Upcycling clothing: How can I upcycle/revamp a vest top (tank top)?

May 10, 2011 by  
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Those who follow my simple/DIY living blog The Really Good Life as well as Recycle This will know that I’m doing a clothes rationing exercise in 2011. For those that don’t know, I’ve limited myself to buying a maximum of 12 items of clothing – be it brand new or second-hand – across the year.

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How can I reuse or recycle (or repair) broken terracotta plant pots?

May 9, 2011 by  
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We’ve had an email from Natasha: It seems a good number of my terracotta plant pots cracked in the cold over winter. What can I reuse them for?

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China to Hit 500 GW of Renewable Power by 2020

December 6, 2010 by  
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Photo: ? ?? / Chris Lim , Wikimedia, CC Energy hawks — hell, all of us, really — have no doubt gotten a little tired of hearing about how much investment China is dumping into clean energy compared to the United States. Yes, we are severely lagging in the renewable sector, and yes, China is poised to eat our lunch in solar and wind — China has just set a new goal to get 500 GW of renewable power on the grid by 2020

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China’s Largest Solar Panel Maker Expect Sales to Climb 20% in 2011

December 6, 2010 by  
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Photo: Suntech Power Suntech Plans to Make 2.4 GIGAWATTS of Panels in 2011 Not all news out of China today is bad .

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Ad Campaign Asks Obama to Stop 2,000 Mile Oil Sands Pipeline

December 6, 2010 by  
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The notorious tar sands in Alberta, Canada have long been a source of contention for environmentalists, and rightfully so: Due to the destruction wrought by extracting the oil from the sands and the carbon-intensive refinement processes, this oil is often considered the dirtiest on…

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We Could Have 10 MW Wind Turbines by 2011 and 15 MW Turbines by 2020

December 6, 2010 by  
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Photo: Enercon E-126 , currently the biggest wind turbine Winds of Change Wind turbines have been getting bigger and more powerful for a while. It wasn’t that long ago that 1.5-megawatt turbines were considered impressive, but now we have the Enercon E-126 (pictured above and below), currently the biggest wind turbine and able to generate 7 megawatts. But even that isn’t even close to reaching the physical limits of what we can build; The Norwegian company Sway will build a 533-feet, 10-megawatt giant by 2011 (follow..

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