Vegan Hanukkah Recipe: DIY These Potato and Zucchini Latkes!

November 30, 2013 by  
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Thanksgiving may be over, but Hanukkah is still going strong! If you’re looking for delicious recipes to celebrate this eight-day festival of lights, have we got the latkes for you.  Latkes , or potato pancakes, are the ultimate Hanukkah food. Normally, this dish is fried in lots of unhealthy, artery-clogging oil, but in this adaptation with upgraded them with a couple of healthy twists. Infused with zucchini and served with apple sauce, this vegan version of Hanukkah latkes will be a crowd-pleaser eight times in a row! Follow the link below to view our easy recipe. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: DIY vegan latkes , vegan food , vegan Hanukkah , vegan recipes , vegan thanksgiving        

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DIY Gift Idea: Spiced Citrus Pomanders

November 30, 2013 by  
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If you ask anyone which scents they associate with the holiday season , chances are that several of them will name warming spices, and citrus fruits. From gingerbread cookies to blood oranges tucked into stockings, these scents have been associated with winter celebrations for over a thousand years, and bringing these aromas into your home with scented decorations is both easy and fun to do. The type of pomanders that I’ll be describing below have been used as ornaments since the 14th century, and work as well in modern homes as they do alongside rustic, vintage decor. Read the rest of DIY Gift Idea: Spiced Citrus Pomanders Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: citrus , cloves , DIY , holiday crafts , holiday decorating , Orange , ornaments , Pomander , ribbon        

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Adidas Unveils 100 Percent Recycled Cardboard Sneakers Designed By Chris Anderson

November 30, 2013 by  
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It wouldn’t be the smartest footwear in foggy old London , but that’s where British artist Chris Anderson has unveiled a new collaboration with Adidas : models of the upcoming Spring/Summer 2014 collection created entirely out of recycled cardboard. Although the collection of new sneakers and running shoes won’t officially be revealed to the public until January,  will look like, in cardboard form of course. His ersatz “Stan Smith”, “Campus,” “Superstar Shelltoe,” “ZX700,” and “ZX8000? sneakers feature Adidas’s trademark parallel bars and perforations, but not made out of tbut those passing by the Chimp Store in Leeds, England can take a peek at what the new linehe traditional leather and vinyl. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Adidas , cardboard adidas , cardboard fashion , Chris Anderson , Fashion , Recycled Materials , recycling , upcycled fahion        

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Announcing Inhabitat’s 2013 Green Holiday Gift Guide!

November 29, 2013 by  
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It’s back and it’s better than ever! If doing battle with rabid mall zombies doesn’t sound like your idea of a happy holiday, make things easy on yourself by shopping for your gifts online with Inhabitat’s fabulous green gift guide ! This year’s guide is filled with a bevy of ethical and eco-conscious presents for everyone on your list. The Inhabitat editors have been hard at work for the last couple of weeks scouring the internet for the most enticing green gifts, so you can sit back, relax and shop the eco-friendly way (from the comfort of your own computer) with the our  GREEN HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE ! GREEN GIFTS UNDER $20 > GREEN GIFTS UNDER $50 > MAKE YOUR OWN GIFTS > ECO GIFTS FOR HER > ECO GIFTS FOR HIM > GREEN GIFTS FOR MOM AND DAD > GREEN GIFTS FOR TOTS > ECO GIFTS FOR KIDS > GREEN GIFTS FOR THE HOME > GIFTS FOR THE GREEN THUMB > GREEN GADGET GIFTS > GIFTS THAT GIVE BACK > COZY KNIT GIFTS > GREEN JEWELRY GIFTS > CUSTOMIZED GIFTS > HEIRLOOM GIFTS > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: cheap green gifts , eco gift guide , eco-gifts , green gift guide , green gifts for dad , green gifts for guys , Green gifts for kids , green gifts for mom , green gifts for pets , green gifts for the family , green gifts for women , inhabitat gift guide , Inhabitat green gift guide , Inhabitat’s 2011 Green Holiday Gift Guide , sustainable gifts        

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Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Affordable Gifts Under $20

