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

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... 

CETO Produces Wave Power and Freshwater CETO Produces Wave Power and Freshwater

A new, grid-tied offshore wave energy project called CETO is being readied off the... 

Nontoxic Flame Retardants from Whey Nontoxic Flame Retardants from Whey

Whey is generally a waste byproduct from cheese- and yogurt-making. Producers need... 

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Recycle

Costa Mesa Waldorf School is Made From 32 Recycled Shipping Containers Costa Mesa Waldorf School is Made From 32 Recycled Shipping Containers

Waldorf Schools and shipping container buildings are two of our favorite things here at Inhabitat – and this amazing project combines them both! The Waldorf School of Orange County recently unveiled a set of new buildings made from 32 shipping containers . It took 99 days to build the 4 free-standing buildings which provide 10,000 square meters... [Read more from this category]

WATCH: Incredible Timelapse Shows Installation of North America’s Largest Green Wall WATCH: Incredible Timelapse Shows Installation of North America’s Largest Green Wall

Click here to view the embedded video. Vancouver-based design firm Green over Grey just uploaded this incredible time-lapse for the installation process of North America’s largest green wall . Located in Surrey, British Columbia, this 10,150-square-foot double-sided green wall comprises 50,000 individual plants, most of which are native to British... [Read more from this category]

8 Crafty Cardboard Costumes Perfect for an Eco-Friendly Halloween 8 Crafty Cardboard Costumes Perfect for an Eco-Friendly Halloween

September is ending, which means it’s high time to start planning your Halloween costume! If you’ve got a crafty side and want an alternative to shoddy store-bought costumes, why not try constructing your own getup from recycled cardboard? These sturdy, handcrafted Halloween costumes are not only fun to wear, but they’re also a blast... [Read more from this category]

Lorenzo Martone Designs Lush “Invisible Bike” as an Emblem for Eco-Conscious Lifestyles Lorenzo Martone Designs Lush “Invisible Bike” as an Emblem for Eco-Conscious Lifestyles

Designer and cycling enthusiast Lorenzo Martone designed “Invisible Bike,” a moss- and foliage-covered bicycle that when placed against a lush outdoor background, appears to disappear into the green expanse. Inspired by the growing movement towards sustainable lifestyles, the installation is constructed from a Martone Cycling Co. green... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

The UK’s First Floating Solar Farm Unveiled in Berkshire The UK’s First Floating Solar Farm Unveiled in Berkshire

The UK’s first floating solar farm was just installed in Berkshire. The floating array features 800 photovoltaic panels and has a capacity of 200W. The project cost £250,000 ($405,400) and has been installed on a reservoir at Sheeplands Farm near Wargrave. Farm owner, Mark Bennett, has partnered with floating solar pioneers Ciel et Terre , and... [Read more from this category]

First Case of Ebola Diagnosed in the United States First Case of Ebola Diagnosed in the United States

For the first time, a patient has been diagnosed with Ebola in the United States. Although patients have been treated in the U.S. before, they had been diagnosed outside of the country and brought to America for treatment. But a Dallas hospital announced today that one patient, who had been traveling abroad, was confirmed with the disease while residing... [Read more from this category]

Germany’s Allianz Insurance Company Wins the Country’s 2014 Green Roof Prize Germany’s Allianz Insurance Company Wins the Country’s 2014 Green Roof Prize

The oldest green roof Association in the world, FBB (Fachvereiningung für Bauwerksbegruenung e.V.), has awarded a prize for Green Roof of the Year 2014 to a 30-year-old green roof atop the Allianz Insurance Company in Stuttgart, Germany. In 1981, Allianz decided to build their local headquarters in the heart of Stuttgart, and its green roof was... [Read more from this category]

The World’s Tallest Vertical Garden Lives and Breathes in Sydney The World’s Tallest Vertical Garden Lives and Breathes in Sydney

Read the rest of The World’s Tallest Vertical Garden Lives and Breathes in Sydney Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green wall” , australia , biomimicry , city park , future cities , Green Building , jean nouvel , multi-use building , one central park , Patrick Blanc , sydney , urban village , vertical garden Read... [Read more from this category]

New Biomass Plant for the UK Looks Like a Giant Green Volcano New Biomass Plant for the UK Looks Like a Giant Green Volcano

Read the rest of New Biomass Plant for the UK Looks Like a Giant Green Volcano Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: BEI-Teeside , BEI-Teesside plant , biomass , biomass plant , biomass power , biomass power plant , Heatherwick , Heatherwick Studio , Heatherwick Teesside , indigenous grass , low carbon technology , native grass , Teeside... [Read more from this category]

Ai Weiwei’s Spectacular Chinese Dragon Flies Through the Air at Alcatraz Ai Weiwei’s Spectacular Chinese Dragon Flies Through the Air at Alcatraz

Read the rest of Ai Weiwei’s Spectacular Chinese Dragon Flies Through the Air at Alcatraz Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: @large , Ai Weiwei , ai weiwei alcatraz , Alcatraz , alcatraz prison , dragon kite , freedom , freedom of expression , green art , green design , green materials , handmade kite , kites , political art , politics... [Read more from this category]

California Just Signed the Nation’s First State-Level Plastic Bag Ban Into Law! California Just Signed the Nation’s First State-Level Plastic Bag Ban Into Law!

California Governor Jerry Brown just signed the nation’s first state-level ban on plastic bags into law! Several cities across the United States have already outlawed plastic grocery bags, but this is the first time a bag ban has been signed into law on the state level. The new measure is a big step forward for waste reduction and the preservation... [Read more from this category]

Seattle’s Stream Belmont Apartment Complex is the Latest in Upscale Sustainable Living Seattle’s Stream Belmont Apartment Complex is the Latest in Upscale Sustainable Living

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