GIVEAWAY: Win a 40-Piece Tegu Magnetic Wooden Building Block Explorer Set Worth $125!

June 30, 2012 by  
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Tegu blocks are some of the coolest toys around. The gorgeous, eco-friendly building blocks are magnetic, making them snap together as if by magic, expanding the range of shapes you can make with them. Over at Inhabitots we’re offering you a chance to  win an awesome 40-piece Explorer Set worth $125 for you and your kid! And even if you don’t win the giveaway, everyone can take advantage of some deep discounts. Head over to Inhabitots for details on the giveaway and the discount. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: building blocks , eco friendly toys , green parenting , Inhabitots , magnetic blocks , tegu , tegu blocks , Tegu Endeavor , Tegu Explorer , tegu giveaway , toys

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Prenatal Exposure to Household Chemicals Increases Risk for Childhood Eczema

June 30, 2012 by  
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Eczema is a type of skin inflammation characterized by itchy rashes that can cause extreme discomfort for both kids and adults. A new study from the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health at the Mailman School of Public reveals that prenatal exposure to a common household chemical called butylbenzyl phthalate  (BBzP) can increase a child’s risk for developing eczema. The research also points out that all but one of the women in their study showed some level of exposure to the chemical BBzB which is widely used in  vinyl flooring , artificial leather and other materials. READ MORE >   Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: BBzP , butylbenzyl phthalate , chemicals , eczema , green parents , mother , parenting , Pregnant belly , rash , skin disease , skin inflammation

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World’s Oldest Purse Uncovered—And It’s Studded With Dog Teeth!

June 30, 2012 by  
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German archaeologists have uncovered the world’s oldest purse, and to our surprise, canine teeth were the rhinestones of the past!  The teeth were discovered in a surface coal mine not far from  Leipzig , next to the body of a woman buried between 2,500 and 2,200 B.C. Apparently, dog teeth were a common embellishment in the Stone Age and were also used to make necklaces and hair ornaments. Click ahead to check out the style of the past. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: archaeology , dog teeth , eco friendly bags , eco-fashion , eco-friendly handbags , eco-friendly purses , Ethical Fashion , fashion artifacts , germany , green fashion , sustainable bags , Sustainable Fashion , sustainable handbags , sustainable purses , sustainable style , teeth

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At maturity, green gamification takes on a new challenge

June 29, 2012 by  
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With its integration intro every aspect of business, how can gamification's efforts to boost sustainability rise to even greater heights?

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Connect:Homes 2.0 Is a Contemporary Customizable and Sustainable Prefabricated Home!

June 29, 2012 by  
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Austrian Hans Sapperlot Turns Traditional Loden Fabric Into Cool Knit Furniture Designs

June 29, 2012 by  
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The Austrian designers at  Hans Sapperlot have given traditional loden fabric a cool and modern twist. By creating ‘invisible’ stitches in the woolen material, they turn the simple textile into a textured wonder. Their Smok range includes chairs, lamps and carpets, but we can think of plenty of new uses for this soft and biodegradable fabric! Read the rest of Austrian Hans Sapperlot Turns Traditional Loden Fabric Into Cool Knit Furniture Designs Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , Austria , Decorative Objects , eco wool , Hans Sapperlot , loden , recycling / compost , smok , Sustainable Upholstery , texture , wool , wool textiles

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Austrian Hans Sapperlot Turns Traditional Loden Fabric Into Cool Knit Furniture Designs

June 29, 2012 by  
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The Austrian designers at  Hans Sapperlot have given traditional loden fabric a cool and modern twist. By creating ‘invisible’ stitches in the woolen material, they turn the simple textile into a textured wonder. Their Smok range includes chairs, lamps and carpets, but we can think of plenty of new uses for this soft and biodegradable fabric! Read the rest of Austrian Hans Sapperlot Turns Traditional Loden Fabric Into Cool Knit Furniture Designs Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , Austria , Decorative Objects , eco wool , Hans Sapperlot , loden , recycling / compost , smok , Sustainable Upholstery , texture , wool , wool textiles

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Implementing Sustainable Waste Management Workshop

June 29, 2012 by  
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In partnership with MassRecycle, A Better City will be hosting a Waste Management Workshop. Through this workshop, attendees will learn how to develop the framework to implement economically and environmentally sustainable waste management practices, and how to engage key stakeholders to achieve cost and waste reduction.

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Mategon: Faceted Mate Drinking Vessel is a New Take on Argentine Tradition

June 29, 2012 by  
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Felix Groll and Felix Hardmood Beck’s Mategon reinterprets the shape and material of traditional Argentine Mate vessels, which are traditionally made from dried calabash gourds. The modern faceted cup is a clever twist on the classic South American design that takes tea drinking to a new level. We spotted Mategon at this year’s bustling DMY Berlin design fair. Read the rest of Mategon: Faceted Mate Drinking Vessel is a New Take on Argentine Tradition Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: argentine design , dmy berlin , Felix Groll , Felix Hardmood Beck , green materials , green products , mate , Mategon , Vessel Mate

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Felix Groll and Felix Hardmood Beck’s Mategon reinterprets the shape and material of traditional Argentine Mate vessels, which are traditionally made from dried calabash gourds. The modern faceted cup is a clever twist on the classic South American design that takes tea drinking to a new level. We spotted Mategon at this year’s bustling DMY Berlin design fair. Read the rest of Mategon: Faceted Mate Drinking Vessel is a New Take on Argentine Tradition Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: argentine design , dmy berlin , Felix Groll , Felix Hardmood Beck , green materials , green products , mate , Mategon , Vessel Mate

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