Green Tips

Earth911 Reader: Sustainability, Recycling, Business and Science News Earth911 Reader: Sustainability, Recycling, Business and Science News

The Earth911 team combs news and research for interesting ideas … The post... 

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 as... 

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Green Tech

Are Recyclable Wind Turbine Blades on the Horizon? Are Recyclable Wind Turbine Blades on the Horizon?

The energy mix in the United States has shifted significantly … The post Are... 

GreenerCars Ranks the Greenest (and Meanest) Vehicles for 2021 GreenerCars Ranks the Greenest (and Meanest) Vehicles for 2021

Released annually by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy …... 

Electric Vehicles on the Rise: Should You Invest in the EV Market? Electric Vehicles on the Rise: Should You Invest in the EV Market?

The heyday of gas-powered vehicles is winding down. America’s largest … The... 

Energy Apps To Help You Go Green and Spend Less Green Energy Apps To Help You Go Green and Spend Less Green

Maintaining a comfortable home is important. No one wants to … The post Energy... 

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Recycle

6 Durable Household Items Made From Recycled Plastic 6 Durable Household Items Made From Recycled Plastic

The ubiquity of plastic is a signature of the modern world, a polluting legacy we… The post 6 Durable Household Items Made From Recycled Plastic appeared first on Earth911. Go here to read the rest: 6 Durable Household Items Made From Recycled Plastic  Read More →

What Biden’s infrastructure plan fails to reimagine What Biden’s infrastructure plan fails to reimagine

What Biden’s infrastructure plan fails to reimagine Suz Okie Mon, 05/10/2021 – 01:15 “This is the moment to reimagine.” Among the countless details, proposals and impassioned appeals within the American Jobs Plan Fact Sheet , the outline for the Biden administration’s $2 trillion infrastructure proposal, this line struck a... [Read more from this category]

Honor your favorite on-screen icons with the newest Adidas collection Honor your favorite on-screen icons with the newest Adidas collection

One of the biggest names in fashion, Adidas , has committed to ending plastic waste. As such, the company has released a series of products that strive toward this goal. The newest collection from Adidas Originals is a reboot of a classic silhouette that’s all decked out for the modern era while also tapping into a little nostalgia. This newest... [Read more from this category]

Victorian farmhouse transforms into low-energy modern home Victorian farmhouse transforms into low-energy modern home

Thanks to designers at Guttfield Architecture, a quaint Victorian farmhouse in Harpsden, Henley on Thames has been given new life. Named for the clients’ favorite tree, the Cherry Tree House is a  sustainably renovated  low-energy home that celebrates the English countryside through locally sourced materials, lush gardens and eco-friendly... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

This solar-powered car concept is anything but Humble This solar-powered car concept is anything but Humble

Electric vehicles are here to stay. New and existing companies are proving their innovation capabilities with improved range, more features and overall better design elements while reducing the environmental impact. EV start-up Humble Motors aims to address all these goals with its solar-powered cars. The Humble One, a concept SUV recently released... [Read more from this category]

New York prohibits single-use mini toiletry bottles in hotels New York prohibits single-use mini toiletry bottles in hotels

Hotels in New York state will no longer be allowed to use plastic toiletry bottles smaller than 12 ounces starting January 1, 2024. This is as a result of a new law that was passed by the state. Bills S543 and A5082, which were led by State Senator Todd Kaminsky and Assemblymember Steve Englebright, ban the use of such bottles in hotels in a bid to... [Read more from this category]

Leatherback sea turtles are disappearing from the West Coast Leatherback sea turtles are disappearing from the West Coast

The number of western Pacific leatherback sea turtles in the foraging population on the coast of California has decreased by 80% in the past 30 years. This unique type of sea turtle dates back to the days of dinosaurs. The species was first documented on the beaches of California 40 years ago, when scientists noticed that these sea turtles, known to... [Read more from this category]

Floating container home in NYC rises and falls with changing sea levels Floating container home in NYC rises and falls with changing sea levels

New York City -based architecture firm Rekstur is tackling the city’s 578 miles of coastal real estate with a floating container home off Rockaway peninsula in Jamaica Bay. The two-story structure is made from a combination of shipping container materials and sapele wood, and its boat-like design rises and falls with the natural changes in sea level.... [Read more from this category]

Elegant alpine home celebrates natural timber inside and out Elegant alpine home celebrates natural timber inside and out

Exposed concrete , wood and glass define the recently completed House R, a stunning nature-focused home that puts a modern twist on rural alpine architecture. Architecture firm  Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten designed the house to embrace views of the Swabian Jura mountains in the southern German town of Margrethausen. Set on a concrete... [Read more from this category]

The new dynamic duo: Pricing and food waste The new dynamic duo: Pricing and food waste

The new dynamic duo: Pricing and food waste Jesse Klein Tue, 05/11/2021 – 00:05 Anyone who has taken a basic economics course knows two main factors dictate price: supply and demand. But price-setters know there are many other small and large influences. Israel-based company Wasteless is trying to bring one of those factors to the forefront for... [Read more from this category]

Ephemeral Station provides a solar-powered shelter for large gatherings Ephemeral Station provides a solar-powered shelter for large gatherings

Like an extraterrestrial hot air balloon in the middle of Gerlach, Nevada (one of the gateways to the Burning Man festival), Ephemeral Station is a unique sight. The sculpture is meant to adapt to a diverse number of settings while providing its own shade, power and water thanks to built-in solar panels and an internal water distillation system. The... [Read more from this category]

New report outlines US land and water conservation plan by 2030 New report outlines US land and water conservation plan by 2030

A preliminary report to the National Climate Task Force dubbed Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful now breaths life into the ambitious campaign promises made by U.S. President Joe Biden . Soon after taking office, the president signed an executive order to conserve 30% of U.S. land and waters by 2030. To fulfill this promise, the new report... [Read more from this category]

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