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

Everything You Need to Know to Build a Backyard Greywater Wetland Everything You Need to Know to Build a Backyard Greywater Wetland

If you stop to think about it, it’s quite odd that we flush our wastewater into local rivers, isn’t it? It flows away, only to be siphoned off and cleaned by the community downstream before repeating the entire process once again. It would make more sense to use clean water for things like drinking and bathing and then use that same water... [Read more from this category]

Carpenter Builds Woodland Love Nest For $4,000 in Just 6 Weeks! Carpenter Builds Woodland Love Nest For $4,000 in Just 6 Weeks!

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Crea-Re Studio’s Pendant Lamps Cast Paper in a New Light at the London Design Festival Crea-Re Studio’s Pendant Lamps Cast Paper in a New Light at the London Design Festival

Crea-Re Studio is a collaborative team comprised of Polish artist Maria Fiter and Italian Marco Migliorisi . Together, they create a number of products which are all unique and hand-crafted in both Poland and Spain. The studio’s name is derived from “CREA” of “creativity” and “RE” for recycling: most of their... [Read more from this category]

Could Your Morning Newspaper Also Fuel Your Car? Could Your Morning Newspaper Also Fuel Your Car?

Although many people now read the news online or on their  e-readers , actual printed newspapers are still enjoyed by millions of people worldwide. There’s just something special about sitting down with a cup of coffee to go through the morning paper, isn’t there? Even more special is the fact that scientists at Tulane University have... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

Ford and Hyundai Are Both Working on Prius-Killing Hybrid Cars Ford and Hyundai Are Both Working on Prius-Killing Hybrid Cars

The internet is abuzz with news that Ford and Hyundai are currently working on new dedicated hybrid models that will compete with the top-selling Toyota Prius . Both Ford and Hyundai currently offer hybrid models, but none of them have been designed as hybrids from the ground like the Toyota Prius. Read the rest of Ford and Hyundai Are Both Working... [Read more from this category]

Andrew Cheng Unveils Beech Side Tables Inspired By Chopsticks Andrew Cheng Unveils Beech Side Tables Inspired By Chopsticks

San Francisco-based industrial designer Andrew Cheng designed Chopsticks, a series of side tables with simple and slight profiles. Inspired by the two-toned lacquer used on chopsticks to differentiate ownership, the slim table legs are split into two color blocks. Steel rods are inserted into the table legs to strengthen the structure in a process... [Read more from this category]

20 World-Changing Semifinalists Announced for the 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge! 20 World-Changing Semifinalists Announced for the 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge!

Read the rest of 20 World-Changing Semifinalists Announced for the 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: algal turf scrubbing , asknature , bonobo peace forest , buckminster fuller challenge , buckminster fuller challenge 2014 , buckminster fuller institute , Ecosofft , living breakwaters , the food commons... [Read more from this category]

CUBE Transforms an Old Storeroom into t’Park, an Indoor Oasis for Amsterdam CUBE Transforms an Old Storeroom into t’Park, an Indoor Oasis for Amsterdam

Read the rest of CUBE Transforms an Old Storeroom into t’Park, an Indoor Oasis for Amsterdam Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: CUBE Architects , eco design , green design , green space Amsterdam , indoor park , public plaza Amsterdam , sustainable design , t’Park Go here to read the rest: CUBE Transforms an Old Storeroom... [Read more from this category]

Atlantis Announces Funding For the World’s Largest Tidal Energy Project in Scotland Atlantis Announces Funding For the World’s Largest Tidal Energy Project in Scotland

The world’s largest tidal energy project just took a big step forward as Atlantis Resources announced it has finalized an $83 million funding package for the project to break ground. When it is finished, the 398 MW MeyGen array of underwater turbines will provide clean, sustainable, predictable power for 175,000 homes in Scotland while reducing... [Read more from this category]

Wealthy Californians are Circumventing the Drought by Trucking in Water Wealthy Californians are Circumventing the Drought by Trucking in Water

Everyone knows that California is suffering a catastrophic water shortage , but to drive around some of the wealthier neighborhoods in the state, you might not be able to tell. That’s because some of California’s richest residents are having water trucked to their homes in order to keep their lawns, swimming pools, fountains, and (no doubt... [Read more from this category]

OMA Celebrates Topping Out the Taipei Performing Arts Center Today! OMA Celebrates Topping Out the Taipei Performing Arts Center Today!

Read the rest of OMA Celebrates Topping Out the Taipei Performing Arts Center Today! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: experimental theater , Hau Lung-pin , KRIS YAO | ARTECH , oma , performing arts center , rem koolhaas , taipei , Taipei Performing Arts Center , Taiwan , Theater Design View original here: OMA Celebrates Topping Out... [Read more from this category]

A++ Unveils Plans for Falcon Island Eco City in the United Arab Emirates A++ Unveils Plans for Falcon Island Eco City in the United Arab Emirates

Al Hamra Real Estate Development just appointed sustainable architecture studio A++ to design 150 new luxury villas on Falcon Island in Ras Al-Khaimah, UAE. The new residences are designed to LEED specifications and they will take advantage of a wide range of green building strategies. Read the rest of A++ Unveils Plans for Falcon Island Eco City in... [Read more from this category]

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