Green Tips

6 easy tips to green your Fourth of July 6 easy tips to green your Fourth of July

Although the Fourth of July is a wonderful time to celebrate our freedom with... 

8 Green Tips for 8 Days of Hanukkah 8 Green Tips for 8 Days of Hanukkah

Happy Hanukkah! Running from today, Dec. 12, to Dec. 20 … The post 8 Green... 

13 Green Tips That Can Save You Over $5,000 A Year 13 Green Tips That Can Save You Over $5,000 A Year

Simple shifts to greener versions of the products you already buy can save you... 

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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Green Tech

The Search for Petroleum-Free LEGO The Search for Petroleum-Free LEGO

When people wax nostalgic about old-fashioned toys that could hold … The post... 

Earth911 Podcast, Nov. 30, 2018: ZEST Labs Sensors Reduce Food Waste From Field to Shelf Earth911 Podcast, Nov. 30, 2018: ZEST Labs Sensors Reduce Food Waste From Field to Shelf

In this episode of Sustainability in Your Ear, Earth911’s Evelyn … The... 

How the Arctic Affects Your Family This Holiday Season (and Every Day) How the Arctic Affects Your Family This Holiday Season (and Every Day)

This is the first of a series of Arctic ice … The post How the Arctic Affects... 

Can the Digital World Encourage Healthy Living? Can the Digital World Encourage Healthy Living?

For better or worse, many of us are hooked to … The post Can the Digital World... 

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Bamboo community center empowers the local Brazilian community Bamboo community center empowers the local Brazilian community

The beautiful beach town of Camburi, Brazil, has gained a new community center that not only serves as a communal gathering space, but is also an inspiring social development project that was built for and by the local low-income community. Belgium and Brazil-based design practice CRU! architects provided the design as well as technical assistance... [Read more from this category]

A guide to the best eco-friendly holiday gifts for family A guide to the best eco-friendly holiday gifts for family

When it comes to family, we want to offer the best of the best. The smartest way to gift high-quality gifts to your loved ones is by shopping sustainably. Eco-friendly products (and experiences) are made with love and care for people and the planet. Here are some of our top picks for everyone in your family. For mom: Eco-friendly yoga mats Mom deserves... [Read more from this category]

Shipping container food halls slated to revitalize Southern California neighborhoods Shipping container food halls slated to revitalize Southern California neighborhoods

Californian firm  Studio One Eleven has unveiled a massive new project that includes using various shipping containers to install modern versions of traditional food halls throughout various neighborhoods in Southern California. The food hall project will see a number of shipping containers being converted into vibrant social areas, where locals can... [Read more from this category]

Energy-producing pavilion proposal for Expo 2020 mimics Brazil’s biomes Energy-producing pavilion proposal for Expo 2020 mimics Brazil’s biomes

? ? Architect Gabriel Kozlowski has proposed a stunning, energy-producing structure for the Brazilian pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. Created in collaboration with Gringo Cardia, Bárbara Graeff and Tripper Arquitetura, the conceptual design showcases a variety of sustainable systems, from construction materials like rammed earth to passive solar design... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

How to create a sense of urgency around sustainability and climate action How to create a sense of urgency around sustainability and climate action

Limiting warming to 1.5 degrees is still possible — and getting there will take clear but optimistic messaging. Here is the original post: How to create a sense of urgency around sustainability and climate action  Read More →

As Trump administration promotes coal, business giants step up calls for bolder climate action As Trump administration promotes coal, business giants step up calls for bolder climate action

At COP24, corporates launch series of new initiatives to help mainstream clean technologies and sustainable practices. Go here to see the original: As Trump administration promotes coal, business giants step up calls for bolder climate action  Read More →

When global climate change makes soils saltier, farmers lose their land and livelihoods When global climate change makes soils saltier, farmers lose their land and livelihoods

Sea level rises threaten agriculture — but adaptation and mitigation projects can help. More here: When global climate change makes soils saltier, farmers lose their land and livelihoods  Read More →

Building the business case for fleet electrification Building the business case for fleet electrification

Sponsored: UPS proves the business case for electrifying commercial fleets. See the original post: Building the business case for fleet electrification  Read More →

Canadas largest net-zero energy college building opens in Ontario Canadas largest net-zero energy college building opens in Ontario

The Canadian port city of Hamilton in Ontario has recently welcomed its first net-zero energy institutional building — the new Joyce Centre for Partnership and Innovation at Mohawk College’s Fennel Campus. Architecture and engineering firm mcCallumSather collaborated with B+H Architects to design the striking solar-powered building, which has also... [Read more from this category]

Bamboo community center empowers the local Brazilian community Bamboo community center empowers the local Brazilian community

The beautiful beach town of Camburi, Brazil, has gained a new community center that not only serves as a communal gathering space, but is also an inspiring social development project that was built for and by the local low-income community. Belgium and Brazil-based design practice CRU! architects provided the design as well as technical assistance... [Read more from this category]

Solar-powered cabin is designed for ultimate flexibility and mobility Solar-powered cabin is designed for ultimate flexibility and mobility

Buenos Aires-based firm  IR Arquitectura  has created a brilliant modular cabin designed to offer not only exceptional flexibility, but also stellar energy efficiency. The cabin is made up of five distinct prefab modules that can be configured in various shapes. Equipped with a solar heating water system, a solar kitchen, a trombe wall and solar... [Read more from this category]

This calculator tracks the carbon emissions of your travels This calculator tracks the carbon emissions of your travels

The global community has become increasingly smaller in recent decades thanks to affordable travel . But just because distance is no longer a major barrier, it doesn’t mean there isn’t a negative side of traveling — the environmental impact. Now, thanks to Mission Emission by Oblik Studio, there is a new “ emission-free travel calculator ”... [Read more from this category]

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