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

Solar Impulse Begins Round-the-World Journey Solar Impulse Begins Round-the-World Journey

Earlier this week, the Solar Impulse aircraft took off from Abu Dhabi on the first... 

Solar-Powered Window Sensors for Smarter Buildings Solar-Powered Window Sensors for Smarter Buildings

Sensors are the next step needed on the road to developing smarter buildings, and... 

Who Cares About the 2015 Green Car of the Year? Who Cares About the 2015 Green Car of the Year?

One thing we’ve looked for in our annual coverage of the North American International... 

Solar-Powered, Concrete Hull Boat Solar-Powered, Concrete Hull Boat

Carter Quillen is an engineer who bought an old, concrete hulled sail boat named... 

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Recycle

IKEA is launching a new line of ultra low-cost furniture made entirely of paper! IKEA is launching a new line of ultra low-cost furniture made entirely of paper!

Swedish flatpack furniture manufacturer IKEA keeps pushing the envelope when it comes to affordable design – and the company is currently developing a new line of furniture made entirely out of paper ! The new sofas, chairs, tables, bookshelves and stools will be made from a composite of repurposed pulp, and the company has developed a process... [Read more from this category]

Street artist Bordalo II turns Lisbon trash into wild animal sculptures Street artist Bordalo II turns Lisbon trash into wild animal sculptures

Read the rest of Street artist Bordalo II turns Lisbon trash into wild animal sculptures Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: animal street art , Bordalo II , Lisbon , new art technique , portugal , recycled art , recycled street art , street art sculptures , trash animal sculptures , trash collage , urban art See the original post:  Street... [Read more from this category]

Experimental eco-hostel promotes Andean culture and Pachamama love in Bolivia Experimental eco-hostel promotes Andean culture and Pachamama love in Bolivia

Read the rest of Experimental eco-hostel promotes Andean culture and Pachamama love in Bolivia Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Andean Culture , bolivia , dry toilet , eco design , eco hostel , eco-friendly accommodation , empowering women , green design , Kasa Cultural Sol y Luna , Lake Titicaca , Libertad , Pachamama , rainwater collection... [Read more from this category]

29 inspiring lighting designs from New York Design Week 29 inspiring lighting designs from New York Design Week

New York Design Week always inspires us, but this year was especially bright with lighting innovations from all across the globe. We saw ingenuous new ways to make LEDs radiant – using fiber-optics, acrylic tubes and other types of diffusion, as well as LED Edison bulbs, 3D-printed pendants and luminous modular tree lamps. Scroll down to discover... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

ISIS claims it will not destroy ancient architecture in Palmyra ISIS claims it will not destroy ancient architecture in Palmyra

As violence escalates in the  ISIS -occupied city of Palmyra in Syria, the Islamic State group claims they will not bulldoze the ancient city’s architectural wonders. The group released a video on YouTube this week, showing the buildings intact, and the accompanying audio states that ISIS “will not destroy them,” but instead will target historic... [Read more from this category]

IKEA is launching a new line of ultra low-cost furniture made entirely of paper! IKEA is launching a new line of ultra low-cost furniture made entirely of paper!

Swedish flatpack furniture manufacturer IKEA keeps pushing the envelope when it comes to affordable design – and the company is currently developing a new line of furniture made entirely out of paper ! The new sofas, chairs, tables, bookshelves and stools will be made from a composite of repurposed pulp, and the company has developed a process... [Read more from this category]

India’s scorching month-long heatwave kills 1,400 and melts the streets India’s scorching month-long heatwave kills 1,400 and melts the streets

Read the rest of India’s scorching month-long heatwave kills 1,400 and melts the streets Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Climate Change , deaths from heat stroke , heat wave , heatwave , India , india heat 2015 , melting asphalt , melting streets Read the original here:  India’s scorching month-long heatwave kills 1,400 and... [Read more from this category]

A complete guide to growing your own bridal blooms A complete guide to growing your own bridal blooms

So you’ve put yourself in charge of your own wedding bouquets and arrangements? Some may tell you it’s an ambitious project that you should fear, but believe me, there’s nothing to be afraid of and it is deeply rewarding. Much like the love you are celebrating, your floral garden must be cultivated, nurtured and treated with patience. But... [Read more from this category]

Tesla’s new shipping container pop-up store fits on a flatbed truck Tesla’s new shipping container pop-up store fits on a flatbed truck

Tesla has had a bit of a rough road when it has come to selling its own electric cars, fighting for the right to do so in a number of states. They have come up with a new idea that is almost as inventive as their cars and batteries. The new store, called the “Tesla Mobile Container Store” can fold inside a container, be hauled on a flatbed... [Read more from this category]

85,000 endangered antelopes died this month and nobody knows why 85,000 endangered antelopes died this month and nobody knows why

Saiga antelopes are among the strangest-looking creatures on Earth, and they are dangerously close to extinction. They are native to the northern part of the Asian continent, where they have been popular among poachers since the decline of the Soviet Union’s strict hunting controls. Last year, researchers estimated there were approximately 250,000... [Read more from this category]

Samsung’s new Iron Man phone will make you feel like an Avenger Samsung’s new Iron Man phone will make you feel like an Avenger

While it didn’t come out of Tony Stark’s workshop, the new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge , looks like it may have. Samsung released its Iron Man phone on Tuesday to celebrate the release of Marvel’s new movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron . Samsung and Marvel have been working together since last summer to cross-promote products and entertainment. Read... [Read more from this category]

Bjarke Ingels will be youngest architect to speak at the Annual Architecture Lecture in London Bjarke Ingels will be youngest architect to speak at the Annual Architecture Lecture in London

Young starchitect Bjarke Ingels  has been named as this year’s guest speaker for the Annual Architecture Lecture at London’s Royal Academy of Arts . At just 40 years old, the Danish architect is the youngest architect ever to be invited to deliver the speech. Ingels, founder of BIG Architecture , will speak to an audience of architectural professionals... [Read more from this category]

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