Green Tips

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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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 Thanksgiving.... 

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Green Tech

5 Smart Home Tech Trends That Can Save You Money 5 Smart Home Tech Trends That Can Save You Money

At first, you may not think technology is very eco-friendly, but emerging trends... 

Survey: Americans Miss Out on Savings from Energy Hacks Survey: Americans Miss Out on Savings from Energy Hacks

Americans love a deal. There is a proliferation of websites that specialize in coupons... 

11 Ways to Use Solar Energy Besides the Home 11 Ways to Use Solar Energy Besides the Home

Solar panels can be installed on your home and save you thousands a year in energy.... 

Recycler Builds Electric Vehicle Out of Discards Recycler Builds Electric Vehicle Out of Discards

Seeking a splashy way to display the impressive potential of trash, a recycling... 

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Recycle

Thousands of plastic bottles transformed into an inspiring tower of hope in South Africa Thousands of plastic bottles transformed into an inspiring tower of hope in South Africa

A million plastic bottles are purchased worldwide every minute, with annual consumption set to top half a trillion by 2021 . In a bid to bring awareness to the problem of plastic bottle use and pollution, artist r1 led a project to transform over 7,000 plastic bottles into an incredible sight to behold: a 20-meter-tall permanent art sculpture. Created... [Read more from this category]

Maryland grad turns recycled plastic bags into eco-fashion Maryland grad turns recycled plastic bags into eco-fashion

Plastic is Trisha Cheeny’s bag. A recent graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art , where she majored in interdisciplinary sculpture, Cheeny is looking to launch Pälemer , a line of clothing and accessories derived from used plastic bags and other recycled materials. Cheeny created Pälemer to “challenge ‘fast fashion’... [Read more from this category]

We’ve made enough plastic trash to bury Manhattan under 2-miles of the stuff We’ve made enough plastic trash to bury Manhattan under 2-miles of the stuff

Whether you get an iced latte to-go in the morning, your restaurant leftovers in a plastic takeaway container, or forget to take a reusable bags to the store, there are numerous ways  disposable plastic  adds up –   and that is a huge problem. According to the first global analysis of the production of plastics, humans now produce more plastic... [Read more from this category]

Gorgeous modern home makes stunning use of recycled and salvaged materials Gorgeous modern home makes stunning use of recycled and salvaged materials

Architecture studio tenfiftyfive paired modern luxury with sustainable and nature-centric design in their design of this gorgeous house extension in Melbourne. Named the Park House, this Instagram-worthy dwelling is built around two mature gumtrees and clad in timber to blend into the surroundings. More than just a pretty picture, this stylish abode... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

Delightful treehouse residence weaves through a forest in Thailand Delightful treehouse residence weaves through a forest in Thailand

A family in Thailand planted a small forest in their backyard and built their home to adapt to the trees without disturbing them. Studio Miti designed the Forest House as a cluster of four structures interconnected with wooden terraces and walkways , for the ultimate fantasy treetop dream home. Architect’s measured the space between the trees... [Read more from this category]

New subway-style map shows how US rivers connect cities and national parks New subway-style map shows how US rivers connect cities and national parks

When we think of transportation in the United States, we don’t always think of rivers . But according to designer Theo Rindos , the country’s waterways once were and still worthy of travel. He designed a subway-style map of America’s major rivers inspired by Harry Beck’s 1933 London Underground Tube Map . The new map reveals... [Read more from this category]

Google enters nuclear fusion clean-energy race Google enters nuclear fusion clean-energy race

Nuclear fusion is the holy grail of sustainable energy — a potentially unlimited source of pollution-free energy that can power the world. No greenhouse gas emissions. Only helium and a neutron are produced. Now Google has jumped into the race to commercialize nuclear fusion technology, teaming up with California-based fusion company Tri Alpha... [Read more from this category]

Spectacular forestry dome shines like a gem in the woods of Belgium Spectacular forestry dome shines like a gem in the woods of Belgium

Like a Russian Matryoshka doll, this shining dome houses another building within its shell. Architecture studio Philippe Samyn and Partners designed the compact, oval forestry building to respond to the irregular shape of its site, which is timbered with beautiful 200-year-old oak trees. Photo by Marie-Françoise PLISSART Photo by Daylight Liège sprl... [Read more from this category]

Salvaged materials from devastating fire take new life in a British pier Salvaged materials from devastating fire take new life in a British pier

A British seaside pier destroyed by a devastating fire in 2010 has made an incredible comeback in the hands of dRMM Architects . After a seven-year process, the century-old pier in Hastings, England was transformed from its decrepit and dangerous state to a vibrant new public space clad in reclaimed materials. Crafted in collaboration with the community,... [Read more from this category]

Why ‘cap and trade’ is still the main way to price emissions Why ‘cap and trade’ is still the main way to price emissions

California has extended its system to price carbon, an initiative that has inspired significant emissions cuts, after building bipartisan support. So far, the idea has sprung up in 50 jurisdictions around the world. See the original post: Why ‘cap and trade’ is still the main way to price emissions  Read More →

Coaching the C-suite in profitable sustainability Coaching the C-suite in profitable sustainability

Providing vision and instilling accountability behind competitive sustainable business goals should be a continuous process, not a quarterly exercise. Read the original: Coaching the C-suite in profitable sustainability  Read More →

Twin warming huts for TED conference evoke the Great Canadian Wilderness Twin warming huts for TED conference evoke the Great Canadian Wilderness

The architecture and design students of DBR | Design Build Research created ELEVATE, unique pop-up structures that brought a slice of the Canadian backcountry winter experience to downtown Vancouver . Crafted as part of a three-month design/build course, this temporary installation served as a sheltered outdoor living room for the TED2016 conference.... [Read more from this category]

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