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

PHOTOS: Incredible Edible Sushi High Line Replica is Made of Mashed Potatoes! PHOTOS: Incredible Edible Sushi High Line Replica is Made of Mashed Potatoes!

Read the rest of PHOTOS: Incredible Edible Sushi High Line Replica is Made of Mashed Potatoes! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: closette , clossette , edible centerpieces , high line , high line food , high line model , high line park , high line replica , HIGHLINE , local food , mini high line , sushi high line , thanksgiving , thanksgiving... [Read more from this category]

The Best Green Designs from Designersblock at the London Design Festival The Best Green Designs from Designersblock at the London Design Festival

Read the rest of The Best Green Designs from Designersblock at the London Design Festival Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: AI , chairs , Cooking Objects , Daniela Toledo , Dawn B. Haleta , Designers Block , designersblock , Destructive Creative , edible paint , edible spraypaint , Effie Koukia , insect eggs , laminate , lamps , Laura... [Read more from this category]

British Columbia’s First Earthship Built with Pop Cans and Old Tires is Still Standing Strong! British Columbia’s First Earthship Built with Pop Cans and Old Tires is Still Standing Strong!

In July 2009, Sandra Burkholder and her family began building an  Earthship  in Kamloops, BC;  a  sustainable house  built with used tires and pop cans. Known as the  Darfield Earthship , the home features green building methods, water conservation, organic growing techniques, and renewable energy. In 2011, this inspiring project won $5,000 in... [Read more from this category]

Restless Futures Showcases Emerging Technologies and their Potential Consequences at the London Design Festival 2014 Restless Futures Showcases Emerging Technologies and their Potential Consequences at the London Design Festival 2014

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Green Living

ABC’s Investigative Team Uncovers Plastic Microbeads in Toothpaste Getting Stuck In Patients Gums ABC’s Investigative Team Uncovers Plastic Microbeads in Toothpaste Getting Stuck In Patients Gums

ABC7 Chicago reports that Dentists and dental hygienists have begun speaking out against plastic microbeads in toothpastes after many have noticed the tiny blue beads lodged in patients’ gums or between their teeth. Dentists are concerned about the possible implications for gingivitis and periodontal disease, although no cases have yet been reported.... [Read more from this category]

Extraordinary Village-Like Home Shelters Three Generations Under One Roof in Japan Extraordinary Village-Like Home Shelters Three Generations Under One Roof in Japan

Read the rest of Extraordinary Village-Like Home Shelters Three Generations Under One Roof in Japan Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: common spaces , corrugated roof , Japan , Japanese architects , Japanese design , massive roof , natural ventilation , passive design , passive house , pitched roof , Rain Shelter House , three generation... [Read more from this category]

Support Studio Swine’s Voyage to the North Atlantic Gyre and Help Them Turn Ocean Plastic into Bespoke Furniture Support Studio Swine’s Voyage to the North Atlantic Gyre and Help Them Turn Ocean Plastic into Bespoke Furniture

While most have heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch , few know about the smaller, but equally problematic North Atlantic Gyre. To help raise awareness about the issue and remove plastic from our shores and oceans, Studio Swine has launched a Kickstarter to raise funds for a voyage to the North Atlantic. The London-based design studio made waves... [Read more from this category]

Could Moving Endangered Trees Out of Their Natural Habitat Save Them from Climate Change? Could Moving Endangered Trees Out of Their Natural Habitat Save Them from Climate Change?

Climate change has conservationists considering drastic steps they would never before consider – like planting forests of endangered trees in locations where they can thrive. Assisted migration is a controversial new concept that proposes replanting endangered tree seeds in regions that they don’t normally grow, but which will become ideal... [Read more from this category]

Utopian Cloud-Shaped Skyscraper Wins Top Prize in Shenzhen Bay Super City Competition Utopian Cloud-Shaped Skyscraper Wins Top Prize in Shenzhen Bay Super City Competition

Read the rest of Utopian Cloud-Shaped Skyscraper Wins Top Prize in Shenzhen Bay Super City Competition Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture” , Chalmers Technical University , cloud citizen , cloud-shaped architecture , CR-Design , futuristic building , shenzhen , Shenzhen Bay Super City Masterplan Competition... [Read more from this category]

This Polish Town is 100% Powered by Renewable Energy! This Polish Town is 100% Powered by Renewable Energy!

The town of Kisielice in Poland is 100 percent powered by renewable energy ! In recognition of its achievement, the town has just been awarded a European Commission ManagEnergy Award 2014 in the self-sufficiency category. The achievement is even more remarkable given that Poland as a whole derives around 90 percent of its energy from coal. Read the... [Read more from this category]

Made in Space Just Launched the World’s First Zero-Gravity Printer Made in Space Just Launched the World’s First Zero-Gravity Printer

When something breaks down in space, it is not always easy to replace. There’s no home supply store around the corner and the unique nature of space work makes finding parts a challenge. But what if astronauts could just print out the broken parts that they need and get right back to work? Until now, gravity has made 3D printing difficult in space,... [Read more from this category]

Jean Nouvel Unveil Designs for a Nature-Filled National Art Museum of China Jean Nouvel Unveil Designs for a Nature-Filled National Art Museum of China

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