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This year, why not make Black Friday a little less black by skipping the drudgery of the mall by checking out Inhabitat’s savvy Green Gifts Under $20 Guide ? It’s filled with all different kinds of enticing presents from recycled LEGO necklaces to grow your own mushroom kits to stylish metal straws – all for less than an Abraham Lincoln. Check out all of these truly affordable green gifts right here . GIFTS UNDER $20 > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Black Friday , black friday deals , eco christmas , eco friendly gifts under $20 , eco friendly presents , eco friendly presents under $20 , eco holiday , eco xmas , eco-friendly gifts , environmentally friendly gifts , environmentally friendly presents , gifts under $20 , green christmas , green gift guide , green gifts under $20 , green holiday , green holiday gift guide , green presents , green xmas , presents under $20        

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Infographic: How Vehicles are Recycled When They Go to the Scrapyard

November 29, 2013 by  
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Millions of people across the states drive a car to work every day – but did you ever stop to consider what happens to vehicles at the end of their lifecycles? Most wind up in salvage yards, where an elaborate process recycles about 75% of every car. Gocompare.com recently launched a new infographic that takes an in-depth look at the auto recycling industry and the step-by-step process of transforming old junkers into fresh raw materials – check it out after the break! The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Read the rest of Infographic: How Vehicles are Recycled When They Go to the Scrapyard Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: car recycling , green design , infographic , Recycled Materials , Recycling initiatives , scrap vehicles , sustainable design , vehicle recycling , waste stream        

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Iris Industries Launches a Cool New Textile and Building Material Made from Recycled Denim

November 29, 2013 by  
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Iris Industries has just launched it’s new sustainable composite: Denimite. This material utilizes recycled denim and resin to create a solid, lightweight, durable material that can be used for countertops, decorative architectural applications, and furniture. It can even be custom molded for application in the automotive industry and in consumer products. To use it, just cut and finish with standard woodworking tools. The material is proudly made in the USA! + Iris Industries Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: denim building materials , denimite , eco-materials , green material , iris industries , recycled denim        

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Woof to Wash: Bark-Activated Washing Machine Lets Service Dogs Take Over on Laundry Day

November 29, 2013 by  
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Service dogs can help people accomplish many tasks – from mountain rescue to saving bee colonies – but until now, they haven’t really been able to help with one of life’s most mundane duties: laundry day. That’s all set to change, as UK-based laundry and cleaning company JTM has developed the world’s first bark-activated washing machine. Now a service dog can load, start and unload a machine without needing any assistance at all! Read the rest of Woof to Wash: Bark-Activated Washing Machine Lets Service Dogs Take Over on Laundry Day Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: accesible laundry machine , bark activated washing machine , JMT service laundry , JMT UK , JMT Woof to Wash , Miele Machines , Miele service laundry , Miele Washing Machine , Miele Woof to Wash , service dog laundry , service dog tools , service dog washing machine , service dogs , service laundry machine , woof activated washing machine , Woof to Wash machine        

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Green Holiday Gift Guide: Green Gadget Gifts

November 29, 2013 by  
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2013 has been an incredible year for green gadgets – from the advent of affordable 3d printers to innovative new renewable energy generators – and we’ve rounded up some of this year’s best and brightest in our 2013 Green Gadget Gift Guide . From a book that unfolds into an LED lamp to solar-powered headphones and a smart pot that keeps plants alive , read on for 17 high-tech green gifts sure to please the gadget geek on your list! GREEN GADGET GIFTS > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco christmas , eco friendly presents , eco gadget gifts , eco holiday , eco xmas , eco-friendly gifts , environmentally friendly gifts , environmentally friendly presents , green christmas , green gadget gifts , green gadgets , green gift guide , green holiday , green holiday gift guide , green presents , green technology , green xmas        

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New EU Law to Create Massive Electric Vehicle Charging Grid Throughout Europe by 2020

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The European Parliament just passed a resolution this week that will require member states to install a specified number of electric vehicle charging stations and hydrogen and natural gas stations by 2020. Germany will set its target to 86,000, Italy will install 72,000, and the UK is planning to build a minimum of 70,000 EV recharging points. This directive will help reduce dependence on fossil fuels and achieve a 60% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from transportion by 2050. Read the rest of New EU Law to Create Massive Electric Vehicle Charging Grid Throughout Europe by 2020 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “clean energy” , alternative fuels , electric vehicles , eu states ev charge , europe ev charging network , european parliament , ev charging stations EU , green transportation , hydrogen fuel , plu-in cars        

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