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

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... 

Electric Turbochargers to Improve Engine Efficiency Electric Turbochargers to Improve Engine Efficiency

In the ongoing quest to improve, electrically powered turbochargers may be the next... 

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... 

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Recycle

10 Warming Vegan Drinks for Autumn and Winter 10 Warming Vegan Drinks for Autumn and Winter

Although winter isn’t officially here yet, the biting winds and snowfall are inspiring many of us to order hot lattes, apple cider, and cocoa instead of frozen drinks at our  favorite cafes . All over the northern hemisphere, folks are wrapping chilled fingers around warm mugs to sip at the deliciousness therein. Whether you’re aiming... [Read more from this category]

Low-Cost Lapdeck is a Recycled Cardboard Laptop Desk You Can Take Anywhere Low-Cost Lapdeck is a Recycled Cardboard Laptop Desk You Can Take Anywhere

Click here to view the embedded video. Despite all the buzz about standing desks , there are still times when you want to sit down somewhere comfortable, like in bed or on the couch, and work on your laptop. Of course, laptop desks have been around a long time, but they’re usually bulky and expensive. Now that laptops are lighter than ever – enter... [Read more from this category]

Bruce Munro Illuminates Straw Bales and Plastic for the Winter Light Installation at Waddesdon Gardens Bruce Munro Illuminates Straw Bales and Plastic for the Winter Light Installation at Waddesdon Gardens

Read the rest of Bruce Munro Illuminates Straw Bales and Plastic for the Winter Light Installation at Waddesdon Gardens Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bruce munro , bruce munro light artist , environmental art , fiber optic , light art , lighting installation , PET bottles installation , Recycled Materials , straw bales , UK , Waddesdon... [Read more from this category]

The First CityPod Composter Has Been Installed in a Canadian University The First CityPod Composter Has Been Installed in a Canadian University

The University of British Columbia has a new, eco-friendly addition: a 15-foot stainless steel in-vessel composter called the CityPod . Recently installed in the university’s new recycling room, the composter takes care of all food waste and compostable tableware from the school’s catering and food service operations. Food waste from... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

The Google of China is Launching a Smart Bike The Google of China is Launching a Smart Bike

Forget your Nike Plus, the most exciting fitness tracker  these days could soon be a bike. Baidu , the equivalent of Google in China, has announced that it will soon release an e-bike called Dubike. The Dubike will be fitted with fitness tracking technology like a heart monitor, pedal rate tracker and more, which you can sync with your smartphone... [Read more from this category]

Undulating Green Roof Crowns the Funen Blok K Housing Block in the Netherlands Undulating Green Roof Crowns the Funen Blok K Housing Block in the Netherlands

Read the rest of Undulating Green Roof Crowns the Funen Blok K Housing Block in the Netherlands Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “dutch architecture” , Amsterdam , Architecten Cie , Dutch Architects , Funen Block K , green architecture , green roof , nl architects , Rooftop Terrace , undulating roof Here is the original... [Read more from this category]

The BioLite KettleCharge Gives You Clean Water and Off-Grid Power in One Device The BioLite KettleCharge Gives You Clean Water and Off-Grid Power in One Device

There’s pretty much nothing more basic than boiling water, but do you ever think about how much untapped power all that boiling creates? The people at BioLite – makers of the BaseCamp Stove – decided to harness that energy by creating a clever little device that can power your electronics anytime you boil water. Whether you are making... [Read more from this category]

“Green Heart” Outdoor Gyms Turn Burned Calories into Clean Energy “Green Heart” Outdoor Gyms Turn Burned Calories into Clean Energy

The choice of low environmental impact sources of energy is one of the founding principles of sustainability, but many people often forget that we have the potential to create energy via our own physical activities: walking, running, and cardio exercise . The British Great Outdoor Gym Company has created “Green Heart”; the first network of... [Read more from this category]

Massive Biodome Upgrade Unveiled for Montreal’s 1979 Olympic Park Massive Biodome Upgrade Unveiled for Montreal’s 1979 Olympic Park

Read the rest of Massive Biodome Upgrade Unveiled for Montreal’s 1979 Olympic Park Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: A Space for Life Museum , AZPML , eco design , green design , Insectarium , KANVA , Kuehn Malvezzi , Lacaton & Vassal , Montreal Olympic Park , sustainable design , Veoldome Originally posted here:  Massive... [Read more from this category]

6 Ways for You to Give Back This Thanksgiving and Beyond 6 Ways for You to Give Back This Thanksgiving and Beyond

Thanksgiving is a time of plenty, and of appreciation. It’s a holiday in which we’ll get together with friends and family to celebrate the bounty of the autumn harvest, to share food and drink, and spend time with people we love. Those of us whose celebrations will consist of ample food and a warm place in which to eat it are among the... [Read more from this category]

Survey Shows Many Americans Would Rather Adapt to Climate Change than Do Something About It Survey Shows Many Americans Would Rather Adapt to Climate Change than Do Something About It

Survey results published in the journal Nature Climate Change  this week have proven dumbfounding, to say the least. The results suggested that for Americans “ personal experience with weather or climate variability may help cultivate support for adaptive measures, but it may not increase support for mitigation policies.” In other words,... [Read more from this category]

Clever ‘Floyd Legs’ Turn Any Surface into an Industrial Table Clever ‘Floyd Legs’ Turn Any Surface into an Industrial Table

Moving with furniture can be a pain, especially with big pieces like tables, but what if you could take your table apart? That’s the concept behind the Floyd Leg , a super sturdy steel table leg that can be clamped down onto any surface. A whole set of Floyd Legs combined with any ole surface, say an old door, reclaimed wood , glass, or even... [Read more from this category]

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