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

Eco-friendly gift wrap alternatives for the holidays Eco-friendly gift wrap alternatives for the holidays

Chances are that a lot of us will be wrapping some last-minute gifts this weekend, whether we’re celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Yule, or Festivus. Rather than going for regular store-bought wrapping paper , which is as wasteful to use as it is to create, there are some brilliant eco-friendly alternatives to use instead. Re-usable bags, fabric,... [Read more from this category]

INFOGRAPHIC: 7 cool crafts to make with your home printer INFOGRAPHIC: 7 cool crafts to make with your home printer

Have you considered using your printer as a crafting tool ? Whether you’re scrambling for some last-minute holiday decor ideas , or are looking for some unique, crafty gifts to make, your printer can actually be of a lot more use than just printing out instructions. You can use it to print on napkins, fabric, waxed paper , or even tissues, and... [Read more from this category]

Interface recycles fishing nets and reclaimed fibers into cozy, earth-toned carpet tiles Interface recycles fishing nets and reclaimed fibers into cozy, earth-toned carpet tiles

International carpet designer Interface created Reclaim, a carpet tile line that combines style and socially responsible manufacturing into a 100% recycled product . Inspired by the “natural beauty found in salvaged matter,” the earth-toned carpet tiles are made from reclaimed carpet fiber and salvaged fishing nets . Reclaim is available... [Read more from this category]

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]

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Green Living

Could these “wearable biospheres” help us survive on alien planets? Could these “wearable biospheres” help us survive on alien planets?

Nothing says “fashion forward” like a living garment designed to help support human life in outer space, right? MIT researchers and German designers teamed up to create these eye-catching 3D printed suits, intended to be packed with bacteria and algae. The concept is that the suit could provide the critical elements necessary to sustain... [Read more from this category]

HOW TO: Satisfy your sweet tooth with this organic, no-cook fudge recipe HOW TO: Satisfy your sweet tooth with this organic, no-cook fudge recipe

Want to indulge in rich and creamy fudge without the dreaded sugar crash? Then you’ll love this delicious recipe for organic fudge that swaps refined sugars for honey and fruit. Decadent enough to satisfy your sweet tooth, this yummy treat is not only a healthier version of fudge, but it’s also super simple to make! Read on to learn how you... [Read more from this category]

Obsession with material possessions makes you anxious and depressed Obsession with material possessions makes you anxious and depressed

We’ve all heard that possessions won’t make you happy and now here’s the proof:  a new report reveals that those who prioritize possessions experience more negative emotions than people who don’t. The bottom line? During this holiday season , keep in mind that it’s not the material things that count. READ MORE> Permalink... [Read more from this category]

Eco-friendly gift wrap alternatives for the holidays Eco-friendly gift wrap alternatives for the holidays

Chances are that a lot of us will be wrapping some last-minute gifts this weekend, whether we’re celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Yule, or Festivus. Rather than going for regular store-bought wrapping paper , which is as wasteful to use as it is to create, there are some brilliant eco-friendly alternatives to use instead. Re-usable bags, fabric,... [Read more from this category]

Study finds that holiday goods from retailers like Target and Walmart contain toxins Study finds that holiday goods from retailers like Target and Walmart contain toxins

As the holidays kick into high gear, it’s worth noting that many of the holiday goods that you might pick up at major retailers like Target and Walmart might actually be bad for your health. A study found that a high percentage of holiday goods contain toxic chemicals. More than two-thirds of the products tested showed a high enough level of... [Read more from this category]

Juniper Ridge’s Christmas Fir Cabin Spray is a holiday tree in a bottle Juniper Ridge’s Christmas Fir Cabin Spray is a holiday tree in a bottle

The scent of fresh evergreen is one of the hallmarks of the holiday season – but why cut down a living tree just for a few weeks of festivities? Faux Christmas trees offer a more sustainable alternative, however they don’t bristle with the bouquet of pine needles. Fortunately, the folks at Juniper Ridge have found a way to fit a tree’s... [Read more from this category]

INFOGRAPHIC: 7 cool crafts to make with your home printer INFOGRAPHIC: 7 cool crafts to make with your home printer

Have you considered using your printer as a crafting tool ? Whether you’re scrambling for some last-minute holiday decor ideas , or are looking for some unique, crafty gifts to make, your printer can actually be of a lot more use than just printing out instructions. You can use it to print on napkins, fabric, waxed paper , or even tissues, and... [Read more from this category]

Ferguson Riot Cleanup: Artists turn boarded windows into beautiful art Ferguson Riot Cleanup: Artists turn boarded windows into beautiful art

Read the rest of Ferguson Riot Cleanup: Artists turn boarded windows into beautiful art Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: broken shop windows , Darren Wilson trial , Ferguson , Ferguson graffiti art , Ferguson memorial , Ferguson Missouri art , Ferguson protests , Ferguson public art , Ferguson riot art , Ferguson riots , Ferguson trial... [Read more from this category]

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