astounded when we came across an airplane in Oregon that had been turned into a home , but it’s possible that this spectacular kindergarten-in-a-jet might just top it. The brainchild of Headmaster Gari Chapidze, a retired Yakovlev 42 plane in Georgia has been transformed into a classroom that stimulates the senses, with the layout... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

California governor signs law mandating vaccines for all kindergarteners California governor signs law mandating vaccines for all kindergarteners

California Governor Jerry Brown signed the controversial mandatory vaccination bill into law today, June 30, making California only the third state in the nation to enact such legislation.“The science is clear,” Brown wrote in his signing statement, “that vaccines dramatically protect children against a number of infectious and dangerous... [Read more from this category]

KAYIWA DINO is a 3D-printed, modular clothes rack that reinvents storage KAYIWA DINO is a 3D-printed, modular clothes rack that reinvents storage

Just when you thought that clothing racks are to remain forever mundane, KAYIWA excavates the DINO. During the last decade, 3D printing technology advanced considerably, which allowed the DINO concept to be properly realized. Like all KAYIWA products, this clothes rack blurs the line between design and art. Suspended along an electro-polished stainless... [Read more from this category]

Ford’s new Peer-2-Peer car sharing will let you rent your car to other drivers Ford’s new Peer-2-Peer car sharing will let you rent your car to other drivers

Ford has announced the start of the new Peer-2-Peer Car Sharing program that will give customers the ability to rent their financed vehicles to other drivers. The new car sharing program is part of Ford’s Smart Mobility plan that was introduced earlier this year and will give owners the ability to offset some of their vehicle’s monthly... [Read more from this category]

How one app fed almost 600,000 homeless people How one app fed almost 600,000 homeless people

Click here to view the embedded video. A simple lunch with a homeless vet forever changed the life of Komal Ahmad, who was then a student at University of California, Berkeley and is now a CEO. Ahmad was walking near campus a few years ago when a homeless man asked her for money. She bought him lunch instead. The meeting left a deep impact, so she... [Read more from this category]

Foster + Partners picked to design an exciting new transport hub in Wales Foster + Partners picked to design an exciting new transport hub in Wales

Read the rest of Foster + Partners picked to design an exciting new transport hub in Wales Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bus station , Cardiff , Cardiff Interchange , Foster + Partners , green architecutre , green transportation , mixed use building , public plaza , transport hub , Wales See more here: Foster + Partners picked... [Read more from this category]

Tesla’s newest Superchargers are lighter, faster, and cooled by liquid Tesla’s newest Superchargers are lighter, faster, and cooled by liquid

Click here to view the embedded video. In the never-ending quest for technological advancement, Tesla has started rolling out the newest version of its Supercharger stations , which have a handful of obvious differences from the previous models. By far, the “coolest” new feature is the liquid-based cooling system, which keeps the Supercharger’s... [Read more from this category]

Protected mangroves off the coast of Miami razed for a boat show Protected mangroves off the coast of Miami razed for a boat show

Wetlands and mangroves along much of the Gulf Coast are vital coastal ecosystems that also defend against sea level rise and storm surges . For decades these wetlands have been under attack from coastal development and the oil and gas industry, which is why large swathes are now protected. All of this makes it all the more baffling that a private contractor... [Read more from this category]

DIY: How to sew your own (adorable) upcycled picnic blanket DIY: How to sew your own (adorable) upcycled picnic blanket

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