7 Ingenious Upcycling Ideas You’ll Fall In Love With!

September 9, 2016 by  
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There are so many amazing people in this world who have dedicated their lives to reducing waste and creating a better world for all of us to enjoy. Here are seven ways you can contribute, support or get involved by turning something old into…

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Annie Leonard’s “Story of Change”: Shopping Alone Can’t Save the World

July 22, 2012 by  
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In The Story of Change, Annie Leonard explains that while being a smart shopper can certainly ease some of the burden on our overworked planet, it is not the solution to a better world. She believes that our problems begin with bad policies and bad business practices, so while we do need to be smart consumers, there is much more beyond that to be done. Click ahead to check out The Story of Change and start working toward a better world. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: annie leonard , conscious consumerism , consumerism , eco-fashion , Ethical Fashion , green fashion , materialism , Story of Change , story of stuff , Sustainable Fashion , sustainable style

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NewWood Composite Panels are Made From 100% Post-Industrial Wood and Plastic Waste

March 7, 2012 by  
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Elma, WA-based NewWood Manufacturing has developed an innovative line of composite building panels that are made of 50% recycled plastic and 50% recycled wood . In the process, they’ve breathed new life into a town by employing residents of an area in Washington State that has been affected by chronic unemployment. Utilizing post-consumer and post-industrial wood and plastic waste, NewWood is dedicated to making “Better materials to build a better world.” NewWood makes for a superior building material because it is waterproof, insect resistant, durable and easy to use. NewWood cuts like wood and performs like plastic – and, of course, it’s eco-friendly. + NewWood 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! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Green Building , green design , new building materials , newwood , recycled composite boards , Recycled Materials , recycled plastic panels , recycled wood panels , sustainable building materials , sustainable design

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Win $1000 in the Better World, Better Coastline Challenge

June 7, 2011 by  
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Calling all students! Do you have a smart design solution that will protect vulnerable coastal communities against climate change? Then submit your design for a better coastline to the Better World Challenge . The winner will receive $1,000, assistance in making their vision a reality, and complimentary admission to the three-day A Better World by Design conference in Providence, RI

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The TH Interview: Tim Brown, CEO & President of IDEO

March 26, 2011 by  
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Photo Credit: Neil Chambers Tim Brown is everywhere these days – speaking at the TED Conference to appearing at the World Economic Forum in Davos to publishing his book entitled Change by Design to starting a new non-profit – he is putting his vision for a better world into action.

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The TH Interview: Michael Murphy, Cofounder of MASS Design Group

March 26, 2011 by  
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Photo Credit: Neil Chambers Michael Murphy has been doing more than the average graduate student . For a year and half, he slept in a tent in the country of Rwanda to design and build a hospital as his classmates were stuck in design studio only talking about architecture. He was part of an event hosted by..

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