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

Soninke Buffet: Wings Made of Recycled Slats and Inspired by the Tribal Patterns of Africa Soninke Buffet: Wings Made of Recycled Slats and Inspired by the Tribal Patterns of Africa

Soninke by Davide G Aquini is a buffet with wings that are entirely covered with slats that are used to shield furniture during the lacquering process. After being used several times, these slats, which assume a characteristic striped pattern, are normally discarded. Upcycling is the starting point of the project, but the end result is a layered-reading... [Read more from this category]

Shipping Container Apartments Cause a Stir in Brookland, DC Shipping Container Apartments Cause a Stir in Brookland, DC

Shipping container homes aren’t exactly unique—they’ve been used as dwellings all over the world for decades—but they’re gaining popularity across the USA and causing quite a stir in this established DC neighborhood. The apartment buildings in this Brookland area are being created with stacked grey and blue shipping containers... [Read more from this category]

Hundreds of Children Build Amazing Elephant Sculpture from 900 Recycled Plastic Bottles in the UK Hundreds of Children Build Amazing Elephant Sculpture from 900 Recycled Plastic Bottles in the UK

Read the rest of Hundreds of Children Build Amazing Elephant Sculpture from 900 Recycled Plastic Bottles in the UK Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: chicken wire , coventry blue , coventry godiva festival , coventry plastic bottle elephant , coventry plastic bottles , emily the elephant , godiva festival 2014 , hula hoops , plastic bottle... [Read more from this category]

What Can You Do with Old Incandescent Bulbs? Turn Them into a Dazzling Chandelier What Can You Do with Old Incandescent Bulbs? Turn Them into a Dazzling Chandelier

The ubiquitous incandescent light bulb has come a long way since its invention 130 years ago, and as we all swap out our old bulbs for energy-efficient LEDs and such, there are countless old glass incandescents floating around. Some people use them for mini terrariums, or holiday tree decorations, but artist Tim Fishlock used them to create a memorial... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

Soninke Buffet: Wings Made of Recycled Slats and Inspired by the Tribal Patterns of Africa Soninke Buffet: Wings Made of Recycled Slats and Inspired by the Tribal Patterns of Africa

Soninke by Davide G Aquini is a buffet with wings that are entirely covered with slats that are used to shield furniture during the lacquering process. After being used several times, these slats, which assume a characteristic striped pattern, are normally discarded. Upcycling is the starting point of the project, but the end result is a layered-reading... [Read more from this category]

Shipping Container Apartments Cause a Stir in Brookland, DC Shipping Container Apartments Cause a Stir in Brookland, DC

Shipping container homes aren’t exactly unique—they’ve been used as dwellings all over the world for decades—but they’re gaining popularity across the USA and causing quite a stir in this established DC neighborhood. The apartment buildings in this Brookland area are being created with stacked grey and blue shipping containers... [Read more from this category]

A Toxic Tour: Violations, Lies, and Dangers of the Shale Gas Industry A Toxic Tour: Violations, Lies, and Dangers of the Shale Gas Industry

“They say I’m not to be trusted,” said Vera Scroggins, a local fracking activist from Montrose, PA. Vera has recently been targeted by the industry for speaking out against shale gas extraction . She often leads groups through Dimock and Montrose on a ‘Toxic Tour,” explaining the history of drilling and fracking in the County. Since... [Read more from this category]

Gaza Artist Turns Israeli Air Strike Smoke into Powerful Sketches Gaza Artist Turns Israeli Air Strike Smoke into Powerful Sketches

As the world looks on with horror at the growing civilian toll in Gaza, and Hamas and Israel consider the terms of a U.S.-proposed ceasefire, one young Palestinian architect is responding to the crisis through art. Gaza-based Tawfik Gebreel aims to send a message, in the “universal humanitarian language understood by all peoples of the world.”... [Read more from this category]

Top 10 Plants for a Living Roof Top 10 Plants for a Living Roof

Read the rest of Top 10 Plants for a Living Roof Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture” , Architecture , Bio-Architecture , DIY , Eco Architecture , eco design , grasses , green architecture , green roof , herbs , living architecture , living roof , sedums , succulents , sustainable design Originally... [Read more from this category]

DIY: How to Make Horchata–A Delicious, Refreshing Summer Drink DIY: How to Make Horchata–A Delicious, Refreshing Summer Drink

We’re still in the height of summer here in the northern hemisphere, and to stay hydrated , we’ve been indulging in everything from herbed waters and iced tea to granita and sorbets , but it’s always fun to try something new, right? If you’ve never had horchata, it’s certainly worth the bit of effort required to make it.... [Read more from this category]

Stephen Colbert Interviews Elon Musk! (Video) Stephen Colbert Interviews Elon Musk! (Video)

Last night, Stephen Colbert interviewed Elon Musk for The Colbert Report. As you can imagine, Colbert wheedled out some exclusives from the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors , and described his ideal version of the future that he’d like Musk to make happen. Funnily enough, it sounded a lot like Nicola Tesla’s vision . More fascinating and... [Read more from this category]

Aaron D’Innocenzo Built this Green Desert Home by Himself in Eight Years Aaron D’Innocenzo Built this Green Desert Home by Himself in Eight Years

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