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

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... 

Making Bio-Based Rocket Fuel Making Bio-Based Rocket Fuel

Rocket fuel is the latest in a long line of fuels being developed from bio sources... 

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A Second Peek at Milan Design Week’s Brera District A Second Peek at Milan Design Week’s Brera District

Read the rest of A Second Peek at Milan Design Week’s Brera District Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: biophilia , brera , Clara Rigamonti , eco design , eco furniture , Elisa Cavani , Gran Ru , Manoteca , Milan , milan 2014 , Milan Design Week , recycled art , repurposed design , Salone , sustainable design , Sustainable Materials... [Read more from this category]

Best Green Designs From the Final Days of Milan Design Week Best Green Designs From the Final Days of Milan Design Week

Read the rest of Best Green Designs From the Final Days of Milan Design Week Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bernardini , Bulbo , design week , Kvadrat , low cost design , Milan , milan 2014 , Milan Design Week , Milan Furniture Fair , Quadra , recycled , sustainable design , upcycled Here is the original:  Best Green Designs... [Read more from this category]

Weird ‘Well Proven’ Chairs Made With Wood Shavings Pop Up in Milan Weird ‘Well Proven’ Chairs Made With Wood Shavings Pop Up in Milan

Dutch-Brit designer duo Marjan van Aubel  and James Shaw  have created a new material that looks like polystyrene foam but gives new life to timber waste instead. Their wonderful Well Proven Chairs and Stools have a molded seat made from sawdust and bio-resin and stand on thin ash legs. The resulting designs are a bit weird but also surprisingly... [Read more from this category]

Our Favorite Green Designs from Designersblock at Milan Design Week Our Favorite Green Designs from Designersblock at Milan Design Week

Read the rest of Our Favorite Green Designs from Designersblock at Milan Design Week Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable furniture” , Andreas Frienholt , Beach Ball Lights , Beth Lewis Williams , Carina Beuchert , designersblock , Giopate Coombes , Hembury , Hembury Chair , jamie wolfond , Kyla McCallum , Margaux... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

Band-Aid Circuit Boards: The Next Step in Wearable Technology? Band-Aid Circuit Boards: The Next Step in Wearable Technology?

Many experts predict that our beloved mobile technology will someday cease to be things we carry around in pockets or purses. Instead, we’ll all have wearable technology that integrates telephone and Internet capabilities into the very clothes on our back. Or, in the case of a gadgets recently developed by John A. Rogers, a University of Illinois... [Read more from this category]

7 Ways to Reuse and Upcycle Your Plastic Easter Eggs 7 Ways to Reuse and Upcycle Your Plastic Easter Eggs

The Easter egg hunt is what most kids look forward to the most on this festive Spring holiday, but what’s not so fun is what happens to the brightly colored plastic eggs once the weekend ends. If you’re one of the many who are stuck with a growing collection of plastic eggs, fear not! We’ve rounded up seven creative ways for you to... [Read more from this category]

Put This on Your Bike Helmet and You’ll Never Ride Alone Again Put This on Your Bike Helmet and You’ll Never Ride Alone Again

In cities all over the world , a growing number of people are leaving their cars in the garage and commuting by bike instead. The only problem is, neither infrastructure nor driver education has kept up with the influx of bikes on the street. That means crashes happen, and the last thing you want is to be lying in the street with a mangled bike, trying... [Read more from this category]

Make Your Own Vegan Peeps at Home for a Healthier Easter Treat Make Your Own Vegan Peeps at Home for a Healthier Easter Treat

Peeps and Easter go hand in hand, so it’s hard to resist the lure of those marshmallowy critters when Easter-time rolls around. Unfortunately, those little gooey treats are packed with artificial flavors, colors and all sort of unpronounceable ingredients, not to mention all that plastic packaging destined to waste away in the landfill. Luckily,... [Read more from this category]

NYC’s New Tavern on the Green Restaurant Will Seek LEED Silver Certification NYC’s New Tavern on the Green Restaurant Will Seek LEED Silver Certification

When it finally opens its doors on April 24th, NYC’s famed Tavern on the Green restaurant will boast a slew of sustainable features that will help it live up to its verdant name. Inhabitat recently had a chance to tour the newly renovated space – click here to sneak a peek for yourself! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg... [Read more from this category]

A Second Peek at Milan Design Week’s Brera District A Second Peek at Milan Design Week’s Brera District

Read the rest of A Second Peek at Milan Design Week’s Brera District Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: biophilia , brera , Clara Rigamonti , eco design , eco furniture , Elisa Cavani , Gran Ru , Manoteca , Milan , milan 2014 , Milan Design Week , recycled art , repurposed design , Salone , sustainable design , Sustainable Materials... [Read more from this category]

Revolutionary “Superman” Memory Crystals Can Store Data Virtually Forever Revolutionary “Superman” Memory Crystals Can Store Data Virtually Forever

Quartz Crystal photo from Shutterstock While most of us are just getting used to the idea of 3D printing , scientists are already working on technological marvels that operate two dimensions deeper. Researchers at the University of Southampton have succeeded in recording and retrieving five dimensional digital data using a quartz crystal. The  ‘Superman’... [Read more from this category]

Elliat Rich’s Decennia Chair Blooms With Colorful Patterns as its Paint Wears Away Elliat Rich’s Decennia Chair Blooms With Colorful Patterns as its Paint Wears Away

If you’re passionate about bespoke furniture, you can’t get any more personalized than Elliat Rich ‘s Decennia Chair currently on show at Milan Design Week as part of ‘ The Other Hemisphere ’ exhibition. Rich developed a process for painting the chair that involves several layers of colored paint topped by a textural lime finish. The... [Read more from this category]

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