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

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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Help Dogwood & Hastings Launch Their New Eco-Friendly Homeware Line and Get Cool Perks Help Dogwood & Hastings Launch Their New Eco-Friendly Homeware Line and Get Cool Perks

Dogwood & Hastings is a new line of eco-friendly homewares designed to bring the beauty of nature to your dinner table. The assortment of organic (GOTS-certified) cotton tablecloths and napkins showcases the original nature photography of green writer Starre Vartan and is accented by elegant table jewelry made by jewelry designer Natalie Frigo... [Read more from this category]

Paratelier Recycles Wood Formwork Used for Casting Concrete into Interior Panelling Paratelier Recycles Wood Formwork Used for Casting Concrete into Interior Panelling

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Green Living

26 Years, 9 Tons of Limestone, and a Whole Lot of Love Went into this Magical Fairytale House 26 Years, 9 Tons of Limestone, and a Whole Lot of Love Went into this Magical Fairytale House

Read the rest of 26 Years, 9 Tons of Limestone, and a Whole Lot of Love Went into this Magical Fairytale House Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Baby Creek Road , balloon framing , Bloomington , Chris Martin , circular homes , DIY , home construction , Indiana , limestone , mosaic , natural lighting , owner build , passive design , plaster... [Read more from this category]

The Force is Strong With This Sandcrawler-Inspired Star Wars House in South Korea The Force is Strong With This Sandcrawler-Inspired Star Wars House in South Korea

Read the rest of The Force is Strong With This Sandcrawler-Inspired Star Wars House in South Korea Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: atrium , death star architecture , futuristic architecture , horizontally banded windows , korea , Moon Hoon , playful architecture , sand crawler , south korea , south korea inspired architecture , star... [Read more from this category]

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Will Join the People’s Climate March This Sunday in NYC UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Will Join the People’s Climate March This Sunday in NYC

In an unprecedented announcement, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon just revealed that he will be joining the People’s Climate March in New York this Sunday, September 21st. Showing his personal commitment to the issue, he told a press conference : “I will link arms with those marching for climate action. We stand with them... [Read more from this category]

DIY Human Hamster Wheel Lets You Conquer the Office Rat Race DIY Human Hamster Wheel Lets You Conquer the Office Rat Race

Everyone knows that sitting at your desk for long stretches of time can wreak all kinds of havoc with your health. But treadmill desks are expensive and jogging with a laptop doesn’t work so well, so what’s the health-conscious worker to do? How about joining the rat race with a human hamster wheel. With just a little bit of plywood, some skate... [Read more from this category]

UN Studio Unveils 35 Vaulted Rail Stations for Qatar’s Doha Metro UN Studio Unveils 35 Vaulted Rail Stations for Qatar’s Doha Metro

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INFOGRAPHIC: You Won’t Believe How Many World-Changing Inventions Came From NASA INFOGRAPHIC: You Won’t Believe How Many World-Changing Inventions Came From NASA

Everyone knows NASA put a man on the moon – but did you know that the agency’s R&D has also led to the invention of water filters , memory foam, and the computer mouse? This great new infographic from Great Business Schools highlights just a few of the 1,800 world-changing developments that have been spun out of NASA technology –... [Read more from this category]

Floating River Sauna in Germany Takes Oasis to Another Level Floating River Sauna in Germany Takes Oasis to Another Level

Read the rest of Floating River Sauna in Germany Takes Oasis to Another Level Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 4a Architekten , Architecture , Emser Sauna , Emser Thermal Spa , floating architecture , Floating Sauna , floating structure , German saunas , river Lahn , river structures , sauna architecture , spa design Excerpt from: Floating... [Read more from this category]

Tomorrow is Park(ing) Day 2014 – Send us Photos of Pop-Up Parks Near You! Tomorrow is Park(ing) Day 2014 – Send us Photos of Pop-Up Parks Near You!

Tomorrow is Park(ing) Day , and we’d love to see your photos of the most spectacular pop-up parks near you! If you’ve never heard of Park(ing) Day before, it’s a global event where parking spaces are re-purposed into mini park spaces for people to enjoy. It’s an opportunity for people to take the streets back from gas-guzzling... [Read more from this category]

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