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

Nobel Prize Awarded for Blue LEDs Nobel Prize Awarded for Blue LEDs

The Nobel Prize in physics this year has been awarded to three scientists, Isamu... 

Fuel-Free Plastics Manufacturing Fuel-Free Plastics Manufacturing

Plastics manufacturing is typically a double consumer of petrochemicals, using them... 

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... 

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Recycle

Sewage Water: Silicon Valley’s Answer to California’s Deepening Drought Sewage Water: Silicon Valley’s Answer to California’s Deepening Drought

In response to California’s deepening drought, officials are turning to transforming sewage into potable water . The Silicon Valley Advanced Water Purification Center , which opened this summer, may be the state’s best ammunition against chronic water shortages. With an intense microfiltration system in place, the $72 million facility turns... [Read more from this category]

Coffin Shelves Pull Double Duty as Chic Design for Life AND Death Coffin Shelves Pull Double Duty as Chic Design for Life AND Death

In certain cultures, it’s customary for the dead to be buried with their possessions. For a change, how about being buried in your possessions instead? That’s the twist that William Warren put on his cheeky Shelves for Life , which function as sleek storage space during a person’s life and transform into, well, an equally sleek coffin... [Read more from this category]

This Inspiring Multicolored Community Center is Made From Over 40,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles This Inspiring Multicolored Community Center is Made From Over 40,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles

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Sustainable Beluga Razors Put a New Spin on a Classic Shave Sustainable Beluga Razors Put a New Spin on a Classic Shave

Did you know that in the United States alone, over 2 billion  disposable razors are thrown in the garbage every year ? That’s a hell of a lot of plastic and waste metal accumulating in landfills across the country. People are quickly waking up to the fact that sustainability is the way to go, and The Beluga Shave Co. is setting a great example... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

Corten Steel-Clad OKE Cultural House Evokes the Former Mining Identity of Ortuella Corten Steel-Clad OKE Cultural House Evokes the Former Mining Identity of Ortuella

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Dome Shaped Earth Bag House Keeps Residents Naturally Cool in Colombia Dome Shaped Earth Bag House Keeps Residents Naturally Cool in Colombia

Read the rest of Dome Shaped Earth Bag House Keeps Residents Naturally Cool in Colombia Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: cal-earth , earth architecture , earthbag construction , eco design , Green Building , green design , Jose Andres Vallejo , La Casa Vergara , Nader Khalili , natural building , Superadobe , Sustainable Building ,... [Read more from this category]

INFOGRAPHIC: What’s Ahead for an Overpopulated Planet INFOGRAPHIC: What’s Ahead for an Overpopulated Planet

Right now there are 7 billion people on the planet and that number keeps growing. To support that many people, the planet’s natural resources have been stretched to capacity. Now add 3 billion more people to that total and you have a picture of what the future holds. By 2050 there could be a total of 10 billion people on the planet –... [Read more from this category]

Refold Cardboard Standing Desks Let You Customize Your Workspace in Style Refold Cardboard Standing Desks Let You Customize Your Workspace in Style

Most of us already know the many  benefits of standing desks , but buying new office furniture  can get expensive. These standing desks by Refold are an ideal solution, as they’re lightweight and portable, so they can be assembled in just a few seconds and then tucked away when no longer in use. Refold desks are 100 percent recyclable, weigh... [Read more from this category]

Sewage Water: Silicon Valley’s Answer to California’s Deepening Drought Sewage Water: Silicon Valley’s Answer to California’s Deepening Drought

In response to California’s deepening drought, officials are turning to transforming sewage into potable water . The Silicon Valley Advanced Water Purification Center , which opened this summer, may be the state’s best ammunition against chronic water shortages. With an intense microfiltration system in place, the $72 million facility turns... [Read more from this category]

South Miami Wants to Secede From Florida Due to the State’s Climate Change Apathy South Miami Wants to Secede From Florida Due to the State’s Climate Change Apathy

What do you do if your state is ignoring the threat of climate change and putting your home and family in peril? Well, if you’re a group of officials from South Miami , you take matters into your own hands and pass a proposal to secede from northern Florida and attempt to make a difference on your own! Read the rest of South Miami Wants to... [Read more from this category]

The Undulating Infinity Centre Unifies a School Campus With a Central Library The Undulating Infinity Centre Unifies a School Campus With a Central Library

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Artists Rebuild the Berlin Wall for 25th Anniversary of Its Fall Artists Rebuild the Berlin Wall for 25th Anniversary of Its Fall

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