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

Electric Turbochargers to Improve Engine Efficiency Electric Turbochargers to Improve Engine Efficiency

In the ongoing quest to improve, electrically powered turbochargers may be the next... 

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... 

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Recycle

10 Warming Vegan Drinks for Autumn and Winter 10 Warming Vegan Drinks for Autumn and Winter

Although winter isn’t officially here yet, the biting winds and snowfall are inspiring many of us to order hot lattes, apple cider, and cocoa instead of frozen drinks at our  favorite cafes . All over the northern hemisphere, folks are wrapping chilled fingers around warm mugs to sip at the deliciousness therein. Whether you’re aiming... [Read more from this category]

Low-Cost Lapdeck is a Recycled Cardboard Laptop Desk You Can Take Anywhere Low-Cost Lapdeck is a Recycled Cardboard Laptop Desk You Can Take Anywhere

Click here to view the embedded video. Despite all the buzz about standing desks , there are still times when you want to sit down somewhere comfortable, like in bed or on the couch, and work on your laptop. Of course, laptop desks have been around a long time, but they’re usually bulky and expensive. Now that laptops are lighter than ever – enter... [Read more from this category]

Bruce Munro Illuminates Straw Bales and Plastic for the Winter Light Installation at Waddesdon Gardens Bruce Munro Illuminates Straw Bales and Plastic for the Winter Light Installation at Waddesdon Gardens

Read the rest of Bruce Munro Illuminates Straw Bales and Plastic for the Winter Light Installation at Waddesdon Gardens Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bruce munro , bruce munro light artist , environmental art , fiber optic , light art , lighting installation , PET bottles installation , Recycled Materials , straw bales , UK , Waddesdon... [Read more from this category]

The First CityPod Composter Has Been Installed in a Canadian University The First CityPod Composter Has Been Installed in a Canadian University

The University of British Columbia has a new, eco-friendly addition: a 15-foot stainless steel in-vessel composter called the CityPod . Recently installed in the university’s new recycling room, the composter takes care of all food waste and compostable tableware from the school’s catering and food service operations. Food waste from... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

Sprout Watches: Eco-Friendly Timekeepers that are Big on Style Sprout Watches: Eco-Friendly Timekeepers that are Big on Style

For those who still like to wear a classic timepiece instead of pulling out their phone every five minutes, Sprout Watches  are fabulous, eco-friendly timekeepers. Each Sprout Watch is lead- and phthalate-free, and the range features renewable and recyclable materials, such as organic corn resin, bamboo, organic cotton, cork, and Tyvek. There are... [Read more from this category]

HOW TO: Make Easy, No-Bake, Vegan Pecan Pie Bars For a Gluten-Free Thanksgiving HOW TO: Make Easy, No-Bake, Vegan Pecan Pie Bars For a Gluten-Free Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is almost upon us and families will soon be whipping up a storm in kitchens across America. But if spending hours preparing a feast is not your idea of fun, then this timesaving, no-bake dessert recipe for vegan pecan pie bars is perfect for you. Although these decadent and creamy pecan bars taste just like gold ol’ pecan pie, these... [Read more from this category]

Electric Turbochargers to Improve Engine Efficiency Electric Turbochargers to Improve Engine Efficiency

In the ongoing quest to improve, electrically powered turbochargers may be the next step in increasing engine efficiency for automobile engines.  The first such to be included in a production model is slated to come in 2016 from Audi on its SQ7 SUV. Turbo boost has been a popular way of increasing the power of an engine without increasing its size.  ... [Read more from this category]

Enter to Win a Canopy Verde “Heights” Carry-All Enter to Win a Canopy Verde “Heights” Carry-All

If your old bag is looking tired, you’re in luck: we are giving away a beautiful Canopy Verde “Heights” shoulder bag to help take your commute up a notch. Made out of organic cotton, low-impact dyes and vegan leather, it’s an eco-friendly option for toting everything you could possibly need in style. ENTER TO WIN > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us... [Read more from this category]

Make Your Own Thanksgiving Turkey Using Fruit and Vegetables Make Your Own Thanksgiving Turkey Using Fruit and Vegetables

Vegetarians (and vegetable lovers) don’t need to be left out of the Thanksgiving festivities. Create your own colorful vegetable turkey and join in on the feast. The raw vegetable design uses seasonal fruits and vegetables to create an adorable little gobbler that everyone will want to dig right into. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us... [Read more from this category]

Prefabricated BF House Floats Above the Landscape of Castellón Province in Spain Prefabricated BF House Floats Above the Landscape of Castellón Province in Spain

Read the rest of Prefabricated BF House Floats Above the Landscape of Castellón Province in Spain Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: BF House , natural ventilation system , Office of Architecture in Barcelona (OAB) , prefabricated building , Solar Roof , spanish architecture , Sustainable Building More here: Prefabricated BF House... [Read more from this category]

How Can Nature Inspire Smarter Companies? Help Kickstart This Book! How Can Nature Inspire Smarter Companies? Help Kickstart This Book!

Regular Inhabitat readers will know and love our own Dr. Tamsin Woolley-Barker , who writes our Biomimicry Manual series . Dr. Woolley-Barker has been writing a bio-inspired book all about how nature would run a company, called Super Organizations: Nature’s Game-Changing Guide To Faster, Smarter, More Valuable Companies . The book talks about how... [Read more from this category]

INFOGRAPHIC: 6 Ways to Create a Spectacular DIY Holiday Tree INFOGRAPHIC: 6 Ways to Create a Spectacular DIY Holiday Tree

You don’t need to hack down a pine or fir tree to decorate your home or office this holiday season: this infographic offers 6 different ideas for fabulous DIY holiday trees that you can create to spruce up your space. From a veggie-licious tree made of crudites (great for the annual holiday office party—just add dip ) to chalkboard drawings and hanging... [Read more from this category]

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